Feed Outlook: Corn Crop Grows on Yield Increase

🕔Aug 21, 2019The 2019/20 U.S. corn crop projection is raised 26 million bushels this month as a 3.5-bushel-per-acre increase in yield to 169.5 bushels virtually offsets a 1.6-million-acre decline in harvested area […]

Gap Growing Between Irrigated, Rainfed Crop Yields

🕔Aug 20, 2019A 65-year comparative analysis between U.S. yields of irrigated and rainfed crops has sounded a message to farmers, land managers and policymakers: Mind the gap. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Suat […]

USDA Crop Progress: Conditions Stable, Still Worst in 7 Years – DTN

🕔Aug 6, 2019Corn and soybean development remained well behind the average pace at the end of last week and good-to-excellent condition ratings remain the lowest since 2012, according to the latest USDA […]

Crop Progress: Still Behind Average, Conditions Unchanged – DTN

🕔Jul 9, 2019Row-crop development remained behind the five-year average pace last week, while little change was seen in crop conditions, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report released Monday. Nearly […]

USDA Crop Progress: Corn, Soy Conditions Hold Steady – DTN

🕔Jul 2, 2019Corn and soybean conditions — for the portion of those crops that was planted and emerged — held steady last week, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report […]

USDA Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

🕔Jun 25, 2019Ninety-six percent of the corn that farmers intend to plant this year — on those acres that were still farmable following relentless rains and flooding this spring — was planted […]

Crop Progress: 8% of Corn Still Unplanted – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019Eight percent of the U.S. corn crop still wasn’t planted as of Sunday, June 16, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report released on Monday. That means a […]

Texas Field Reports: High Plains Crops Suffer from Excess Moisture at Planting

🕔Jun 11, 2019While rainfall is important for crop production, the amounts falling across the High Plains have negatively impacted row crops and agricultural operations, with potential effects extending into the summer growing […]

Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Prevented Planting Coverage for Field Crops

🕔Jun 6, 2019With all the rain and flooding in the Midwest and the wet spring here in the Northeast, lots of farmers are wondering about their prevented planting coverage under crop insurance. […]

2019 MFP Payments as Collateral: What You and Your Lender Need to Know

🕔May 29, 2019Last week USDA announced a second round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments to farmers would be forthcoming.  MFP is a support program in a long line of federal government […]

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