Louisiana Soybean Farmers Harvesting Good Crop

🕔Sep 21, 2018With more than half the Louisiana soybean crop harvested, many farmers are looking at a good year, according to LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Todd Spivey. “About 60 percent of the […]

Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests – Is Your Crop Up to Snuff?

🕔Sep 20, 2018As fall harvest ramps up, farmers should think about the annual Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests. Entries must be postmarked no later than Dec. 1. Kansas State University (K-State) […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2018 Gross Revenue Depends on Yields, Pre-Harvest Hedging

🕔Sep 12, 2018Recently released yield estimates and the announcement of Market Facilitation Program details allows for more accurate estimates of 2018 gross revenue for corn and soybeans. Gross revenue in 2018 could […]

Illinois Corn and Soy: Record High Yields Projected for 2018 – Overconfident?

🕔Sep 6, 2018Illinois again will have exceptional yields in 2018, with the National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) projecting record high yields for both corn and soybeans. Recent high yields may give overconfidence in […]

Nebraska: Soy and Corn Yields – Acreage Trends, Projections 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018Nebraska soybean and corn yields have steadily increased from 1971 to 2017 in both irrigated and rainfed production systems. Charts of yield and acreage updated to 2017 are presented here […]

Nebraska – South Dakota Bin Busters: Corn, Soy Digital Yield Forecasts – DTN

🕔Aug 16, 2018Favorable weather patterns led to bin-busting yield forecasts in Nebraska and South Dakota. The DTN/The Progressive Farmer 2018 Digital Yield Tour, powered by Gro Intelligence, is an in-depth look at […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields

🕔Jul 31, 2018To estimate soybean yield, four yield components need to be considered: plants per acre, pods per plant, seeds per pod, and seeds per pound (seed size).  A printable worksheet to […]

Illinois Soybeans: Is the 2018 Crop as Good as It Looks?

🕔Jul 25, 2018If the appearance of the soybean crop going into late July predicts how it will yield, the 2018 crop in Illinois is going to be a high-yielding one. The crop […]

Corn, Soy: Early Season Potential is No Yield Guarantee – Weather Rules the Day

🕔Jun 21, 2018After a rocky start in April, the U.S. growing season for corn and soybeans in 2018 has since gone about as well as one could hope. This is reflected in […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: 1st 2018 Yield Forecasts

🕔Jun 11, 2018The 2018 growing season is well underway. It is now time to start assessing the rewards of the spring planting season. Our first FACTS (Forecasting and Assessment of Cropping sysTemS) is now […]

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