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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…

U.S. Corn, Soybean Conditions Weaken By: 06/29/2015 @ 3:18pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The U.S. corn and soybean crop conditions drop for a third week in a row…

Weather Outlook: What's in Store for July? By: 06/26/2015 @ 11:33am

Mother Nature is holding the control while farmers are holding their breath.Recent rains have pushed precipitation to…

U.S. Corn, Soybean Ratings Drop Further By: 06/22/2015 @ 3:53pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The U.S. corn and soybean crops conditions continue to fall, according to the USDA. On Monday, the government’s Crop Condition Report rated the U.S. soybean…

Wet Weather = Prevented Planting Concerns By: 06/17/2015 @ 5:29pm

89.2 million of corn acres and a record-breaking 84.6 million soybean acres. Those are the numbers that were laid out in the USDA’s Prospective Plantings report on March 30, 2015. Combine that with the…

Update: Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged By: 06/17/2015 @ 8:04am

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee voted to maintain status quo of its zero rate mentality developed in late-2008. This decision could be beneficial to agricultural commodity prices…

USDA Drops Corn Condition Rating By: 06/15/2015 @ 3:26pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The U.S. soybean crop is having the darndest time getting planted, while corn conditions sputter along, according to the USDA.In its weekly Crop Progress Report, the USDA…

Rain to Delay Soybean Planting, Wheat Harvest By: 06/15/2015 @ 7:57am

As flooding occurs in Iowa and Oklahoma Monday, wet weather is the theme expected for the Midwest into late June, according to Freese-Notis Weather Inc. Overnight, over 3.00 inches fell in central Iowa…

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