Minnesota: Will Wheat Catch Up to the Calendar?

🕔May 25, 2018A few weeks ago, I was asked whether the wheat crop would catch up in its growth and development now that planting was delayed compared the last few years. To […]

Wheat Market: U.S. Production Raised Despite Lower HRW Outlook

🕔May 17, 2018With the small, stressed hard red winter (HRW) wheat crop getting the lion’s share of attention, it was an initial surprise to read in USDA’s May World Agricultural Supply and […]

Wheat Outlook: Russia’s Export Projection Raised While U.S. Exports Trimmed

🕔May 14, 2018With the pace of sales slowing in recent weeks, U.S. exports for 2017/18 are trimmed 15 million bushels to 910 million. The cut comes as data on shipments of Russian […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Production Down from Last Year’s Record

🕔May 11, 2018Global production is forecast at 748 million tons, down 11 million from the record set last year, and the third-largest on record. Production among the top exporting countries is projected […]

WASDE Wheat: Production Forecast 5% Higher Than Last Year

🕔May 10, 2018The 2018/19 U.S. wheat crop is projected at 1,821 million bushels, up 5 percent from the prior year. The year-over-year increase is due to greater harvested area and slightly higher […]

Wheat Tour Scouts Expect Sharply Lower 2018/19 Production

🕔May 3, 2018This week I joined the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) Hard Red Wheat (HRW) Tour for an early survey of the new crop. Each year, participants gather in Manhattan, Kan., […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Field Day Highlights Wheat, Oat Research

🕔Apr 23, 2018LSU AgCenter experts, speaking at the annual wheat and oat field day held April 18 at the LSU AgCenter Tom H. Scott Research, Extension and Education Center in Winnsboro, reported […]

Wheat Market: Competing for Acres – 2018/19 Global Production to Fall

🕔Apr 19, 2018At first glance, the USDA April 10 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) held very few surprises for wheat. Most reviewers would consider this a bearish report with another […]

Minnesota Wheat, Rye: Evaluating Your Stands

🕔Apr 16, 2018As wintery weather persists, you may wonder if your winter wheat or rye has survived this winter.  If you are really anxious or bored, you can dig up some crowns […]

Kentucky Wheat: Nitrogen Won’t ‘Fix’ Yellowing Crops

🕔Apr 16, 2018There has been almost 19” of precipitation since Jan 1 this year. That is almost 6” more than the 30-year average. This is not only problematic for corn planting, but […]

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