NEWS
Fundamentally Speaking
Fri Feb 1, 2013 07:52 AM CST

In recent years, U.S. corn planted acreage has trended higher but yields have trended lower.

The impact on production from declining yields has more than offset the rise in planted area as total domestic output has declined three years in a row since record production was established in 2009.

This is the first time that total production has declined for three successive seasons since 1986-88. With planted area up close to 8 million acres since 2009, the three consecutive years of lower yields is responsible for the decline in total bushels.

This three year ...

Quick View
  • Dodge Down Corn Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this ...
  • Rethink Grazing If you see a group of steers in a field of green corn, you can generally bet it is either an acci...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends Co-op giant commits to N plant close to cheap gas and customer base.
  • Rents Resist Price Relief Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm m...
  • Beef Checkoff Questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday he might take action to offer his own changes to th...
  • Farm Family Business Crafting a vision for the future, projecting financials, managing employees, acting with humility...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 6 Chris Clayton continues looking at the state of agriculture along historic Route 66, dubbed "The ...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Exporters Report Soy, Corn Sales
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
USDA Report Review
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments