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Grain Storage – Your Options – Pros And Cons – DTN

Grain Storage – Your Options – Pros And Cons – DTN

👤By Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University 🕔Aug 25, 2015

Grain can be stored in many types of buildings, but they all should keep the grain dry and cool. With some of last year’s grain crop still in storage and a bumper crop expected this year, the demand for grain storage

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Indiana: Little Rain, Little Growth – USDA

Indiana: Little Rain, Little Growth – USDA

🕔Aug 24, 2015

Scattered, light rain showers kept fields dry leading to early dry downs for corn and soybeans, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region. Some areas received the much needed rainfall which continued to green up crops, while others remained

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DTN Distillers Grain: New Regulations on Chinese Importers

DTN Distillers Grain: New Regulations on Chinese Importers

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 21, 2015

Imports of certain U.S. grains and dried distillers grains with solubles to China will need to be registered beginning Sept. 1, according to a recent announcement by China’s Ministry of Commerce. All Chinese importers of DDG, sorghum, barley and cassava

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Mississippi: MSU Turn Row Talk, Clarksdale, Aug. 25

Mississippi: MSU Turn Row Talk, Clarksdale, Aug. 25

👤From Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 21, 2015

An agronomic crops turn row talk will be held at Stovall farms, at 4146 Oakhurst Stovall Road (34.2651472 -90.63274166) on August 25, 2015.  The field day will be held at Mr. Pete Hunter’s shop on the west side of the road.  MSU

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Tennessee Corn: Controlling Weeds With Cover Crops

Tennessee Corn: Controlling Weeds With Cover Crops

👤By Garret Montgomery, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 20, 2015 Read Full Article
Wheat: Why Such an Attractive Investment? – DTN

Wheat: Why Such an Attractive Investment? – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 11, 2015

Everyone wants to know what prices are going to do, myself included. As a market analyst, that is the No. 1 theme of every question asked. Where are grain prices going from here? Where do you think they will be

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Getting Hired Help; 9 Characteristics of a Good Market Adviser – DTN

Getting Hired Help; 9 Characteristics of a Good Market Adviser – DTN

👤By Barb Baylor Anderson, Progressive Farmer Contributor 🕔Aug 11, 2015

In tight margin years like 2015, Jeff Fisher scrutinizes every budget expense. One item he didn’t cut this year was his market adviser. The Tolono, Illinois, farmer has learned even in lean times, utilizing his adviser’s expertise can be the

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Illinois: Farm Liquidity, Then and Now

Illinois: Farm Liquidity, Then and Now

👤Brandy Krapf, Dwight Raab, and Bradley Zwilling, University of Illinois 🕔Jul 17, 2015

With increased focus on financial liquidity, today’s article reviews the current ratio for a group of Illinois grain farms using an eleven-year average from 1996 to 2006 and then makes a comparison to the current era – 2012, 2013 and

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Crop Insurance: Changes in Growth Since 1996

Crop Insurance: Changes in Growth Since 1996

👤By Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University, and David Orden, Virginia Tech and International Food Policy Research Institute 🕔Jul 16, 2015

Growth in crop insurance is commonly illustrated using acres insured. They increased from 205 million in 1996 to 294 million in 2014. As sizable as a 44% increase is, it understates growth. Average coverage, determined using acres at each coverage

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Brazil Soybeans: Low Prices, Credit Restrictions Cause Uncertainty  – DTN

Brazil Soybeans: Low Prices, Credit Restrictions Cause Uncertainty – DTN

👤By Alastair Stewart, South America Correspondent 🕔Jun 17, 2015

Farmers across Brazil’s Cerrado savannah region have been steadily adding soybean acres for the last decade, but many are considering a reduction in area due to low prices and limited access to credit in the 2015-16 season. The extent to

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