What is Ag Weather?

What is ag weather? Ag weather, short for “agriculture weather” is the term used to comprehensively indicate the impact weather has on the agriculture industry and the information used to make decisions to manage those impacts. The use of ag weather information in agriculture has many applications.  For example: An agricultural producer will look at[…]

Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture: Powerful Forecast Risk Analysis

Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture There are many possible applications of artificial intelligence in agriculture. Quite a bit has been written about the topic and much of it focuses on precision agriculture applications. Artificial intelligence in agriculture is being applied to monitor crops, plant pests, identify damaging conditions via computer vision to detect disease, and many[…]

Iowa Soybean Production History

Soybean Production History – Top US States

Top States US Soybean Production History The information below is provided by the USDA NASS and documents the soybean production history of the major soybean-producing states in the United States.  CropProphet, a soybean production forecasting product, is designed to forecast the year to year variations of soybean production during the crop season. An analysis of[…]

Iowa Soybean Yield History

State Soybean Yield History

Top States US Soybean Yield History The information below is provided by the USDA NASS and documents the soybean yield history of the major soybean-producing states of the United States.  CropProphet, a soybean yield forecasting product, is designed to forecast the year to year variations of soybean production each day of the growing season. An[…]

Brazil Soybean Weather – A Top Producer

Brazil Soybean Weather – Introduction Over the past 20 years, Brazil soybean weather has had important impacts on production. During that time Brazil has become a global powerhouse in the agriculture industry while developing into both a major producer and exporter of agricultural products. If you’ve asked yourself “Which country is the largest producer of[…]

Top 10 Soybean Producers in the World

Top 10 Soybean Producing Countries You might ask yourself “Which country is the largest producer of soybeans in the world?” According to data from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the world produced 352,643,549 tonnes of soybean in 2017. That is equal to 12,957,428,771 bushels of Soybeans. 13 Billion bushels! The world’s top 10 soybean[…]

Corn Planting Delays: Significant Impact on Corn Yield Forecasts

Corn Planting Delays: Introduction The most popular question from customers and prospective customers of CropProphet this year is “how do you account for the corn planting delays in your yield forecasts?” This post addresses that question by looking at the performance of CropProphet in prior late planting years. May 2019 = Wet in the Corn[…]