An agronomist says dry weather has taken the top end of soybean yields in part of the state. Matt Schwab with Helena tells Brownfield rain showers have been really spotty. “Some areas may be sitting pretty well,” he says. “But in Northern Bay County... Read More.
A central Indiana farmer says he’s optimistic about his soybean crop this year. Josh Miller tells Brownfield soybeans were stressed early. “But, soybeans can take stress early,” he says. “We’ve had a lot of timely rains here from the middle of July to present... Read More.
A west-central Wisconsin farmer is not expecting a bin buster this year. James Giese tells Brownfield, ” I don’t think we’re going to have a bumper crop, just a regular, average crop.” James Giese and his father farm about four thousand acres in the Alma Center,... Read More.
A field agronomist doesn’t expect to see record yields in Iowa this year because of planting delays and extended dryness. Meaghan Anderson is with Iowa State University. “This year was different because we started out with a wet, cold spring and that late planting,”... Read More.
An Indiana farmer says the recent heat has likely taken the top end of his corn yields. Norman Voyles farms about 35 minutes south of Indianapolis. “The corn has been tasseling and it’s been really hot during tasseling,” he says. “So I think... Read More.
A grain merchandiser in Eastern Kansas says winter wheat harvest has wrapped up in his area. “Yields were outstanding. Overall, it was a really, good smooth wheat harvest.” Chad Mustain with Beachner Grain Inc in Parsons tells Brownfield most of the crop was above trend-line... Read More.
By Julia Debes, Kansas Wheat This is day 3 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Kansas wheat producers are in the cab and cutting now across... Read More.
An agronomist for crop science company Verdesian says adding a bacteria to soybean fields yearly can help growers increase production to match growing biofuel and renewable diesel demand. “This relationship has existed for thousands of years,” said Kurt Seever. “It will always work.” Seever tells... Read More.
A Midwestern farmer is trying something new this growing season to capitalize on strong crop markets. Brownfield’s Will Robinson has more. “You can’t save your way to prosperity but you can spend your way broke,” said western Missouri corn and soybean grower Cody Brock. Brock... Read More.
A Midwestern farmer is trying something new this growing season to capitalize on strong crop markets. “You can’t save your way to prosperity but you can spend your way broke,” said western Missouri corn and soybean grower Cody Brock. Brock tells Brownfield there’s a lot... Read More.