Texas Field Reports: Corn Prices Cause Ripple Through Economy May 12, 2021

🕔May 12, 2021
High corn prices are causing a ripple effect throughout the U.S. economy, and the 2021 growing season could be the difference between price stabilization or all-time record high prices, according […]

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 […]

Michigan: Your Fields Could Benefit from Early-Season Irrigation May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Aggressive cover crop growth and sometimes lack of timely spring rain may leave fields lacking moisture for optimum planting or seedling germination. Achieving the maximum uniform germination and emergence can […]

Pennsylvania: Should You Pull the Plug on Planting Green This Year? Apr 29, 2021

🕔Apr 29, 2021
Much of the state has received below average rainfall over the past 60 days (Figure 1). While above average rainfall is predicted for two weeks from now, below average rainfall […]

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 […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Best Management Practices for Planting Apr 23, 2021

🕔Apr 23, 2021
It’s that time of the year that the planter will again enter the field and begin the process of providing feed and forage for farms across the commonwealth. If you […]

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