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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
10 million acres of Iowa corn farmland devastated by storm
Mike Naig, Iowa Agriculture Secretary said the Derecho storm on July 10 had impacted about 10 million acres of Iowa corn farmland and millions of bushels of grain storage, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Quad County Corn to open ethanol facility in Iowa
March 17, 2014 Quad County Corn to open ethanol facility in Iowa   Quad County Corn Processors will open its second farmer-owned ethanol facility in Iowa which they call adding cellulosic ethanol or 'ACE', according to its chief executive o ...
Friday, September 6, 2013
Iowa's corn, soy crops decline on dry weather
September 6, 2013 Iowa's corn, soy crops decline on dry weather   Buoyed by hot and dry week, Iowa continued to take its toll on the state's corn and soy crops, according to the USDA. Topsoil moisture levels were rated 44% very short, 34% s ...
Monday, January 7, 2013
Iowa corn, soy farmers experience losses due to drought
January 7, 2013 Iowa corn, soy farmers experience losses due to drought Iowa corn and soy farmers face losses in excess of US$1 billion due to last summer and fall's drought and heat wave. This is according to figures reported Wednesday (Ja ...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
USDA gives up to excellent rating for 81% Iowa corn
May 23, 2012 USDA gives up to excellent rating for 81% Iowa corn The 2012 Iowa corn crop gets 60% good condition rating and 21% excellent for the newly-planted corn, according to the USDA. Agronomists generally consider a 70% good to excell ...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Two US counties top Iowa's 2011 corn yields
February 29, 2012 Two US counties top Iowa's 2011 corn yields According to USDA statistics, Bremer and Webster were the only two Iowa counties with more than 190 bushels per acre yields in 2011. Bremer topped the state with a yield of 196.5 ...
Monday, January 16, 2012
Iowa's 2011 corn crop up 9%
January 16, 2012 Iowa's 2011 corn crop up 9% Iowa's 2011 corn harvest for grain production was 9% higher at 2.36 billion bushels as compared to 2010 crop, federal officials said. The USDA says that according to year-end surveys, the average ...
Monday, January 9, 2012
Iowa researchers renew formula in predicting corn yields
January 9, 2012 Iowa researchers renew formula in predicting corn yields Decades-old formula used to predict corn yields that will allow farmers and tax officials to more accurately value property are being renewed by Iowa researchers in re ...
Friday, November 11, 2011
Iowa's corn yield to rise to 171 bushels
November 11, 2011 Iowa's corn yield to rise to 171 bushels Iowa's average corn yield is expected to increase to 171 bushels this year compared with 165 bushels an acre in 2010, according to the latest USDA forecast. The USDA forecast is bas ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Iowa's corn price up 60% in October
November 1, 2011 Iowa's corn price up 60% in October The price of corn has increased to more than 60% in October due to the drought in Iowa as well as the farmers' reluctance to sell the newly harvested corn. According to USDA, the farmers ...
Monday, August 15, 2011
Iowa's corn receives positive forecast
August 15, 2011 Iowa's corn receives positive forecast The USDA gave Iowa's agriculture favourable forecast as the state's corn yield will be 12 bushels more than last year and prices will remain in the range of US$7/bushel for most of next ...
Friday, August 12, 2011
US Iowa 2011 corn crop may equal 2009 record level
August 12, 2011 US Iowa 2011 corn crop may equal 2009 record level Iowa's corn harvest for 2011 may reach 2.43 billion bushels, a figure that would match the record it set in 2009, according to federal authorities' estimate. The USDA says t ...
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Hot weather affects Iowa corn's quality
August 3, 2011 Hot weather affects Iowa corn's quality Iowa's corn crop is affected by the hottest July since 1955, and farmers are concerned that it will be difficult to get a top yield. Iowa State University meteorologist Ellwyn Taylor sa ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Iowa's corn, soy crops receive positive ratings
July 13, 2011 Iowa's corn, soy crops receive positive ratings Although Iowa's corn and soy are not keeping up with last year's pace and rainfall was less than average last week, the crops are still rated 80% good to excellent, according to ...
Monday, June 27, 2011
US Iowa corn crop in good condition but facing problems from abroad
June 27, 2011 US Iowa corn crop in good condition but facing problems from abroad The US' Iowa corn crop seems to be approaching the crucial silking and pollination stages in good shape, but it is the rest of the world that has lost its bea ...

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