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#Grow15: Stearns County, Minnesota By: 06/18/2015 @ 5:31pm

On May 1, 2012, residents of Albany and Avon, Minnesota, were delayed from delivering May Day baskets when a sudden storm dropped buckets of rain on the towns. The May…

USDA: Corn and Soybeans Advance in Maturity By: 08/03/2015 @ 3:48pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)— While crop conditions remain similar to last week, the USDA reports a jump in…

El Niño ‘Strongly Correlated with Positive Yields’ By: 08/03/2015 @ 2:43pm

The arrival of El Niño may mean higher yields for corn and soybean growers, according to a new report issued by…

Unexpected Rainfall Breaks Iowa Record By: 07/30/2015 @ 2:30pm

The western region of the Midwest and the state of Iowa, in particular, saw a lot of rain the last few days. Des Moines, Iowa, received 1 inch of rainfall three days in a row…

USDA: Corn Crop Improves, Soybeans Hold Steady By: 07/27/2015 @ 3:19pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The U.S. corn crop's condition is improving, while the soybean ratings hold steady compared to last week, according to the USDA Monday.In its Weekly Crop Progress…

Dry Patches Develop in Midwest By: 07/23/2015 @ 1:32pm

The southern and eastern regions of the Midwest continue to experience extremely wet conditions with above normal rainfall over the last 45 days, while areas of Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska have seen…

USDA: Corn, Soybean Condition Ratings Improve By: 07/20/2015 @ 3:18pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—Though they remain below year-ago ratings, the U.S. corn and soybean ratings show an improvement on a week-to-week basis, according to the USDA.In its Crop Ratings Report…

Cover Crop Users Expand Acres By: 07/15/2015 @ 4:43pm

Even with tight farming margins, growers who plant cover crops expanded their acreage protected by the practice in 2014, according to a national survey conducted by the Conservation Technology Information…

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