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Nebraska Wheat Harvest slowed by rain
Nebraska Wheat Harvest slowed by rain Crops | 07/17/2018

Winter wheat harvested was 62 percent, behind last year’s 79 but head of the 51 average.

Quality Grain Begins with Quality Seed
Quality Grain Begins with Quality Seed Crops | 07/17/2018

As harvest finishes up and producers put their combines away, local coffee shop talk turns to yields and variety performance.

U.S.-China Dispute Harming Canadian Soybean Growers
U.S.-China Dispute Harming Canadian Soybean Growers Crops | 07/16/2018

Soybean farmers in Canada are feeling the impact of the U.S.-China trade war as soybean prices decline.

Final Kansas Wheat Harvest Report, Day 17
Final Kansas Wheat Harvest Report, Day 17 Crops | 07/16/2018

The 2017 Kansas wheat harvest is wrapping up with many farmers reporting mixed results, but overall attitudes good due to the conditions experiences since the crop was seeded last fall.

Corn and Soybean Conditions drop slightly
Corn and Soybean Conditions drop slightly Crops | 07/16/2018

In this week's crop progress and condition report from USDA-NASS, corn condition lost three points to 72% good/excellent, with soybeans dropping 2 points to 69 good/excellent.

Chinese Sorghum Buyers to spend time in Kansas
Chinese Sorghum Buyers to spend time in Kansas Crops | 07/16/2018

The team will learn about sorghum production, buying strategies and develop relationships with U.S. sorghum suppliers at all levels of the value chain as sorghum demand from China rebuilds following trade challenges early in 2018.

UNL Survey Results Indicate Rising Cost of Custom Machinery Operations
UNL Survey Results Indicate Rising Cost of Custom Machinery Operations Crops | 07/16/2018

Results from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 2018 Custom Rates Survey indicate rising costs for machine hire operations and related services since the survey was last conducted two years ago.

Late Planting of Sorghum for Hay or Grazing
Late Planting of Sorghum for Hay or Grazing Crops | 07/14/2018

Drought conditions over the last several months have left many regions short on hay or forage for grazing. However, growers still have time to plant forage sorghums to partially fill this need since only 60 days of growing season are...

USDA Authorizes Emergency Haying and Grazing of Conservation Reserve Program Acres for Kansas
USDA Authorizes Emergency Haying and Grazing of Conservation Reserve Program Acres for Kansas Crops | 07/13/2018

USDA-FSA State Executive Director David Schemm announced that 43 Kansas counties are authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of CRP acres for the remainder of fiscal year 2018.

USDA increases size of corn and soybean crops
USDA increases size of corn and soybean crops Crops | 07/12/2018

In today's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate report , USDA increased U.S. corn production for the new-crop season to 14.2 billion bushels and increased new-crop soybean production to 4.3 billion bushels.

Nebraska Wheat Harvest Slowly Progressing
Nebraska Wheat Harvest Slowly Progressing Crops | 07/11/2018

The Nebraska winter wheat harvest is 25 percent complete, well behind last year’s 47 percent and near the 27 average.

Day 16, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
Day 16, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report Crops | 07/09/2018

According to the July 9, 2018 USDA/NASS Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report, winter wheat harvested was 92 percent, near 90 last year, and ahead of 85 for the five-year average.