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Iowa farmer pleased with recent snowfall totals

A western Iowa farmer says he hopes some recent winter precipitation has helped his soils. Kevin Ross tells Brownfield his area has received a favorable amount of snow this month. “We started out awful dry and it didn’t feel much like winter really until... Read More.

USDA lowers 2022 soybean, corn crop totals

The USDA reduced its 2022 U.S. corn and soybean production totals following some adjustments to yield and acreage. The final total for last year’s corn crop is 13.715 billion bushels, 15 million under the last guess, with the USDA making downward revisions to the... Read More.

Corn down, watching rain totals

Soybeans were mixed on bull spreading. Beans are watching the weather, with some rain in the near-term forecast against a less certain medium-term outlook. Export demand for U.S. beans remains slow, with Brazil continuing to hold much of the market. The USDA’s weekly... Read More.

USDA revises 2021 corn, soybean crop totals

The USDA has revised 2021 U.S. corn production lower, while raising the total for soybeans. The department says corn production last year was 15.074 billion bushels, a decrease of 41.4 million from the preliminary number in January, with the average yield down fractionally at... Read More.