Unseasonably hot U.S. weather is accelerating corn and soy crop maturity after months of concerns that lagging development could drag down yields or put some late-planted acres at risk of damage from frost, agronomists
As combines roll through the countryside farmers are seeing the fruits of their labor pay off—or the pain of Mother Nature and management’s final sting. For many farmers, however, the pain is minimal as yields excee
The average American is at least three generations removed from the farm, making them more curious about where the food on their plate came from and how it got there.
There tends to be a lot of (mis)information when it
The National Weather Service's (NWS) forecast for October through December calls for above-normal temps across the contiguous U.S., with the greatest chance of warmth across the Four-Corners region. This could
As harvest inches forward across the Corn Belt, farmers are learning what tough weather meant for yield and grain quality.
“Dry conditions over the past month have limited the spread of ear rots,” says Emerson Nafz
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