Nebraska: 6 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Sep 28, 2020

🕔Sep 28, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated six Nebraska counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Colfax, Cuming, Dawes, Dodge, Stanton and Thurston counties who suffered losses caused by recent drought […]

Cotton Industry Rolls Out High-Profile Sustainability Initiative – DTN Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
A couple of separate but high-profile announcements on sustainability initiatives in agriculture are rolling out this week, focusing on ranches in the Plains states and cotton producers in the South. […]

Wheat: Crop Fared Better Than 2019, Yields Varied by Planting Date – DTN Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
Spring wheat planting was adversely affected in the spring of 2020, especially in eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. Many producers had to deal with overly wet field conditions and […]

General Mills, Gunsmoke Farms Partner to Transition 34K Acres of Conventional Farmland to Organic with USDA Certification Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organics Program. Gunsmoke, a 34,000-acre farm outside of Pierre, South Dakota, had been […]

South Dakota: Fall River County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Fall River County, South Dakota, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department […]

Nebraska: Sioux County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Sioux County, Nebraska, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses caused by recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Midwest Cover Crops: Online Tool Aids with Management Decisions Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Cover crops have been shown to improve water and soil quality, reduce erosion and capture nutrients. Choosing the right cover crop, however, can be difficult. The Midwest Cover Crops Council […]

Digital Yield Tour: Forecast for Record National Averages for Corn, Soybeans – DTN Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
The U.S. could set new yield records in 2020, with Gro Intelligence forecasting a national average corn yield of 183.9 bushels per acre and soybean yield of 53.1 bpa. The […]

Corn Belt Farmland Values Hold Steady Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Farmland values held steady in the first half of 2020 in the Corn Belt states of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, says Deb Stanbro, president of the Iowa Chapter of […]

Midwest: 2020 Digital Yield Tour Begins on Positive Note – DTN Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
Beneficial planting conditions, favorable temperatures and timely doses of rain could help corn and soybean growers in Nebraska and South Dakota achieve record yields in 2020, according to the first […]

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