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An agronomist says despite variable conditions across the Upper Midwest in April, one constant was cool soil temperatures. Harmon Wilts covers west-central Minnesota for DEKALB Asgrow. “One thing that was the same across the entire state... (full story)


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American Farm Bureau has compiled a comprehensive list of mental health resources online at “farm state of mind dot org” in recognition of May as Mental Health month. Farm Bureau’s managing director of engagement, Jessica Cabrera, tells Brownfield... (full story)


Cool, wet weather in parts of Nebraska slowed corn and soybean planting last week. The latest crop progress report from the USDA says 71 percent of the corn crop is planted, five percent behind last year but well ahead of the five year average of... (full story)


Cool and wet conditions slowed planting progress in Ohio last week. Twenty-seven percent of the state’s corn crop is planted, compared to 30 percent last year. Twenty percent of soybeans in Ohio are planted, compared to 22 percent last year. ... (full story)


There are silver linings for farmers dealing with a dry start to the growing season. Scott Johnson, a technical agronomist for DEKALB Asgrow in north-central Iowa, says moisture has been a concern all spring. “That’s something that... (full story)


With the short-season available for growing cover crops after corn harvest, interest in interseeding cover crops into corn and soybean crops has increased in recent years. Interseeding is primarily done […] (full story)


The Missouri House is planning to work on a Senate bill this last week of the legislative session that would raise the gas tax by 12-and-a-half cents over five years. Jeff Glenn with Missourians For Transportation Investment says it will help ALL... (full story)


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Corn planting across Minnesota is barely off last year’s pace and well ahead of normal. The latest weekly crop report from USDA says as of Sunday, 85 percent of the state’s intended corn acres are planted.  That compares to 87 percent a year... (full story)


A rainy week in Tennessee slowed down fieldwork last week. The storms also caused some damage to farm buildings and some power outages. The UDSA says 75% of corn is planted, compared to the five-year average of 76%, with 52% of the crop emerged,... (full story)


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The USDA says crop conditions are mixed in Arkansas. 92% of corn is planted, just ahead of the five-year average, while emergence is at 79%, a little bit behind, with 65% of the crop in good to excellent shape. 48% of soybeans are planted and 34%... (full story)


Corn planting is about a week and-a-half ahead of normal in Iowa. The latest weekly crop report from USDA says as of Sunday, 86 percent of the state’s intended corn acres are planted, compared to the five-year average of 65 percent. Corn... (full story)


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A northwest Missouri farmer is about to wrap up planting, Richard Oswald tells Brownfield his corn is in the ground and he has one more field of soybeans to go. “About 100 acres to go and the beans will be planted,” he said. “For us, this is really... (full story)


Planting progress in Indiana slowed when cold and wet conditions returned last week. According to the latest USDA crop progress and condition report, corn and soybean planting fell behind last year’s pace. Forty-six percent of the state’s corn... (full story)


The last seven days were busy with corn planting across the U.S. As of May 9, USDA reports 67% of the U.S. corn crop is in the ground. That’s a 21-percentage point jump from May 2. Corn planting is in line with last year, and 15 percentage points... (full story)


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USDA reporters say last week was excellent for fieldwork, but cold and dry for crop emergence.  For the week ending Sunday, temperatures remained cool with overnight lows in the 30’s and a hard freeze in many areas Friday night.  USDA says... (full story)


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Corn planting made progress in Missouri last week despite abnormally cool, wet conditions.   The USDA says corn planted reached nearly 70 percent last week, nearly 20 percent ahead of last year. Forty percent of the crop has emerged, 25... (full story)


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U.S. major corn and soybean-producing states race ahead of averages to get the crops in the ground.  Emergence of crops is ahead of five-year averages, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. As of Sunday, the U.S. had 67% of the corn... (full story)


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Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling. Beans saw a correction, but the supply remains tight and overall demand is solid, which helped limit losses. The trade is monitoring planting and development conditions in the U.S. Midwest... (full story)


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Michigan farmers made headway on planting last week between intermittent rain showers. USDA says farmers have planted 46 percent of corn, 42 percent of soybeans, 78 percent of oats, and 98 percent of sugarbeets—all maintaining an ahead of average... (full story)


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U.S. corn and soybean planting and emergence this year continue to move faster than in most recent years. The USDA says 67% of U.S. corn is planted as of Sunday, compared to the five-year average of 52%, while 20% has emerged, compared to 19% on... (full story)