May 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
DES MOINES, Iowa The wet start to the corn planting season is expected to reduce the amount each acre produces this year, but farmers are planting so much of the crop that they’re still likely to bring in a record amount. Continue Reading
May 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic
In the biggest corn-producing state, Iowa, only 8 percent of the corn crop is in the ground, down from 62 percent the same time last year.
May 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
ST. LOUIS John Reifsteck looks out at his muddy 1,800-acre central Illinois farm and wonders when he’ll get to plant. Continue Reading
April 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The Sioux Falls-based company during the downtime made about $14 million in upgrades, including adding a more efficient evaporator, a new administration building and scale house and a new control system.
April 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The corn industry was willing to accept biotechnology while wheat was not and the results couldn’t be more telling.
April 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic
How long will this all last? About 10 minutes longer than the end of mandated ethanol use.
April 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS Wheat is a big part of Brian O’Toole’s life. The Crystal, N.D., farmer grows it, handles it in his family seed business and promotes it as a member of U.S. Wheat Associates, which develops export markets for the crop. Continue Reading
April 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Farmers in the Dakotas increasingly prefer corn and soybeans to wheat because of greater potential for profit.
March 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Acreage in some states hit hardest by last year’s drought retreated, while Southern states such as Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas are shifting cotton acres to corn.
March 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Producers in South Dakota intend to plant 250,000 less acres of corn in 2013.