Midwest Corn: Dry Conditions Can Reduce Kernel Size Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019Much of the corn in Minnesota is in the dough stage of kernel development. At this stage and beyond, stress to corn from dry conditions reduces yield by decreasing kernel […]

California Almonds: Another Record-Breaking Crop Predicted May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019For the second year in a row, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is predicting a record California almond crop for the upcoming production year. According to the NASS […]

Nebraska Corn: Yield Forecast – End of Season Report Oct 22, 2018

🕔Oct 22, 2018High temperature during vegetative stages had little impact on forecasted yield potential. This article is the last in a series that summarizes the simulated crop stages and yield forecasts for […]

California Pistachios: Free Online Tool Helps Predict Yields Sep 11, 2018

🕔Sep 11, 2018Fresno State researchers created an online pistachio harvest predictor to assist San Joaquin Valley growers in predicting yields for one of the area’s most popular crops. The free website will […]

Indiana Corn: Estimating Grain Yield Prior to Harvest – 2 Prediction Methods Aug 18, 2017

🕔Aug 18, 2017Fancy colored yield maps are fine for verifying grain yields at the end of the harvest season, but bragging rights for the highest corn yields are established earlier than that […]

Ohio Corn and Soybeans: What’s in Store for 2016? Apr 19, 2016

🕔Apr 19, 2016This “spring,” the weather has gone from snow and 24 degrees to sunny and 80 degrees within one week. This unusual weather leaves many of us wondering what’s in store […]

Wheat: Expectations for Yields, El Nino Impacts Apr 1, 2016

🕔Apr 1, 2016Recent weather events, including some flooding in the Mississippi Delta, frost in the Plains states, and dryness in some parts of the Great Plains have elevated the discussion about the […]

Arkansas: Record Yields Projected for 4 State Crops Aug 12, 2015

🕔Aug 12, 2015Just as combines begin to scratch the surface of the 2015 harvest, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service on Wednesday projected record high yields for Arkansas soybeans, […]

Wheat Yields: What to Expect? A Historical Perspective – farmdoc Mar 26, 2015

🕔Mar 26, 2015The USDA’s January 12, 2015 Winter Wheat Seedings report indicated that 40.452 million acres of winter wheat were seeded last fall. That is 1.947 million fewer acres seeded in the […]

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