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Grain TV: Sell Off On Improving Crop Weather

Grain TV: Sell Off On Improving Crop Weather

👤By Grain TV 🕔May 23, 2017

Positive export news this morning was unable to provide support for grains which drifted lower through most of the day. Weather continues to be the main driving factor in the grain markets. The Brazilian corruption investigation also has the market

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Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

Texas cotton is in a varied state of production, but one thing is common for most producers, especially dryland growers, rain is needed to improve soil moisture levels, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Seth Byrd, AgriLife Extension

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Minnesota Soybeans: Delayed Planting? Big Deal — or No?

Minnesota Soybeans: Delayed Planting? Big Deal — or No?

👤By Phyllis Bongar, University of Minnesota 🕔May 23, 2017

As farmers wait for the weather to clear, planting may be further delayed due to increased soil moisture from the recent rains. According to the May 21, 2017 Minnesota Crop report, topsoil moistures were estimated to be 72% adequate, and

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Minnesota Corn: 4 Early Season Nutrient Deficiencies to Scout For

Minnesota Corn: 4 Early Season Nutrient Deficiencies to Scout For

👤By Nora Nolden, University of Minnesota 🕔May 23, 2017

As corn starts to emerge amid cool and wet soil conditions, the potential for nutrient deficiencies is high. Proper diagnosis is the important first step to management. Next is deciding how to manage those deficiencies once they’re started. Here’s a

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North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔May 23, 2017

North Dakota’s farm financial performance exceeded expectations in 2016. The average net farm income of 531 farms in the North Dakota Farm Business Management Program rebounded to $126,752 in 2016, compared with $28,600 in 2015, which was the lowest in

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Iowa: Crops Emerging, but Wet Conditions Hold Up Finishing #Plant17

Iowa: Crops Emerging, but Wet Conditions Hold Up Finishing #Plant17

👤By Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University 🕔May 23, 2017

Currently 92% of Iowa’s corn crop has been planted and 62% of the soybean crop according to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report. However, the wet weather across the state has put #Plant17 and other field activities on hold as farmers only had 2.3 suitable

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Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

👤By Gregory Luce, University of Missouri 🕔May 23, 2017

Armyworm feeding has been reported in wheat in Central Missouri as well as some severe feeding in some grass pastures in Western and NW Missouri. Here are some facts for scouting and threshold information on this occasional pest to Missouri

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Texas: Cotton Herbicide Rotation Restrictions to Sorghum

Texas: Cotton Herbicide Rotation Restrictions to Sorghum

👤From the United Sorghum Checkoff Program 🕔May 23, 2017

Due to the rise of cotton acres in the southern High Plains of Texas expected in 2017, interest is growing in the use of long residual herbicides that can affect the waiting time between planting sorghum and cotton. Sorghum Checkoff

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Neonic Seed Treatments: Yield Benefits vs.Potential Harm – Study Draws Conclusion – DTN

Neonic Seed Treatments: Yield Benefits vs.Potential Harm – Study Draws Conclusion – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 23, 2017

Farmers aren’t the only ones buzzing around busily during spring planting season. Honey bees also pick up their foraging pace at this time of year, when pollen sources abound. That spells trouble, according to a new study from Purdue University.

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Mississippi: Auxin Herbicide Field Day, Pontotoc, June 29

Mississippi: Auxin Herbicide Field Day, Pontotoc, June 29

👤By Keri Collins Lewis, Mississippi State University 🕔May 23, 2017

Row crop producers can learn best practices for adding auxin herbicides to their weed control tool box at a field day June 29. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host the event

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