Corn: Grain Drying, Storage After Drastic Outdoor Cooling – FAQ Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019The drastic outdoor cooling that has occurred may create some grain storage and drying problems. Dr. Ken Hellevang, Extension Engineer at North Dakota State University, answers several questions that he […]

Midwest – Can Corn Overwinter? Risks And Uncertainty Abound – DTN Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019The ugly trifecta of 2019 — late planting, high-moisture corn and plentiful rain and snow — has left many farmers facing unharvested cornfields into December and possibly beyond. Of all […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: A Plethora of Winter Storms Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Summary A tandem of winter storms impacted the country during the week, bringing cold temperatures, heavy snow, and strong winds to the mountainous areas of the west, northern Plains, upper […]

Texas Field Reports: Cotton Belt Experienced Tough 2019 Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019Producers in Texas’ Cotton Belt reported lower than expected yields as a result of a tough beginning, middle and end to the 2019 growing season, according to Texas A&M AgriLife […]

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – December Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019During the past month, widespread above normal rainfall and below normal temperatures across much of the eastern CONUS helped to improve or remove short-term drought over this region. Drought conditions […]

Weathering the Storm – Remaining Productive, Profitable in Changing Climate – DTN Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019Mother Nature is unleashing more erratic and severe weather events than ever before. If farmers want to remain productive and profitable, they will have to adapt to climate change. That’s […]

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

🕔Nov 27, 2019It 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 […]

Indiana: Clinton County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Flood Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Clinton County, Indiana, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain and flooding since March 1, 2019, may be […]

California Tree Crops: Postharvest Irrigation in a Dry Autumn? Nov 25, 2019

🕔Nov 25, 2019Almond, prune, and walnut harvests are behind us, what postharvest irrigation(s) have you put on your orchard? Rainfall has been absent in October and November (as of this writing). Despite […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Dry as Temps Recover Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019Summary Following a harsh, early-season cold outbreak, which peaked from November 11-14 across the central and eastern United States, temperatures began to rebound. Although cool conditions lingered for several days […]

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