Landmark Agronomy Account Manager Nick Troiola and Carly Edge of WinField United discuss how to best utilize tissue sampling on the farm and its benefits. Nick and Carly also review how Ag technology can help decide the best place to tissue sample to remedy any problem areas for maximum results. To learn more about how
Markets continue to rise! Wet forecasts have the markets in the green again today. Weather maps are calling for a rain system that covers the entire Midwest into early next week. While this next rain system will slow down field work, many farmers were able to at least get something in the ground this week.
The sun is shining and machines are moving over here in Evansville, Wisconsin. After a few days of dry weather, Monday we finally received the crucial drying conditions we needed to get the water out of the ground. It’s still a waiting game but we are finding dry ground for spraying, spreading and planting. According
Sunny and warm day! Planting and field work is happening! Markets are UP! President Trump has intended on providing $15 billion aid package! Planting progress is behind what the market was looking for. Corn planting was at 30% vs. 23% last week, and an average of 66%. The trade was looking for the number to
Grains have started out lower on poor export sales and rising Chinese tensions. For the week, soybean sales saw a net cancellation of 149k tonnes (5.5 million bushels) vs the market expectation of sales at 300-650k tonnes. Corn also printed a marketing year low, well below expectations at 91k tonnes (3.3 million bushels). CONAB continues
Same news. Different week. Trump tweets, but still no deal with China. Rain is affecting planting. And corn, beans, and wheat are trading lower than last week. Hopefully things might be turning around soon. Sources say that the Chinese will still be coming to the U.S. to meet regarding the tariffs despite Trump’s “offensive” tweet.
Rain makes grain but not in May. It seems like we keep beating the same drum with the markets. Currently corn is steady, beans are down, and wheat is up. All the news is the same old thing, weather, China and technical. The weather trend since last fall has been repeated systems of rain/snow moving
Corn and soybean markets are trading neutral to slightly firmer on this rainy Tuesday morning. Yesterday’s crop progress report showed few surprises. The USDA says corn is 15% planted while trade estimated 14% and we were at just 6% last week. We are dragging behind the five-year average of 27%. Soybeans are said to be
Corn and soybean futures traded at new contract lows again on Wednesday as the funds continue to build on their record net short position. It is estimated that funds are short roughly 345,000 contracts of corn. May corn has lost 33 cents since March 25th. The wheat market has not helped corn any as improving
This spring we are seeing a concerning amount of winter killed alfalfa. Stands that looked and yielded great last year just did not hold up to our harsh winter. There were three factors that contributed that led to less than stellar looking spring hay fields: The wettest fall ever