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    Corn Planted Acreage Up 3% from 2019

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 92.0 million acres of corn planted in the United States for […]

    June 30, 2020
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    USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report

    Corn and soybean conditions rose slightly last week and remain among the highest of the past decade, USDA NASS said in its […]

    June 30, 2020
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    U.S. Peanut Acreage Up in 2020, Early Planting Delayed

    The U.S. planting projection has increased 2020 peanut acreage estimates, according to Scott Monfort, Extension peanut agronomist at the University of Georgia. […]

    June 30, 2020
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    Argentina Combats Locust Cloud, as Brazil Stays on Alert

    Last week, the advance of a locust cloud put the Brazil and Argentine authorities on alert. According to a bulletin released by the […]

    June 30, 2020
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    Insects Pressure Rises

    As June starts to melt into July, summer insects’ favorite buffets are in season: fields of growing crops. Soybean fields appear to […]

    June 29, 2020
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    Dry Conditions Continue to Spread

    According to the June 23, 2020, U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 21.4% of the United States including Puerto Rico, an […]

    June 26, 2020
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    Grain Storage Space Issues Loom for Fall

    Farmers will likely face grain storage issues again this fall. Last year, harvest was wetter than normal, and producers struggled with propane […]

    June 25, 2020
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    Good-to-Excellent Ratings at 72% for Corn, 70% for Soybeans

    The condition of the nation’s corn crop improved slightly last week while soybean conditions dropped slightly, USDA NASS said in its weekly […]

    June 23, 2020
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    Nine-Month Corn Harvest, Wet Fields Hamper North Dakota 2020 Planting

    It was a rough spring for many farmers in North Dakota after a crippling blizzard affected central and eastern North Dakota and […]

    June 23, 2020
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    California Still Benefits from Wet 2018-19

    Reservoirs still relatively flush from the wet winter of 2018-19 have so far saved California from having to formally declare another drought, […]

    June 23, 2020