CROPS NEWS
Wet Spring Woes
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu May 22, 2014 06:25 AM CDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (DTN) -- As farmers in the western Great Plains scan the skies longingly for rain clouds, farmers in parts of the eastern and northern Corn Belt pray they stay away.

"My brother-in-law farms in far eastern Ohio in Coshocton County, and they have nothing in the ground," western Ohio farmer Jeff Wuebker told DTN. "Since the first week of May, they're pushing 7 inches of rain. We're fortunate in that we've been missed a lot. Fifty to 75 miles in any direction from me and they are really, really wet."

In states like Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, Michigan, North ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Crop Tech Corner
Exporters Report Soy Sales
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Dealing with Diplodia
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Exporters Report Corn Sale
Shifts in Corn Consumption
Todd's Take