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View from the Cab: Iowa Farmer Planted; Oklahoma Farmer Stalled by Rain

View from the Cab: Iowa Farmer Planted; Oklahoma Farmer Stalled by Rain

👤By Richard Oswald DTN Special Correspondent 🕔May 12, 2017

DTN View From the Cab farmer Brent Judisch of Cedar Falls, Iowa, had a good week. “I worked up a 10-acre piece for corn on Tuesday. Went down Wednesday night before dark and planted it.  “Started spraying bean pre-emerge Wednesday

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Texas Field Reports: Pest Populations Ramping up Around the State

Texas Field Reports: Pest Populations Ramping up Around the State

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 9, 2017

From backyards to planted acres, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists said pest populations are on the rise around the state. Dr. Sonja Swiger, AgriLife Extension veterinary entomologist, Stephenville, said many pests emerged earlier than usual this year due to

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Bayer Puts ‘For Sale’ Sign on Trait Tech and Herbicide Business – DTN

Bayer Puts ‘For Sale’ Sign on Trait Tech and Herbicide Business – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 9, 2017

Bayer has confirmed it will sell its LibertyLink trait technology and Liberty herbicide business to satisfy antitrust approvals in their quest to purchase Monsanto. “Bayer has received conditional approval of its proposed acquisition of Monsanto in South Africa. This approval

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Texas Field Reports: Establishing Bermuda Grass Pastures Takes Time, Preparation

Texas Field Reports: Establishing Bermuda Grass Pastures Takes Time, Preparation

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 2, 2017

Producers planning to establish or expand Bermuda grass pastures can improve their chances of success with recommended practices, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension forage specialist. The most important aspect for establishing a Bermuda grass pasture is land or site

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Texas: Coleman County Field Crops Program and Field Tour, Coleman, May 12

Texas: Coleman County Field Crops Program and Field Tour, Coleman, May 12

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 26, 2017

The Coleman County Field Crops Program and Field Tour is set for May 12 in Coleman. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program will be in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 500 W. Live Oak St. in Coleman.

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How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Over the past 25 years, there have been shifts in crops planted in the United States. Overall, acres in feed grain crops decreased while acres in oilseed crops increased. Feed grain crops losing acres were wheat, oats, barley, and sorghum.

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Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Acreage to Rise with Shift from Wheat, Corn

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Acreage to Rise with Shift from Wheat, Corn

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

USDA’s Prospective Plantings report last month indicated that for the 2017/18 crop year, U.S. farmers intend to sow a record 89.5 million acres of soybeans, due to likely contractions in sown acreage for wheat, corn, and sorghum. For 2016/17, data

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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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Mergers: EU Approves Dow-Dupont; ChemChina-Syngenta and Bayer-Monsanto Not There Yet – DTN

Mergers: EU Approves Dow-Dupont; ChemChina-Syngenta and Bayer-Monsanto Not There Yet – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Despite initial backlash to the proposed mega-mergers among agro-chemical companies in the past two years, some of the deals appear to be inching toward finality.   Most recently, the European Commission approved the Dow Chemical and DuPont marriage, and some

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Oklahoma: Winter Canola Spring Field Tours Set for April

Oklahoma: Winter Canola Spring Field Tours Set for April

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Producers interested in maximizing canola crop productivity should plan now to attend one of 13 free and open-to-the-public Oklahoma Winter Canola Spring Field Tours taking place in April. “Many wheat producers have experienced significant value and benefits by growing winter

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