Spring wheat harvest has mixed results so far in South Dakota. In the eastern part of the state, Anthony Bly with South Dakota State University Extension says there’s not much to harvest. But in western South Dakota, custom harvester Jim Deibert says yields are... Read More.
Wheat harvest continues in South Dakota. USDA says spring wheat harvest is 38% complete with conditions rated 36% fair. 87% of South Dakota’s winter wheat is harvested, ahead of average, but in line with last year. Oats are also being harvested, more than halfway... Read More.
Lower yielding, good quality wheat has been harvested so far in central South Dakota. Custom harvester Denny Sykora is combining wheat for an Onida farmer and says the winter wheat had a decent test weight. “Most of it was 59 to 60 pounds and for... Read More.
Photo courtesy of Shane Simpson/Instagram The spring turkey season has come and gone, but a hunter from Minnesota suggests now is the time for other hunters to reflect on what they can improve upon for 2024. Shane Simpson tells Brownfield his main takeaway from this... Read More.
A southern Illinois wheat farmer says the harvest has been in full swing this week. Mark Krausz tells Brownfield the crop did okay this spring despite weather challenges. “Good emergence, good planting, but winter was a little cruel to us. It... Read More.
The CEO of Kansas Wheat says there could be less winter wheat acres in 2024 as some farmers may plant other crops due to recent moisture. Justin Gilpin says the rain will recharge soil profiles and producers may use that to their advantage. “Where... Read More.
As the planting season winds down, the president and CEO of The Fertilizer Institute says it’s been a productive spring. Corey Rosenbusch tells Brownfield, “it was early so people were able to get into fields and plant early. That means we’re going to probably... Read More.
A market analyst says it’s been a good planting season so far in most of the United States. Tim Marsh with Summit Commodities tells Brownfield nearly everyone seems pleased, with a few exceptions. “In some areas the crop has come out slowly and over in... Read More.