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Alabama: Crop Outlook Generally Positive

Alabama: Crop Outlook Generally Positive

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension System 🕔Sep 8, 2016

Although drought has plagued most of the state throughout the summer, Auburn University Extension professionals say the fall crop outlook is positive over all. North Alabama Fall Crop Outlook North Alabama has suffered through extreme drought during the dog days

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Corn Tip-Back Worries: Does Kernel Loss Mean Yield Loss? – DTN

Corn Tip-Back Worries: Does Kernel Loss Mean Yield Loss? – DTN

👤By Dan Davidson, DTN Contributing Agronomist 🕔Aug 11, 2016

The dog days of August are upon us and that typically brings on tip-back worries, especially if conditions have turned hot and dry. The missing kernels can be aborted kernels — ones that were fertilized but stopped developing — or

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Plant Pathology: Is it Disease or Chemical Burn? – Tips From a Professional – DTN

Plant Pathology: Is it Disease or Chemical Burn? – Tips From a Professional – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 23, 2016

 A grower finds patches of wilting and dead soybeans in a field planted into a dense stand of rye cover crops. Is it a residual herbicide gone rogue or a bad case of Phytophthora root rot? Another grower reports the

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Grain Company The Andersons Rejects Another Buyout Offer

Grain Company The Andersons Rejects Another Buyout Offer

👤From a press release 🕔Jun 10, 2016

For the second time, The Andersons has turned down a buyout offer from HC2, an investment holding company. The Andersons, a grain merchant and handler based in Ohio, initially turned down a $37 per share proposal. HC2 has also proposed

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Texas Field Reports: Dryland Crops in South District Show Signs of Stress

Texas Field Reports: Dryland Crops in South District Show Signs of Stress

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife 🕔May 18, 2016

Crop condition reports from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s District 12, which includes the southernmost area of the state, varied and were relative to rain received by individual producers or their ability to irrigate, according to AgriLife Extension agents.

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Texas Cotton, Grain Scout School, Lubbock AgriLife Center, May 25

Texas Cotton, Grain Scout School, Lubbock AgriLife Center, May 25

👤AgFax Staff 🕔May 18, 2016

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Center at Lubbock is hosting a free scout school in cotton and grain for South High Plains crop consultants, farmers and others who might be interested on Wednesday, May 25. Three CEUs will be offered. Registration

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Grain Company The Andersons Rejects Billion-Dollar Buy-Out Offer

👤From a press release 🕔May 18, 2016

The Andersons, the Ohio-based grain merchant and processing company, has rejected a second buy-out offer made by HC2, a holding company operated by former hedge fund manager Philip Falcone. The deal would be worth about $1 billion, according to an

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Grain Price Turnaround? First Start With Roulette Wheel. – DTN

Grain Price Turnaround? First Start With Roulette Wheel. – DTN

👤By Elaine Kub DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔May 11, 2016

Hat tip for this week’s column topic to DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom and his army of Twitter followers, especially Chuck Penner from LeftField Commodity Research in Winnipeg (@LeftFieldCR) who put forth a theory that grain markets seem more likely

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Ag Economy: April Rebound with Better Prices, Favorable Weather

Ag Economy: April Rebound with Better Prices, Favorable Weather

👤From Purdue University and CME Group 🕔May 6, 2016

Following a series of declines in the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer from October through March, the April reading of the barometer rebounded sharply. The index improved from 85 in March to 106 in April, a reading that was

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Texas Crop-Weather Regional Reports

Texas Crop-Weather Regional Reports

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 14, 2016

AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Corn planting was completed. About 35,000 acres, or 50 percent, of corn acreage was replanted. Sorghum has been replanted as well. Timely rainfall helped activate fertilizer put out by landowners. Bermuda grass

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