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USDA Ag Projections: A Decade of Loss Ahead for 6 Row Crops – Commentary

USDA Ag Projections: A Decade of Loss Ahead for 6 Row Crops – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Mar 30, 2017

Over the last 3 weeks we looked at the USDA Agricultural Projections to 2026 for corn, soybeans, and wheat. We used those projections to calculate the profit/loss per acre for the average US farmer for each of the 3 crops

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Texas Ag Law: Dicamba and 2,4-D Drift – First Rule: Document Everything

Texas Ag Law: Dicamba and 2,4-D Drift – First Rule: Document Everything

👤By Tiffany Dowell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 30, 2017

Whether you intend to plant Enlist Duo or XtendFlex cotton or soybeans or not, the issue of physical drift is important to all of us involved in agriculture.   For producers who do elect to utilize these crop systems, it

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DTN Grain Open: General Commodity Slump

DTN Grain Open: General Commodity Slump

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Mar 30, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was 1 cent lower, May soybeans were 4 cents lower, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was fractionally lower. CME Globex Recap: Markets in general were lower overnight into Thursday morning with the exception

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Commodity Groups Request More Benefits for ARC, PLC and Crop Insurance- DTN

Commodity Groups Request More Benefits for ARC, PLC and Crop Insurance- DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Mar 29, 2017

Farmers who lead commodity groups asked the House Agriculture General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee on Tuesday to continue the commodity programs in the 2014 farm bill, but to make the benefits more generous to help counter commodity prices

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Grain TV: Will Corn Stocks Be Higher Than Expected?

Grain TV: Will Corn Stocks Be Higher Than Expected?

👤By Grain TV 🕔Mar 29, 2017

Small early gains saw sellers retake the market, though corn managed to score a last minute rally. Rumors are that Mexico is looking for South American corn, which would be a blow to the U.S. corn market. Expectations for Friday’s

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USDA Perspective Plantings Report on Friday, but Does it Matter? – DTN

USDA Perspective Plantings Report on Friday, but Does it Matter? – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Mar 29, 2017

As we head toward USDA’s Prospective Plantings report on Friday, March 31, it seems widely accepted that soybean acres will be higher in 2017 and corn acres lower due to soybeans’ more attractive new-crop prices. December corn was trading at

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Tennessee Weeds: Make Sure to Use Correct Nozzles with New Herbicides

Tennessee Weeds: Make Sure to Use Correct Nozzles with New Herbicides

👤By Garret Montgomery, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 29, 2017

With the Xtend technology now available, hopefully everybody is gearing up with the correct nozzles and application knowledge needed to be successful.

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Mississippi: Soybean Planting Dates and Maturity Groups

Mississippi: Soybean Planting Dates and Maturity Groups

👤By John Orlowski and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 29, 2017

It is nearly April and many producers are itching to start planting soybeans in Mississippi.

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Mississippi: Enlist and Xtend – What Buffers are Mandatory?

Mississippi: Enlist and Xtend – What Buffers are Mandatory?

👤By Jason Bond, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 29, 2017

Sensitive areas and susceptible crops are not the same when considering applications of the new auxin herbicide products. An actual physical buffer is required when a herbicide application is made to a field with a sensitive area in proximity downwind.

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USDA Announces Loan Rates for Wheat, Feed Grains, Oilseeds, Rice, Pulse Crops

USDA Announces Loan Rates for Wheat, Feed Grains, Oilseeds, Rice, Pulse Crops

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 29, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2017 marketing assistance loan rates by county for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” (canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard seed, rapeseed, safflower, sesame seed and

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