Late Planting Season – Thinking Through the Implications

by David Widmar

It seems the first hiccup of the 2019 growing season has been realized – planting delays. For producers waiting to get into the fields, this can be especially frustrating. With May more than half over and the U.S. corn crop less than half planted, persistently wet weather and the potential implications has come to the forefront. This week’s post reviews the latest planting progress data and summarizes a few implications for U.S. corn and soybean production in 2019. (more…)