Yield Declines

Estimated soybean averaged yield for North Dakota taken as a whole for the 2017 growing season is 35 bushels an acre, down nearly 7 bushels per acre for the record yield from 2016.   Corn estimated average yield for North Dakota is 134 bushels per acre down 24 bushels per acre for the record set in… Read more Yield Declines

Ahead of Schedule

Since May 1, the temperatures have been anywhere from 2 to 4 degrees above normal.  Depending on the crop and of course, your planting dates, more fields in turn have recorded an extra 100 to as many as 200 growing degrees days above the 5 year average.   It is then no surprise to hear that… Read more Ahead of Schedule