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November 11, 2014
Harvest in the home stretch
Gary, Minn., farmer Corey Hanson needed one more afternoon to finish his harvest. Baldwin, N.D., producer Clark Coleman needed one more...
November 11, 2014 - 5:21pm
Dakotas soybean crops forecast to be record size
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The soybean crop in the Dakotas is forecast to be record size this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture in its Nov. 10 report pegs North Dakota's soybean crop at 201 million bushels, up 42 percent from last year. South Dakota's crop is estimated at 230...
November 11, 2014 - 3:55pm
November 10, 2014
Snow could reduce corn harvest in Upper Midwest
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The season's first snowstorm could be bad news for farmers in the Upper Midwest where corn remains in fields. At least 4 inches of snow could fall overnight in South Dakota where about 40 percent of the crop remains, and in Minnesota where about a third...
November 10, 2014 - 2:26pm
November 4, 2014
Record run for spring wheat
Jerry Kruger, a long-time Warren, Minn., wheat farmer, remembers when a spring wheat crop that yielded 40 bushels per acre was cause for celebration. Today,...
November 4, 2014 - 10:33pm
SD corn and sunflower harvests still lag behind
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers working to finish up the late-season harvest have been helped by dry conditions over the past week. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 48 percent of the sunflowers, 61 percent of the corn and 80 percent of the...
November 4, 2014 - 8:33pm
October 28, 2014
SD corn, sunflower harvests lag behind average
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of warm, dry weather has helped South Dakota farmers with the harvest, but much of the corn and sunflower crops remain in the field. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that nearly all of the soybean crop and nearly three-fourths...
October 28, 2014 - 11:19pm
October 23, 2014
ADVICE: Focusing on profitability for 2015 crop production
Given the current price levels seen at harvest, along with the forecast prices for 2015 crops and land costs not immediately decreasing, I see the likeliness of profitability in 2015 to be achieved by focusing on controlling input costs rather than going for the highest yield. ...
October 23, 2014 - 9:19am
Harvest leaves farmers battling bugs in bins
By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO — With record harvests depressing prices, U.S. farmers are holding tight to their corn and soybeans and binging...
October 23, 2014 - 7:17am
October 22, 2014
Extension service says aphids showing up on wheat
BROOKINGS (AP) — The warm fall weather is likely to blame for aphids that have been reported on winter wheat in central and southern South Dakota. Counties where the bug has been spotted include Hand, Hanson, Davidson and Aurora. SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist...
October 22, 2014 - 10:33pm
October 21, 2014
'Ideal conditions' helping pace harvest
Farmers in South Dakota are behind the corn harvest pace set last year but are expected to hit the fields hard in the coming days to take advantage...
October 21, 2014 - 9:29pm
Report says South Dakota corn harvest lagging
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Recent warm, dry weather helped South Dakota crops mature, but the corn harvest is a bit behind normal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service says 19 percent of the corn is out of the field, which is below the 45 percent...
October 21, 2014 - 4:28pm
Farmers may reap subsidy boom on record crops thanks to Congress
By Alan Bjerga WASHINGTON — A record U.S. harvest has pushed crop prices so low that taxpayers may pay billions of dollars more to subsidize farmers than anticipated just months ago, thanks in part to changes Congress approved this year. Lawmakers passed a five-year farm...
October 21, 2014 - 7:07am
October 7, 2014
Wheat wraps up as harvest attention shifts to soybeans
Grain dust hung heavy in the air across much of the Upper Midwest during the week of Sept. 22, as dry and unusually warm weather allowed farmers...
October 7, 2014 - 7:39am
October 6, 2014
Freeze could end growing season for immature crops
By David Pitt DES MOINES, Iowa — A freeze could stop the growing season in the upper Midwest as far south as Nebraska and Iowa, leaving farmers in a diffi cult situation because much of the region’s corn and soybean fields are not quite ready for harvest. The area of most...
October 6, 2014 - 8:06am
October 3, 2014
Grain facility races to finish in Emery
EMERY — A $19 million grain-handling facility in Emery will be open for harvest, even though the project is behind schedule. The 5.2-million-bushel...
October 3, 2014 - 5:34pm