NEWS
Too Much Rain
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Tue Jun 24, 2014 04:53 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- "Pockets" is the word of the week.

Pockets of drowned-out corn. Pockets of hail damage. Pockets of insect pressure. Pockets of wind damage.

Still, all those pockets don't add up to a crop that is damaged enough yet for the market to take note. Yet. That's a hard pill to swallow when you live and farm in one of the pockets.

Some DTN readers emailed us reports about what's going on in their pockets.

TOO WET; HAIL

Mark Nowak, Wells, Minn., south-central Minnesota

Nowak Farms has measured 8.25 inches of rain since ... the excess wet spell ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
HRS Tour -- Final
Passionate About Pollination
Corn Reports Rosy
View From the Cab
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Crop Tech Corner
Shaw: Under the Agridome
One Lucky Day
View From the Cab
Some Locks Still Closed