By Julia Debes for Kansas Wheat KANSAS (Feb. 1, 2024) — Kansas wheat farmers voiced their concerns and priorities for the next Farm Bill last week — both at home during the 2024 Kansas Commodity Classic and in the nation’s capital... Read More.
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.
Soybeans were sharply lower on fund and technical selling. There was more rain over the weekend in some key growing areas, potentially boosting prospects during the key month for beans. However, some damage has definitely been done, with condition ratings near historic lows... 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.
Soybeans were mostly higher on spread trade and technical buying. Beans are oversold and due for a bounce, with help from solid weekly new crop sales and strong crush margins. Old crop sales fell sharply from last week following a handful of small... Read More.
A Southeast Nebraska farmer says weather took a toll on his wheat crop. Steve Wellman tells Brownfield, at best, averaging 45 bushels per acre, which isn’t good. “The winterkill – no cover during the winter from snow – it was exposed and we lost some... Read More.
Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling. There’s been more rain in some of the drier parts of the Midwest, stabilizing conditions during a key development period for beans. Forecasts for the coming week are generally cooler and wetter, which is expected... Read More.
Soybeans were higher on short covering and technical buying. Soybeans were due for a bounce, still watching the weather, expecting a generally cooler, wetter weather pattern in some key growing areas this week. That should help preserve yield potential in parts of the... Read More.