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DTN Distillers Grain: Industry Impacts Ahead

DTN Distillers Grain: Industry Impacts Ahead

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 22, 2015

Export markets for dried distillers grains with solubles were down in early 2015, but will likely begin to recover, according to a speaker at the recent Distillers Grains Technology Council’s annual distillers grains symposium in Kansas City. In 2014, the

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Michigan Soybeans: Dealing with Emergence Problems Early

Michigan Soybeans: Dealing with Emergence Problems Early

👤By Mike Staton, Michigan State University Extension 🕔May 15, 2015

Early detection and diagnosis of soybean emergence problems is important to achieving high yields. Early detection and diagnosis enables you to minimize yield losses by taking prompt corrective action such as rotary hoeing or replanting if necessary. Soybean emergence ranges

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South Carolina: When Should I Harvest Rapeseed?

South Carolina: When Should I Harvest Rapeseed?

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔May 15, 2015

We are approaching the end of the season for this year’s rapeseed crop.  Here are some tips from Luke Spainhour of TechCrops International on properly timing your harvest.  When the plants begin to turn tan, it is time to start

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Soybeans: High Oliec, Why Farmers Keep Coming Back

Soybeans: High Oliec, Why Farmers Keep Coming Back

👤From United Soybean Board 🕔May 14, 2015

Varieties continue to attract new and repeat farmers due to higher demand, results in the field As farmers hustle to the fields for 2015 planting, high oleic soybeans are marking the fifth season in the eastern part of the U.S.

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Georgia Corn: Stubby-Root Nematodes Widespread This Year

Georgia Corn: Stubby-Root Nematodes Widespread This Year

🕔Apr 30, 2015

We are seeing some nematode affects on corn again this year. I haven’t seen as many cases as last year when the corn growth was slow and it rained more earlier but we still have nematode problems this year too.

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Dried Distillers Grain: Salt Supplements Save Pasture Grass – DTN

Dried Distillers Grain: Salt Supplements Save Pasture Grass – DTN

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 24, 2015

By feeding grazing cattle with a distillers grains/salt supplement, cattle producers can stretch their pasture and limit intake without sacrificing performance, according to a recent feeding trial conducted at Kansas State University. Dale Blasi, professor and extension beef specialist at

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Wheat: Efficacy of Fungicides, Timing Matters

Wheat: Efficacy of Fungicides, Timing Matters

👤By Don Hershman, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 22, 2015

The North Central Regional Committee on Management of Small Grain Diseases (NCERA-184) has developed the following information on fungicide efficacy for control of certain foliar diseases of wheat for use by the grain production industry in the U.S. Efficacy ratings

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Dried Distillers Grain: Short Supplies and “a Disinterested Market” – DTN

Dried Distillers Grain: Short Supplies and “a Disinterested Market” – DTN

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 17, 2015

Lackluster interest in purchasing dried distillers grains caused prices to remain fairly steady in the past week. The DTN weekly DDG spot price average remained unchanged this week at $185 per ton. This is the first week the average has

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High Tech Bins Could Save You Thousands of Dollars in Lost Crops

High Tech Bins Could Save You Thousands of Dollars in Lost Crops

👤Scott Miller, Clemson University 🕔Apr 14, 2015

From the other side of the world, Clemson University’s Kendall Kirk can activate a fan on his grain bin in Blackville that could prevent thousands of dollars in lost crop value. Even better, the automated grain bin can sense an

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Corn: 2 Billion Bushel Carryout Unlikely – farmdoc

Corn: 2 Billion Bushel Carryout Unlikely – farmdoc

👤By John Newton, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 13, 2015

The last time the U.S. ended a marketing year with more than 2 billion bushels of corn was 2004-05. At that point in time the “old era” marketing year average corn price was $2.06 per bushel. While “new era” corn

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