Pennsylvania: Fertility Considerations for Winter Wheat Sep 30, 2020

🕔Sep 30, 2020
Let’s first take into consideration the nutritional requirements of winter wheat and what your soil can offer. As with other crops, wheat fertility programs are best determined by a soil […]

Pennsylvania: Record-breaking Winter Wheat Yields in 2020- A Perfect Growing Season Jul 17, 2020

🕔Jul 17, 2020
If one could prescribe the perfect growing season for winter wheat in Pennsylvania, it would go like this. The fall should allow for timely planting, the winter should prevent winter […]

Minnesota: Small Grains Disease Update Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
The first instances of stripe rust, crown rust, and barley yellow dwarf were confirmed in winter wheat and oats, respectively, this past week in southern Minnesota. Meanwhile, tan spot is […]

Winter Wheat: Wrapping Up A Stressful Season – DTN Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
If your winter wheat survived the growing season — and that’s a big if — chances are it’s looking pretty good. That’s the story of the 2018-19 winter wheat crop […]

USDA Weekly Crop Progress – Wheat Planting Slow; Texas Corn 53% in the Ground – DTN Apr 9, 2019

🕔Apr 9, 2019
U.S. winter wheat condition improved last week, while spring wheat planting, reported for the first time this season in USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday, was behind the […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now Feb 19, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019
Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  According […]

National Wheat Yield Contest Rules Change – DTN Jan 4, 2019

🕔Jan 4, 2019
Thinking of adopting some New Year’s resolutions? The National Wheat Yield Contest beat you to it. The National Wheat Foundation has announced a new set of rankings for its 2019 […]

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Fall Strategies for Weed Control Sep 2, 2018

🕔Sep 2, 2018
Weeds such as downy brome, feral rye, marestail, mustards, and the perennial dandelion are more easily managed soon after emergence than in the following spring.

Midwest Long Summer: Hail Stripped Corn Fields; Rain Drowned Crops – DTN Jul 10, 2018

🕔Jul 10, 2018
One year ago, on June 12, I had written about the severe drought in South and North Dakota that intensified as July rolled around. By that same time in June, […]

Wheat Market: June Frost + Drought + Less Acreage Point to Higher Prices – DTN Jul 6, 2017

🕔Jul 6, 2017
That’s not a typo in the title of this week’s column. Over the last weekend of June, some of the already drought-stricken areas in north-central South Dakota saw a damaging […]

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