LATEST NEWS FROM CROPS

11:01AM May 10, 2019

Winter Wheat Production Up 7 Percent

Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.27 billion bushels, up 7 percent from 2018.

15:23PM May 09, 2019

Former CropLife CEO to Chair Farm Journal’s Trust in Food Board

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

Jay Vroom, who retired last year as CEO of CropLife America, has been tapped to chair Farm Journal’s Trust in Food initiative advisory board

Planting Corn
12:48PM May 09, 2019

Extended Rains Could Washout Hopes for High Yields, Incomes

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Farmers across much of the Midwest are facing planting delays—in some cases severe.

21:51PM May 08, 2019

I-80 Planting Tour: NE Still Getting Back to Normalcy After Flood

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

AgDay’s Betsy Jibben picks up again on the I-80 Planting Tour by heading to the Hooper, Nebraska area. She talks with Derek Hoetfelker, a farmer from Hooper.

15:47PM May 08, 2019

New Test for Pigweed Seed in Crop Mixes

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Eurofins BioDiagnostics Inc. recently introduced a new method to detect waterhemp seeds—even differentiating it from other Amaranthus.

15:40PM May 08, 2019

How Cheap Will Wheat Get?

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer

The recent wheat tour in Kansas found good yields making it difficult for prices to find a reason to rally.

13:46PM May 08, 2019

May 20 is the Magic Date for Planting Progress

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer

Commodity market analysts say regardless of the hype around late planting, the numbers on May 20 will tell the true story about the 2019 crop.