Posts With Keyword ‘soybeans’

Harvest Update

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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With crop yields for corn down considerably from last year, prices have increased.

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Nice Weather Helps Farmers During Harvest

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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As soon as harvest began it seemed like farmers were delayed again by the rain that occurred last week.

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Early Crop Reports Show Yields are Down

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 6:24 am

According to Leslie Miller, an agricultural lender at Iowa State Savings Bank in Knoxville, early reports show that crop yields appear to be down this year.

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Will Local Crops Meet Record-Setting Expectations?

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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A report released last week by the USDA predicts a record-setting harvest this fall for both corn and soybeans, but will that be the case for the Marion County area?

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Local Crop Conditions Vary, says Agronomist

Posted: Sunday, July 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The condition of crops in the Marion County area runs a spectrum from very good to poor, depending on the location and elevation of the farm land.

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Expert: Some Area Crops Looking Much Better Than Others

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The condition of crops in the Marion County area runs a spectrum from very good to poor, depending on the area and elevation of the farm land.

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Local Crops Performing Well, Need Sun, says Agronomist

Posted: Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Corn and soybeans in the Marion County area are progressing well at this point in the season, but after more rain this past weekend, the crops could use a little drier weather.

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Report: Corn Acres Down, Soybeans Up in 2010

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its Prospective Plantings report Wednesday, which included a change in expected grain planting for the state of Iowa.

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Ideal Weather Helps Bring in Fall Harvest

Posted: Friday, November 13th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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After a bit of a nerve-wracking end to October, the early part of November has been very good to farmers harvesting the fall crop.

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Harvest Making Progress, Thanks to Better Weather

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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A lot of patience and a break from cool wet weather has gotten area farmers back into the fields this week working hard to harvest this year’s crop.

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Weather Among Factors in Grain Price Increase

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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Grain prices have made a mini-rally this past week, with October-November delivery corn climbing closer to $4 a bushel, and soybeans up to around $9.65 a bushel.

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Wanted: Drier Weather

Posted: Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 6:28 am

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Even if it gets colder, farmers in Marion County are hoping for one thing: sunshine.

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Marion County Prepares to Store Large Grain Harvest

Posted: Saturday, September 19th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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Agricultural experts are anticipating a record grain harvest this fall, and that is expected to create a need for storage.

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