The Corn Is up! The Heat Is On!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Mike McCann - Broker, serving all of Nebraska

The corn is growing like crazy across Nebraska and will be way ahead of schedule! Why is that not necessarily good news?

Because the heat is already here and it is over a month early this year.  Our corn will be tasseling in mid June this year at the rate it is going.

Rain Rain please please come...we really really need some...it's okay to come before June...just not in the form of a monsoon.

We are light on rain...high on heat... and that is not a good combination unless you are a desert!

Beans are in and although only a few are up...will be ahead of schedule as well.

Kansas and Nebraska wheat looks good!  Hays first cutting was cut way ahead of schedule this year.

What does that mean for crop prices this year?  I am not sure yet...but one thing is for sure...it is going to be a fun summer!!

 

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Randy Ostrander
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Good evening Mike. I am worried about late summer and early fall when we have already blown through our early harvest. Not time for another planting so who knows what winter will bring.

May 16, 2012 07:57 PM
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Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL
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Mike - it is interesting to read your post, but I have no clue what this could mean for you and us.

May 16, 2012 08:23 PM
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Winston Heverly
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Winston Realty, Inc.

Mike the risk of a farmer is off the chart, most people take it for granted that the food is always at the local grocer as if they grow it there. Sometimes I wonder what people really think if didn't come from some electronic device. Little do people know that most things evolve around farming unless they have learned to eat their smart phone for protein.

May 16, 2012 08:46 PM
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Roger D. Mucci
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Hopefully you'll get that much needed rain and the crops won't burn up in the heat.

May 17, 2012 02:27 AM
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Randy, Winston and Roger...The world evolves around the US farm markets and with this early warm weather putting everything way ahead of schedule makes me very nervous.

Jon...How is Daytona?  I used to live in Orlando in the mid 80's.  You remember then right?  The WEATHER froze all of the orange groves and they are now houses thanks to that building boom...and orange juice and anything associated has been much higher ever since. That is still affecting me adversely 25 years later.

Of course...they overbuilt and put too many homes up.  That affected many workers in a positive way...me included as I went down and ran a Supply store called ABC Staple Company on Douglas road in Altamonte Springs.

Those workers and I were eating burgers and beef and pork and turkey and corn and bread....hmmm sounds like what most people eat these days.  Fast forward to 2012...after Nebraska's hottest spring on record. If the weather continues like this...crops will not pollinate correctly...yields will be way down. No corn for the cows or hogs means higher beef and pork prices in Daytona.  No sweet corn means no corn for you or me.  The Jolly Green Giant doesn't raise his corn...he buys it from farmers.

Go out to the beach on one of the hot days and lay there for 8 hours in the sun with no water...no shade...no protection...I would bet you would have a clue then.  Hope this helps you out understanding the seriousness of this and how it does affect people WORLD wide.

May 18, 2012 06:08 AM
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Charles Stallions
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I had heard last year that a lot of the corn would be sold to the ethonol suppliers, is that right

May 19, 2012 06:33 PM
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Yes... a lot of corn is sold to ethanol plants...they take certain parts of the corn and use it for ethanol and the byproducts are used in the cattle industry as a feed supplement.

The corn that is raised and sold to the ethanol industry is not the same type of corn that is consumed by people.

Here is a great link that helps explain the ethanol process in an interesting way:

http://www.ne-ethanol.org/facts/facts.htm  

May 19, 2012 06:47 PM
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Emily Medvec
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Mike, your corn report is a reminder to all of us about not only where corn is growing and how it and the weather impacts your local real estate market. Now I am curious. Are the majority of corn farmers large operations? Or are the ethanol corn growers now more corporations than farmers? Perhaps you can do another blog...
May 19, 2012 08:47 PM
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Hi Emily...that is a great idea and i will do that.  Thanks Mike

May 20, 2012 08:57 AM
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Michelle Gibson
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Hansen Real Estate Group Inc.

Mike - We've been getting a ton of rain these days, I'll send it your way.

May 22, 2012 05:32 AM
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James A. Browning
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Thank you for sharing your blog; we need Real estate Professionals to share their comments and information regarding their markets and experiences. Thanks again from beautiful Colorado

May 31, 2012 12:21 AM
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Don Sabinske
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Thanks for the crop report, Mike.  Everything around here is early, too, because of the very mild winter and all the rain we got in May.

June 10, 2012 01:03 PM
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Terri Poehler
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Down south, we are growing misquitos. And I hate it!! All the rain didn't help!!

June 26, 2012 04:40 AM
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Sharon Tara
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I just saw on the news today that we are going to be seeing high prices in the grocery store as a result of all the drought.  It doesn't look good!  Your explanation of how one thing effects another is well stated!

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