INTERVIEW: Scott Dickey, Beck’s Agronomist An agronomist says crop conditions have been variable across the Corn Belt. Scott Dickey (pictured above) with Beck’s says some crops have recovered from widespread drought that occurred through late June. “You look at kernel counts on some of these fields... Read More.
An economist says farmers will see the latest rate hike by the Federal Reserve reflected in their operating loans. Senior rural economist Matt Clark with Terrain tells Brownfield most operating notes come with variable interest. “Every time the Fed bumps up 50 basis points or... Read More.
Winter wheat harvest is wrapping up in the Great Plains where a pair of farmers say their crop was a mixed bag. Central Kansas farmer Keith Miller says drought, weed pressure and winter kill destroyed most of his crop. “We ended up killing 90... Read More.
An agronomist with Ohio-based Seed Consultants says a challenging spring season has created some issues in fields. Matt Hutcheson says a wet start to the season turned to moderate drought across much of the state in June. “There were excessively wet conditions in many... Read More.