North Dakota: Soybean, Spring Wheat Projected Profits in 2018

🕔Jan 5, 2018More acres have been planted to soybeans than any other crop in North Dakota the past two years, says Andy Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist. […]

Wheat Outlook: Record High World Production Forecast, U.S. Exports Down Slightly

🕔Dec 15, 2017The forecast for larger Canadian and European Union wheat crops helps to lift 2017/18 global wheat production to a new record high this month. Projections for both global wheat output […]

Wheat Market: USDA Reports Smallest U.S. Harvested Area in 127 Years

🕔Oct 5, 2017USDA’s Sept. 30 Small Grains Summary reported that U.S. farmers harvested 37.6 million acres (15.2 million hectares) of wheat for the 2017/18 crop, a 14 percent reduction from 2016/17 and […]

Minnesota: Spring Wheat – A Quick Guide to Profitable Sulfur Fertilization

🕔Aug 17, 2017The major cause of sulfur deficiencies in crops is a lack of mineralized S in the soil. Research and recommendations in Minnesota have shown well-documented yield increases for corn with […]

Corn Production Down, Soybeans Cotton Up from 2016 – USDA

🕔Aug 10, 2017Corn production is forecast at 14.2 billion bushels, down 7 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of August 1, yields are expected to average 169.5 bushels per acre, […]

Wheat Tour: No Rain, No Yield – DTN

🕔Jul 26, 2017When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council’s annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they’ll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council […]

Wheat Market: U.S. Production to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2002-03

🕔Jul 13, 2017USDA forecast U.S. 2017/18 wheat production at 47.9 million metric tons (MMT), down 24 percent year over year and 18 percent below the 5-year average. The reason: an anticipated 12 […]

USDA Crop Production: Winter Wheat Estimate Up from June; All Wheat Down from 2016

🕔Jul 12, 2017Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.28 billion bushels, up 2 percent from the June 1 forecast but down 23 percent from 2016. Based on July 1 conditions, the United […]

Grain Market: Drought-Fueled Prices Can Evaporate Fast – DTN

🕔Jul 6, 2017It has been a while since we have seen a strong bull market in grains, but this summer’s climb in Minneapolis wheat has already been breathtaking and may not be […]

Wheat Market: June Frost + Drought + Less Acreage Point to Higher Prices – DTN

🕔Jul 6, 2017That’s not a typo in the title of this week’s column. Over the last weekend of June, some of the already drought-stricken areas in north-central South Dakota saw a damaging […]

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