Ohio Wheat: Late Harvest, Grain Quality Concerns Jul 23, 2021

🕔Jul 23, 2021
Most of the winter wheat in Ohio has been harvested. However, persistent wet weather has delayed harvest in some areas of the state. Late harvest coupled with excessive rainfall means […]

Texas Blacklands: Cool, Wet Conditions Delay Wheat Harvest, Cause Problems in Corn, Cotton Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
GENERAL Cool and wet weather remains in the forecast. This rainy spell has delayed harvest, caused disease concerns in corn, and slowed down cotton growth and development. There were some […]

South Carolina Field Reports: More Rains – Wheat Quality Concerns Jun 5, 2018

🕔Jun 5, 2018
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 3, 2018. County Comments Chris Talley, Anderson County Wet conditions in upstate of South Carolina delayed small grain harvest as well […]

Georgia Field Reports: More Rains – Wheat Harvest – Acreage Shifts Jun 5, 2018

🕔Jun 5, 2018
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 3, 2018. County Comments Jay Porter, Pulaski County Intense rains and isolated heavy winds have caused severe injury to corn and […]

Michigan: Wheat Varieties Tested for Susceptibility to Pre-Harvest Sprouting Dec 7, 2017

🕔Dec 7, 2017
Pre-harvest sprouting is a serious grain quality concern for millers and farmers alike. Sprouting is when the seed breaks dormancy and creates enzymes to begin breaking down kernel starch. As […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern Aug 14, 2017

🕔Aug 14, 2017
Crop Progress “I’m no stranger to the rain…”  This is getting out of hand.  While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it […]

Missouri: Wet Weather Can Cause Seeds to Sprout on the Plant Sep 21, 2016

🕔Sep 21, 2016
Corn and soybean seeds possess several mechanisms that prevent sprouting before maturity. The primary mechanism is a balance between two growth hormones, gibberellic acid (GA) and abscisic acid (ABA). In […]

Texas Field Reports: Wet Conditions Causing Problems for Cotton Producers Sep 7, 2016

🕔Sep 7, 2016
Cotton yields in West Texas are looking better with recent rains, but extended untimely rains have producers in the Upper Gulf Coast and Blacklands worried about yields and lint and […]

Arkansas Rice: Story of Haves and Have Nots – A Roll of the Weather Dice Aug 26, 2016

🕔Aug 26, 2016
Crop Progress It’s a story of the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ in Arkansas rice at the moment.  You’re either fortunate enough to escape flooding damaging your rice crop, or […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Splitting Pods, Sprouting Seeds in Pods Aug 25, 2016

🕔Aug 25, 2016
Starting last Thursday, I have been getting more and more reports from around the state about pod splitting and/or seed sprouting in the pod.  So far, no commodity has escaped […]

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