Non-Irrigated Corn: New Supplemental Insurance Offered for Split Nitrogen Applications – DTN Jan 7, 2022

🕔Jan 7, 2022
Farmers who apply nitrogen with split applications for non-irrigated corn across parts of the Corn Belt will be eligible to buy a supplemental coverage for their crop insurance under a […]

Arkansas: Pumps Up Corn, Grain Sorghum, Winter Wheat Production Dec 15, 2021

🕔Dec 15, 2021
Despite severe flooding in southeast Arkansas this year, the state’s farmers produced a banner year of corn with a state average of 183 bushels per acre. Prompted by attractive market […]

Midwest: Herbicide Shortage – 13 Alternative Spring Burndown/Postemergence Strategies Dec 3, 2021

🕔Dec 3, 2021
There is a lot of speculation about herbicide shortages for the 2022 growing season, and some products are apparently getting more expensive and/or scarce now.  This will affect herbicide buying […]

Michigan: Drying, Storing Wet Soybeans Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
Due to the cool and wet conditions, soybeans harvested at this time of the year will need to be dried on the farm or at the elevator. Some elevators will accept soybeans […]

Michigan: Enterprise Budgets Are Useful Tools – Especially During Uncertain Times Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
The current market, with rising input prices and potential downward pressure on output prices, is stressful. Given this “squeeze” your farm might be experiencing, and to predict future profitability, it […]

Rising Production Costs Temper 2021 Successes – DTN Nov 1, 2021

🕔Nov 1, 2021
It should be a celebratory fall for Justin Honebrink. To his relief, the west-central Minnesota farmer is harvesting unexpectedly average crops, after August rains breathed life back into his drought-stressed […]

Michigan Wheat: Management Considerations for Late-Planted Fields Oct 29, 2021

🕔Oct 29, 2021
In a perfect world, wheat should be planted soon after the Hessian fly-free date. Highest yields are often attained when seedlings emerge within two weeks following the posted fly-free date, assuming […]

Midwest: Heavy Rain’s Impact on Crop Harvest – DTN Oct 28, 2021

🕔Oct 28, 2021
A strong system developed in the eastern Plains on Friday and brought rounds of widespread moderate to heavy rain across a good portion of the Corn Belt through Monday before […]

Michigan Soybeans: Avoid Significant Yield Losses by Sampling for SCN Oct 22, 2021

🕔Oct 22, 2021
If you have areas with lower-than-expected soybean yields that cannot be explained, it may be due to soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines). This nematode is a major limiting factor in […]

Michigan: Pesticide Applicator Review Sessions, Recertifications Credits, Testing Options for Fall 2021 Oct 22, 2021

🕔Oct 22, 2021
In Michigan, autumn is a time when the commercial agricultural community starts to think about pesticide applicator certifications. For some, it may be because the new production season is approaching […]

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