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Sep 23, 2016

Heavy rainfall in Minnesota damages crops

The past several days has been filled with news reports, photos, and stories about the flooded roads, buildings, and towns across many areas of South....More
Sep 19, 2016

Harvest season is either underway or ready to begin!

Corn stalks are a concern for some producers which may mean the fields with weak stalks get harvested first....More
Sep 09, 2016

Farm safety should be a concern for every farmer during harvest

Before the hurried harvest season begins, take a moment and go over the safety plan for your farm....More
Sep 01, 2016

Large variation in Minnesota's 2016 corn yield estimates

Producers can expect corn yields to vary depending on the region and the state....More
Aug 29, 2016

2015 corn ARC-CO payments likely in many counties

As of now, the Eastern Corn Belt looks to be the area in the country most likely to receive the 2015 ARC-CO payments....More
Aug 15, 2016

USDA crop predictions sends corn and soybean prices lower from July estimates1

Not only are U.S. corn and soybean farmers predicted to harvest a record number of acres but also a record yield....More
Aug 09, 2016

Leaders and farmers discuss ag issues at Farmfest

Farmers gathered to hear the latest on what is happening in the state and national legislatures....More
Aug 01, 2016

Land values declining in many areas

What does the future hold for land values? It all depends on crop prices, yields and the livestock markets....More
Jul 25, 2016

Two congressional candidate forums at IDEAg Farmfest

IDEAg Farmfest to host ag water quality and farm financial strategies forums as well as two congressional forums....More
Jul 18, 2016

Grain prices fall sharply after USDA releases Grain Supply and Demand report

The USDA Grain Supply and Demand Report predicts good yields for the 2016 harvest in both the corn and soybean fields. This news sent prices falling....More
Jul 11, 2016

Crop conditions are a mix across the United States

When it comes to crop production, most long-term farm operators are often heard saying that “no two years are the same”. That statement....More
Jul 05, 2016

Latest acreage report shows increase in corn, soybeans

The June USDA Acreage Report is always highly anticipated, because it becomes the first hard data after the March USDA Plantings Intentions Report to....More
Jun 28, 2016

2015 ARC-CO payment estimates decline

Farmers who had 2015 corn and soybean yields higher than benchmark, but were still scheduled to receive an ARC-CO payment, will likely see reduced....More
Jun 21, 2016

Farmers facing replant decisions

Crop producers in the Upper Midwest who are facing either prevented planting or crop replant situations should contact their crop insurance agent for....More
Jun 14, 2016

Latest USDA WASDE supports higher grain prices

The June report lowered the 2015-16 corn ending stocks by 95 million bushels, and the 2015-16 soybean ending stocks by 30 million bushels, as....More
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