Farmland Values Stay Strong Thanks to Online Auctions – DTN May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
As many land auctions have moved online over concerns of the spread of COVID-19, prices for quality farmland have appeared to remain strong. Last week, R.D. Schrader, president of Schrader […]

Grain Transportation: Trucking Weight Limits, Other Regulatory Concerns – DTN Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
The federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) was signed into law on March 26 and includes language requested by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to clarify state […]

Midwest Soybeans: Improving Resistance to SCN – DTN Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
Imagine a soybean trait that could save many Midwest soybean growers up to $200 per acre — in the very first year it was planted. Greg Tylka has a surprise […]

Hemp: USDA Announces Details of Risk Management Programs Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of two programs that protect hemp producers’ crops from natural disasters. A pilot hemp insurance program through Multi-Peril Crop Insurance […]

Corn Basis Remains High on Harvest, Quality Issues – DTN Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
The DTN national average corn basis started to climb above the five-year average beginning in March. By the end of May, the basis was beginning to climb towards the five-year […]

Midwest – Can Corn Overwinter? Risks And Uncertainty Abound – DTN Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
The ugly trifecta of 2019 — late planting, high-moisture corn and plentiful rain and snow — has left many farmers facing unharvested cornfields into December and possibly beyond. Of all […]

Corn Belt Farmers Face Propane Shortage – DTN Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
As of Wednesday morning, Harmony, Minnesota, farmers Jeff and Roxi Thompson were having no problem finding enough propane to dry their corn crop. That all changed by Wednesday evening. “We […]

Midwest: Mostly Average Yields, Harvest Delays Continue – DTN Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
Forget the old fable about the turtle beating the rabbit. “Slow and steady” may finish the race this year, but it probably won’t win it. Oh, and the turtle is […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Projected Yield, Revenue Changes from 2018 to 2019 Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019
Crop revenue changes from 2018 to 2019 will vary across Midwest states for both corn and soybeans. States in the eastern corn-belt — Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio — likely will […]

Northern Harvest Threatened by New Storms – DTN Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019
Following several days of mostly dry conditions across most U.S. crop areas, a new round of stormy weather is indicated in the forecast for the next-to-last week of October. Rain […]

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