Corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en USDA Weather recap: Drier air in Midwest; hot weather in south http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/usda-weather-recap-drier-air-midwest-hot-weather-south <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the north, cooler, drier air pushed into much of the Midwest, although showers lingered across the southern and western Corn Belt. In particular, rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches or more were common across Missouri and southern Illinois. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/usda-weather-recap-drier-air-midwest-hot-weather-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/usda-weather-recap-drier-air-midwest-hot-weather-south#comments Corn Soybeans Weather Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:16:00 +0000 99881 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, July 24, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-24-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get tips on managing giant ragweed during the late growing season and learn about new research that could lead to less dependence on nitrogen application. Take a poll on fungicide use this year and see how drought conditions have changed since planting season. Finally, enjoy a tribute to farm dogs in the latest parody from Farmer Derek.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-24-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-24-2015#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Nitrogen Weeds Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:44:00 +0000 99821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Weather uncertainty, production complications support corn prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-uncertainty-production-complications-support-corn-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn bulls are talking about more complications in Europe, continuing uncertainty in the eastern part of the Corn Belt, especially IL, IN and OH, and some recent arising heat and dryness concerns out in the western Corn Belt.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-uncertainty-production-complications-support-corn-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-uncertainty-production-complications-support-corn-prices#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Prices Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21:24:00 +0000 99791 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Midwest crop progress update http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/midwest-crop-progress-update <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>What's happening in corn and soybean fields around the Midwest? Here are crop conditions, growth stages, disease reports and more from agronomy experts at WinField.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/midwest-crop-progress-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/midwest-crop-progress-update#comments Corn Soybeans corn production soybean production Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:46:00 +0000 99781 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Does your corn need rescue nitrogen? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/does-your-corn-need-rescue-nitrogen <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Crop condition ratings in parts of the Corn Belt are on a steady downward trend, mostly due to standing water, whether from earlier this summer or right now, says Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois crop scientist. Soil nitrogen levels have also fallen considerably, he says, dropping to 50 lbs/acre or below in the top 2 feet of soil.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/does-your-corn-need-rescue-nitrogen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/does-your-corn-need-rescue-nitrogen#comments Corn Fertilizer corn production Nitrogen Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 99761 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Excessive rainfall impact on corn pollination http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/excessive-rainfall-impact-corn-pollination <div class="field-byline"> Source: Ohio State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>One of the concerns some growers have is that persistent rains will wash pollen off the silks before fertilization occurs. However, pollen shed is not a continuous process. It stops when the tassel is too wet or too dry and begins again when temperature conditions are favorable. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/excessive-rainfall-impact-corn-pollination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/excessive-rainfall-impact-corn-pollination#comments Corn corn production Precipitation Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:34:00 +0000 99441 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Crop conditions hold steady in Upper Midwest http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/crop-conditions-hold-steady-upper-midwest <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Crop conditions across most of Minnesota and much the Midwest have been quite favorable through the first half of the growing season. Crop conditions in a large segment of the southern Corn Belt have been much less favorable during most of the growing season, due to the significant amount of late and prevented planting, along with excessive rainfall in many areas during June and early July. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/crop-conditions-hold-steady-upper-midwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/crop-conditions-hold-steady-upper-midwest#comments Corn Soybeans Corn Soybean Focus on Ag Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:19:00 +0000 99431 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Have corn yields stabilized? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/have-corn-yields-stabilized <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn bears are talking about improving U.S. weather forecasts, while the bulls are talking about all-time record heat readings being recorded in France and other parts of Europe. Bottom line: We remain lodged in a weather market, and do not need to keep repeating the same rhetoric.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/have-corn-yields-stabilized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/have-corn-yields-stabilized#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:04:00 +0000 99311 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, July 17, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-17-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 5 agriculture stories to read this week gives insight into corn borer population and offers new research about soybean genetics. Growers are also reminded that there's still time to comment on the EPA proposed rule to the RFS. Learn about cover crop practices and read a story from the Washington Post about the value of corn.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-17-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-17-2015#comments Corn Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:55:00 +0000 99291 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Value of in-season nitrogen application http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/value-season-nitrogen-application <div class="field-byline"> Source: DuPont Pioneer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Corn plants take up and use a large amount of nitrogen during the growing season. Making sure the plant has access to nitrogen as it approaches flowering can improve yields. In-season nitrogen applications help ensure the plant has adequate nitrogen to fuel kernel development.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/value-season-nitrogen-application" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/value-season-nitrogen-application#comments Corn Fertilizer corn production Nitrogen Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:58:00 +0000 99281 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com