Digital Content Editor for Successful Farming magazine and Agriculture.com
July is here to bring us sunshine, county fairs, and carnivals. But some farmers are still in the fields working on planting or harvest they usually would have had done weeks ago. But June brought on record precipitation – two to three times the normal am
The much-anticipated U.S. Planted Acreage report is out and numbers were on point with estimates for the week wit corn down from last year and soybeans up.
Mother Nature is holding the control while farmers are holding their breath. Recent rains have pushed precipitation to twice their normal amounts in some areas, says Freese-Notis, Inc. senior meteorologist Dan Hicks. We’re looking at a pattern of less rai
Farmers across the country are sharing photos of their fields under water, and the precipitation doesn’t seem to be letting up. While the bad luck seems to lie with those who have yet to plant their soybeans, the crops that are in the ground may be in a wo
The second annual "Tools of the Future" event by Successful Farming magazine took place on Monday, June 22, in Ankeny, Iowa (north of Des Moines), and it was one to remember. Dozens of farmers gathered, along with a showcase of industry experts on the newe
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. Combining that with the planting completion numbers from the June 8 Crop Pro