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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.

Kansas Crop Production Report

By the U.S. Department of Agriculture  MANHATTAN, Kan. — Based on June 1 conditions, Kansas's 2024 winter wheat crop is forecast at 282 million bushels, up 40% from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Average yield... 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.

Day 1, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

By Julia Debes, Kansas Wheat KANSAS — This is day 1 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.

Wheat Tour 2024, Day 3 Final Report

By Kansas Wheat KANSAS — The 2024 Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Winter Wheat Tour across Kansas wrapped up on May 16. During the three days of wheat scouting, tour participants traveled six routes from Manhattan to Colby to Wichita and back to... Read More.

Hog futures were mostly higher ahead of Thursday’s report

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were up, and feeders were mostly higher watching direct business unfold.  April live cattle closed $1.40 higher at $185 and June lives closed $1.57 higher at $180.25.  April feeder cattle closed $.25 higher at $247.12 and... Read More.

Hog futures mixed ahead of quarterly inventory report

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly higher, and feeders were higher waiting for direct business to develop, bouncing just a little bit off of Tuesday’s sharp moves lower.  April lives closed $.50 higher at $183.60 and June lives closed $.30... Read More.

IL land prices “steady-to-up” in annual report

A recent report from the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers shows Illinois farmland values were strong in 2023 despite a weaking farm economy. Luke Worrell, with Worrell Land Services in Jacksonville, tells Brownfield the results were a surprise… “A year ago... Read More.