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09:22AM Aug 31, 2020

Great Plains Releases New Tillage and Planting Equipment

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer

Great Plains unveils a new hybrid tillage solution and stack-fold planter with quick-change row units.

12:38PM Jun 17, 2020

Midwest Crop Report: 7 Yield Threats To Watch Now

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

So, what should you scout for now? It depends, but here are some tips from Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie about what he’s seeing across the Midwest.

north dakota corn
08:59AM Jun 16, 2020

2019 Harvest in June:  North Dakota Farmers Say Frost Still in Ground

North Dakota farmers are still trying to harvest last year’s crop while running out of time to plant this year. RRFN and Advance Trading did a boots on the ground

16:10PM Jun 15, 2020

Crop Progress: Corn Condition Drops, Soybean Planting Nearly Done

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

As of June 14, 93% of the U.S. soybean crop is planted. That compares to 86% planted last week and a five-year average of 88% planted by mid-June.

16:36PM Jun 08, 2020

Corn, Soybeans and Spring Wheat Show High Crop-Condition Scores

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

As the planting season nears the finish line, focus shifts to crop condition. So far, so good.

09:10AM Jun 05, 2020

Watch for these Corn and Soybeans Pests

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

While seed treatment, soil applied products and other advancements in crop protection help protect corn and soybean seedlings, it’s still important to diligently scout for stand loss.

22:03PM Jun 03, 2020

BREAKING: Court Removes Three Out of Four Dicamba Registrations

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Late Wednesday night, a U.S. appeals court rejected a federal regulator’s permit for dicamba herbicides, including Engenia, FeXapan and XtendiMax.