The corn crop in the Midwest is struggling to finish. USDA's Crop Progress report shows 34% of the corn crop has reached maturity, 13 percentage points behind the 5-year average of 47%.
Minnesota is 23 points behind wit
No news is good news, so they say. Maybe not when it comes to the USDA Crop Progress report. This week, crops are essentially in the same place they were last week. Midwest corn and soybean maturity is still lagging beh
Imagine if you could choose the eye and hair color, nose and mouth shape and body type of your child before they’re born—sounds crazy, right? With advances in gene-editing technology it will likely be possible somed
Tuesday’s weekly Crop Progress report from USDA showed corn maturity is still delayed, and that conditions for corn, soybeans and even cotton have improved.
Despite extensive damage to the Texas cotton crop from Hurri
Study corn plants prior to harvest to see what when right and what when wrong with your nitrogen management strategy. Use this time to set yield expectations for this year and make corrections for next season.
The growing season has been anything but normal for farmers in the Corn Belt. They have been plagued with flooding, replanting, drought, not enough heat and other issues. Following the Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour, ma
The Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour isn’t all clear skies, sunshine and 240 bushel corn. In fact, today, on the Eastern leg of the tour, scouts were met with severe weather and extreme variability in the fields.
In the midst of rumors and anti-GMO rhetoric, one researcher is striving to use genetic modification to improve crop health as well as potentially save consumer lives. Aspergillus, which creates carcinogenic aflatoxin,