Crop Solutions that Work # 8
   Soil Temperature
  By Darrin Angus 
Crop Sales Specialist 
Wanstead Farmers' Co-operative - Alvinston

 
2014 was a challenging year overall for the crops in our area. Because we were hit with a lot of rain, most areas had two choices: plant the crops into less than ideal conditions, or plant late. In 2013, I did an article on the effects temperature had on soybeans. The article below is a refresher on how soil temperature affects the emergence of soybeans.
 

 

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Temp: 1oC Feels Like: -2oC
Humid: 82% Dew Pt: -2oC
Barom: 29.88 Wind Dir: N
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 11 km/h
Sunrise: 6:30 Sunset: 8:24
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Rain Saturday in Midwest, Plains
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Moderate to heavy rain covered much of the Delta and southeast Plains Friday afternoon, and light to moderate showers were noted in the northern Midwest. Dry conditions were featured in the remainder of the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairies crop regions. Temperatures ranged from the mid-30s in northeastern Minnesota to the mid-80s in southern Texas. » More DTN Weather Commentary

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SOYBEANS
  Any Wanstead Branch
Futures Month Cash Price Basis Futures Price Futures Change
 Apr 15 Elev  @S5K 969'6s
-8'4
Chart
 Apr 15 Farm  @S5K 969'6s
-8'4
Chart
 May 15 Farm  @S5K 969'6s
-8'4
Chart
 Oct/Nov 15  @S5X 952'4s
-9'0
Chart
 Oct/Nov 16  @S6X 956'2s
-8'6
Chart

CORN
  Any Wanstead Branch
Futures Month Cash Price Basis Futures Price Futures Change
 Apr 15 Elev  @C5K 364'4s
-6'2
Chart
 Apr 15 Farm  @C5K 364'4s
-6'2
Chart
 May 15 Farm  @C5N 369'6s
-7'0
Chart
 Oct/Nov 15  @C5Z 388'2s
-6'2
Chart
 Oct/Nov 16  @C6Z 406'2s
-5'6
Chart

SOFT WHITE WINTER
  Any Wanstead Branch
Futures Month Cash Price Basis Futures Price Futures Change
 Apr 15  @W5K 486'0s
-11'6
Chart
 Harvest 15  @W5N 488'4s
-12'6
Chart
 Harvest 16  @W6N 543'2s
-10'2
Chart

SOFT RED WINTER
  Any Wanstead Branch
Futures Month Cash Price Basis Futures Price Futures Change
 Apr 15  @W5K 486'0s
-11'6
Chart
 Harvest 15  @W5N 488'4s
-12'6
Chart
 Harvest 16  @W6N 543'2s
-10'2
Chart

HARD RED WINTER
  Any Wanstead Branch
Futures Month Cash Price Basis Futures Price Futures Change
 Apr 15  @W5K 486'0s
-11'6
Chart
 Harvest 15  @W5N 488'4s
-12'6
Chart
 Harvest 16  @W6N 543'2s
-10'2
Chart

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  • CORN (May 15) 364'4 -6'2 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST
  • CORN (Jul 15) 369'6 -7'0 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST
  • CORN (Sep 15) 377'4 -6'6 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (May 15) 969'0 -8'4 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Jul 15) 970'0 -9'2 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Aug 15) 966'0 -9'4 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST
  • WHEAT (May 15) 485'4 -11'6 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Jul 15) 491'6 -12'6 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Sep 15) 527'6 -12'4 4/24/15   1:30 PM CST

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