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DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads in Lightly Higher Trade

DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads in Lightly Higher Trade

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

Wheat is the leader at midday with trade lightly higher across the board. CORN Corn trade is flat to 2 cents higher at midday with range bound trade continuing yet again. Ethanol margins are under a little bit of pressure

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Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Oct 19, 2017

General Status For the past few weeks or so we had been socked in with moisture and cool temperatures, only to finally come out of the pattern into frosty and cold conditions. Finally, we are seeing clear skies and a

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Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

Tennessee Soybeans: Dicamba – Yield Reports on Injured Crops

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The question going into this fall is how much yield loss have the dicamba injured soybeans sustained? As with every concern with this dicamba drift mess, the answers are hard to get and then the results are often a mixed

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DTN Grain Open: Marginal Early Strength

DTN Grain Open: Marginal Early Strength

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Oct 19, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 1 cent higher, November soybeans were 2 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally higher. CME Globex Recap: Global equity markets will mark the 30th anniversary of Black Monday by watching

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North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage

North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage

👤By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses, according to North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. “Field losses, splits and cracked seed coats increase as moisture content decreases,” he says. “Shatter losses have

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Kentucky Soybeans: Partially Flooded Fields – What Should You Do?

Kentucky Soybeans: Partially Flooded Fields – What Should You Do?

👤By Chad Lee, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Recent rains partially flooded several soybean fields across Kentucky. The risk of damage to soybeans is more of a concern for green plants. Soybeans that were brown or tan are less likely to be damaged. The following are some general

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Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods

Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods

👤By Sam McNeill, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

High corn and soybean yields, a large carryover from 2016 and transportation challenges have combined to put pressure on grain markets this fall. Many farmers are looking at every available storage option. Some have added grain bins to their existing

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Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

Alabama Wheat: Ryegrass Control Options

👤By Joyce Tredaway Ducar, Alabama Cooperative Extension Sepcialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

​Ryegrass continues to be a problem in wheat each year due to resistance to more herbicides, timing of applications, and weather conditions. Last year, we looked at several herbicides applied delayed-PRE that were promising for ryegrass control but this year

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Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

👤By Glen Arnold, CCA, and Kevin Elder, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

With warmer than normal weather forecast for the next couple of weeks, corn and soybean harvest in Ohio is expected to get back on track. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators soon will be applying both liquid and solid manure

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Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses

Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

According to the USDA/NASS as of Sunday, Oct. 15, 21 percent of Ohio’s corn was harvested for grain, compared to 34 percent for last year and 32 percent for the five-year average. Wet weather delayed corn harvest across the state

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