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 Central, Southeast, and Central Minnesota.
Historic rainfall amounts occurred in a portion of that region on Sept. 21 and 22, with a large portion of the region receiving 4-6 inches of rainfall, and some areas receiving 10-14 inches of rainfall in a 48 hour period....More
High moisture content and temperatures are not the only causes of grain spoilage. Pests can also damage the crop and kill profits. The only way to stop pests from invading is to prevent them from infecting the crop....More
Agronomists for WinField have been out in corn and soybean fields and working with farmers this growing season. Early yield predictions are highly variable, ranging from lower than normal to higher than normal across the Midwest. But one thing is constant: Keep scouting fields for diseases and insects.
Take a look at this week's 5 Ag stories for a look at a brave farmer who decides to fight a fire with his tractor and tillage tool and if we should worry about those ears of corn that lack kernels at the tip.