Sale of good land in northeast Missouri averages $3,200; plus Illinois and Nebraska auctions.
Towner County land nets $1,700 per acre; land prices in North Dakota may be weakening.
Three tracts of certified organic, irrigated farmland sold April 9. Buyers could turn the fields into commercial corn and soybean farm.
Checkoff-funded projects could help boost grain sorghum yields to compete with corn.
Some wheat-growing regions show yield benefit to chloride application.
The best way not to make cover crop mistakes is to learn from errors made by early adopters of cover crops. Here are some common ones that you should avoid.
Farmland near Macomb brought $11,800 per acre; plus auction results in Kansas, Minnesota and Oklahoma.
This week's sale spotlights Black Hawk County, where 303 acres brought $3.3 million. Other sales are in South Dakota and Nebraska.
A quick tour of the central Kansas wheat crop shows better than average wheat right now, but moisture is imperative.
The 2015 winter wheat crop has been hit by disease and dryness. Stripe rust has hit Texas and Oklahoma; Kansas crop is cleared so far.