While excessive rainfall in the early season lead to replant or delayed planting for some of the eastern Corn Belt, dry conditions and other aliments are the concern today.
“I think the real wild card is going to be the stocks number,” says Chip Nellinger, risk management consultant and cash grain specialist for Blue Reef Agri-Marketing.
In a surreal chain of court battles, Kurt Wilke defeated NRCS four times in a wetlands dispute over the same piece of Illinois farmland. The merry-go-round affair raises legitimate questions
As stress mounts across farm country, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau and National Farmers Union launched a free online course to help producers learn the signs of stress and tools
Farmers, businesses and traders will have their eyes on the markets this week because USDA will release its updated Crop Progress report on Monday.
With a smartphone, farmers and crop scouts can identify pest, disease and crop deficiencies using a new mobile tool from Pioneer.
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.