Australian Wheat: Research Accurately Predicts Yield Months Before Harvest

🕔May 17, 2019Topping the list of Australia’s major crops, wheat is grown on more than half the country’s cropland and is a key export commodity. With so much riding on wheat, accurate […]

Ag Trade Aid, Part II: Will Soy, Corn and Wheat Formula be the Same?

🕔May 17, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said late Wednesday that a second trade aid package for farmers may total $15 billion to $20 billion, the latter figure $5 billion higher than President […]

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Heading Towards Finish; Saturated Soils Affecting Cotton, Corn

🕔May 16, 2019GENERAL: Wheat is turning the last corner and headed for the finish line, with some wheat fields starting to turn last week. Most of the hard-red winter wheat fields in […]

Moving Grain: Upper MS River Improves, Lower River Water Levels Rise

🕔May 16, 2019Upper Mississippi River Improves, while Water Levels Rise in the Lower River to New Orleans For the week ending May 11, high water conditions continued to disrupt grain barge movements. […]

Wheat: USDA Predicts Another Record World Crop

🕔May 16, 2019On May 10, USDA issued its first set of forecasts for 2019/20 in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. USDA expects global wheat production at a new record […]

Wheat: Decoded Durum Genome Opens Doors to Potential Improvements

🕔May 16, 2019In April, the results of a study by a consortium of researchers from seven countries was published in “Nature Genetics” describing the sequence of the entire genome of an Italian […]

Tennessee: 6 Pest Issues to Be on Lookout For

🕔May 15, 2019Well it’s a start anyhow. Most folks are dodging weather trying to get seed in the ground. With limited crops emerged, it is not too surprising that I’ve not been […]

North Carolina Wheat: True Armyworms in Northeastern Fields – Time to Scout

🕔May 15, 2019Like 2018, true armyworm has been spotted in northeastern North Carolina wheat over the past two weeks. This infestation does not appear to be as widespread as last year, but […]

Weekly Crop Progress: Race to Plant Lags Further Behind – DTN

🕔May 14, 2019U.S. farmers fell further behind in the race to plant corn, soybeans and spring wheat last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. As of Sunday, […]

Texas Field Reports: Rainfall Amounts Double Statewide Average Since April 1

🕔May 14, 2019April showers delivered moisture around the state, but so far May has been one for the ages when it comes to rainfall, said the Texas State Climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon […]

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