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High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

High oleic soybeans have been waiting in the wings of American agriculture for five years. Companies hope 2018 will be their breakthrough year. Monsanto’s Vistive Gold soybeans will see a full commercial launch next year, after the trait’s long-awaited Chinese

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Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

If you’re feeling a little confused about the EPA’s new rules on dicamba for 2018, you’re not alone.  Last week, EPA made some dicamba herbicides restricted use pesticides (RUP) and issued new labels for them, with tighter use restrictions. We’ve

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Midwest: Keeping Grain in Good Condition Through the Winter

Midwest: Keeping Grain in Good Condition Through the Winter

👤By Klein Ileleji, Purdue University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Harvest is already in full swing, but has slowed down due to the constant rainfall in the last few days. It appears that the corn and soybean crop had a pretty good field dry-down on average, and USDA crop progress

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Weed Control with Cover Crops – Don’t Fall Prey to Confirmation Bias

Weed Control with Cover Crops – Don’t Fall Prey to Confirmation Bias

👤Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Recently, the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) and North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program released the results of their 2016-2017 Cover Crop Survey. This document reported results of a broad array of questions asked of cover crop

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Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Slip Further Behind – DTN

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Slip Further Behind – DTN

👤By DTN Staff 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Corn and soybean harvest continued to slip further behind the average pace during the week ended Oct. 8, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress report issued Tuesday. The report was delayed from its normal Monday release due to the Columbus

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Indiana: Explore Sustainable Farming Funding Opportunities in Free SARE Webinar, Oct. 20

Indiana: Explore Sustainable Farming Funding Opportunities in Free SARE Webinar, Oct. 20

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Are you trying to find a source of funds to use on your farm to compare the sustainability of one production or marketing practice to another? Would some additional funds facilitate your efforts to teach youth about sustainable practices? North

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Indiana: Sustainable Farm Law 101 workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 6

Indiana: Sustainable Farm Law 101 workshop, Indianapolis, Dec. 6

👤By Cheri Frederick, Purdue University 🕔Oct 5, 2017

Have you recently started your own direct-to-consumer farming operation? To learn invaluable information about legal issues related to farming, attend the Purdue Extension Beginning Farmer Workshop – Central Region scheduled Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the

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Irrigation: Create an Equipment Repair List As You End the Season

Irrigation: Create an Equipment Repair List As You End the Season

👤By Lyndon Kelley, Michigan State University/Purdue Extension Irrigation Educator 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Before you put your irrigation system away for the season, create a list of needed repairs and potential improvements.  “A good end-of-season list of needed irrigation maintenance and repairs can help irrigators prevent in-season system breakdowns and delays in watering

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Midwest Cash Rents Under Pressure; Margins are Getting Tighter – DTN

Midwest Cash Rents Under Pressure; Margins are Getting Tighter – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Sep 28, 2017

As with politics, all cash rents are local. However, the general consensus around the Midwest is farm profit margins are still tight and pressure is on cash rents. The determining factor of how much to adjust cash rent for next

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Indiana Corn: Kernel Red Streak – What Is It and What’s the Cause?

Indiana Corn: Kernel Red Streak – What Is It and What’s the Cause?

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Kernel red streak, or KRS, is a phenomenon wherein streaks of red pigments radiate throughout the pericarp of an otherwise yellow kernel. On a bright, sunny day, the combination of red and yellow is strikingly beautiful. The occurrence of kernel

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