Arkansas: Corn, Rice Planting Progress Stronger Than 2020, Still Behind Average Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Corn and rice growers were off to a strong start, planting 24 percent and 13 percent of total planned acreage, respectively. While the numbers were still well behind the five-year […]

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Ahead of Schedule – DTN Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
U.S. farmers had planted 4% of intended corn acreage as of Sunday, April 11, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. That puts the current planting pace […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Keep Slowing Planting Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
We keep getting very close to a big run at rice planting only for it to be rained away.  A small amount of rice planting has happened to date with […]

Louisiana Soybeans: 2021 Planting Beginning About a Week Behind Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
The soybean planting season in Louisiana has had a slow start in 2021 due to weather conditions. The USDA-NASS report on March 28 indicated there were no soybean acres planted, where […]

Crop Progress: Wheat in Relatively Poor Condition, Corn Planting Off to Good Start – DTN Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
U.S. winter wheat is starting off the 2021 growing season with a good-to-excellent condition rating below last year, according to USDA NASS’ first weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. For […]

Arkansas Rice: Slow Progress Is Still Progress Apr 5, 2021

🕔Apr 5, 2021
With only a few scattered acres planted in the latter part of March, we certainly haven’t gotten off to a tremendous start.  Some of that could begin to change now.  […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Derecho Residue Management Tips – DTN Apr 1, 2021

🕔Apr 1, 2021
Corn residue management could be more challenging this spring in fields affected by last summer’s derecho. But there are steps farmers can take to minimize residue issues before and during […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Slow Planting, Which May Not Be a Bad Thing Mar 25, 2021

🕔Mar 25, 2021
Rice was actually planted this past week in what amounted to only a few day window for some.  Unfortunately, things look a lot like the past two springs in terms […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Planting-Time Considerations Mar 24, 2021

🕔Mar 24, 2021
March rainfall in Illinois has ranged from as much as an inch below normal in the northern third of the state, to close to normal in central Illinois, to as […]

Arkansas Growers Begin Early Planting Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Early planting appears to be making a return to Arkansas in 2021. With the start of the recommended planting window for corn and soybeans less than two weeks away, anecdotal […]

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