The amount of corn and soybeans planted late this spring is among the most in the last 41 years. How will this affect the amount of crop produced in the U.S.? University of Illinois economist Darrell Good weighs the possibilities of a good crop versus a smaller than expected crop....More
Waterhemp is a difficult weed to control and, unfortunately, a glyphosate-resistant waterhemp has spread in the Midwest. Control of waterhemp will take weed control products and possibly crop rotation....More
In step with its plan to become a larger player in the North America farm tire market, Czech-based Mitas/CGS Tires says it will introduce five new sizes of Mitas-branded row-crop tires later this year....More
How fast can corn be planted? After watching corn planting progress this year, it is clear that growers can cover a lot of ground fast. Most of the corn crop in the 18 official corn states was planted in five weeks.
But has corn planting actually occurred at a faster rate than in previous years? ...More