Corn Belt: What’s Ahead? Late Planting and Projected Yields, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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. […]

Nebraska Corn: Planting Date Impact on Plant Growth, Ear Issues

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🕔Mar 22, 2019Despite overall high-reported yields in 2016, there were reports of corn ear formation issues that ranged from Dawson to Saunders counties in Nebraska and at sites in Kansas, the Texas […]

Arkansas Corn: How Late Can I Plant Without Yield Loss?

🕔Mar 14, 2019“How late can I plant corn” seems to be the topic on most corn growers mind lately as the wet weather pattern that started last summer has continued to keep […]

Illinois Soybeans: 4 Considerations for Planting in 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019Average Illinois soybean yield first exceeded 50 bushels per acre in 2004, when it was 50.5 bushels. It was 51.5 bushels in 2010, and 50 bushels in 2013. Over the […]

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