Minnesota Soybeans: Planting Delayed Again – What’s a Farmer to Do? May 22, 2019

    🕔May 22, 2019
    For the third year in a row, soybean planting is being seriously delayed by weather in Minnesota. Like with the previous couple of years, it’s a slow-go across most of […]

    Indiana Corn: Planting Time – Fish or Cut Bait May 17, 2019

    🕔May 17, 2019
    The bad news is that Monday’s USDA-NASS crop progress report estimated that only 6% of Indiana’s corn had been planted as of May 12, which puts our farmers in the unenviable […]

    Iowa Soybeans: Late Planting Options May 15, 2019

    🕔May 15, 2019
    This spring’s weather conditions may be slowing down corn planting but soybean planting has not yet been impacted. As of May 5, soybean planting progress is estimated at 8% compared […]

    Arkansas Corn: What to Expect From Late Planted Crops May 14, 2019

    🕔May 14, 2019
    Some of you may be getting questions about yield potential of very late planted corn (Mid-to Late May).  I am hearing that some producers still have some corn they intend to […]

    Missouri: Stick with Corn Until End of May, says Extension Agronomist May 6, 2019

    🕔May 6, 2019
    The wet and cold start to this year’s corn planting season bodes poorly for yields, based on research from the University of Missouri Extension. But MU Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold […]

    Minnesota Corn: Managing a Delayed Start to Planting May 3, 2019

    🕔May 3, 2019
    Due to recent rain and snow, only 2% of Minnesota’s corn had been planted by April 28, similar to 2018 but 15 days behind the 5-year average, according to the […]

    Missouri Corn: Planting Date – When Does Yield Start to Drop? May 1, 2019

    🕔May 1, 2019
    It seems too often that wet spring weather interferes with corn and/or soybean planting in Missouri. This year Missouri farmers have already faced complications. For some farmers along the Missouri […]

    Indiana Corn: The Planting Date Conundrum Apr 15, 2019

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    🕔Apr 15, 2019
    Conventional wisdom says that the prime planting “window” to maximize corn yields in much of Indiana opens about April 20 and closes about May 10. This “window” typically opens about […]

    Illinois Soybeans: Another Look at Planting Dates Apr 15, 2019

    🕔Apr 15, 2019
    As we wait for things to dry out so planting can begin in Illinois, I’ll provide an update on soybean planting date, including addition of some recent data and more […]

    Oklahoma Winter Wheat: Planting Date and Seeding Rate Considerations Aug 15, 2018

    🕔Aug 15, 2018
    With this August setting up similar to last year and the need for wheat pasture for a number of producers this fall, we will likely see drills start rolling in […]


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