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Arkansas Sorghum: Considerations Before Using a Harvest Aid

Arkansas Sorghum: Considerations Before Using a Harvest Aid

👤By Jason Kelley, Tom Barber, Gus Lorenz, Glenn Studebaker, and Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 31, 2015

As we approach grain sorghum harvest, many are considering using a harvest aid. There are pros and cons to using a harvest aid. The greatest benefits are that they can dry down green plant and or weed material to allow

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Tennessee: Identification of PPO-Resistant Pigweed

Tennessee: Identification of PPO-Resistant Pigweed

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jul 31, 2015

How can one tell if Palmer amaranth that escapes FlexStar, Ultra Blazer or Cobra is due to resistance or another issue?

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DTN Distillers Grain: North Dakota Plant Drying Cheaper

DTN Distillers Grain: North Dakota Plant Drying Cheaper

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 31, 2015

A new ethanol plant in North Dakota not only produces ethanol at less cost but is also saving money on drying distillers grains. The ethanol plant was built across the road from a coal-fired electric power plant, which supplies steam

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CHS Acquires Northstar Agri Industries Canola Processing Plant

CHS Acquires Northstar Agri Industries Canola Processing Plant

👤From CHS Inc. 🕔Jul 31, 2015

CHS announced it has acquired Northstar Agri Industries canola processing and refining plant near Hallock, Minn., from PICO Northstar Hallock LLC, a majority-owned subsidiary of PICO Holdings, Inc.  The Hallock canola plant processes more than 400,000 tons of canola seed annually into

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DTN Grain Midday: Week Dollar Limits Selling

DTN Grain Midday: Week Dollar Limits Selling

👤By David Fiala, DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jul 31, 2015

Grains Mixed at Midday Mixed action is seen at midday with limited changes in the forecasts. General Comments The U.S. stock markets are mixed. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 65 points lower. Energies are lower

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Illinois Corn: Got Crazy Top?

Illinois Corn: Got Crazy Top?

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Jul 31, 2015

 Crazy top, named for the odd formations of the leaves or tassel due to hormonal effects of the disease, is typically found on corn plants that were submerged for a few days early in the growing season. A description of

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DTN Grain Open: Strong Commercial Buying

DTN Grain Open: Strong Commercial Buying

👤By Darin Newsom DTN, Senior Analyst 🕔Jul 31, 2015

Grains Quietly Higher Early Friday 6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 3 cents higher, November soybeans were 1 cent higher, and September Chicago wheat was 5 cents higher. CME Globex Recap: Grains posted a quiet overnight session, with most

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Grain TV: Outstanding Export Sales

Grain TV: Outstanding Export Sales

👤From Grain TV 🕔Jul 30, 2015

Export sales helped lift the market on Thursday. Soybeans and wheat beat analysts’ export expectations. The day ended with all corn, wheat, and soybeans trading up.  

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Florida: Suwanee Valley Field Day, Live Oak, Aug. 17

Florida: Suwanee Valley Field Day, Live Oak, Aug. 17

👤By Kimberly Moore Wilmoth, University of Florida 🕔Jul 30, 2015

Farmers interested in row crops are invited to the Suwanee Valley Agricultural Extension Center on Monday evening, Aug. 17, to learn about best management practices. “During this field day, we will provide an overview of the latest research that seeks

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Drought Monitor: Hit or Miss Relief to Southeast

Drought Monitor: Hit or Miss Relief to Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser with Information from Richard Heim, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Jul 30, 2015

Summary An upper-level ridge dominated the southern Plains, bringing hot and dry weather, while an active storm track triggered areas of rain across the northern tier States during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. Cool fronts sliding southward brought showers

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