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Alabama: East-Central Crop Tour, Auburn, July 27

Alabama: East-Central Crop Tour, Auburn, July 27

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 20, 2017

The East-Central Alabama Crops Tour is set for July 27, beginning at 8 a.m.  The tour includes a stop at Auburn University’s cotton and peanut variety trial at the Ingram Farm off Highway 80.  Extension personnel – including Trey Cutts,

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Biofuels: Filling Gaps in the Renewable Fuels Standard with Biodiesel

Biofuels: Filling Gaps in the Renewable Fuels Standard with Biodiesel

👤by Scott Irwin and Darrel Good, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Jul 20, 2017

In the farmdoc daily article of July 12, 2017, we calculated the likely size of the “gaps” in biofuels consumption created by the EPA implementation of the Renewable Fuels Standards (RFS) for the years 2014 through 2018. The conventional ethanol

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Mississippi Ag Industry Council Row Crop Update Meeting, Orange Beach, AL, July 26

Mississippi Ag Industry Council Row Crop Update Meeting, Orange Beach, AL, July 26

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Jul 20, 2017

You are welcome to attend the Row Crop Update at the Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Conference. The conference is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama. This event is a great opportunity for professional improvement and interaction with

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DTN Grain Open: Dry Forecast Drives Prices

DTN Grain Open: Dry Forecast Drives Prices

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Jul 20, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 3 cents higher, November soybeans were 7 cents higher, and September Minneapolis (HRS) wheat was 5 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: Corn and the soybean complex were trading higher early Thursday as rain

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Illinois: Dicamba Drift on the Rise – Facts and Speculations

Illinois: Dicamba Drift on the Rise – Facts and Speculations

👤By Aaron Hager, University of Illinois Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Only a short time ago, many agricultural professionals were optimistic Illinois would somehow be “spared” the incidents of off-target damage caused by dicamba that continue to plague several states to our south. The recent preponderance of evidence (observations made traveling

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Dicamba: Is Herbicide Drift Coming to the Mid-Atlantic?

Dicamba: Is Herbicide Drift Coming to the Mid-Atlantic?

👤By William Curran, Dwight Lingenfelter, and Annie Klodd, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Concerns for plant growth regulator off-target crop injury are on the rise. What will we experience here in the Mid-Atlantic this summer? Last week, we wrote an article about the reports of 2,4-D drift to off-target crops from burndown applications

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Pennsylvania: Corn Leaf Aphids Can Become a Major Problem Following Unnecessary Sprays

Pennsylvania: Corn Leaf Aphids Can Become a Major Problem Following Unnecessary Sprays

👤By John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Corn Aphids have become a recent problem on some farms in Pennsylvania and are the result of imbalances of natural predators. Fortunately, through scouting and the use of economic thresholds this problem can be avoided. Over the past few summers,

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Pennsylvania Corn: 6 Considerations for Applying a Foliar Fungicide

Pennsylvania Corn: 6 Considerations for Applying a Foliar Fungicide

👤By Del Voight, Pennsylvania State University Agronomist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Under certain conditions, applying a fungicide to corn may provide an economic return. A look at few key criteria will help in determining whether to apply fungicides or wait things out. During times of continuing wet, humid weather many growers

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Pennsylvania Corn: Silking and Early Kernel Development

Pennsylvania Corn: Silking and Early Kernel Development

👤By Gregory Roth, Pennsylvania State University Agronomist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Corn and soybeans have survived a rough spring with challenging weather and pest concerns but yield prospects have been improving during the last two weeks as we approached silking. Observations made during this time can help to determine stand health

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South Dakota Soybeans: White Mold Development – Is Your Field at Risk?

South Dakota Soybeans: White Mold Development – Is Your Field at Risk?

👤By Emmanuel Byamukama, South Dakota State University Plant Pathologist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

White Mold in Soybeans According to USDA-NASS crop progress report for the week of July 17, 49% of the soybeans in South Dakota are at flowering. The flowering growth stage is also the time when white mold infection is initiated.

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