See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of USDA's June 30 Acreage and Grain Stocks reports.
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Cotton area planted and harvested by type, from USDA.
The end of Texas’s punishing drought could mean a resurgence in rice acres in Thursday’s USDA report.
Canadian farmers planted nearly 50% more lentils and also planted more soybeans, but spring wheat acreage fell, according to a June 29 Stats Canada Principal Field Crops Area reports.
With no expectations for higher commodity prices or lower production costs, it’s important to look at the economic factors that are behind the increase in estimated cotton acres for 2016 compared to 2015.
In these challenging times, farmers must take a critical look at their operations when making crop planting decisions. Sorghum is coming off a 2015 higher-than-expected amount of 8.84 million planted acres and this year, experts anticipate a drop in overall acres planted across much of the U.S.
Heavy rainfall and chilly temperatures in France are delaying the development of sugar beets in the European Union’s largest producer.
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The Washington Post's Tamar Haspel explores how farmers find themselves in a conundrum of whether they can afford to practice conservation farming techniques, particularly on rented farmland.
The adoption of conserving agricultural practices such as conservation tillage or cover cropping, leaves more crop residue in the fields to decay and replenish soil carbon over time than conventional cultivation practices.
How four farmers found the right cover crop to fix their soil’s problems
One sector of the used equipment market that has been under pressure the past few years is large late-model tillage tools.
Microscopic organisms can make or break your crop
When it takes 100 years to produce one inch of topsoil, it makes sense to take care of your soil health for the short- and long-term benefits on your farm's productivity.
One central Illinois farm family uses strip till and a unique fertilizer program to save money, time and boost yields.
A University of Minnesota study says farmers who actively tilled fields near turkey barns in the early days of last year's bird flu outbreak may have unwittingly helped spread the virus.
After five years, degraded soil shows signs of improvement
Potash Corp. the world’s second-largest producer of its namesake fertilizer, is rallying amid rumors of a possible takeover of the Saskatchewan-based company.
Monsanto Co. Chief Executive Officer Hugh Grant is at risk of becoming the corporate equivalent of the star-crossed romantic usually played by his floppy-haired actor namesake.
Monsanto Co.’s disappointing earnings report could help Bayer AG with its proposed $53.7 billion takeover of the world’s largest seed company.
Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, said it’s been in talks over the last several weeks with Bayer AG and others on possible alternatives to the German company’s initial $53.7 billion takeover bid.
After having to throttle down for more than a week due to periods of pounding rainfall and spotty hail, mid-Willamette Valley farmers put combines back to work in area grass seed fields over the weekend.
Farmers in Brazil will have another point of access for Intacta RR2 PRO technology. A recent agreement between owning-company Monsanto and licensee, DuPont means Brazilian farmers can buy from either of the two companies.
Syngenta AG sold more seeds in Russia this season as farmers benefited from higher domestic prices for their crops.
When southwest Kansas farmer Kent Dunn looks to the horizon, he sees golden fields of wheat, now being harvested. He also sees what might lie in store for his grandchildren, who will be fifth-generation farmers, as the Ogallala Aquifer groundwaters disappear.
More rules possible if Des Moines Water Works wins
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