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North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

πŸ‘€By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔May 23, 2017

North Dakota’s farm financial performance exceeded expectations in 2016. The average net farm income of 531 farms in the North Dakota Farm Business Management Program rebounded to $126,752 in 2016, compared with $28,600 in 2015, which was the lowest in

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Midwest Soybeans: IPM Best Strategy for Soybean Aphid Management, Says Study

Midwest Soybeans: IPM Best Strategy for Soybean Aphid Management, Says Study

πŸ‘€By Shari Finnell, Purdue University 🕔May 16, 2017

About 89.5 million acres of soybeans will be planted across the United States in 2017 β€” a record high, according to the USDA. Research published in the April 2017 issue of Pest Management Science indicates that many of these soybean

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Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

πŸ‘€By Emily Unglesbee and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporters 🕔May 9, 2017

USDA downgraded the winter wheat condition only marginally in its weekly Crop Progress and Conditions report, despite reports of widespread damage from the Plains. Continued wet and cool weather in parts of the Corn Belt continued to hamper fieldwork, and

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Cornbelt: Changing Trend Yields

Cornbelt: Changing Trend Yields

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔May 4, 2017

Since 2012, many areas in the greater Midwest had county corn and soybean yields that have exceeded trend yields by a large margin. These areas include much of Illinois, southern Wisconsin, eastern Nebraska, Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio. On

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Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

πŸ‘€By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Spring wheat planting was behind in five of the key growing states as of April 16, with Idaho and Washington significantly behind, followed by Minnesota and then North Dakota and Montana, according to last week’s USDA Crop Progress report. If

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North Dakota: Cropland Values Flat to Down

North Dakota: Cropland Values Flat to Down

πŸ‘€By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔Apr 11, 2017

A decline in North Dakota cropland value of 1 percent was indicated by a January survey commissioned by the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands. Andrew Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist, derived regional and state

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North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN

North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN

πŸ‘€By Susan Winsor Progressive Farmer Contributing Editor 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Some farmers may curse heavy clay soils, but the Toussaint family is finding a way to manage these tough soils using roots instead of iron. Cereal rye as a cover crop and a much wider crop rotation have allowed the

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North Dakota: Wheat Producers Will Receive Maximum Farm Bill Payments in 2017

North Dakota: Wheat Producers Will Receive Maximum Farm Bill Payments in 2017

πŸ‘€By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔Mar 16, 2017

All North Dakota wheat base acres enrolled in the Agricultural Risk Coverage – County (ARC-CO) program should receive the maximum allowed payment rate in late 2017 for the 2016 year. The payment rate per base acre should range from $21.44

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North Dakota: Grower Farm Bill Conference, Fargo, April 12

North Dakota: Grower Farm Bill Conference, Fargo, April 12

πŸ‘€By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Mar 14, 2017

North Dakota producers will have an opportunity to learn about farm policy and issues related to the anticipated 2018 U.S. farm bill during a daylong conference April 12 at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo. Producers will be able to

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NRCS: Cover Crops Key to Using Less Fertilizer, Pesticide and Herbicide – DTN

NRCS: Cover Crops Key to Using Less Fertilizer, Pesticide and Herbicide – DTN

πŸ‘€By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 1, 2017

“Cover crops are your first step to freedom!” Ray Archuleta makes this declaration all the time and believes it. A 33-year employee for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Archuleta is one of the agency’s leaders in emphasizing soil health.

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