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Corn Production and Yield to be Highest on Record

A USDA Crop Production report released this week forecasts corn production at 14.4 billion bushels, up 3 percent from the August forecast. September yields are expected to average 171.7 bushels per acre, up 4.3 bushes from August. If realized, this … Continue reading

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Crop Report Shows Decrease in Cotton and Oranges

The latest crop production report released this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows cotton production slightly down from last month and 25 percent lower than last year. Yield is expected to average 806 pounds per acre, down 81 … Continue reading

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Corn Growers on Track for Record Production Year

Corn is on track to hit a record 14.0 billion bushels this crop year based on the USDA Crop Production report. Despite the 2 percent decrease in acreage planted this season, production forecasts remained high due to high forecasted yields. … Continue reading

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Latest Crop Report Puts Corn at Record-Breaking Pace

Corn may be headed for a record-breaking year based on this month’s USDA Crop Report. The report, released on Thursday, forecasts corn at 13.8 billion bushels, up less than1 percent from last month and 28 percent from 2012. If reached, … Continue reading

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Cotton Growers Stunted by Harsh Weather

Texas cotton growers have been hurt by the drought, hail and blowing sand that has damaged nearly 50 percent of the cotton crop. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Texas cotton growers are expecting to harvest 1.86 million acres, … Continue reading

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Record-Setting Corn Production on the Horizon

Corn production is forecast to jump 28 percent to 13.8 billion bushels. If the forecast is met, it will be the largest corn production on record in the United States, according to the latest USDA Crop Production report released Aug. … Continue reading

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Corn Still Seventh Highest on Record Despite Long-Lingering Drought

The drought seemed to have its toll on corn production last year. Based on the USDA 2012 Crop Report summary, corn production was estimated at 10.8 billion bushels, which is 13 percent below 2011 numbers. Despite the decrease, last year’s … Continue reading

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Crop Report: Soybeans Fair Better While Corn Yields Fall

Late season rains helped soybeans rebound according to the October USDA Crop Progress Report released yesterday. Despite the historic drought the overall planted areas for soybeans increased to 77.2 billion acres, up 1.1 billion from last month. Harvested acres also … Continue reading

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New Designation Process Fast-Tracks Thousands of Counties into Disaster Status

More than 1,000 counties across the United States will be labeled as primary natural disaster areas as of tomorrow, July 12, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, making this the largest single disaster announcement in USDA history. During a media … Continue reading

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