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LATEST NEWS FROM Planting

15:48PM Aug 16, 2019

All Eyes on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour Next Week

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
The Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour will be the first large effort to gather objective yield data in the field for August. That means scouts will be in the field
14:32PM Aug 14, 2019

Could There Really Be 101 Million Corn Acres Intended For This Year?

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
USDA says the area planted for corn is 90 million acres. FSA says prevent plant acres are roughly 11 million for corn. Add the numbers and the industry questions whether
13:13PM Aug 13, 2019

Short Stature, High Expectations

Brittany Bowman
AgWeb Contributor
Here's what Bayer says is the corn of the future, and it may be closer than you think.
12:49PM Aug 13, 2019

Dissecting USDA’s Planted Acreage Numbers

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
While they’re related, Lance Honig crops branch chief for NASS cautions farmers to be careful when tying them together.
12:07PM Aug 13, 2019

Farmers, Analysts React To Crop Production Report From IN State Fair

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
Farmers and Ag. Analysts react to the Crop Production report released on Monday. We have a report from the Indiana State Fair.
12:24PM Aug 12, 2019

Farmers File Prevent Plant on More Than 19 Million Acres

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
Farmers unable to plant 19.4 million acres in 2019.
17:07PM Jul 30, 2019

FSA: Prevent Plant Acres Will Likely Be Released August 12

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
USDA says it may be August 12 when farmers finally know how many prevent plant acres are in farm country. Bill Northey with FSA says the plan is to likely