USDA’s Crop Progress report last week put farmers in the Midwest and Mid-South in double-digit deficits in certain crops compared to the 5-year average.
Nerves are at a high as farmers near the close of the optimal planting window—May 20, on average. With more rain in the forecast you might be wondering just how
As cotton planting rolls forward, some analysts think relatively strong prices could urge more farmers away from soybeans and into cotton.
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In their April 22 Crop Progress Report, USDA noted farmers throughout most of the Corn Belt are in the field, at least prepping fields, if not planting.
While it already seems like an arduous planting season, little seed has actually hit the ground. However, good weather has finally hit the Midwest and planters are rolling. Farmers took
As corn pokes through the soil it’s susceptible to a wide variety of attacks. From insects to disease, attacking organisms see young corn as easy prey—and an attack could be