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Ag Bankers Nervous, 4th Year of Cash Flow Bleed – DTN

Ag Bankers Nervous, 4th Year of Cash Flow Bleed – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The winter/spring of 2017 did not see the financial shake-out many financial experts expected after 3 consecutive years of declining net farm income. In fact, lenders and other ag industry representatives at the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank’s annual Ag Symposium

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Corn, Soybean Pests: Bacterial Leaf Streak, Plus the Usual Suspects – DTN

Corn, Soybean Pests: Bacterial Leaf Streak, Plus the Usual Suspects – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 22, 2017

With most of the country’s corn and soybeans in the ground, insects and diseases are ramping up in their usual summer fashion. Some Midwest and Mid-South growers are facing rising Japanese beetle populations, and soybean aphid populations also are picking

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Crop Progress: Farmers Plant, Re-Plant, and Watch a Soggy Market – DTN

Crop Progress: Farmers Plant, Re-Plant, and Watch a Soggy Market – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 6, 2017

As some growers finish planting, and others start their second effort, crop conditions and the market frustrations are weighing heavily on their minds, farmers told DTN. Jill Lambert of Brush, Colorado, summed up many growers’ experiences to date: “Planting this

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Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporters 🕔May 9, 2017

USDA downgraded the winter wheat condition only marginally in its weekly Crop Progress and Conditions report, despite reports of widespread damage from the Plains. Continued wet and cool weather in parts of the Corn Belt continued to hamper fieldwork, and

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Wheat Tour Finds Lower Yield Potential; Snow, Freeze Losses Still Uncertain

Wheat Tour Finds Lower Yield Potential; Snow, Freeze Losses Still Uncertain

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔May 4, 2017

This week I joined the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) “Hard Red Wheat Tour” for an early survey of the new crop. Each year, participants gather in Manhattan, KS, and spend the next two and a half days in small

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Wheat: 1st Reports on Damage from Late Season Snow, Freeze – “Just Terrible.”

Wheat: 1st Reports on Damage from Late Season Snow, Freeze – “Just Terrible.”

👤By Steve Mercer, USW Vice President of Communications 🕔May 4, 2017

Kansas Wheat CEO Justin Gilpin is not a fellow who is prone to hyperbole. So, when @jp_gilp “Tweets” to the world that “we lost the Western Kansas wheat crop,” people notice. Blizzard conditions and up to 18 inches (45.8 cm)

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Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 4, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions from EPA for Transform WG insecticide in select states for the 2017 production season. The Section 18 emergency use exemptions come as welcome news to cotton and sorghum growers. States receiving a

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Cargill Selling Out of the Cattle Feedlot Business – DTN

Cargill Selling Out of the Cattle Feedlot Business – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Cargill is getting out of the cattle-feeding business by selling feedlots in Kansas and Colorado to Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., according to announcements from both companies Wednesday.  The $36.7 million deal includes a multi-year agreement for Green Plains to continue

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Forage Outlook: Taking a Close Look at Winter Injury, Pest and Weeds – DTN

Forage Outlook: Taking a Close Look at Winter Injury, Pest and Weeds – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Ron Tombaugh is seeing his alfalfa fields green up. The Streater, Illinois, hay and straw producer said while it is too early to know exactly what is in store for forage crops this growing season, he does know conditions appear

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Nebraska Corn: Bacterial Leaf Streak Confirmed in 8 States

Nebraska Corn: Bacterial Leaf Streak Confirmed in 8 States

👤By Terra Hartman and Tamra Jackson-Ziems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn is caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas vasicola (syn. X. campestris pv. zeae). It was previously only reported on corn in South Africa, and had not been reported in the United States until August 2016.

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