Statewide average rainfall in Illinois was more than one-third below
normal in both April and May.
:^Ag Weather Forum
Soybean gall midge, a pest capable of causing significant yield loss, has
emerged earlier than usual in Nebraska. Soybean growers in the region should
:^Year's First Soybean Gall Midge Trapped
It's been over a year since the International Longshore and Warehouse
Union dockworkers have had a contract and tensions are rising.
@^Cash Market Moves
The Gulf of Mexico hypoxia zone, or dead zone as it is called, in 2022.
The area was smaller than recent years because of lower flows in the
Mississippi River. The hypoxia zone this year is forecast to be about 20%
larger, but still below the five-year average.
=^2023 Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Forecast
If Paraguayan beef is allowed into the U.S., some estimates point to
producers here losing $12 million to $23 million annually.
=^USDA Pushes Paraguayan Beef Imports