Corn Basis Remains High on Harvest, Quality Issues – DTN Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
The DTN national average corn basis started to climb above the five-year average beginning in March. By the end of May, the basis was beginning to climb towards the five-year […]

Midwest Farmer Commentary: Corn Harvest, Other Challenges in 2019 – DTN Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
As the calendar turned to 2020, corn harvest in the U.S. was not 100% complete. In the last weekly Crop Progress report for 2019, USDA reported that as of Dec. […]

Midwest – Can Corn Overwinter? Risks And Uncertainty Abound – DTN Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
The ugly trifecta of 2019 — late planting, high-moisture corn and plentiful rain and snow — has left many farmers facing unharvested cornfields into December and possibly beyond. Of all […]

Wheat: Variable Weather Poses Challenges, Opportunities for U.S. Farmers Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
It is no secret U.S. hard red winter (HRW) wheat farmers have struggled through a difficult planting season. Many industry sources believe total U.S. winter wheat planted area will fall […]

Sugar: For Beet Growers, Plenty Of Crop Left To Rot – DTN Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
The 2019 sugarbeet harvest in the Red River Valley ended on Nov. 9 when American Crystal Sugar Company (ACSC) was no longer able to continue taking frozen beets to process, […]

North Dakota: 47 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Excessive Rains, Snow Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 47 North Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent weather events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

North Dakota Livestock: Don’t Be Tempted to Graze Unharvested Soybeans Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
Producers should not introduce hungry cattle to unharvested soybean fields, according to a North Dakota State University Extension livestock specialist. “Ammonia toxicity is a threat to cattle that overconsume soybeans,” […]

Delayed Harvest? Contact Your Crop Insurance Agent. Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019
Producers in several states, including North Dakota and Minnesota, have been affected by extremely wet and snowy conditions this fall. “Impacted producers covered by crop insurance should contact their insurance […]

North Dakota: Ag Producers Income Tax Management Program, Nov. 15 Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019
A tax management program will be offered to ag producers and tax preparers from 9 a.m. to noon CST on Nov. 15 at nine interactive video sites in North Dakota. […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Projected Yield, Revenue Changes from 2018 to 2019 Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019
Crop revenue changes from 2018 to 2019 will vary across Midwest states for both corn and soybeans. States in the eastern corn-belt — Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio — likely will […]

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