Iowa Field Reports: Significant Planting Progress, Some Areas Remain Saturated May 25, 2022

🕔May 25, 2022
Weather conditions were quite favorable this past week allowing Iowa farmers 5.4 days for fieldwork across Iowa allowing for significant planting progress across nearly all of Iowa. With that said, […]

Tracking Corn and Soybean Prevent Plant in 2022 May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Crop insurance’s prevent plant provision has the potential to reduce planted acres if weather delays planting until prevent plant’s first decision date.  This potential is especially relevant in 2022 with […]

Texas Field Reports: Olive Crop Fails for 2nd Straight Season May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
Texas olive producers face another season of setbacks due to weather conditions, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Like in 2021, the 2022 olive fruit crop is expected […]

Iowa Field Reports: Break in Weather Allows Good Planting Progress May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Farmers finally caught a break last week and were able to make a lot of planting progress across most of the state. Some areas that did not miss the rains […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Progress Expected to Speed Up This Week May 10, 2022

🕔May 10, 2022
While not much planting progress was made last week (again), the warmer and drier weather this week should provide more favorable conditions for fieldwork and planting. Some of the hot […]

Texas Field Report: Recent Rains Make for ‘Hit-and-Miss’ Ag Progress May 10, 2022

🕔May 10, 2022
While recent rains have provided a needed respite for agricultural producers in some parts of Texas, the majority of producers did not benefit and continue to hope for more, according […]

Iowa Field Reports: Slow Start to 2022 Season May 4, 2022

🕔May 4, 2022
It has been a slow start to the 2022 growing season with minimal fieldwork and planting done across the state. According to the USDA-NASS May 2 Crop Progress and Condition Report, […]

Texas Field Reports: Crawfish Acres Expand, Weights Low Due to Cool Weather Apr 27, 2022

🕔Apr 27, 2022
Texas crawfish emerged from the pandemic in good condition, but cooler winter weather kept poundage yields down during this season’s peak, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Whether […]

Texas Field Reports: Hessian Fly Infestations Hit Wheat Apr 13, 2022

🕔Apr 13, 2022
Hessian fly infestations appear to be a widespread issue for wheat producers in parts of Central Texas and the Blacklands region this year, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. […]

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Remains Steady – DTN Apr 12, 2022

🕔Apr 12, 2022
U.S. corn planting remained steady in the week ended April 10 at 2%, USDA reported on the weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. This was down from the five-year average […]

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