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Reno County CROP Hunger Walk

By Ad Astra News HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Reno County CROP Hunger Walk will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m., and attendees will gather at the gazebo by the Rice Park... Read More.

Michigan crop maturity advances

Crops are rapidly catching up in maturity across Michigan. Neil French with ADM tells Brownfield he expects to see most of dry bean harvest wrap up in the coming weeks for growers in the Thumb. “The next two weeks, we’ll take another 15-20 percent of... Read More.

Crop uncertainties complicate grain marketing

Uncertainties about this year’s crop are making grain marketing more difficult for many farmers. Bill Gordon grows corn and soybeans near Worthington in southwest Minnesota. “I waited because of the drought and I didn’t market as much as I normally do, so we’re kind of... Read More.

Enhancing your crop nutrition portfolio.

Agronomic science is helping the industry better understand how the soil — and its living organisms — impacts and is impacted by the plants growing in it. In this episode, learn more about the importance of nutrient use enhancements to help boost crop yields.

Triticale: double crop forage + cover

Research at Michigan State University is finding the end of September is an ideal time to plant triticale as a cover crop and forage. Cover crops and forage educator Kim Cassida tells Brownfield the plant is a hybrid of wheat and rye. “You grow it... Read More.

Michigan row crop harvests underway

Corn and soybean harvests have started in Michigan. As of last Sunday, the USDA says corn is rated at 56 percent good to excellent with 96 percent in the dough stage, 71 percent dented, and 19 percent mature.  About one percent of corn has... Read More.

Wheat rises on lower world crop projection

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling. The USDA did lower production and yield following this year’s drought, which cut new crop ending stocks, but the USDA also reduced new crop crush and exports. Global ending stocks were above expectations with a... Read More.