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Ohio: Farm Chemical and Pesticide Collection Dates in Aug.

Ohio: Farm Chemical and Pesticide Collection Dates in Aug.

👤By Beth Scheckelhoff and Glen Arnold, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Do you have pesticides sitting in storage that you do not intend to use? The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring three Clean Sweep Pesticide collections for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides. The following locations will accept

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Ohio Corn: Assessing the Success or Failure of Pollination

Ohio Corn: Assessing the Success or Failure of Pollination

👤By Peter Thomison and Rich Minyo, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Many Ohio corn fields have been subject to excessive rainfall this year. The fields where the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) were planted are no exception. Extraordinary rainfall accumulation has occurred at nearly all OCPT sites. Rainfall accumulations from May

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Illinois: 2018 Crop Budgets – More of the Same

Illinois: 2018 Crop Budgets – More of the Same

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Crop budgets for 2018 now are available on farmdoc. In addition, 2017 crop budgets have been revised and 2016 returns and costs have been updated. Overall, 2018 budgets suggest more of the same economic conditions that have occurred since 2013.

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in Hale County

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in Hale County

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension Entomologist 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Greg Cronholm, Independent Crop Consultant and retired Extension IPM Agent, just called to report finding sugarcane aphid in Hale County about 3 miles from Plainview. Most were small colonies but some were a bit bigger. Similar to what we saw

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Texas Sorghum: Headworm Control – Consider Sugarcane Aphids

Texas Sorghum: Headworm Control – Consider Sugarcane Aphids

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension Entomologist 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Sugarcane aphid is just beginning to build in fields in select counties on the Southern High Plains, and as of this writing I know of no fields that have required treatment. The sugarcane aphid distribution map can be found here.

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Electronic Logging on Hold – Bill Gives 2 More Years to Comply – DTN

Electronic Logging on Hold – Bill Gives 2 More Years to Comply – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Jul 26, 2017

On Tuesday, July 18, a bill to delay the compliance date of the ELD (electronic logging device rule) for two years to December 2019, was filed in the U.S. House of Representatives and referred to the House Appropriation’s Subcommittee on

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Wheat Tour: No Rain, No Yield – DTN

Wheat Tour: No Rain, No Yield – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 26, 2017

When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council’s annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they’ll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council president Dave Green. It’s a pity they can’t take enough

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Corn: Why Isn’t the Crop Trading Higher? – DTN

Corn: Why Isn’t the Crop Trading Higher? – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Jul 26, 2017

After the central Midwest experienced its highest temperatures of the year last week, it was not a big surprise that USDA’s good-to-excellent crop ratings fell from 64% to 62% for corn and from 61% to 57% for soybeans in Monday

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DTN Livestock Open: Strength in Hogs, Cattle on Defensive

DTN Livestock Open: Strength in Hogs, Cattle on Defensive

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Lean hog futures should open moderately, supported by follow-through buying and cash premiums. The cattle complex is likely to be on the defensive, pressured by residual selling and long liquidation. Cattle: Steady-$2 LR Futures: 50-100 LR Live Equiv $140.24 +

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DTN Grain Open: General Commodity Strength

DTN Grain Open: General Commodity Strength

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Jul 26, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 1 cent higher, November soybeans were 4 cents higher, and September Chicago (SRW) wheat was 5 cents higher. CME Globex Recap: Commodities in general were showing a shade of green on the quote

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