Crops

Sorghum Symposium coming to NCTA in Curtis

The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association together with the Grain Sorghum Board and Nebraska Extension announce the 2018 Sorghum Symposium to be held January 18, 2018 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

Can Corn and Oil Live Together?

Oil-state Republican legislators met with President Trump on Thursday to discuss the Renewable Fuels Standard. They left with a directive from the president to figure out a compromise that would work out for both the oil and renewable fuels industries

Cargill launches FedByTrade

Cargill has advocated for open, fair trade for decades. To continue engaging Cargill employees and communities around this important topic, the company launched FedByTrade, a resource designed to explain the pivotal role trade plays in feeding the world.

Green Plains to use Enogen corn from Syngenta across its 1.5 billion gallon production platform

Syngenta has announced a partnership with Green Plains Inc.to expand its use of Enogen corn enzyme technology across its 1.5 billion gallon production platform.

Report Shows NAFTA Withdrawal Could Cost Nebraska Farms, Ranches Up to $55,000 Annually

U.S. withdrawal from NAFTA would not only undercut Nebraskas farm and ranch families, but harm the underlying foundation of Nebraskas agriculture based economy, according to a new report released by the Nebraska Farm Bureau.

Fall harvest just about done, Winter Wheat condition 50% Good/Excellent

The last crop progress and condition report for the year from USDA-NASS shows corn and sorghum harvest 95% complete with 92% winter wheat emerged and condition at 50% good/excellent down 2 points from last week.

Some Corn Belt Farmland Values are Stabilizing

Although its not region-wide, there are some signs that farmland values in the Corn Belt have begun to stabilize. A Top Producer report says Iowa farmland values rose two percent in the six months prior to September

Cautious Optimism for Next Three Years in Grains, Ethanol Markets

Rising incomes worldwide will underpin global demand and create opportunities for U.S. exports in grains, oilseeds and ethanol according to a new report from CoBanks Knowledge Exchange Division.

Summary of diseases on corn, grain sorghum, and soybeans in Kansas in 2015

The 2015 growing season was one of contrasts. On the positive side, losses to diseases in soybeans were the lowest in at least 20 years. On the negative side, yield loss to disease in corn was higher than in any recent year.

U.S. Fall Harvest nearly half complete

This week's crop progress and condition report says as of as of Sunday, 42 % of corn has been harvested, soybeans at 62 % complete and sorghum at 51% wrapped up. Hard Red Winter wheat is 64 % seeded.

2015 Kansas Wheat Crop Hit By Just About Everything

As combines roll across Kansas, phrases like miracle wheat, pleasantly surprised and exceeded expectations pop up daily in harvest reports along with scattered stories of other fields struck down by hail, decimated by disease or starved by drought.

Wheat Tour faces low first day yield projections

Participants from all over the globe traveled to Kansas to participate in the HardRed Winter Wheat Quality Tour, sponsored by the Wheat Quality Council. Scouts traveled the state and experienced conditions ranging from ankle deep mud to bone dry fields.

USGC Report Offers Details to Overseas Customers About Quality of Corn Headed for Export

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has released the 2014/2015 Corn Export Cargo Quality Report, the fourth in a series measuring U.S. corn quality by looking at grade factors, moisture, chemical composition and physical composition in corn samples ready to be

UNL Study Characterizes Genetic Resistance to Wheat Disease

A new study co-authored by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers has unearthed the genetic roots of resistance to a wheat disease that has recently devastated crop yields from southern Africa through the Middle East.

AgWizard Simplifies Farm Financial Decisions

AgriFinance Advisors, Inc. announces the launch of AgWizard – an Online Financial Advisor for farmers.

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