Home / News / Crops news

Crops news

Crop production news for corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, hay and forage and other crops. Read the latest on crop production, seed selection, and pest control. Find reports on fertilizer management and other agronomic practices.

Is Another Dust Bowl on the Horizon? By: 05/16/2014 @ 7:40am

It's dry in the Great Plains. Parts of the central and southern Plains haven't seen "normal" rainfall amounts in years, and the increasing dryness is…

U.S. Soybean Crop Will Hit Record 46 bu/ac -- Forecasters By: 07/25/2014 @ 2:10pm

August is always the make-or-break month for the U.S. soybean crop. As the final days of July tick off the calendar…

Crop Roundup: Corn Root Digs By: 07/25/2014 @ 12:10pm

Corn rootworms are one of the most damaging pests in the Corn Belt. According to the USDA, they are responsible for up…

6 Things to Check in Your Corn Fields Right Now By: 07/25/2014 @ 10:24am

Do you have a bin-buster growing in your corn fields? Here are a few things to watch this time of year.

Drought's Assault Continues in California By: 07/24/2014 @ 9:06am

Though it hasn't rained in parts of corn and soybean country in a few weeks, the drought has largely receded in much of the Corn Belt, and incremental improvements in crop moisture conditions are underway…

Range in Revenues and Returns Possible for Corn in 2014 By: 07/16/2014 @ 3:38pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a revised World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on July 11, 2014.  In this report, the 2014 market year average (MYA) price for corn is…

Cooler, Drier Conditions Ahead -- Forecasters By: 07/16/2014 @ 10:04am

Mother Nature keeps feeding the bears by preventing weather-related crop stress from mounting in much of corn and soybean country.The latest summer-long outlook from MDA Weather Services shows a continued…

Some Corn, Soybeans 'On Track For Record Yields' -- Analyst, USDA By: 07/14/2014 @ 3:24pm

Weather conditions continue to stay corn- and soybean-friendly, and the latest USDA Crop Progress data show that weather remains behind a steady climb in overall field conditions.Monday's weekly USDA…

This container should display a .swf file. If not, you may need to upgrade your Flash player.
Scott Shellady: Options 101

Are you selling new crop grain?

No Sold 10% of expected production Sold 25% Sold 50% Sold more than 50% Other/comment