Agriculture Online - 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. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Saturday Apr 19 13:09:15 EDT 2014 150 30 30 Dry Getting Drier, Wet Getting Wetter -- Drought Monitor Areas of the Midwest that need a drydown have seen moisture, while parts of the Plains that need it most remain dry, says the latest U.S. Drought Monitor update. Thursday Apr 17 09:37:29 EDT 2014 Soybeans blast off on strong processing data Tuesday Apr 15 16:27:08 EDT 2014 Corn Planting Sags; Wheat Worries Mount Inclement weather has delayed corn planting and caused fears to heighten that the Plains winter wheat crop may be incurring more damage. Tuesday Apr 15 10:21:27 EDT 2014 Weather Starter: Rain, Snow Gut Fieldwork Potential Weekend rain and snow have fieldwork potential dwindling as the week starts, though conditions should improve by late-week, forecasters say. Monday Apr 14 09:39:18 EDT 2014 Time to Plant Corn! Get Your Iron Geared Up! Check out this collection of planter features and news to get your planter ready to go this spring. Thursday Apr 10 12:51:07 EDT 2014 Demand-Heavy WASDE Report Provides Initial Market Spike Export demand has increased over the last year, and that's got corn and soybean prices trending higher after USDA released its latest WASDE report Wednesday. Wednesday Apr 09 12:17:00 EDT 2014 Corn Planting Progress Crawls Slowly Northward Planting progress for the 2014 corn crop has already seen fits and starts on account of wet, cool conditions. Tuesday Apr 08 16:45:51 EDT 2014 Are There Acres Missing from the USDA's Prospective Plantings Report? The initial reaction to the USDA's March prospective plantings estimates for 2014 was to anticipate larger acreage estimates in June, particularly if conditions point to minimal prevented planted acreage. Tuesday Apr 08 14:51:23 EDT 2014 El Niño on its way by summer, new data show Though El Niño's return could mean a wetter Corn Belt this summer, it's an ominous sign for the parched western U.S. Tuesday Apr 08 09:46:34 EDT 2014 Fieldwork Weather Window Opening? A dry spell's expected for the Corn Belt this week. Will farmers be able to begin spring fieldwork and corn planting? Tuesday Apr 08 08:57:09 EDT 2014 Army Cutworms Marching Through Wheat, Canola and Alfalfa Fields Adding insult to the injury that is dryness and spotty winterkill for crops that are beginning to green up this spring, army cutworms are marching throughout wheat, alfalfa and canola fields in the Central Plains. Monday Apr 07 15:20:50 EDT 2014 USDA’s Corn Acreage Figure Likely Too Low, Tierney Says The nation’s farmers may wind up planting nearly 2 million additional acres to corn than the government predicts as high grain and land prices spur more seedings in areas where the crop is not traditionally grown, according to veteran market consultant Bil Monday Apr 07 09:36:20 EDT 2014 Corn Rootworm Could Be Back Big This Year A common pest that's developing resistance to current pesticides could be back with a vengeance this growing season. Wednesday Apr 02 11:46:05 EDT 2014 El Niño Rolling Back Around? Signs point to a return to an El Nino weather pattern. Will it reach fruition? Wednesday Apr 02 10:49:35 EDT 2014 Plant the Right Corn Seed Population What's the right corn population for your fields? Maximize what you plant with these ideas. Tuesday Apr 01 17:07:20 EDT 2014 Farmers Can Adapt to Changing Climate Farmers can adapt to changing climate Monday Mar 31 14:56:40 EDT 2014 Corn Crop Smaller in 2014 – USDA The 2014 corn crop's going to be 4% smaller than 2013, while soybean acres will grow, according to Monday's USDA-NASS annual Prospective Plantings report. Monday Mar 31 12:26:19 EDT 2014 Crop roundup: Yield-Limiting Factors for Continuous Corn Crop industry update Friday Mar 28 17:57:44 EDT 2014 Early or Late Corn Planting in Store? Wednesday Mar 26 10:59:23 EDT 2014 Wheat Winterkill Damage Ranges in Kansas, Oklahoma Tuesday Mar 25 13:39:56 EDT 2014 Cool Temperatures Ahead Cool temperatures return Friday Mar 21 19:15:45 EDT 2014 Don't Rush Into Chilly, Damp Planting Friday Mar 21 14:13:46 EDT 2014 Update: March 31 USDA Data and Your Reactions Monday Mar 17 09:04:17 EDT 2014 Seasonal Temps Return to the Midwest Monday Mar 17 09:00:16 EDT 2014 Missouri Soil Not Recovered From Drought Friday Mar 14 10:07:54 EDT 2014 Midwest Frost Depth Deepens, More Snow Tuesday Mar 11 11:13:26 EDT 2014 WASDE: Second lowest ending soybean stocks WASDE Monday Mar 10 11:16:07 EDT 2014 Fertilizer in small doses yields returns Microdosing provides additional options for Zimbabwe farmers. Thursday Mar 06 18:01:14 EST 2014 Is Old Man Winter losing his grip? Monday Mar 03 15:08:07 EST 2014 Check in with 2014 Commodity Classic Friday Feb 28 11:18:14 EST 2014