Crops

2017 Kansas Wheat Quality Report Released

Preliminary data for the 2017 crop year from 12,851 carlot samples from 51 counties showed an average test weight of 60.5 pounds per bushel, while the 10-year average, 2007-2016, was 60.7 pounds per bushel. Protein content averaged 11.6 percent

Crops not too excited to finish up

Latest crop progress/condition report shows 12% corn mature, 62% good/excellent. Soybeans 61% good/excellent with 11% dropping leaves and 31% of sorghum is mature and 63% good/excellent.

Central Valley Ag & Farmway now one cooperative

Farmway Co-op, Inc.and Central Valley Ag officially united into one cooperative September 1st. The new Central Valley Ag will consist of 90 locations across Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas with more than 800 employees..

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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