Minnesota Wheat: Of Seeding Dates, Rates, and Even More Delays… May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
Should you increase your seeding rates of spring wheat as seeding is delayed yet again?  The short answer is ‘Yes, you probably should. There are two approaches to determining how […]

Texas Field Reports: Fertilizer Prices Continue Record Climb Nov 10, 2021

🕔Nov 10, 2021
High commodity prices continue to present opportunities for profits despite soaring fertilizer prices, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Mark Welch, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension grain market economist, Bryan-College Station, […]

Georgia Small Grains: Planting Moving Forward, But All Is Not Rosey Nov 8, 2021

🕔Nov 8, 2021
Georgia growers had planted approximately 45% of their intended acres in oats, 34% of rye and 21% of their wheat.  That is fairly close to our normal 5-year average. Conditions […]

Texas Field Reports: Cool-Season Crops Look Promising; Prices Will Be Higher Nov 3, 2021

🕔Nov 3, 2021
While prospects for cool-season crops in South and Central Texas look positive, increased production costs and pandemic-related challenges will likely have a negative impact on pricing and producer profitability, said Texas […]

Michigan Wheat: Management Considerations for Late-Planted Fields Oct 29, 2021

🕔Oct 29, 2021
In a perfect world, wheat should be planted soon after the Hessian fly-free date. Highest yields are often attained when seedlings emerge within two weeks following the posted fly-free date, assuming […]

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Speed Ahead – DTN Oct 26, 2021

🕔Oct 26, 2021
Farmers took advantage of drier conditions most of last week — before wetter weather arrived this past weekend — to push corn and soybean harvest ahead by double digits, USDA […]

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Ahead of Average – DTN Oct 18, 2021

🕔Oct 18, 2021
Widespread precipitation across the U.S. last week slowed soybean harvest somewhat, while corn harvest continued at a steady pace, USDA NASS said in its weekly national Crop Progress report Monday. […]

Texas Field Reports: Cotton Prices Rally Amid Speculative Buying Oct 15, 2021

🕔Oct 15, 2021
Cotton futures rose rapidly over recent weeks as speculators began buying for potentially big profits based on expectations that prices would go up, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

Michigan Wheat: Planting the 2022 Crop Oct 7, 2021

🕔Oct 7, 2021
Planting preparations Achieving top yields requires a uniform stand of healthy seedlings. This is dependent on seeds being dropped as evenly as possible and at a uniform depth. Good seed […]

Texas Field Reports: Pumpkin Growers Near End to Challenging Season Oct 6, 2021

🕔Oct 6, 2021
Texas pumpkin growers faced myriad challenges to produce average yields, but demand for the fall cooking and decorative staple remains high, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Most of […]

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