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Kansas Wheat Crop Forecast 49.0 Bushels Per Acre
Kansas Wheat Crop Forecast 49.0 Bushels Per Acre Crops | 05/10/2019

Based on May 1 conditions, Kansas's 2019 winter wheat crop is forecast at 323 million bushels, up 17 percent from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Nebraska Wheat Crop Forecast at 50.0 million bushels
Nebraska Wheat Crop Forecast at 50.0 million bushels Crops | 05/10/2019

Based on May 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2019 winter wheat crop is forecast at 50.0 million bushels, up 1 percent from last year's crop, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Latest WASDE Report Calling for Fewer Soybeans, More Corn Production
Latest WASDE Report Calling for Fewer Soybeans, More Corn Production Crops | 05/10/2019

This month’s World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate Report is calling for higher corn production, lower soybeans, and a slight jump in wheat production.

Leading Agriculture Commodities Oppose Additional Tariffs on Chinese Goods
Leading Agriculture Commodities Oppose Additional Tariffs on Chinese Goods Crops | 05/10/2019

Today, the U.S. Trade Representative moved forward with increasing the tariff rate from 10 to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Farmers across the country are extremely concerned by the actions taken today by President Trump and...

POET Ads to Shine a Spotlight on America’s Farm Crisis
POET Ads to Shine a Spotlight on America’s Farm Crisis Crops | 05/09/2019

The world’s largest biofuel producer, POET, LLC, is launching a major advertising campaign urging leaders in the nation’s capital to confront the economic crisis in rural America and support crop-based products like ethanol to revitalize farm income.

North Dakota Small Grains Withdraws from NAWG
North Dakota Small Grains Withdraws from NAWG Crops | 05/09/2019

North Dakota farmers cited a belief that the organization is “no longer seeing an adequate return on investment” from membership in the national group.

History Suggests late Planting Means Lower Corn Yields
History Suggests late Planting Means Lower Corn Yields Crops | 05/09/2019

ary Schnitkey of Illinois and Carl Zulauf of OSU point out that history suggests the odds have increased for lower corn yields in 2019 compared to 2018, and soybean yields will likely not be exceptional.

Wheat Growers D.C. Fly-In Prioritizes 2018 Farm Bill Implementation
Wheat Growers D.C. Fly-In Prioritizes 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Crops | 05/03/2019

National Association of Wheat Growers’ officers led their annual Washington D.C. fly-in to meet with Congressional members and their staffs to discuss their chief agricultural concerns.

Day 3 Wheat Tour Wrap-Up
Day 3 Wheat Tour Wrap-Up Crops | 05/02/2019

The three-day average yield for the fields that were calculated was 47.2 bushels an acre. While an estimated 7 million acres of wheat were planted in the fall, the Kansas wheat crop varies in condition based on planting date

Wheat Tour 2019 Day 2 Recap
Wheat Tour 2019 Day 2 Recap Crops | 05/02/2019

On Wednesday, 75 people on the Wheat Quality Council’s 2019 winter wheat tour in 20 cars made their way from Colby to Wichita, Kansas, stopping in wheat fields along six different routes. One route included a trip to northern Oklahoma,...

K-State researchers find new clues for improving wheat
K-State researchers find new clues for improving wheat Crops | 05/02/2019

A team of Kansas State University wheat scientists are tapping into 10,000 years of evolution in the plant’s genetic code as part of their continued efforts to understand how historic processes that shaped modern wheat can help to improve the...

Wheat Tour 2019 Day 1 Recap
Wheat Tour 2019 Day 1 Recap Crops | 05/01/2019

More than 75 people from 25 U.S. states and 3 other countries traveled on six routes between Manhattan and Colby, Kan., Tuesday, stopping at wheat fields every 15-20 miles along the routes, as part of the Wheat Quality Council’s 2019...