Texas: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results Nov 8, 2017

🕔Nov 8, 2017A unit of Texas A&M AgriLife is the Crop Testing Program, which has been functioning for over 40 years.  The program offers fee-based public testing of corn, grain sorghum, and sunflower […]

Upper Midwest Drought: Mixed Conditions Affected Crop Yield and Quality – DTN Oct 31, 2017

🕔Oct 31, 2017North and South Dakota and parts of northwestern Minnesota suffered severe drought conditions this past summer — some areas more extreme than others — during critical growth stages for corn, […]

Midwest: Keeping Grain in Good Condition Through the Winter Oct 13, 2017

🕔Oct 13, 2017Harvest is already in full swing, but has slowed down due to the constant rainfall in the last few days. It appears that the corn and soybean crop had a […]

Grain Stocks: Corn, Soybeans Well Above Last Year, Wheat Down Slightly Sep 29, 2017

🕔Sep 29, 2017Old crop corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2017 totaled 2.29 billion bushels, up 32 percent from September 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 787 million bushels are […]

Grain: Billions of Bushels – What’s that Mean for Truck, Rail, Water Shipping Rates? Sep 14, 2017

🕔Sep 14, 2017Well, it looks like there’s going to be another large crop to deal with. Over the next 10 weeks or so, 14.2 billion bushels of corn and 4.4 billion bushels […]

Georgia: Estimating 2016 ARC, PLC Payments For Covered Commodities Jul 26, 2017

🕔Jul 26, 2017A PLC payment is issued when the MYA Price is less than the PLC Reference Price. Estimates of the MYA Price are available during the crop marketing year and, while […]

Keep Stored Grain Cool, Dry During Summer Jun 29, 2017

🕔Jun 29, 2017Stored grain needs to be cool and dry during summer storage, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain-drying expert says. “Cold or cool grain has been safely stored through […]

Grain: Upper Midwest Drought – Will it Affect Crop Prices? – DTN Jun 13, 2017

🕔Jun 13, 2017From November 2016 to January 2017, North Dakota had received 47 inches of snow, and South Dakota railcars and locomotives were buried in snow. But in last week’s USDA Crop […]

Kansas: Double Crop Options After Wheat Jun 5, 2017

🕔Jun 5, 2017Double cropping after wheat can be a high-risk venture. The available growing season is relatively short. Heat and/or dry conditions in July and August may cause problems with germination, emergence, […]

Corn, Soybean, Wheat Stocks All Above Last Year’s Levels – USDA Mar 31, 2017

🕔Mar 31, 2017Corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2017 totaled 8.62 billion bushels, up 10 percent from March 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 4.91 billion bushels were stored on […]

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