South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Hamlin and Kingsbury counties who suffered losses caused by excessive moisture and flooding that […]

Midwest Farmer Commentary: Corn Harvest, Other Challenges in 2019 – DTN Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
As the calendar turned to 2020, corn harvest in the U.S. was not 100% complete. In the last weekly Crop Progress report for 2019, USDA reported that as of Dec. […]

South Dakota Corn: Despite Horrible Season, 8 Yield Entries Top 270 bu/acre Jan 2, 2020

🕔Jan 2, 2020
Despite one of the most challenging growing seasons ever, eight contestants in a contest sponsored by the South Dakota Corn Growers Association raised corn that yielded more than 270 bushels […]

Wheat: Variable Weather Poses Challenges, Opportunities for U.S. Farmers Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
It is no secret U.S. hard red winter (HRW) wheat farmers have struggled through a difficult planting season. Many industry sources believe total U.S. winter wheat planted area will fall […]

North Dakota: 47 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Excessive Rains, Snow Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 47 North Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent weather events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Corn Belt Farmers Face Propane Shortage – DTN Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
As of Wednesday morning, Harmony, Minnesota, farmers Jeff and Roxi Thompson were having no problem finding enough propane to dry their corn crop. That all changed by Wednesday evening. “We […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Projected Yield, Revenue Changes from 2018 to 2019 Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019
Crop revenue changes from 2018 to 2019 will vary across Midwest states for both corn and soybeans. States in the eastern corn-belt — Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio — likely will […]

Northern Harvest Threatened by New Storms – DTN Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019
Following several days of mostly dry conditions across most U.S. crop areas, a new round of stormy weather is indicated in the forecast for the next-to-last week of October. Rain […]

Freezing Temps, Snow Bring Widespread Harvest Challenges Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019
Late last week, Bloomberg writers Brian K Sullivan and Ashley Robinson reported that, “A large snowfall is set to sweep out of the Rocky Mountains later this week, bringing snow by the foot […]

North Plains Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National […]

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