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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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DTN Distillers Grain: Fermentation Aids Help Combat Bateria, Boost Yields

DTN Distillers Grain: Fermentation Aids Help Combat Bateria, Boost Yields

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 5, 2015

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration drawing up new regulations to limit antibiotic use in livestock, it could be more important than ever for ethanol producers to ensure that the distillers grains they produce contain little or no residual

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About 70 Grain Storage Bags Gutted In Argentine Political Friction

About 70 Grain Storage Bags Gutted In Argentine Political Friction

👤By Owen Taylor, AgFax Editorial Director 🕔Jun 2, 2015

Vandals sliced open an estimated 50 in-field grain storage bags in Argentina’s Córdoba province over the weekend, according to news accounts from the country. This follows earlier incidences that may have involved 20 additional bags. The attacks were condemned by

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DTN Distillers Grain: Export Demand Continues to Sink

DTN Distillers Grain: Export Demand Continues to Sink

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 29, 2015

Spot prices of dried distillers grains continued on their six-week downtrend this week on lackluster export demand. The DTN weekly DDG spot price average fell another $5 per ton in the past week, from $169 per ton to $164 per

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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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