81 Percent of Indiana Corn and Soybeans Harvested

first_img SHARE Facebook Twitter By Andy Eubank – Oct 31, 2012 Home Indiana Agriculture News 81 Percent of Indiana Corn and Soybeans Harvested SHARE Facebook Twitter Harvest was slowed early in the week due to rain and muddy field conditions, according to the Indiana Field Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Some areas received heavy rain showers which saturated soils and temporarily halted harvest and tillage operations. Farmers resumed harvest activities midweek as sunshine returned to the state. Corn harvest is now about 12 days ahead of last year’s pace, and soybean harvest is about 2 days ahead of last year. Farmers continued seeding winter wheat and cover crops on soils that were dry enough to support planting equipment.FIELD CROPS REPORTThere were 4.4 days suitable for field work during the week. Eighty-one percent of the corn acreage has been harvested compared to 53 percent last year and 64 percent for the 5-year average. By area, 76 percent of the corn acreage has been harvested in the north, 81 percent in the central region, and 93 percent in the south. Moisture content of harvested corn is averaging about 18 percent. The national harvested percentage is up to 91.Eighty-one percent of the soybean acreage has been harvested compared to 77 percent last year and 82 percent for the 5-year average. By area, 83 percent of the soybean acreage has been harvested in the north, 80 percent in the central region, and 79 percent in the south. Moisture content of harvested soybeans is averaging about 13.5 percent. National harvest progress is at 87 percent.Eighty-six percent of the winter wheat acreage has been planted compared to 82 percent last year and 81 percent for the 5-year average. Fifty-five percent of the winter wheat acreage has emerged compared to 51 percent last year and 52 percent for the 5-year average.LIVESTOCK, PASTURE AND RANGE REPORTLivestock are in good condition. Pasture condition is rated 38 percent good to excellent compared with 27 percent last year at this time. Livestock operations have been very happy with the re-growth of pastures after the drought experienced through the summer months.Source: Indiana NASS 81 Percent of Indiana Corn and Soybeans Harvested Previous articleNew FTA with Panama Removes Tariffs in Next 15 YearsNext articleNorthwest Indiana HAT Field Update Andy Eubanklast_img read more

LAFC acquires Baird from Salt Lake, Kim from Busan IPark

first_img Written by Associated Press Tags: Corey Baird/Kim Moon-hwan/Los Angeles FC/MLS/Real Salt Lake FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has acquired forward Corey Baird from Real Salt Lake and defender Kim Moon-hwan from from South Korean club Busan IPark.LAFC sent $500,000 in general allocation money, a 2021 international roster spot and future considerations to Salt Lake for Baird. He won the 2018 MLS Rookie of the Year award with eight goals. He had two goals and four assists in 21 appearances last season.Baird also made his debut with the U.S. national team in January 2019. Baird is another strong addition to an LAFC attack that led the league with 47 goals and 358 shots last season. January 11, 2021 /Sports News – Local LAFC acquires Baird from Salt Lake, Kim from Busan IParklast_img read more

Hymans: UK DB trustees offer financial advice to retiring members

first_imgHe added that a DB pension is “now likely to be an individual’s most valuable asset, more so even than a property.” He said this intensifies the need for quality, trusted advice to be available at the point of retirement.“By facilitating or contributing towards the cost of this, trustees can help ensure that their members’ retirements are in trusted hands.”He continued: “Regardless of how active an approach a scheme takes to member options, at some point their members are going to want to talk to someone they can trust about the choices they have.” According to research by Hymans Robertson, more than a third (34%) of defined benefit (DB) pension trustees have taken steps to facilitate reputable financial advice for their members as they approach retirement.In the second instalment of its Evolution of Member Options report series the consultancy found that this trend is likely to grow as a further 11% of trustees have plans in place to offer this service in the next 12 months.By providing this clear route to trusted advice, trustees and plan sponsors will benefit from a membership that is more likely to be fully engaged with their retirement choices making them less at risk of being victims of unscrupulous financial advisers, teh report suggested.Ryan Markham, head of member options at Hymans Robertson, said: “Financial advice is complex, but crucial for members. Without it, they are, at best risking sleepwalking into retirement and, at worst they’re in danger of getting picked off by scammers.”last_img read more