The USDA says cool and dry conditions aided winter wheat harvest last week in Indiana. Ninety-six percent of the crop is harvested, slightly behind its five-year pace. Sixty-one percent of Indiana’s corn crop is in good to excellent condition, with 64 percent silking, and 11... Read More.
The USDA says wheat harvest ramped up last week in Ohio. Thirty-two percent of the crop is harvested, while 92 percent is mature and 72 percent is rated good to excellent. The state’s corn crop is rated 67 percent good to excellent, with 8... Read More.
The Biden administration is awarding $25 million to expand the use and availability of biofuels. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the Inflation Reduction Act dollars will go toward 59 infrastructure projects across 15 states. “We are looking for ways in which we can provide... Read More.
Another week of dry weather enhanced drought concerns in Iowa but also allowed farmers to cut hay and spray crops. USDA says corn condition ratings fell again to 59 percent good to excellent. Most of the soybean crop has emerged and 56 percent of... Read More.
U.S. corn and soybean condition ratings declined over the past week. That followed another round of generally warm, dry weather in parts of the Midwest and Plains, and while there was rain in parts of the region over the weekend, it wasn’t nearly... Read More.