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DTN Grain Close: Spring Wheat Higher While Row Crops Nap

DTN Grain Close: Spring Wheat Higher While Row Crops Nap

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔May 24, 2017

July Minneapolis wheat closed up 6 3/4 cents Wednesday, the largest gain among grain-related contracts, thanks to a third consecutive day of commercial buying. July corn ended a little higher and July soybeans were steady with few contracts trading hands

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DTN Grain Midday: Slow, Mixed Trade

DTN Grain Midday: Slow, Mixed Trade

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔May 24, 2017

Trade is slow at midday with narrowly mixed markets. CORN Corn trade is narrowly mixed at midday with trade staying in the middle of our monthly range; our daily range has been 3 cents. The market focus is on near

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Illinois Corn: Still Too Early to Say Much About Yields

Illinois Corn: Still Too Early to Say Much About Yields

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔May 24, 2017

Planting conditions in Illinois have been less than ideal in 2017. Rains have delayed planting in some areas. Cool and wet weather has led to emergence problems and hard-to-make replant decisions. While the planting season has been difficult, there are

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Mississippi Corn: Are you Behind on your ‘Tassel Shot’ Application?

Mississippi Corn: Are you Behind on your ‘Tassel Shot’ Application?

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔May 24, 2017

The Mississippi corn crop is generally on pace to tassel earlier than normal this year, as early-planting and warm temperatures have promoted quick development.

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DTN Grain Open: Markets Quiet, China’s Debt Downgraded

DTN Grain Open: Markets Quiet, China’s Debt Downgraded

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔May 24, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: July corn was down 1/4 cent, July soybeans were up 1/4 cent, and July Chicago wheat was down 1 1/4 cents. CME Globex Recap: Grains are staying close to Tuesday’s closes early while most other commodities

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Grain TV: Sell Off On Improving Crop Weather

Grain TV: Sell Off On Improving Crop Weather

👤By Grain TV 🕔May 23, 2017

Positive export news this morning was unable to provide support for grains which drifted lower through most of the day. Weather continues to be the main driving factor in the grain markets. The Brazilian corruption investigation also has the market

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Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

Texas cotton is in a varied state of production, but one thing is common for most producers, especially dryland growers, rain is needed to improve soil moisture levels, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Seth Byrd, AgriLife Extension

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Minnesota Corn: 4 Early Season Nutrient Deficiencies to Scout For

Minnesota Corn: 4 Early Season Nutrient Deficiencies to Scout For

👤By Nora Nolden, University of Minnesota 🕔May 23, 2017

As corn starts to emerge amid cool and wet soil conditions, the potential for nutrient deficiencies is high. Proper diagnosis is the important first step to management. Next is deciding how to manage those deficiencies once they’re started. Here’s a

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Iowa: Crops Emerging, but Wet Conditions Hold Up Finishing #Plant17

Iowa: Crops Emerging, but Wet Conditions Hold Up Finishing #Plant17

👤By Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University 🕔May 23, 2017

Currently 92% of Iowa’s corn crop has been planted and 62% of the soybean crop according to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report. However, the wet weather across the state has put #Plant17 and other field activities on hold as farmers only had 2.3 suitable

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Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

👤By Gregory Luce, University of Missouri 🕔May 23, 2017

Armyworm feeding has been reported in wheat in Central Missouri as well as some severe feeding in some grass pastures in Western and NW Missouri. Here are some facts for scouting and threshold information on this occasional pest to Missouri

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