Farmers should make sure the planter bar is level and ensure it provides proper downforce.
The U.S. produces about one-third of corn worldwide.
Market Facilitation Program payments helped buffer farmers from significant income pressure.
The value of U.S. dairy exports increased $1.15 billion in 2019 compared to 2016.
In Illinois, USDA pegged the 2019 average corn yield at 181 bushels per acre.