Arkansas Rice: Waiting Game Continue, Will There Be More Soybeans? May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
While the majority of the state stood still for another week, our planting progress did update to 63% (Fig. 1).  This seems to mostly be a catchup on progress from […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Slow Planting Season Continues May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
The 2021 soybean planting season in Louisiana continues to be slow. There have been areas of successful early planting, but the majority of the prospective soybean acres have been delayed […]

Tobacco: Georgia Crop Great, Carolinas Very Dry May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
The crop was beautiful till the Saturday before last. “Then the rains started falling,” says J. Michael Moore, Georgia Extension tobacco specialist. The N.C. Coastal Plain is close to 50 […]

Texas Crop Progress Update May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL No report. ROLLING PLAINS Conditions were favorable for producers. Areas received beneficial rainfall, but some areas experienced severe weather with high […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
A lot of planting progress was made for both corn and soybeans over the last week. According to the May 3 USDA-NASS Crop Progress Report, approximately 70% of Iowa’s corn crop has […]

Corn Planting Rate Fastest Since 2015 May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman and Dominic Carey reported on Monday that, “U.S. corn farmers are planting at the fastest pace since 2015, a move that could finally bring some relief to […]

Crop Progress: Corn Nearly 50% Planted, Soybeans Off to Blazing Start – DTN May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
After trailing the five-year average pace the previous week, corn planting jumped back to well ahead of normal last week as farmers took advantage of the much warmer weather to […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain Delays Return Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
Following a week of tremendous progress, we’ve had a week of mostly standing still.  Monday’s planting progress report came in at 44% (Fig. 1) which was a nice jump but […]

Texas Field Reports: Sorghum Has Good Prices, Needs Rain Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
Sorghum acres are expected to be up this year as prices and increased export demand have made the crop a hot commodity, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Iow Field Reports: Planting Gets Underway Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
It’s been an unusual spring with the cooler and drier conditions. While many would welcome a rain, the warmer conditions mean planting has gotten underway. Iowa State University Extension and […]

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