NEWS
Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Nov 1, 2013 02:33 PM CDT

This week has been all about corn for me; or maybe I should say the last couple of weeks, I've been busy at harvesting a very decent corn crop near Dresden, Ontario. My corn yields are down from 2012, which was expected. Moisture is a little higher than I'd like to see, but it reflects some of the difficult problems I had this past year with something I call monsoon 2013. When you get about 15 inches of rain between the end of May and July 10, you lose yield. It is certainly showing up in both my soybean and ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
StatsCan Canola Acres Lower
Prairie 14/15 Acreage Intentions
Canada 14/15 Planting Intentions
Ag Canada Makes Small Changes
Ontario Biodiesel Mandate at 3%
Winter Snows Aid Seeding Outlook
Canada Farmers Seek Cash Advances
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Ag Canada Adjusts Estimates
Shaw: Under the Agridome