Farmland Prices Remain Strong; Iowa Auction Hit $14,000 Per Acre- DTN

🕔Feb 20, 2018Farmland values continue to shrug at lower grain prices. Even in wheat country, the Kansas City Federal Reserve bank reported relatively stable farmland values in the fourth quarter of 2017 […]

Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Fungicide Resistance Confirmed

🕔Feb 20, 2018Plant pathologists at Iowa State University and University of Kentucky have confirmed that isolates of Cercospora sojina, the pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot of soybean, have shown resistance to quinone outside inhibitor […]

Iowa: Land Prices, Some Input Costs Should Decline

🕔Feb 19, 2018Land and input costs for corn and soybean production are expected to decline in 2018, according to research conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The research, released in […]

Illinois: Why Should Farmers Know About the Illinois Schedule SA Income Allocations?

🕔Feb 19, 2018On July 6, 2017, Illinois Public Act 100-0022 became law. One item in this Act was an Illinois income tax rate increase effective July 1, 2017. The Illinois income tax […]

AgFax Weekend: Land Values & Low Commodity Prices | Farm Program Cuts

🕔Feb 16, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Land Values & Low Commodity Prices | Farm Program Cuts | Less Fertilizer Demand Possible in 2018 | and more.

Moving Grain: Chinese Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase

🕔Feb 16, 2018Chinese Lunar Year Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains have declined for two consecutive weeks. For the week ending February 8, the […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Increased Dryness in the West, Central U.S. Improvements

🕔Feb 16, 2018With sub-median precipitation and above-normal temperatures favored during March and MAM, drought should persist in the southwestern quarter of the Nation, along with development in most of California and Nevada, […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Drench Eastern Regions, Southern Plains Drying Out

🕔Feb 16, 2018Summary During the 7-day period (ending Tuesday morning), heavy to excessive rainfall eased or eliminated dryness and drought across much of the eastern, southeastern, and southcentral U.S. Conversely, drought intensified […]

Spring Weed Burndown Tips, Deciphering Herbicide Labels – And More – AgFax Weed Solutions

🕔Feb 16, 2018Whether you’re trying to kill weeds or a cover crop, don’t count on a one-size-fits-all approach. Two weed scientists — one in Indiana, the other in Louisiana — cover a […]

Biofuels: Fixing the RFS is Getting Easier and Easier

🕔Feb 16, 2018There has been no shortage of ideas in recent months about how to “fix” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). These include application of the various waiver authorities under the RFS, […]

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