By Kansas State University Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State opens its 2023 home schedule with the official unveiling of the Morgan Family Arena on Friday as the Wildcats take on the Omaha Mavericks at 6:30 p.m. CT.Following the match with the Mavericks (0-3), K-State will host... Read More.
A continental-scale heat wave will remain in place for the next few days, boosting maximum temperatures to 100°F or higher as far north as the northern Plains and as far east as the Mississippi Valley. The heat will be untimely for reproductive to filling... Read More.
Nearly an inch of rain has made all the difference for Michigan Thumb-area farmers. Neil French, ADM edible bean grower relations manager, tells Brownfield he can’t remember a growing season that had more than a month of no rain at the beginning. “We had cool... Read More.
At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures were mixed ahead of the USDA’s Cattle on Feed report, which was out after the close, and feeders were up sharply on the drop in corn. August live was down $.37 at $170.77 and October... Read More.
Southern Indiana farmer Ben Kron says rain over the weekend provided some relief to crops. “We probably didn’t get a rain for about at least three weeks, if not a little bit more,” he says. “We had gotten to a point where we were... Read More.
Scattered rain showers crossed Illinois over the weekend bringing much needed precipitation to some areas while falling short in others. State Climatologist Trent Ford tells Brownfield some areas of east central and southeastern Illinois got 2 inches or more, the Interstate 70 corridor... Read More.
Texas officials have confirmed 4,000 head of cattle were killed at a feedyard in Hereford after 100-year floods hit the Panhandle of Texas Memorial Day weekend. Between 8 and 11 inches of rain fell in an area that only receives between 15... Read More.
Soybeans were sharply lower on fund and technical selling, along with a drop in crude oil. The trade was expecting the USDA to report solid planting progress in the weekly crop update. As of Sunday, 83% of U.S. soybeans are planted, compared to... Read More.