virgil schmitt http://tspr.org en Harvest Almost Done, Yields "All Over the Place" http://tspr.org/post/harvest-almost-done-yields-all-over-place <p>With most of the harvest in, farmers are getting a good sense of how crops were affected by this year’s extremely wet spring and abnormally dry summer. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:58:49 +0000 Scott Stuntz 43341 at http://tspr.org Harvest Almost Done, Yields "All Over the Place" Tougher Decisions for Farmers This Harvest http://tspr.org/post/tougher-decisions-farmers-harvest <p>This harvest season&nbsp; farmers are having a tougher time deciding what to do with their crops once they’re out of the field. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:57:51 +0000 Scott Stuntz 42233 at http://tspr.org Tougher Decisions for Farmers This Harvest 70% of Iowa Abnormally Dry http://tspr.org/post/70-iowa-abnormally-dry <p>The latest USDA drought monitor map shows that 70 percent of Iowa is abnormally dry. That includes all of Des Moines, Henry and Lee counties. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 11:24:54 +0000 Scott Stuntz 38506 at http://tspr.org 70% of Iowa Abnormally Dry Rain May Drive Farmland Back to CRP http://tspr.org/post/rain-may-drive-farmland-back-crp <p>Farmers faced not being able to get their corn in on time have several options. They may switch acres from corn to soybeans or they may use “prevented planting “ insurance.</p><p>Though some farmers may go with a different option. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 20:16:10 +0000 Scott Stuntz 35218 at http://tspr.org Rain May Drive Farmland Back to CRP