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Moving Grain: Highest Average Diesel Prices Seen So Far in 2017

Moving Grain: Highest Average Diesel Prices Seen So Far in 2017

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Grain Inspections at Lowest Level for the Year For the week ending August 10, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from major U.S. export regions reached 1.88 million metric tons (mmt), the lowest so far for

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Drought Outlook: Expect Improvements for the Midwest, Plains to Remain Dry

Drought Outlook: Expect Improvements for the Midwest, Plains to Remain Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Adam Allgood, NOAA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

During the boreal fall months, climatological precipitation decreases across the Plains, and increases over the Northwest, while the transitional month of October is generally a drier time of year for much of the Nation. Above normal temperatures are favored to

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Drought Monitor: Cooler Temps Offer Relief, Bring Widespread Rains

Drought Monitor: Cooler Temps Offer Relief, Bring Widespread Rains

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Jessica Blunden, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Summary Temperatures were cooler than average for much of the contiguous U.S. this week, including 4-8 degrees F below average across a large part of the Plains and Midwest this past week. Only Washington and Oregon saw temperatures more than

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Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

👤By Pat Melgares, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the state’s fields this year. In early August, the Kansas Wheat

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Minnesota: Spring Wheat – A Quick Guide to Profitable Sulfur Fertilization

Minnesota: Spring Wheat – A Quick Guide to Profitable Sulfur Fertilization

👤By Daniel Kaiser, University of Minnesota Extension Soil Fertility Specialist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

The major cause of sulfur deficiencies in crops is a lack of mineralized S in the soil. Research and recommendations in Minnesota have shown well-documented yield increases for corn with the application of sulfur, but what about wheat? Recent research

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Marketing the Crop: Every Nickel Counts, Especially When it Comes to Soybeans – DTN

Marketing the Crop: Every Nickel Counts, Especially When it Comes to Soybeans – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 17, 2017

After USDA’s Prospective Plantings report at the end of March, it seemed clear that most of the reduced acres in corn and wheat were switching to soybeans in 2017. Even today, USDA stands by its estimate of 89.5 million planted

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North Dakota: Pence County Designated Drought Disaster Area

North Dakota: Pence County Designated Drought Disaster Area

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

In response to a request from Brian Haugen, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in North Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Pierce County in North Dakota as a primary natural disaster area due to losses

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South Dakota: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

South Dakota: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Aurora, Charles Mix and Gregory counties in South Dakota as primary natural disaster areas

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North Dakota: 3 More Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

North Dakota: 3 More Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

In response to a request from Brian Haugen, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in North Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Burke, Lamoure and Renville counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due

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Webinar – Outlook for Crop Farm Income, Cash Rents, Farmland Prices, and Ag Credit, Sept. 1

Webinar – Outlook for Crop Farm Income, Cash Rents, Farmland Prices, and Ag Credit, Sept. 1

👤From University of Illinois 🕔Aug 17, 2017

This presentation will cover farm income estimates for 2017 based on current projections of prices, yields, and ARC-CO payments. Forecasts will be made on 2018 cash rents and farmland prices based on a survey of Illinois Society of Professional Farm

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