Midwest: Corn vs. Soybeans – Late Planting Decisions

🕔May 25, 2016In most areas of the Midwest, planting is very near completion on corn and well along its way for soybeans; however, progress lags in some areas. Weekly progress reports suggest […]

Texas Crop Weather: Only 20% of Blacklands Wheat Planted

🕔Jan 26, 2016Central Texas wheat growers continue to have a challenging year, said Dr. Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grains specialist, College Station. “There’s a couple of different stories […]

Plant Cover Crops on Prevented Planting Acres, Say Agronomists – DTN

🕔Jul 8, 2015It may be a relief to see shallow lakes slowly recede from fields across the Midwest, but more work lies ahead: covering up those empty acres. After relentless rains flooded […]

Indiana: Cover Crops Could Help Save Soil in Flooded Fields, Experts Say

🕔Jun 30, 2015Planting cover crops could help preserve healthy soil in fields that have been left empty this year because of flooding, according to a new article by Purdue agronomist Eileen Kladivko […]

Corn, Soybeans: Implications for Prevented Planting for 2015

🕔Jun 12, 2015Based on USDA’s March 30 Prospective Plantings report corn planted area was estimated at 89.2 million acres and soybean planted area was estimated at a record 84.6 million acres. Based […]

Georgia Farm Bill: Insurance Sign Up; Reconstitution Rules; Prevented, Failed Planting

🕔Jun 8, 2015Producers are required to enroll annually in the ARCPLC program to be eligible to receive payments. The enrollment period is expected to begin mid-June.

Mississippi Crop Insurance: Prevented-Planting and Generic Base Acres

🕔Apr 24, 2015Generic base acres have to be planted (seed-in-the-ground) to a covered commodity to be eligible for payment.

Taxes: Definition of Insanity, Cheat the IRS on Land Sales – DTN

🕔Sep 25, 2014QUESTION: Andy, I hate to admit this but my 80-year-old father is a Neanderthal. We have no on-farm successors, so he has an agreement to sell the family farm to […]

Prevented Planting Acreage Drops Significantly from 2013 — DTN

🕔Aug 15, 2014Prevented planting acreage declined significantly from last year and is largely concentrated in North Dakota and Minnesota, according to Farm Services Agency’s initial release of certified acreage data. Farmers were […]

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