Midwestern Hemp Database: A New Tool for Growers Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
A “new” crop to Midwestern agriculture, best management practices (BMPs) and varietal performance of industrial hemp have yet to be determined. Hemp producers are required to grow hemp that contains […]

Midwest Cover Crops: Online Tool Aids with Management Decisions Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Cover crops have been shown to improve water and soil quality, reduce erosion and capture nutrients. Choosing the right cover crop, however, can be difficult. The Midwest Cover Crops Council […]

Midwest: Rebuilding Damaged Storage, Finding Alternatives Ahead of Harvest – DTN Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
As winds hitting 100 miles per hour turned grain bins into twisted pieces of steel Monday, Aug. 10, in portions of three Midwestern states, Stephanie Voxland’s phone blew up. Harvest, […]

Digital Yield Tour: Forecast for Record National Averages for Corn, Soybeans – DTN Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
The U.S. could set new yield records in 2020, with Gro Intelligence forecasting a national average corn yield of 183.9 bushels per acre and soybean yield of 53.1 bpa. The […]

Digital Yield Tour: Iowa Weather Beating, Minnesota, Wisconsin Look Good – DTN Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Between drought and derecho, it feels like Iowa’s corn crop has been through nine rounds with Mike Tyson. But despite the body blows, the state’s corn will likely exit the […]

Midwest Grain Storage Torn Up by Storm – DTN Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
Grain bins were among the structures damaged by a widespread thunderstorm that slammed the Midwest on Monday, picking up speed and destructive power as it moved from Nebraska into Iowa, […]

Soybean Aphid Sucked into a 10-State Trap Network May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Soybean pests are feeling the wind beneath their wings as they are sucked into the latest research project to monitor seasonal data on migratory flight patterns. Known as a “suction […]

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 […]

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