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AgFax Weekend: Kansas Farmers Awarded $217Bln

AgFax Weekend: Kansas Farmers Awarded $217Bln

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Jun 30, 2017

This week’s AgFax Weekend – Kansas Farmers Awarded $217Bln; Mexican Grain Buyers Shopping in South America?; and more.

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Grain TV: USDA Surprises Push Wheat To Fresh Highs

Grain TV: USDA Surprises Push Wheat To Fresh Highs

👤By Grain TV 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Today’s USDA reports showed corn and wheat stocks higher than expected, while soybeans were slightly lower than expected. Acreage caught traders completely off guard with wheat considerably lower than expected. Corn acres moved higher while soybeans declined, opposite trade expectations.

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South Carolina Peanuts: Time to Manage White Mold, Leaf Spot; Leafhoppers Are Active

South Carolina Peanuts: Time to Manage White Mold, Leaf Spot; Leafhoppers Are Active

👤By Dan Anco, Clemson University Peanut Specialist 🕔Jun 30, 2017

While some of this year’s peanuts are right at 45 days old, others were planted about 60 days ago. Classically, 60 DAP marks the beginning of the critical period to manage white mold in SC. With regards to leaf spots,

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Rice – Storm Inflicts Subtle Yield But Real Loss – AgFax

Rice – Storm Inflicts Subtle Yield But Real Loss – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Rain and wind take a toll, trigger grain sterility in coastal areas.

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Rice Market: Purchasers Keeping an Eye on New Crop Quality

Rice Market: Purchasers Keeping an Eye on New Crop Quality

👤From The Rice Advocate, USRPA 🕔Jun 30, 2017

The market has been somewhat subdued leading up to Friday’s planted acreage report. The weekly export numbers were more positive than last week’s volume, but still leave a lot to be desired given the inferred shortness of overseas buyers.   At

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Oklahoma Crops Conference, Ardmore, July 10

Oklahoma Crops Conference, Ardmore, July 10

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University Ag Communications Services 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Crop producers in southeastern and south-central Oklahoma should register now to attend the July 10 Oklahoma Crops Conference in Ardmore. “The conference is one of four we will be putting on in July, with each focusing on all critical crops

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DTN Livestock Close: Record Hog Population Prompts Big Rally in Lean Futures

DTN Livestock Close: Record Hog Population Prompts Big Rally in Lean Futures

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Lean hog futures closed significantly higher, with the first five contracts advancing by triple digits. The cattle complex settled mostly higher, supported by late week short-covering and technical buying.  GENERAL COMMENTS The cash cattle market Friday was very slow with

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Illinois Soybeans: Control Options for White Mold

Illinois Soybeans: Control Options for White Mold

👤By Dan Davidson, Illinois Soybean Association Agronomist 🕔Jun 30, 2017

May was a wet month with frequent rains and very little drying and June is shaping up to be fairly similar. Of course, all this cool and wet weather is good for soybean growth and rows will canopy over. However,

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Wheat Harvest Woes: Disease and Blizzard Took a Toll on the Crop – DTN

Wheat Harvest Woes: Disease and Blizzard Took a Toll on the Crop – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Wheat took a beating in the Great Plains this year. A late-season winter blizzard coupled with an outbreak of wheat streak mosaic has left growers harvesting wildly different wheat crops across each state — and sometimes within the same field.

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Minnesota: Field School for Ag Professionals, Falcon Heights, July 27-28

Minnesota: Field School for Ag Professionals, Falcon Heights, July 27-28

👤By Dave Nicolai, University of Minnesota IAP Program Coordinator 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Registration for the 2017 Field School for Ag Professionals, July 27 – 28 is now filling up. Please register soon to save your spot for this popular annual agronomy training. The Field School will be held at the University of

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