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Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Fungicide Resistance Confirmed

Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Fungicide Resistance Confirmed

👤By Daren Mueller, Iowa State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Feb 20, 2018

Plant 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 (QoI, strobilurin) fungicides in Iowa. Frogeye leaf spot occurs across

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Arkansas: Dicamba – Online Applicator Certification Now Available

Arkansas: Dicamba – Online Applicator Certification Now Available

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Feb 20, 2018

Online training is open for Arkansas farmers seeking the mandatory license for ground applications of any dicamba or Enlist 2,4-D formulations in 2018. There are two separate online modules: One module covers dicamba, the other covers both Enlist One and

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DTN Grain Open: It’s All About the Soybeans

DTN Grain Open: It’s All About the Soybeans

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Feb 20, 2018

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was 1 cent lower, March soybeans were 14 cents higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 3 cents higher. CME Globex Recap: Another mostly dry weekend in Argentina sparked a strong overnight rally

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Iowa: Land Prices, Some Input Costs Should Decline

Iowa: Land Prices, Some Input Costs Should Decline

👤By Alejandro Plastina and Ann Johanns, Iowa State University Ag Economists 🕔Feb 19, 2018

Land 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 ISU Extension and Outreach publication “Estimated Costs of Crop Production

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Can Soybean Prices Maintain Recent Strength Through 2018?

Can Soybean Prices Maintain Recent Strength Through 2018?

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Feb 19, 2018

Crush Volume Is A Bright Spot Due to dry weather in Argentina, soybean prices showed recent strength despite rising ending stocks projections for the current marketing year. At 530 million bushels, the current forecast for soybean ending stocks represents a

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Farm Groups Concerned About Additional U.S. Trade Restrictions – Chinese Retaliation

Farm Groups Concerned About Additional U.S. Trade Restrictions – Chinese Retaliation

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Feb 19, 2018

Following the implementation of U.S. import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, more recent news regarding potential executive branch trade barriers imposed on steel and aluminum imports have caused concern among some American agricultural groups.   China is a

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Farm Business: Words Matter When Drafting a Will – Texas Ag Law

Farm Business: Words Matter When Drafting a Will – Texas Ag Law

👤By Tiffany Lashmet, Texas Ag Law 🕔Feb 19, 2018

Larry Neal executed a will in 2009 naming his brother, Gary, as executor of his estate and making various bequeaths of his assets.  The will included the following provisions: Article II  “I do give and bequeath to my niece, Valorie Jean

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Dicamba: Lawsuit calls for EPA to Vacate Monsanto Registration – DTN

Dicamba: Lawsuit calls for EPA to Vacate Monsanto Registration – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 19, 2018

New details are emerging from a lawsuit calling for EPA to vacate the registration of Monsanto’s dicamba herbicide.  Originally filed in January 2017, the lawsuit’s newly released briefs claim EPA ignored key requirements of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide

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

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

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Feb 16, 2018

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

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Moving Grain: Chinese Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase

Moving Grain: Chinese Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 16, 2018

Chinese 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 rates for shipping grain from the U.S. Gulf to Japan

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