Corn

More Corn Means Less Profit
4:17 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Farm Families Follow Drought with Record Harvest

The Friesens of Henderson, Neb., have 1,100 acres of corn to harvest, part of 97 million acres of corn to be picked across the country.
Credit Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media

Nancy Friesen sat nervously at the controls of a giant John Deere combine that made the corn stalks look like match sticks.

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Hard to get Info During Shutdown.
7:14 am
Thu October 10, 2013

Late Planting Means Late Harvest

The harvest across the Tri-States is behind schedule, though numbers are hard to come by because of the partial federal shutdown.
Credit Iowa Harvesting by vanhookc - Flickr

A wet spring put some farmers in the behind schedule and even forced some to replant their crops. Data on how the harvest is progressing in each of the Tri-States is harder to come by than usual.

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Most corn acres planted since 1936
4:00 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

US Corn Acres Up, Down for Iowa

The USDA report has the US planting the most corn acres since 1936.
Credit SSS

The USDA has issued a report of saying despite a soggy planting season, farmers will still break records this year.

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Lower Yield Anticipated
8:31 pm
Sat June 1, 2013

Excessive Rain Hurting Corn Crop

It could be a while before southeast Iowa's corn crop looks like this.

The extremely wet spring southeast Iowa is experiencing could hurt local corn production.

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Corn Still in Trouble
10:53 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Rain Could Help SE Iowa Soybeans

The rainfall from Hurricane Isaac is both good and bad news for southeast Iowa farmers.

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