Corn Belt: Wet Weather Derails N Applications – DTN

🕔Jun 28, 2019Exceptionally wet field conditions forced many Corn Belt corn producers to choose between applying nitrogen fertilizer and planting corn during the narrow windows available for fieldwork this spring. For some […]

Plant, Replant, No Plant – Just When You Thought it Couldn’t Get Worse – DTN

🕔Jun 28, 2019June is nearing an end, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at many corn and soybean fields this year. “It’s looking great — if it was the first of […]

Soybeans: Just How Late is the 2019 Crop?

🕔Jun 27, 2019The lateness of planting the 2019 U.S. soybean crop has rightfully been getting a lot of attention.  We have highlighted this issue and its implications for acreage, yield, and prices […]

Midwest Planting – Weather Persevered but So Did Farmers – DTN

🕔Jun 25, 2019Two months ago, I wrote a story titled “Lack of 2019 Spring Wheat Planting: Time to Push the Panic Button Yet?” I told farmers and elevator managers who contributed to […]

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: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Looks Good, Some Replanting Needed

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Panola and Tallahatchie Counties “We welcomed rains over the weekend […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Flood Waters Receding, More Rain in Forecast

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Mike Andrews, Randolph County “Rain was received from spotty showers during the […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Early Week Rains Help Some, Hurt Others

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. County Extension Comments Dwayne Tate – Alleghany County Extension 5-7 inches fell in region at beginning of reporting week. […]

Georgia Field Reports: Peanuts Pegging, Oldest Corn Near Black Layer

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. County Comments Thad Glenn, Stephens County Sunny and cool temperatures persisted last week provided great weather for producers to […]

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