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Oklahoma Canola: Scouting for And Managing Diamondback Moth

Oklahoma Canola: Scouting for And Managing Diamondback Moth

👤By Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Josh Bushong, and Heath Sanders, OSU Area agronomists, have seen some heavy diamondback moth (DBM) infestations in canola. They both asked about DBM management as our canola begins to bolt and treatment thresholds. Diamondback moth is a small, gray and

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Texas Field Reports: Planting Well Underway in Mostly Dry, Warm Conditions

Texas Field Reports: Planting Well Underway in Mostly Dry, Warm Conditions

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 21, 2017

AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Counties reported warm and windy conditions that caused the soil to dry out. Planting and other field work was well underway. However, fields in all counties will eventually need more moisture.

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Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly green winter wheat.   Oklahoma State University entomologist Tom Royer

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Texas: Crop, Livestock Budget Spreadsheets for 2017 Now Available

Texas: Crop, Livestock Budget Spreadsheets for 2017 Now Available

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 13, 2017

Crop and livestock budget spreadsheets for 2017 are now available to both farmers and ranchers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economists. The budget spreadsheets help farmers and ranchers evaluate and project revenue and expenditures throughout the crop season.

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ARC-CO and PLC Payments: Taking a Look Back, Comparing 2014 and 2015

ARC-CO and PLC Payments: Taking a Look Back, Comparing 2014 and 2015

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 10, 2017

Debate has begun on the next farm bill. A key debate item will be the safety net programs in the commodities title. Roughly 99% of base acres of covered commodities are enrolled in the ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage -County) and

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Oklahoma Canola Producers Need to Scout for Aphids

Oklahoma Canola Producers Need to Scout for Aphids

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Feb 28, 2017

Substantial numbers of turnip and green peach aphids were recently found in Oklahoma’s Canadian and Tillman counties, so winter canola growers need to be increasingly vigilant and protect their investment by scouting for aphids now. “Turnip and green peach aphids

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U.S. Oilseeds: Production and Policy Comparison

U.S. Oilseeds: Production and Policy Comparison

👤By Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University; and Jonathan Coppess, Nick Paulson, and Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Feb 16, 2017

A variety of oilseeds are grown in the U.S. and some are included as program crops in the 2014 farm bill. The most prominent oilseed is, of course, soybeans but the bill also includes a group known as “other oilseed.”

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Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Price Level Sustained by Steady Demand

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Price Level Sustained by Steady Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 14, 2017

USDA’s 2016/17 forecast of the domestic soybean crush is unchanged at 1.93 billion bushels. Forecasts of domestic and export demand for soybean meal and soybean oil are also unchanged. The forecast of 2016/17 soybean exports is unchanged at 2.05 billion

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Oklahoma: Ag Market Outlook Program, Feb. 21

Oklahoma: Ag Market Outlook Program, Feb. 21

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Feb 10, 2017

The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting an Oklahoma State University Agricultural Market Outlook program on Feb. 21 in a variety of locations about the state. “Think of the program as one-stop shopping as we will be covering a

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Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Stocks Remain High Despite Record Demand

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Stocks Remain High Despite Record Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2017

USDA pegged the final estimate for the 2016 soybean crop at 4.307 billion bushels, down 54 million from last month’s forecast. While still a record, the national average yield estimate was trimmed to 52.1 bushels per acre from the previous

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