AgUpdate - Weekly
Wednesday, June 29th, 2022



Producers turn to planting prevent plant cover crops

With a stretch of warm weather in mid-June, producers mostly finished seeding soybeans and sunflowers. Read more


Canola prices weaken as global oil futures drop

New crop canola took a decidedly negative turn in the third week of June along with old crop as world vegetable oil markets retreated. Read more


Soybean market anticipating planted acreage report

The June 30 actual planted acreage report from USDA is highly anticipated and very important to the soybean market. Read more

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Durum planting nears completion; weather watching begins

With durum planting finally nearing completion in North America, the market is now turning its attention to the weather here and around the… Read more


New fungicide available to protect against head scab, DON

Ken Deibert, BASF technical field representative, warns that head scab (Fusarium head blight) could be an issue for small grain growers thr… Read more


CLAAS introduces new tractor with front-wheel/rear-track design

For farmers who want the strength and capability associated with CLAAS equipment, the Axion 960 Terra Trac and Axion 930 Terra Trac – the f… Read more


Another record high set for sunflower prices

It’s hard to imagine, but sunflower prices have again set new record highs at the crush plants in North Dakota with values at over $40 per … Read more


Wheat market turns to weather (mostly) for direction

Now that farmers have their spring wheat planted, the markets can turn their attention to weather and the growing season…and the winter whe… Read more


Corn market watches weather to determine size of 2022 crop

With the region’s corn producers having completed their 2022 planting, the market will now start watching the weather closely to see what d… Read more

The Week Ahead

Bismarck, ND
Thunderstorm nightWed
45%90° 60°
Mostly clearThu
1%80° 50°
Mostly clearFri
9%84° 58°
Partly cloudySat
16%86° 58°
Scattered thunderstormsSun
42%82° 60°
Scattered thunderstormsMon
58%82° 63°
Scattered thunderstormsTue
58%81° 61°