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Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The question going into this fall is how much yield loss have the dicamba injured soybeans sustained? As with every concern with this dicamba drift mess, the answers are hard to get and then the results are often a mixed

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DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Strength in Cattle Paper

DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Strength in Cattle Paper

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

Live and feeder futures should open moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and pre-cash short covering. Lean hog contracts also seem set for a firm opening thanks to further cash strength and residual buying interest. Cattle: Steady-$2 HR Futures: 50-100

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DTN Grain Open: Marginal Early Strength

DTN Grain Open: Marginal Early Strength

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 1 cent higher, November soybeans were 2 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally higher. CME Globex Recap: Global equity markets will mark the 30th anniversary of Black Monday by watching

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Rally Back From Sharp Losses

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Rally Back From Sharp Losses

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Early triple-digit losses in cattle futures Wednesday morning was not enough to keep buyers out of the market through the entire trading session. Cattle futures rallied higher, closing mostly higher in live cattle contracts, and mixed in feeder cattle trade.

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North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage

North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage

👤By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses, according to North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. “Field losses, splits and cracked seed coats increase as moisture content decreases,” he says. “Shatter losses have

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North Carolina Cotton: How Do We Manage Defoliation for the Rest of This Season?

North Carolina Cotton: How Do We Manage Defoliation for the Rest of This Season?

👤By Keith Edmisten and Guy Collins, North Carolina State University Extension Cotton Specialists 🕔Oct 18, 2017

We’ve received a lot of phone calls over the last few days about how to address various cotton defoliation issues for the remainder of this season. Below are the most common scenarios for which we have been called and how

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Kentucky Soybeans: Partially Flooded Fields – What Should You Do?

Kentucky Soybeans: Partially Flooded Fields – What Should You Do?

👤By Chad Lee, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Recent rains partially flooded several soybean fields across Kentucky. The risk of damage to soybeans is more of a concern for green plants. Soybeans that were brown or tan are less likely to be damaged. The following are some general

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Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods

Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods

👤By Sam McNeill, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

High corn and soybean yields, a large carryover from 2016 and transportation challenges have combined to put pressure on grain markets this fall. Many farmers are looking at every available storage option. Some have added grain bins to their existing

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Iowa Cover Crops: Fall Armyworm Feeding Noted in Southern Counties

Iowa Cover Crops: Fall Armyworm Feeding Noted in Southern Counties

👤By Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University Agronomist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Fall is usually not a time I expect to get questions about armyworms, but last week I received several questions about fall armyworms in cover crops, particularly in cereal rye, triticale, or wheat cover crops. In Iowa, fall armyworms can

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Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

👤By Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Alabama Cooperative Extension Sepcialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

​Ryegrass continues to be a problem in wheat each year due to resistance to more herbicides, timing of applications, and weather conditions. Last year, we looked at several herbicides applied delayed-PRE that were promising for ryegrass control but this year

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