FarmWeek for May 4
Here is your May 4 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
Disease issues intensify in continuous crops
Farmers who plant continuous corn are used to risks such as increased disease and pest pressure.
Kansas Wheat Tour kicks off Tuesday
We will post the wheat tour's findings later this week. Don't forget to register for the upcoming Southern IL wheat tour.
High school teams test natural resource knowledge, skills
This summer, teams from participating states and Canadian provinces, which won their state or provincial events, will compete for prizes and scholarships.
US and Illinois corn planting pass the halfway mark
The news around the grain trade centers on weather, planting progress, the hard wheat crop tour, and more bird flu developments.
New State Fair manager announced
63-year old Patrick Buchen previously served as the executive director of the Indiana State Fair.
New price limits may lessen market volatility
The daily price limit for corn and wheat futures at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) edged up a nickel last Friday.
Reduced soybean germination linked to blight
Farmers should be aware of lower-than-usual germination in soybeans linked to outbreaks of soybean pod and stem blight last year.