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Texas Corn: Mycotoxin Levels on High Plains Pose Threat to Farmers

Texas Corn: Mycotoxin Levels on High Plains Pose Threat to Farmers

👤By Stephanie Pruitt, Texas Corn Producers 🕔Sep 19, 2017

As early harvest is underway in the High Plains of Texas, Texas Corn Producers (TCP) has received reports of mycotoxin, a by-product of fungal activity promoted by environmental conditions, in early-harvested corn at levels requiring testing and quality adjustments. Farmers

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Grain Markets: Corn, Soybean Production Outlook in 2017-18

Grain Markets: Corn, Soybean Production Outlook in 2017-18

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Given the price reaction, the market remains uncertain about the USDA’s September forecast of 2017 corn and soybean production. November 2017 soybean futures closed at $9.68 on September 15 down seven cents on the day but up from the $9.61

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WASDE Report Feels Like another Storm Moved in on Corn, Soybean Market – DTN

WASDE Report Feels Like another Storm Moved in on Corn, Soybean Market – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Sep 13, 2017

While Texas and Florida try to recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Midwestern corn and soybean prices were hit by Hurricane WASDE Tuesday, left in the wake of another batch of higher row-crop estimates from USDA. USDA’s new corn yield

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WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Production Offsets Higher Corn Usage

WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Production Offsets Higher Corn Usage

👤From UDSA 🕔Sep 12, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for increased production, greater feed and residual use, higher ending stocks, and lower prices. Corn production is forecast at 14.184 billion bushels, up 32 million from last month. Corn supplies are up from

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Kansas Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

Kansas Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Sep 12, 2017

When it comes to the weather in Kansas this year, the state is again one of the haves and the have-nots. Parts of Kansas have had more-than-normal precipitation while others, mostly in the central part of the state, are in

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Ohio Corn: How Will Cool Weather Affect Dry Down?

Ohio Corn: How Will Cool Weather Affect Dry Down?

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Sep 12, 2017

The recent cooler than normal temperatures may impact corn drydown. Once corn achieves physiological maturity (when kernels have obtained maximum dry weight and black layer has formed), it will normally dry approximately 3/4 to 1% per day during favorable drying

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Ohio Corn: Are Late Maturing Fields at Risk of Frost Injury?

Ohio Corn: Are Late Maturing Fields at Risk of Frost Injury?

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Sep 12, 2017

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service as of Sept. 10, 69 percent of Ohio’s corn acreage was in the dent stage (R5) compared to 76 percent for the five-year average; 16 percent of the corn acreage was mature, slightly less

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Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Mississippi producers are optimistic that the remnants of Hurricane Harvey that moved through the state in late August were not enough to stop corn harvests from reaching a new record. As of Aug. 27, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated

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Corn: Intensified Nutrient Management Can Improve Yield, Says Study

Corn: Intensified Nutrient Management Can Improve Yield, Says Study

👤By Jeff Coulter and Jeff Vetsch, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 24, 2017

Across the world, corn producers and their advisors have been working toward shrinking the exploitable yield gap – the difference between attainable yields and yields under current farmer practices – by increasing their management intensity. In a new study, research

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Pennsylvania Corn: Yield Estimation and Seasonal Assessment

Pennsylvania Corn: Yield Estimation and Seasonal Assessment

👤By Gregory Roth, Pennsylvania State University Agronomist 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Here in central Pennsylvania the corn crop is looking very good, with excellent pollination and ear development. Overall, I think our corn crop is in good shape with 92% rated good to excellent in the latest USDA report. Maturity is

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