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  1. Oklahoma: Canola Schools – August 2 and 4

    July 20 @ 5:00 am - August 5 @ 1:00 am
  2. Tennessee: No-Till Field Day, Milan, July 28

    July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Tennessee: No-Till Field Day, Milan, July 28

    July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. InfoAg Conference, St. Louis, Aug. 2-4

    August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Tennessee: Mid-South Ag Finance Conference, Martin, Aug. 3

    August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Texas: Cotton Fiber Quality Conference, Lubbock, Aug. 4

    August 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  7. North Mississippi Row Crops Field Day, Verona, Aug. 11

    August 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Texas: Pre-Plant Wheat Meeting, Amarillo, Aug. 12

    August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. Illinois: Agronomy Day, Savoy, August 18

    August 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  11. California Almond Conference, Sacramento, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
Arkansas Soybeans: Bollworm Moths on the Move

Arkansas Soybeans: Bollworm Moths on the Move

👤By Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator 🕔Jul 22, 2016

Rainfall was pretty light this week as most fields received very little while few others got fair amounts. Insect populations have crashed over the past week but noticed large number of bollworm moths in several fields, so expecting to have

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Monsanto: EU Joins China  – Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans Approved for Import

Monsanto: EU Joins China – Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans Approved for Import

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 22, 2016

Monsanto Company announced today that the European Commission has granted import approval for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. This milestone allows for the import and food/feed use of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans into the European Union. The European Commission’s

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DTN Grain Open: Double Down Soybean Losses; Raining Again in  I-States

DTN Grain Open: Double Down Soybean Losses; Raining Again in I-States

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Jul 22, 2016

December corn was 2 cents lower, November soybeans were 19 cents lower, and September Chicago wheat was 2 cents lower. 6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 2 cents lower, November soybeans were 19 cents lower, and September Chicago wheat

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Nebraska Crop Reports: Grasshoppers; Wheat Harvest Wrap; Weeds

Nebraska Crop Reports: Grasshoppers; Wheat Harvest Wrap; Weeds

👤From Nebraska CropWatch 🕔Jul 21, 2016

August 20, 2016 Sarah Schlund, Extension Educator in Dawson County: The sound of spray planes flying over fields has become more frequent in the past week as insecticide applications are being made. We haven’t seen too much disease in the

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Revisiting USDA Corn and Soybean Grain Stocks Estimates

Revisiting USDA Corn and Soybean Grain Stocks Estimates

👤By Scott Irwin and Darrel Good, University of Illinois and Dwight Sanders, Southern Illinois University 🕔Jul 21, 2016

The June 1 estimates of corn and soybean stocks released by the USDA on June 30 provided some big surprises. The corn stocks estimate was about 200 million bushels larger than anticipated, while the soybean stocks estimate was about 40

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Drones on the Farm: “Fly in the Morning – Have Data by Afternoon”

Drones on the Farm: “Fly in the Morning – Have Data by Afternoon”

👤From the United Soybean Board 🕔Jul 21, 2016

Andrew Dierks pulled the rugged black crate from the box of his pickup, snapped open the clips and pulled out a piece of farm equipment that would have seemed completely out of place just a few years ago. Dierks set

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U.S. Drought Monitor: Extreme Heat – Triple Digits in Southwest

U.S. Drought Monitor: Extreme Heat – Triple Digits in Southwest

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USDA, NOAA 🕔Jul 21, 2016

Summary This week’s USDM period (ending on July 19) was characterized by typical hit and miss summer-time shower activity across the country, punctuated by extreme heat in the Southern Plains and the Northeast. The heaviest rains fell in southern Minnesota,

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Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Started in Texas and Now: Hello, Kansas! – DTN

Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Started in Texas and Now: Hello, Kansas! – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 21, 2016

Sorghum pests never gave Jerry Martin many headaches before last year. Now for the second year in a row, the central Kansas farmer is bracing for infestations of the sugarcane aphid. After a slow start in Texas this year, the

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Clear Water Act: Future Legal Battleground for Farmers? Yes, Says Attorney – DTN

Clear Water Act: Future Legal Battleground for Farmers? Yes, Says Attorney – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 21, 2016

As the waters of the United States rule remains tied up in federal court, a Houston-based attorney who handles Clean Water Act cases said Wednesday farmers should remain vigilant about whether work they do on the land is exempt from

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DTN Grain Close: Grain Prices Mixed, Unfazed By Heat

DTN Grain Close: Grain Prices Mixed, Unfazed By Heat

👤From DTN 🕔Jul 21, 2016

Soybeans and wheat managed to recover a small part of this week’s losses, but December corn fell to another new contract low with forecasts looking more favorable for crops after this weekend. USDA’s weekly report of export sales was neutral-to-bearish

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