Stories about corn
The Indiana Corn Growers Association and the Indiana Soybean Alliance’s Membership and Policy Committee will present the annual Ag Policy Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT July 27 at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville. The theme is “Sustainability and New Trends in Agriculture.”
The warmest decade on record was in the years 2011 to 2020. The warmest six years have all been since 2015 with 2016, 2019 and 2020 being the top three for hot and dry. And the hottest June for the North American continent was the June that just ended.
Yellowing corn leaves are often a sign of a problem with nutrient uptake process, either due to water competition from nearby grass or drought conditions.
It’s a widely held belief that if you want to get ahead in farm group politics, you can’t be political. Well, not overtly political, anyway. Quietly, sure; loud and you’re outa’ here.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reinforced its strong corn and soybean demand outlook in the recent supply and demand estimates report.
Plugging the survey-based acreage numbers into the crop balance sheets didn’t move the needle much either direction.
The ethanol industry was hit with a second upper court reversal in a week. The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on July 2 reversed a 2019 Environmental Protection Agency rule that lifted restrictions on the year-round sale of a 15% ethanol fuel blend.
About eight inches of rain soaked the Kindred family farm over four days and Ron and Jay were preparing for mowing on Monday morning, June 28.
The corn and soybean planted acreage estimates sparked rallies in the commodity markets when the numbers were released June 30 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A little less corn and a tad more soybeans is being seen across the “I” state landscape this growing season.