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Small Grains: Wheat Production Up 12% from 2015; Oats, Barley Down

Small Grains: Wheat Production Up 12% from 2015; Oats, Barley Down

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 30, 2016

All wheat production totaled 2.31 billion bushels in 2016, up 12 percent from the revised 2015 total of 2.06 billion bushels. Area harvested for grain totaled 43.9 million acres, down 7 percent from the previous year. The United States yield

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Welch on Grain: Corn Stocks Below Expectations, Above Last Year

Welch on Grain: Corn Stocks Below Expectations, Above Last Year

πŸ‘€By Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 30, 2016

Market Situation Grain Stocks. Corn stocks in all positions as of September 1 (the end of the 2015/16 marketing year) were reported today at 1.738 billion bushels, up 558 million bushels over the 5-year average and up 7 million bushels

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DTN Grain Close: Row-Crop Demand Strong in Q4

DTN Grain Close: Row-Crop Demand Strong in Q4

πŸ‘€From DTN/Telvent 🕔Sep 30, 2016

When all was said and done, U.S. supplies of corn and soybeans barely budged in 2015-16, as USDA reported on Friday, but it took a strong surge of demand in the final three months. All three grains closed higher with

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DTN Grain Midday: Mixed, Slow Action Ahead of Reports

DTN Grain Midday: Mixed, Slow Action Ahead of Reports

πŸ‘€By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Sep 30, 2016

Mixed slow action at midday ahead of the report. CORN Corn trade is 2 to 4 cents lower at midday with trade continuing to chop around in the lower end of the recent range with China opening up corn exports

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Arkansas: 12 Counties Designated Flood Disaster Areas

Arkansas: 12 Counties Designated Flood Disaster Areas

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 30, 2016

USDA has designated 12 counties in Arkansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by excessive rain, flooding, hail, and high winds that occurred from April 1, 2016, and continues. Those counties are: Carroll Jackson Prairie Clay Lawrence

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Georgia: 9 More Counties Added to Drought Disaster List

Georgia: 9 More Counties Added to Drought Disaster List

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 30, 2016

USDA has designated 9 counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by a recent drought. Those counties are: Baldwin Houston Taliaferro Bibb Jones Twiggs Hancock Peach Wilkinson “Our hearts go out to those Georgia farmers

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Nebraska: Kearney County Declared a Drought Disaster Area

Nebraska: Kearney County Declared a Drought Disaster Area

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 30, 2016

USDA has designated Kearney County in Nebraska as a primary natural disaster area due to a recent drought.Β  “Our hearts go out to those Nebraska farmers and ranchers affected by recent natural disasters,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “President Obama

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Arkansas Soybeans: Wray Family Chalks Up 3rd 100-Plus b/acre Field

Arkansas Soybeans: Wray Family Chalks Up 3rd 100-Plus b/acre Field

πŸ‘€By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 30, 2016

Good things come in threes – especially for the Wray family of Poinsett County. On Thursday, Barbara Wray’s entry in the Arkansas Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge was certified at 109.843 bushels per acre, marking the family’s third

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Nebraska: Grain Handling Safety – Beware of the Quicksand

Nebraska: Grain Handling Safety – Beware of the Quicksand

πŸ‘€By Cheryl Alberts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Sep 30, 2016

Midwest harvest preparations include cleaning and fumigating grain bins, preparing equipment, and getting trucks ready to roll. Add in long hours and a sense of urgency, and what gets left out? The most important factor — human safety. Survey the

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Nebraska Corn: Using Stalk Nitrate Test to Evaluate N Management

Nebraska Corn: Using Stalk Nitrate Test to Evaluate N Management

πŸ‘€By Charles Shapiro, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Sep 30, 2016

Taking time this fall to conduct a stalk nitrate test can help you “grade” your current nitrogen application rate and provides key information on which to base any changes for next spring. Table 1. Interpretation of the test results Plant

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