Illinois Weather: Cooler Than Normal Soil Temps

🕔Apr 18, 2018Colder weather led to cooler than normal soil temperatures during the first half of April in Illinois, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program manager at the […]

Nebraska Corn: Cold Soil and Planting Windows

🕔Apr 16, 2018Mid-April approaches and days slowly grow longer. But, irrespective of the calendar, soil temperatures at 4 inches hovered around 40⁰F early this week and seven-day lows stayed near freezing. Our hopes […]

Florida Peanuts: Considering April Planting? Pay Attention to Soil Temps

🕔Apr 6, 2018Peanut seed is likely on its way to many buying point locations this week and next week, as peanut planting will begin soon in the Florida Panhandle.  Planting is already […]

Illinois: Soil Temps, Moisture Levels Declining in Early March

🕔Mar 16, 2018Cooler, drier weather has led to declining soil temperatures and moisture levels, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program manager at the Illinois State Water Survey, part […]

Illinois Soils Are Cooler, Drier in Mid-August

🕔Aug 23, 2017Soils across Illinois were cooler and drier than average in the first half of August, said Jennie Atkins, the water and atmospheric resources monitoring program manager at the Illinois State […]

Illinois: July Soil Temperatures Warmer Than Normal

🕔Jul 21, 2017Soil temperatures are above normal in mid-July, according to Jennie Atkins, the Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring program manager at the Illinois State Water Survey, part of the Prairie Research […]

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Drop, Pecan Roots, and Soil Temperature

🕔Jun 16, 2016It’s June and temperatures have taken a big jump in south Georgia. Each year when this happens we see leaf drop on ‘Desirable’ trees, as well as a few other […]

Texas: Soil Temperature and Successful Planting

🕔Apr 29, 2016Planting season is upon us, and many good producers are getting very antsy about getting into the field, especially our sorghum producers who need to get that crop started and […]

Nebraska: Planting Early – 3 Things to Keep in Mind

🕔Apr 20, 2016Planting as early as is reasonably possible allows your crop to collect solar radiation sooner. This also carries risks that should be weighed against the benefit. These risks include, but […]

Nebraska and Indiana: Farmers Wait for Weather to Settle – DTN

🕔Apr 14, 2015Mark Twain once said, “In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four-and-twenty hours.” That’s the way it is for View From […]



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