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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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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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Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 4-6

Mississippi: Row Crop Short Course, Starkville, Dec. 4-6

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University Cotton Specialist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The 2017 Row Crop Short Course hosted by Mississippi State University will be held Dec. 4-6, 2017 at The Mill Conference Center in Starkville, MS.

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Crop Production: Corn Up 1%, Soybeans, Cotton Both Lowered – USDA

Crop Production: Corn Up 1%, Soybeans, Cotton Both Lowered – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Corn production is forecast at 14.3 billion bushels, down 6 percent from last year but up 1 percent from the September forecast. Based on conditions as of October 1, yields are expected to average 171.8 bushels per acre, up 1.9

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Crop Production: Pre-Report Estimates for Oct. WASDE

Crop Production: Pre-Report Estimates for Oct. WASDE

👤By Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Oct 11, 2017

USDA will release its monthly WASDE (supply/demand report) and Crop Production reports on Thursday October 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Central time. The following comments summarize private analysts’ pre-report expectations for tomorrow’s USDA reports. Soybeans: Ahead of the October 12th

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Flint on Crops: The Year of the Five Lock Boll? – Commentary

Flint on Crops: The Year of the Five Lock Boll? – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Oct 9, 2017

This time of year in the South people who don’t commonly pay much attention to fields as they pass by begin to notice the ones that have been planted to cotton. These fields transform within a few days from the

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Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 4, 2017

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is working with Auburn University’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences to bring Alabama farmers the Row Crops Short Course. The short course will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center Dec.

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Georgia: Sunbelt Expo Celebrates 40 Years – October 17-19, Moultrie

Georgia: Sunbelt Expo Celebrates 40 Years – October 17-19, Moultrie

👤By Doug Mayo, University of Florida Extension Agent 🕔Oct 2, 2017

The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo will celebrate its 40th anniversary with this year’s show to be held on Tuesday, October 17 through Thursday, October 19, 2017 just outside of Moultire, Georgia.  Physical Location:  290-G Harper Boulevard, Moultrie, GA 31788-2157.  Gates open

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Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Updated Recommendations for Micronutrients

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Updated Recommendations for Micronutrients

👤By Daniel Kaiser, University of Minnesota Extension Soil Fertility Specialist 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Micronutrients are elements essential to plant growth and development, but in smaller amounts than the big nutrient players like N, P and K. Where the big guys get taken up in pounds per acre by the plant, we measure micronutrient

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USDA Photosynthesis Project: New Traits Could Increase Crop Yields by 20% to 50%

USDA Photosynthesis Project: New Traits Could Increase Crop Yields by 20% to 50%

👤By Claire Benjamin, University of Illinois 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Political and agricultural leaders gather at the University of Illinois today to see transformative work by scientists in the Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) research project, which has already demonstrated yield increases of 20 percent. A $45 million, five-year reinvestment

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