Soybeans: How Does Late Planting Affect U.S. Average Yield? May 21, 2020

🕔May 21, 2020
Based on recent weekly Crop Progress reports from the USDA, planting progress for the 2020 U.S. soybean crop has been proceeding at a faster than normal pace.  Figure 1 shows that 53 […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Optimizing Planting Date, Maturity Group – Video Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
A recap video of relevant research information from the 2020 County Extension meetings. 

Arkansas Crop Insurance Planting Dates Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Federal crop insurance rules include an “Early” or “Initial Planting Date” for most crops.  This refers to the date when insurance coverage begins. In Arkansas, it’s April 11 for grain […]

Georgia: Disease Update – Soybean Rust, Peanut Seed Issues, Planting Date Recs Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Though we are still generally early in the season, there are a few things I want to bring to your attention. We have been allowed to continue our survey of […]

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

🕔Jun 13, 2019
The 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, 2019
As 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, 2019
June 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, 2019
Wet 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, 2019
Everything 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, 2019
Does 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 […]

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