Spring Planting Across the Country
Tractors are rolling and dust is flying as the 2016 planting season is in full swing. Stay up-to-date with the latest planting news, weekly USDA Crop Progress reports and more on AgWeb. Don’t forget to read field updates from other farmers and leave your own crop comments on AgWeb’s Crop Comments page. See the latest planting progress updates from USDA on our interactive maps by visiting www.AgWeb.com/Planting-Maps.
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Know Your Growing Degree Days
In light of tight margins and weather anomalies, farmers need to take every advantage they can get their hands on. Knowing the growing degree days, wind and sunshine forecasts and frost outlooks for your area can provide an edge to help you plan and market for the future. When will pests and diseases develop in your region? Is frost coming? Should you be concerned about wind downing your crop? These maps give you the answers. Take control of what you know by visiting www.AgWeb.com/Ag-Weather-Maps.
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#Plant16 on Twitter
@DayAngus Cold temps continue for most of Corn Belt. Be honest, who is ready to plant the seeds and remove the weeds? #plant16
@dubyadirt Now I’m excited for #plant16!!! @Dustin_SD got my new @AgLeaderTech in command 1200 installed @Wheat_Growers
@Casnerfarms Game on! The #kinze is fired up and poking corn in the ground. #plant16