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Michigan wheat harvest expected early

A wheat specialist says Michigan’s harvest could start up to two weeks ahead of normal. Michigan State University Extension’s Dennis Pennington tells Brownfield yield losses from recent hot, humid weather will likely be less for crops past flowering. “The majority of the wheat crop... Read More.

Indiana wheat harvest more than 1/3 complete

A week of hotter and drier conditions is concerning Indiana farmers. The USDA says corn is rated 63 percent good to excellent with 98 percent emerged. Soybeans are 95 percent emerged and three percent blooming with condition rated 61 percent good to excellent. Both... Read More.

Kansas winter wheat harvest passes halfway point

The winter wheat harvest took a big jump last week in Kansas. USDA says as of Sunday the state’s harvest hits 53% completion, up from 28% last week and ahead of the five-year average of 25%. Forty-two percent of the crop is rated good... Read More.

Day 5, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

By Julia Debes, Kansas Wheat This is day 5 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers, Kansas Grain and Feed Association and the Kansas Cooperative Council.Kansas wheat producers can’t seem to catch... Read More.

Day 4, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

By Julia Debes, Kansas Wheat KANSAS — This is day 4 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers, Kansas Grain and Feed Association and the Kansas... Read More.

Day 3, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

By Julia Debes, Kansas Wheat KANSAS — This is day 3 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers, Kansas Grain and Feed Association and the Kansas... Read More.

Winter wheat harvest average on OK-KS line

A custom harvester says the winter wheat crop is average at the Kansas-Oklahoma border. Ryan Haffner says the wheat was really stressed at one point and there was some damage. “Test weights are still good. Protein is ok and yields are variable from 25 to... Read More.

Northern Illinois wheat producer excited for harvest

A northern Illinois farmer says the wheat crop looks as good as he’s ever seen. Mark Tuttle, who’s based in Dekalb County, says he’s excited about the upcoming harvest. “It’s a couple weeks early and it’s starting to get a little yellow tint to it.” ... Read More.

Day 2, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

By Julia Debes, Kansas Wheat KANSAS — This is day 2 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers, Kansas Grain and Feed Association and the Kansas... Read More.