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

🕔Nov 8, 2019As 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, 2019Forget 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, 2019Crop 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, 2019Following 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 […]

North Plains Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National […]

North Central Extension – Industry Soil Fertility Conference, Des Moines, Nov. 5-6 Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019If you would like to learn more about current soil fertility issues and research being conducted at universities across the North Central region, then consider attending the 49th Annual North […]

Wisconsin: ‘App’-riculture – Making Smartphone Apps to Aid Farmers Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019Mike Cerny has been farming long enough to have a reliable intuition when it comes to decisions about applying chemical protection to his crops. So it came as a surprise to […]

Land Values: Good Farmland “Relatively Stable” in Michigan, Study Indicates Sep 2, 2019

🕔Sep 2, 2019Each year GreenStone Farm Credit Services compiles market and customer data to determine annual benchmark land values to be used in completing accurate and current appraisals based on regional sales […]

Grain Elevators Face Market Volatility Amid Corn Crop Uncertainty Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019Grain elevators and end users are navigating heightened market volatility caused by uncertainty over the size of this fall’s corn harvest. After U.S. corn farmers suffered historic planting delays from […]

Illinois: 102 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 102 Illinois counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive moisture, flooding and flash flooding that has occurred since Sept. […]

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