Nebraska’s winter wheat crop could use some moisture. The USDA’s says 20 percent is rated good-to-excellent with the entire crop emerged. Topsoil moisture is 89 percent short to very short and subsoil moisture is 88 percent short to very short. ...
An agronomist says farmers might need to scout fields again for standability issues if they’ve received recent rains. Bob Berkovich with Pioneer in Wisconsin says much of his state received between two and three inches of rain over the weekend, and that might... Read More.
Kentucky harvest is progressing ahead of average despite some rain delays last week. After a month of no precipitation, the rain helped replenish soil moisture in central and western sections of the state. The USDA reports as of Sunday corn harvest is 91% complete... Read More.
Weather conditions varied across Michigan last week as several rainstorms caused delays along Lake Michigan and other regions saw minimal precipitation. The USDA says corn condition was 64 percent good to excellent and 97 percent mature, 43 percent is harvested for grain. Soybeans are 77... Read More.
Missouri got some much-needed rain. World Weather Incorporated Senior Ag Meteorologist Drew Lerner says most of the state received anywhere from one to three inches of rain this week. He tells Brownfield while the precipitation will help improve soil moisture and replenish water... Read More.
NWS – The start of the work week will bring cooler temperatures and rain chances to much of Kansas. There will be a chance for meaningful rainfall Monday into Tuesday. The best chances will be along and east of the Kansas Turnpike. A slight shift... Read More.
Wisconsin’s harvest was interrupted by periodic rain and snow last week, but progress was made. USDA reporters say 92% of the corn was mature as of Sunday, and 14% of corn for grain is harvested. Farmers in the southeastern and southwestern parts of the... Read More.
By Kim Baldwin, McPherson County Farmer and Rancher MCPHERSON COUNTY, Kan. - The morning air has turned crisp, the temperatures have begun to drop, and the sun noticeably rises a little bit later every morning. It is definitely beginning to feel like fall on the... Read More.
The lack of precipitation in parts of the U.S. has created a problem for shipping agricultural commodities. Mike Steenhoek with the Soy Transportation Coalition tells Brownfield less rain means less water flowing in America’s inland waterway system…forcing shippers to put less cargo in barges.... Read More.
Across the Corn Belt, frost and freezes were reported Friday morning in the upper Great Lakes region, stretching from northeastern Minnesota to northern Lower Michigan. The remainder of the region is also experiencing cool weather; Friday’s Midwestern high temperatures will remain mostly below... Read More.
South Central Nebraska farmer Randy Uhrmacher says his soybean yields have been significantly impacted by drought. “On the dryland, it’s looking it’s 50 percent below last year’s soybeans. On the irrigated, I’m going to come in and say early estimates between 10 and... Read More.