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Missouri: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Missouri: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

USDA has designated Adair and Ringgold counties in Iowa as primary natural disaster areas due to a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in Adams, Audubon, Cass, Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Guthrie, Madison, Taylor and Union counties in Iowa also qualify for

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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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Iowa: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Iowa: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

USDA has designated Appanoose, Mahaska and Monroe counties in Iowa as primary natural disaster areas due to a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in Davis, Jasper, Keokuk, Lucas, Marion, Poweshiek, Wapello and Wayne counties in Iowa also qualify for natural

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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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USDA Weekly Crop Progress Summary, September 26 – DTN

USDA Weekly Crop Progress Summary, September 26 – DTN

👤By Anthony Greder, DTN Managing Editor, and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Corn and soybean harvest and winter wheat planting all lagged the five-year average pace during the week ended Sept. 24, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress and Condition report issued Monday. USDA estimated that 51% of corn was mature as

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Soil Health Scouting: Drones, Satellites, Airplanes and Boots on the Ground – DTN

Soil Health Scouting: Drones, Satellites, Airplanes and Boots on the Ground – DTN

👤By Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Sep 22, 2017

A mysterious deep-green rectangle convinced Randy Jax that aerial imaging had the potential to improve his farm. His family had grid-mapped its fields near Adams, Minnesota, for 15-plus years, and Jax thought he knew almost all there was to know

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Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

Dicamba Faces State Restrictions Based on Weed Science Data – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Among all the buzz and blame surrounding the dicamba injury crisis of 2017, Purdue University weed scientists Bill Johnson and Joe Ikley have tried to answer a simple question for farmers.  How often could an applicator legally spray dicamba this

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Farmland Values: 2017 Iowa Land Survey; NASS Cash Rent County Estimates

Farmland Values: 2017 Iowa Land Survey; NASS Cash Rent County Estimates

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Iowa Farmland Values Donnelle Eller reported on the front page of Friday’s Des Moines Register that, “After three years of decline, Iowa farmland values bumped nearly 3 percent higher this year, but experts say it’s unlikely a signal the ag downturn has

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Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

👤By Peter Scharf, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Based on a drive across northern Missouri on August 22-23, I would say that we lost quite a bit of corn yield to N deficiency this year. In northeast Missouri (Shelbina to Columbia), about half of the fields were affected,

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Cotton – Midsouth – Harvey Dumps Rain, Uncertainty On The Crop – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Harvey Dumps Rain, Uncertainty On The Crop – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 1, 2017

What remains of Hurricane Harvey moved into the Midsouth to varying degrees and could likely effect areas in western and northern Alabama along the way. This is not a good situation.

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