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New Seed Company Formed From Mississippi, Pennsylvania Groups

New Seed Company Formed From Mississippi, Pennsylvania Groups

👤From a press release 🕔Oct 21, 2017

A new direct-to-growers seed company – formed from companies in Mississippi and Pennsylvania – is entering the market across a wide swatch of the South, Northeast, Delmarva and the coastal Atlantic region. The new enterprise, the Local Seed Company, will

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AgFax Weekend: Weed Killin’ Advantage; Barge Rates Affect Fertilizer

AgFax Weekend: Weed Killin’ Advantage; Barge Rates Affect Fertilizer

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Oct 20, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Weed Killin’ Advantage; Barge Rates Affect Fertilizer; Bulls Might be Showing Up in Soybean Market; and more.

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Herbicide Performance – Water Temps Influence Kill – No Kidding – AgFax Weed Solutions

Herbicide Performance – Water Temps Influence Kill – No Kidding – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤From Purdue University 🕔Oct 20, 2017

When it comes to research topics, this one mostly fell through the cracks. But a Purdue study finds that water temperature’s influence weed control. Keep that in mind because fall and spring temperatures can dip low enough to compromise herbicide

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Fall Burndown: Gaining Ground In The South – AgFax Weed Solutions

Fall Burndown: Gaining Ground In The South – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤By Elton Robinson 🕔Oct 20, 2017

More farmers have adopted a new rule of thumb for their weed control programs – never walk away from emerged glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, regardless of the time of year. In other words, eliminate pigweed when you see it, even if

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Weeds: The Sooner You Kill ‘Em, The Farther Your Fertilizer Goes – AgFax Weed Solutions

Weeds: The Sooner You Kill ‘Em, The Farther Your Fertilizer Goes – AgFax Weed Solutions

🕔Oct 20, 2017

In a 2-year corn study, researchers found found that it took more than 100 extra pounds of nitrogen in corn to reach optimal yields when key weeds were allowed to reach a foot tall.

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DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Move Higher on Increased Barge Rates

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Move Higher on Increased Barge Rates

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 19, 2017

Half of average retail fertilizer prices were higher and half were lower the second week of October 2017 compared to one month earlier, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. Four of the eight major fertilizers were higher compared to

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Diesel Prices Rise While Gasoline Slips

Diesel Prices Rise While Gasoline Slips

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔Oct 18, 2017

The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased 1 cent to $2.79 per gallon on October 16, 31 cents higher than a year ago. The Rocky Mountain price increased three cents to $2.89 per gallon, the Midwest price increased two cents

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Gas Price Rise Due to Several Factors Says Informa Agribusiness Study – DTN

Gas Price Rise Due to Several Factors Says Informa Agribusiness Study – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 18, 2017

The prices of renewable identification numbers, or RINs, have not caused increases in gasoline prices from 2013 to 2017, according to a new Informa Agribusiness Consulting study funded by the Renewable Fuels Association. In recent years, oil industry groups such

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AgFax Weekend: BASF to Buy Bayer Liberty; CRP Suspends Enrollment

AgFax Weekend: BASF to Buy Bayer Liberty; CRP Suspends Enrollment

👤From AgFax 🕔Oct 13, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – BASF to Buy Bayer Liberty; CRP Suspends Enrollment; Dicamba Label Change for Big 3; and more.

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Michigan: Nutrient Removal Rates by Crop

Michigan: Nutrient Removal Rates by Crop

👤By George Silva, Michigan State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

As crops are being harvested and grain is taken to the storage or elevator, it is time to recognize the amount of nutrients that are removed from your field by this grain, particularly the three major macronutrients: nitrogen (N), phosphorus

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