Farmer Commentary: Corn Belt Is Hot and Dry with Increasing Pests – DTN Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
With crop fields simmering in the early July heat, some farmers are missing those soggy days of spring. “Too much rain early on was the hold-up; now we NEED rain […]

Midwest: Mostly Average Yields, Harvest Delays Continue – DTN Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
Forget the old fable about the turtle beating the rabbit. “Slow and steady” may finish the race this year, but it probably won’t win it. Oh, and the turtle is […]

Field Crop Roundup – Tough Spring Alters Planting Prospects – DTN Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
This is the kind of spring that builds character. “We received 4.6 inches of rain in March,” said Illinois farmer John Werries. “The morning of April 1, it was 28 […]

Planting Decisions Ongoing – Snow, Rain Delay Field Work – DTN Mar 1, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019
With snow blanketing large swaths of the Midwest, and rains drenching parts of the South, it can be hard to imagine how the country’s frigid, soaked fields will ever be […]

Spring Planting Delays Topped by Weather Conditions – DTN Feb 12, 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019
Keith Peters’ spring planting prep list is longer than usual this year. His central Ohio farm absorbed a record annual rainfall of 55 inches in 2018, with much of it […]

DTN Field Roundup – From Flood to Parched – It’s a Tough Season Jun 15, 2018

🕔Jun 15, 2018
This season is setting up to be a tale of two summers. A wide swath of the Midwest is swimming in water. Ohio farmer Keith Peters’ biggest concern is the […]

Midwest Fields: Weed Worries Grow – Planting Delayed in Iowa, Michigan – DTN May 18, 2018

🕔May 18, 2018
In the race to plant the 2018 crop, the month of May has seen a lot of winners. Gerald Gauck of east-central Indiana crossed the finish line on May 12. […]

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