NEWS
View From the Cab
Tue Oct 8, 2013 10:34 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- For View From the Cab farmers Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., and William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., last week's difficult farm conditions can be summed up in a single word: wet.

It's not just about muddy soil. Row-crop corn is still relatively high moisture, testing in the mid-20s on both farms -- maybe higher. "We have some 115-day corn in front of the house I tested on Wednesday. It's still at 30%," Shep told DTN. "We don't like to shell corn much wetter than 22%," he added. Neighbors ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
Market Matters
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Minding Ag's Business
Minding Ag's Business
Minding Ag's Business
Monsanto Earnings Rise
Minding Ag's Business
Labor Pains - 1