Heavy Rain Continues Falling on Upper Midwest Harvest – DTN

🕔Sep 21, 2018Forecasts for heavy rain in the Upper Midwest for the final days of the official 2018 summer season have been verified — and the result is not favorable for harvest.  […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

Midwest Harvest: Wet Conditions Threaten Harvest Progress, Crop Quality – DTN

🕔Sep 17, 2018It’s the northern Midwest’s turn in the spotlight for potential harvest delays from heavy rainfall. Moderate to heavy rain is forecast during most of Monday through Saturday, September 17-22, with […]

Farmland Values Decline in Illinois, Iowa; Up in Northern Midwest

🕔Sep 17, 2018Today’s update looks at a variety of information sources that highlight recent developments relating to farmland values, with particular focus on Illinois, Iowa and the States in the Minneapolis Federal Reserve […]

Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Showing Up in 18 Counties – DTN

🕔Sep 12, 2018Soybeans farmers in southwestern Iowa are engaged in a frustrating battle with a new pest called soybean gall midge. Last week concerned growers gathered at the Iowa State University (ISU) […]

Midwest Spring Wheat: Decent Harvest – What About Ergot? – DTN

🕔Sep 12, 2018The drought-stricken spring wheat harvest of 2017 is now a distant memory, as farmers overall reported a decent harvest in 2018. But some did face roadblocks along the way.   Farmers […]

Corn Weekly Outlook: Will the 2018 Corn Crop Get Smaller? – Video

🕔Sep 4, 2018December corn prices approached contract lows not seen since the second week of July as August ended.  The continued weakness in corn prices persists despite 2018-19 marketing year projections of […]

South Dakota Corn: Ear Rots – How To Deal With Them At Harvest

🕔Sep 4, 2018Gibberella and Fusarium ear rots were found in scouted corn fields in Brookings, Moody, and Deuel counties. Corn, in areas where there has been prolonged rainy weather, should be scouted […]

U.S. Ag – Where Do We Fit? NAFTA, Brazil Competition, China – Listen Up

🕔Sep 2, 2018Feeling weary of trade talk? Not exactly sure where agriculture fits in the latest trade discussions? Dr. Luis Ribera, Professor and Extension Economist at the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas […]

South Dakota: Cash Rents Increased in 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018According to the 2018 SDSU Farm Real Estate Market Survey, statewide change in average cash rental rates per-acre from 2017 to 2018 was positive for cropland, increasing on average by […]

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