Midwest Corn: How Far Behind Are We? A Deeper Historical Look. Jun 13, 2019

🕔Jun 13, 2019The lateness of planting the 2019 U.S. corn crop has been much discussed in recent weeks. We have highlighted this issue and its implications for acreage, yield, and prices in […]

Michigan Corn: To Plant, or Not to Plant? That’s a Good Question. Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019As the crop insurance final plant date for corn, June 5, has now passed, corn growers in central Michigan who have not completed planting should weigh their options. The primary […]

Midwest Corn: Late Planting – How Late Should You Go? Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019June 5 is the final planting date for corn in most of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. After that date, farmers can decide to plant corn or take a prevented planting […]

Corn Belt: What’s Ahead? Late Planting and Projected Yields, 2019 May 2, 2019

🕔May 2, 2019Wet conditions in much of the Corn Belt continue to hamper corn planting progress this spring.  The USDA’s most recent weekly Crop Progress report indicated that only 15 percent of the corn […]

Nebraska: 4 Corn, Soybean Planting Considerations Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019Everything we do at planting sets the stage for the rest of the year. We’re blessed to have equipment that can allow for many acres to be planted in a […]

Nebraska Corn: Does Early Planting Always Mean Max Yield? Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019Does the “early bird” always get the worm? We wonder if this old adage holds for corn planting dates too. Does planting early always result in maximum corn yields? We […]

Virginia Soybeans: Would Planting in Early April Increase Yields? Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019April planting is thought to have an advantage over May planting because we can shift the development of soybean to an earlier time of the year  where there is more […]

Arkansas Cotton: When To Plant? Look For The Signs Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019Oftentimes we feel the need to plant as early as possible.  Our data shows that we can still optimize yields with delays in planting.  Our optimum planting window in southeast […]

Minnesota: Corn Planting – Reduce Risk, Maximize Economic Return Apr 9, 2019

🕔Apr 9, 2019Successful corn stand establishment is the foundation for high yield and profitability. It is driven by soil conditions during preplant tillage and planting, along with the date, depth, and rate […]

Arkansas Rice: Hurry Up and Wait and Wait Some More Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019It’s been nice to see some tractors on the move this week. Fieldwork has been has been spotty and scattered, but it’s nice to see something happening for a change. […]

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