Ag Shopping List for Presidential Hopefuls – Commentary

🕔Sep 18, 2019Over the last three weeks, we examined the agricultural and rural policies set forth by the 3 leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President. Of the three, Warren […]

Ohio Wheat: 3 Planting Considerations for 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019With the autumn rapidly approaching, wheat planting is likely to begin soon. Planting after the Hessian fly free date remains the best chance to avoid issues with insects and diseases, […]

Ohio: Wheat After Wheat – Managing Take-All and Other Diseases

🕔Sep 18, 2019I never recommend planting a small grain crop after another small grain crop, as planting wheat after barley for instance or barley after wheat increases the risk of diseases such […]

Grain Transportation: Largest River Gateway for Wheat Closed – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2019The Columbia-Snake River System in the Pacific Northwest is the nation’s single largest wheat export gateway, transporting over 50% of all U.S. wheat to markets overseas. That all came to […]

Crop Progress: Conditions Stable, Harvest Still Significantly Behind Pace – DTN

🕔Sep 17, 2019U.S. corn and soybean conditions held mostly steady last week, but both crops are still significantly behind the average pace in reaching maturity, according to USDA NASS’ latest Crop Progress […]

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Expected to Go Down, Production Up

🕔Sep 17, 2019Texas wheat acres are being prepared and planted, and despite fewer acres, projections are for a high-yield 2020. U.S. Department of Agriculture planting projections suggest producers will plant 1% less […]

Texas: Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, Chillicothe, Sept. 24

🕔Sep 17, 2019The annual Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Vernon, is set for Sept. 24 at the agency’s Chillicothe Research Station, […]

Illinois Small Grains: 6 Tips for Planting in an Odd Field Season

🕔Sep 16, 2019Soon many producers will be starting to plant small grains.  Below is my “Top six” list of important things to consider when planting wheat and other small grains in the […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Middle East Import Demand Lowered Amid Record Production

🕔Sep 13, 2019Production across the Middle East is projected at a record high in 2019/20. The largest year-to-year production increases in the region were for Iran, Iraq, and Syria. Yields in all […]

USDA Reports: No Game Changer – DTN

🕔Sep 13, 2019The Sept. 12 USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for September held little fanfare for traders who had already expected lower yield and production numbers. While corn […]

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