Prevented Planting Filed on Over 19 Mln Acres in 2019 – USDA Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
Agricultural producers reported they were not able to plant crops on more than 19.4 million acres in 2019, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This […]

Farmers Vent – Ag Sec. Perdue Listens – DTN Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019
Bob Worth didn’t wait for a listening session at Farmfest on Wednesday to start before getting a few words with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue about the prevented planting situation in […]

Ag Economy: Producer Confidence Soars; Large Prevented Plantings Confirmed – Ag Barometer Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019
Farmer sentiment improved again in July as the Ag Economy Barometer jumped to a reading of 153, an increase of 27 points compared to June. July was the second month […]

Missouri: Avoid Fallow Syndrome with a Cover Crop Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
There are many excellent reasons for planting cover crops, including, but not limited to: protecting the soil from erosion from rain and runoff, adding organic matter to the soil and […]

Indiana: Weed Control Issues On Prevented Planting Fields Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
We have been getting lots of inquiries lately about fields that didn’t get planted to a corn or soybean crop, and have lots of weeds growing in them.  With the […]

Minnesota: Weed Control, Cover Crops – Prevented Planting Acres – Podcast Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension Educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Liz Stahl, Crops Extension Educator, to discuss the extensive prevented plant […]

Missouri Soybeans: 6 Management Considerations When Planted as Cover Crop Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
Cover crops have many benefits including protecting soil surfaces from wind and water erosion, weed suppression, and improving soil health. This year many Missouri acres intended to be planted to […]

Prevent Plant Acres, Trade Aid – A Discussion with USDA Under Secretary Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
Bill Northey, the USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, was a guest on Friday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.  Today’s update highlights the parts of […]

Illinois: Prevented Planting and Cover Crops – What’s Allowed, What’s Not? Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
There have been a number of developments since my June 17 article on managing prevented-planting (PP) fields. A major change was the granting of permission to harvest cover crops planted […]

Iowa Cover Crops: Follow Seed Law on Prevented Planting Acres Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
Unfavorable planting conditions this spring commonly delayed, and in some cases, prevented crop planting. Producers looking to plant a cover crop to meet the requirements of their insurance coverage must […]

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