Iowa: Apply Anhydrous? Update on Soil Temps Nov 4, 2020

    🕔Nov 4, 2020
    When it comes to applying fall anhydrous ammonia or manure with a high ammonium N content (like liquid swine manure), we recommend that soil temperatures at a 4-inch depth are […]

    Alabama Peanuts: Are Soils Really Warm Enough Yet? May 1, 2020

    🕔May 1, 2020
    Spring is more than a season when it comes to row crop production. Peanut producers consider many factors before planting, but soil temperature is one of the most important factors […]

    Texas Cotton: Planting and Soil Temperatures May 16, 2019

    🕔May 16, 2019
    Cotton gets off to its best start when planted in a recommended 69°F consistent temperature soil (roughly 64°F bare mini-mum with a warming trend). This winter and spring the soil […]

    Minnesota: Corn Planting – Reduce Risk, Maximize Economic Return Apr 9, 2019

    🕔Apr 9, 2019
    Successful corn stand establishment is the foundation for high yield and profitability. It is driven by soil conditions during preplant tillage and planting, along with the date, depth, and rate […]

    Iowa: Soil Water, Residue, and Nitrogen Status for 2018 Apr 27, 2018

    🕔Apr 27, 2018
    Every year is different. This year’s weather from January 1 to April 25 was cold and wet; a stark contrast to last year’s weather. While we know the differences in […]

    Ohio Weather: Soils Remain Cool, but Conditions Should Warm Up Soon Apr 24, 2018

    🕔Apr 24, 2018
    Air and soil temperatures remain below normal across Ohio with most soil temperatures below the critical 50 degree level. There is a risk of some frost this Thursday morning and […]

    Illinois Weather: Cooler Than Normal Soil Temps Apr 18, 2018

    🕔Apr 18, 2018
    Colder weather led to cooler than normal soil temperatures during the first half of April in Illinois, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program manager at the […]

    Nebraska Corn: Cold Soil and Planting Windows Apr 16, 2018

    🕔Apr 16, 2018
    Mid-April approaches and days slowly grow longer. But, irrespective of the calendar, soil temperatures at 4 inches hovered around 40⁰F early this week and seven-day lows stayed near freezing. Our hopes […]

    Florida Peanuts: Considering April Planting? Pay Attention to Soil Temps Apr 6, 2018

    🕔Apr 6, 2018
    Peanut seed is likely on its way to many buying point locations this week and next week, as peanut planting will begin soon in the Florida Panhandle.  Planting is already […]

    Illinois: Soil Temps, Moisture Levels Declining in Early March Mar 16, 2018

    🕔Mar 16, 2018
    Cooler, drier weather has led to declining soil temperatures and moisture levels, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program manager at the Illinois State Water Survey, part […]


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