Corn, 2018: Exceptional Yields in Central Illinois, Eastern U.S.

🕔Apr 16, 2019On a national basis, corn and soybean yields were near record-breaking levels in 2018, with exceptional yields in central Illinois and the eastern United States contributing heavily to those near-record […]

Spring Wheat: Revenue Potential, Weather to Cut U.S. Acres

🕔Apr 4, 2019According to the March 29 USDA Prospective Plantings report, U.S. total spring-planted wheat area will fall to an estimated 14.2 million acres (5.75 million hectares), 7% below 2018/19, if realized. […]

North Dakota: Industrial Hemp – Have Marketing Plan in Place Before Planting

🕔Mar 29, 2019North Dakota farmers interested in growing industrial hemp in 2019 can begin the state licensing process, but they should have a marketing plan in place before planting, North Dakota State […]

Grain Transportation: Snow-Related Shipping Delays Bedevil Railroads – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2019Snowfall records fell all over the western U.S in February, from Seattle to Spokane, Washington, to Missoula, Montana, based on a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on March 1. […]

North Dakota Wheat: Drought Reduces Midge Populations for 2nd Year

🕔Feb 13, 2019Wheat midge likely will be less of a problem this year, reducing the need for insecticide applications. Soil samples in North Dakota indicate low levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae […]

Farm Bill Payment Calculator Available for North Dakota, Minnesota Counties

🕔Jan 31, 2019A calculator developed by NDSU Extension to help producers estimate the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage payments they may receive in 2019 is available online. The payments are for the […]

Opioid Use: Rural America Is Key Battlefront – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018Pandora’s box was an artifact from Greek mythology. In Greek poet Hesiod’s “Works and Days,” Pandora’s box was a large jar given to Pandora that contained all of the world’s […]

Dicamba Rules: Patchwork of State Cut-Off Dates Confusing – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year.

National Wheat Yield Contest Winners Push for Quality – DTN

🕔Nov 14, 2018A 202.53-bushel wheat yield and a third consecutive win in the National Wheat Yield Contest would satisfy many growers, but Phillip Gross still sees room for improvement.  “I think by […]

North Dakota: Rolette County Designated Natural Disaster from

🕔Nov 9, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Rolette County, North Dakota, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department […]

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