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DTN Grain Midday: Fairly Negative Morning

DTN Grain Midday: Fairly Negative Morning

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jun 29, 2016

Trade is flat to lower at midday. CORN Corn trade is 2 to 4 cents lower at midday with trade continuing to grind in the recent range with rains hitting parts of Iowa overnight with more expected this afternoon/evening. The

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Iowa: Crop Share Leases – Understanding Where You Stand Legally

Iowa: Crop Share Leases – Understanding Where You Stand Legally

👤By Kristine A. Tidgren, Iowa State University 🕔Jun 29, 2016

As of 2012, Iowa had 88,637 farms. Of those, 40 percent were farmed under a cash rent lease, and 7.1 percent were farmed pursuant to a crop share lease. Given these numbers, it is crucial that Iowa landowners and producers understand

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Illinois Soybeans: Preharvest Intervals for Postemergence Herbicides

Illinois Soybeans: Preharvest Intervals for Postemergence Herbicides

👤By Aaron Hager, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 29, 2016

Almost all postemergence soybean herbicides have a preharvest interval or a soybean developmental stage beyond which applications cannot be made specified on their respective label.  Labels of some products may indicate both a developmental stage (before soybean bloom, for example)

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Arkansas Pest Report: Gus Lorenz Covers Cotton, Rice, Grains – Audio

Arkansas Pest Report: Gus Lorenz Covers Cotton, Rice, Grains – Audio

👤By Gus Lorenz, Arkansas Extension IPM Specialist: “ 🕔Jun 29, 2016

– Gus Lorenz, Arkansas Extension IPM Specialist, covers the state’s current insect situation across cotton, rice, soybeans and grain sorghum.

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Illinois: Revised 2016 Crop Budgets

Illinois: Revised 2016 Crop Budgets

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 29, 2016

The 2016 Illinois Crop Budgets have been revised and the “June 2016” version is now available on farmdoc. A significant change between the previous version released in December 2015 and the June version is an increase in soybean price. Even

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Texas Field Reports: Field Conditions Move from One Extreme to the Other

Texas Field Reports: Field Conditions Move from One Extreme to the Other

👤By Adam Russel, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 29, 2016

Many row crop producers around the state faced tough planting conditions, from cool ground temperatures to too much rain, that delayed or damaged initial plantings this spring. Now dryland crops are facing another challenge – heat and rapidly decreasing moisture

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DTN Grain Open: Soybeans Take a Break Overnight

DTN Grain Open: Soybeans Take a Break Overnight

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Jun 29, 2016

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 3 cents lower, November soybeans were 10 cents lower, and September Chicago wheat was unchanged. CME Globex Recap: After an initial overnight rally, soybean contracts slipped lower through early Wednesday morning. Corn saw

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Louisiana: Crops Field Day, Alexandria, July 14

Louisiana: Crops Field Day, Alexandria, July 14

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 28, 2016

The LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research Station will hold its annual field day July 14 starting at 8:30 a.m. at the state evacuation center next to the LSUA campus. The field tour begins at 8:50 a.m., and presentations will be

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Illinois Hay: Bale Accumulator Helps Make Up for Lack of Summer Labor – DTN

Illinois Hay: Bale Accumulator Helps Make Up for Lack of Summer Labor – DTN

👤By Richard Oswald DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Jun 28, 2016

“Accumulators are important because there are just absolutely no kids available to help.” That’s a little-known fact about hay shared with DTN late Sunday evening by View From the Cab farmer Chase Brown of Decatur, Illinois. The accumulator Chase referred

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Indiana: Purdue Ag Economists Take a Close Look at Brexit Impact

Indiana: Purdue Ag Economists Take a Close Look at Brexit Impact

👤By Keith Robinson, Purdue University 🕔Jun 28, 2016

Britain’s departure from the European Union would have little direct effect on U.S. agricultural trade but could slow Indiana’s economic growth tied to manufacturing, Purdue University agricultural economists say. Their greatest concerns are whether the current shakeup in the financial

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