Illinois Grain Farms: How Did Prevented Planting Affect Income in 2019? Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
In 2019, many farmers in Illinois had prevented plant (PP) acres, acres that couldn’t be planted due to excessive moisture throughout the planting season. Previous analyses indicated that taking PP […]

USDA Announces Flexibilities for Filing ‘Notice of Loss’ for Failed, Prevented Planted Acres Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
The USDA is providing additional flexibilities for producers to file on acres with failed crops or crops that were prevented from planting because of extreme weather events. USDA’s Farm Service […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance – Making the Prevented Planting Decision Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Some Illinois corn acres are still unplanted due to wet weather. The final plant date for crop insurance has passed for extreme southern Illinois (May 28) and is rapidly approaching […]

Tennessee: Cotton Producers’ Prevented Planting Decision May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
May 20 (Final Planting date) has come and gone and June 4 (End of Late Planting) is around the corner for cotton producers. If you haven’t planted yet and have Revenue […]

Arkansas Corn: Options After Crop Insurance Final Planting Date May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
For counties in northeast Arkansas, May 1 is the crop insurance “Final Planting Date” for corn. The map below indicates the “Final Planting Dates” for individual counties in Arkansas. After the “Final Planting Date” there are […]

Arkansas Corn: Crop Insurance, Prevented Plant Considerations Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
Some producers will likely consider filing Prevented Planting claims for corn this year.  The “Final Planting Dates” for Arkansas are shown below, and varies by location in the state, April […]

Illinois: Abundant Weed Management Challenges Taking Shape Feb 29, 2020

🕔Feb 29, 2020
The stage is set for dense stands of winter annual weeds this spring. Conditions were right last season for abundant weed seed production, plus the relatively mild winter favored heavy […]

Illinois: Residual Weed Management Challenges in 2020 Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
No sooner have many unpleasant memories of the 2019 growing season begun to fade than we find ourselves looking ahead to contemplating potential residual weed management challenges in 2020.

Corn Belt Disasters: Prevented Planting’s Ramifications Going Into 2020 – DTN Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
This year will go down as one of the most challenging for Midwest producers. Thanks to a persistently wet pattern from spring to winter, producers fought wet fields during planting, […]

Corn, Soybeans: Decoding Prevent Plant Acres Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
Puzzlement has surrounded prevent plant acres for corn in 2019.  Specifically, using November 1 data from USDA, FSA, how can corn have 11.4 million prevent plant acres when corn planted […]

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