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Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods

Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods

👤By Sam McNeill, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

High corn and soybean yields, a large carryover from 2016 and transportation challenges have combined to put pressure on grain markets this fall. Many farmers are looking at every available storage option. Some have added grain bins to their existing

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Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

👤By Glen Arnold, CCA, and Kevin Elder, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

With warmer than normal weather forecast for the next couple of weeks, corn and soybean harvest in Ohio is expected to get back on track. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators soon will be applying both liquid and solid manure

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Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses

Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

According to the USDA/NASS as of Sunday, Oct. 15, 21 percent of Ohio’s corn was harvested for grain, compared to 34 percent for last year and 32 percent for the five-year average. Wet weather delayed corn harvest across the state

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Grain Markets: Expectations for Corn, Soybean Prices over Next 5 Years

Grain Markets: Expectations for Corn, Soybean Prices over Next 5 Years

👤By Gary Schnitkey and Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Many farm decisions are aided by having longer-run projections of corn and soybean prices. For example, determining the appropriate level of cash rents is aided by price projections. In this article, several longer-termed projections are presented. For the 2017 marketing

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Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Oct 18, 2017

In designing the APAC/TFU supply management program for the 8 major storable crops (barley, corn, cotton, grain sorghum, oats, rice, soybeans, and wheat), the corn loan rate was set at 95 percent of the full US cost of production. The

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Corn producers in the High Plains wait out wet weather and potentially problematic conditions as global commodity market conditions worsen for U.S. producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said rain

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Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Received 1 to 2

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Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Good progress has been made on corn harvest. Soybean harvest started, but delayed due to rainfall this week. Cotton harvest beginning in

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North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the week Ending October 15, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions returned to warm and relatively dry following the much needed rain late in the precious week. Most of the

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Nebraska: Buying Seed for 2018 – Which Bt Traits Do You Really Need?

Nebraska: Buying Seed for 2018 – Which Bt Traits Do You Really Need?

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

When it comes to buying corn seed, one way to save money is to ensure you are not investing in GMO insect protection traits you do not need for your particular farm or field. Traited corn has been genetically modified

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