Blog For Tag "soybeans"

  • Prediction of 2018 Corn and Soybean Production and Yields

    posted by Jing Tang on Wednesday, November 07, 2018 In Iowa, the harvesting season for both corn and soybean is underway. “U.S. farmers are expecting higher production of soybeans, while expecting a slightly decreasing corn production”, saying by the Newsletter from USDA published on Aug 10th, 2018.

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  • Historical Harvest Progress – How much can we harvest in a week?

    posted by Michelle Mensing on Thursday, September 06, 2018 In Iowa, the two largest weeks for harvest progress were in 1993 and 2013, when 30% of Iowa's corn crop was harvested in one week. Since 1990, every year has had a week where at least 15% of the Iowa corn crop was harvested, and 23 out of those 28 years have had a week with 20% or more harvested in one week's worth of time.

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  • August 2017 Crop Conditions Update

    posted by Michelle Mensing on Thursday, August 10, 2017 The lack of rain has caused Iowa's corn crop to continue to decline. As of the August 7th USDA/NASS Crop Progress and Condition Report, Iowa's corn crop was rated 64% Good/Excellent, 26% Fair, and 10% Poor/Very Poor. 95% of Iowa's corn crop is currently silking, and 42% is in the dough stage.

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  • Multi-Year Average Loss Ratios for Iowa County Crop Insurance

    posted by Spencer Parkinson on Thursday, March 16, 2017 We recently put together a brief article on the actuarial performance of corn and soybean crop insurance premiums in Iowa from 2001-2015. This article was patterned after work done by Carl Zulauf and Gary Schnitkey from Farmdoc Daily in Illinois.

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  • U.S. Farm Income: Latest Projection for 2016

    posted by S. Patricia Batres-Marquez on Friday, December 23, 2016 U.S. net cash income (gross cash income minus cash expenses) and U.S. net farm income (total gross income minus total expenses) in the 2016 calendar year are forecast to decline year over in response to low commodity prices. The latest USDA-ERS's Farm Income and Wealth Statistics data published on November 30, 2016, indicates that compared with the previous year, U.S. net cash income is expected to fall 14.6% to $90.1 billion.

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  • 2015 Iowa ARC-CO Payments

    posted by Michelle Mensing on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 2015 ARC-CO payments have been issued by the FSA. As shown on the map, Iowa counties received a final payment amount anywhere from $0 to $73 for corn acres, and $0 to $53 for soybean acres. County-to-county and year-to-year variances can be caused by a number of factors included in program calculations.

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