Nebraska Corn: Tar Spot Disease Spreading to More Counties Oct 17, 2022

    🕔Oct 17, 2022
    Tar spot, caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, was confirmed in eight eastern Nebraska counties in October 2021. As expected, the fungus overwintered and disease redeveloped in 2022 as field conditions […]

    Nebraska: Premature Frost Damage to Crops Oct 17, 2022

    🕔Oct 17, 2022
    Storm damage led to a high amount of replant crops in Nebraska this year. With freezing temperatures occurring on Oct. 8, 2022 and another frost anticipated this weekend, what can […]

    Moving Grains: Union Rejects Tentative Agreement With Railroads Oct 13, 2022

    🕔Oct 13, 2022
    Union Rejects Tentative Agreement With Railroads On Monday, October 11, the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division (BMWED) rejected its tentative agreement with the railroads—an action which reintroduces the […]

    Global Markets: Coarse Grains – EU Corn Imports Remain High with Smaller Crop Oct 12, 2022

    🕔Oct 12, 2022
    Under withering drought, the European Union is anticipating the smallest corn crop since 2007/08 with production forecast down 21 percent year-over-year. As a result, imports reached substantial volumes in the […]

    WASDE Coarse Grains: Greater Domestic Corn Feed, Residual Use, Lower Exports Oct 12, 2022

    🕔Oct 12, 2022
    This month’s 2022/23 U.S. corn outlook is for reduced supplies, greater feed and residual use, lower exports and corn used for ethanol, and smaller ending stocks. Corn production is forecast […]

    Minnesota Corn: Fall Fertilizer Decisions – How Should You Prioritize Applying Potassium? Oct 12, 2022

    🕔Oct 12, 2022
    High fertilizer prices can lead some farmers to prioritize specific fertilizer applications based on their experience in fields. When it comes to phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), most growers seem […]

    U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Impacts of California Pork Welfare Law; Pace of Corn, Soybean Exports Slows Oct 12, 2022

    🕔Oct 12, 2022
    David G. Savage reported in today’s Los Angeles Times that, “The Supreme Court justices sounded wary Tuesday of California’s animal welfare law and its protections for breeding pigs, warning it could […]

    Grain Prices Falling Due to Mississippi River Shipping Issues Oct 12, 2022

    🕔Oct 12, 2022
    Farmers faced with high fuel and fertilizer costs this growing season could at least look for consolation in relatively high commodity prices. However, even that right spot may be slipping […]

    Ohio Corn: Grain Harvest Considerations Oct 11, 2022

    🕔Oct 11, 2022
    Despite a late start in many areas on the 2022 crop season, during the last days of September and early October, combines started to roll around the state. On October […]

    Iowa Corn: Field Edge Effect – What Is It, What Causes It? Oct 10, 2022

    🕔Oct 10, 2022
    Corn field edge effect has once again show up in Iowa. It is raising questions about what is causing it. In 2019 and 2020, I was able to conduct some […]


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