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Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived

Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived

πŸ‘€By Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Soil Specialist 🕔Aug 9, 2017

The summer is drawing to an end and it is time to plant cover crops! Many cover crops need to be planted early to derive substantial benefit from them. Radishes have to be planted in August to develop a deep

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Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations

Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations

πŸ‘€By Alexander Lindsey and Mark Sulc, Ohio State University Extension Specialists; and Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Considerations for planting cover crops after wheat in grain crop rotations are common at this point in the season. With any cover crop, it is advisable to select a species with a given target in mind (surface erosion prevention, nutrient

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Georgia: Estimating 2016 ARC, PLC Payments For Covered Commodities

Georgia: Estimating 2016 ARC, PLC Payments For Covered Commodities

πŸ‘€By Don Shurley and Adam Rabinowitz, University of Georgia Ag Economists 🕔Jul 26, 2017

A PLC payment is issued when the MYA Price is less than the PLC Reference Price. Estimates of the MYA Price are available during the crop marketing year and, while the final MYA Price may not be known, any estimated/projected

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Minnesota Small Grains: Expecting Record Spring Wheat Yields

Minnesota Small Grains: Expecting Record Spring Wheat Yields

πŸ‘€By Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota Small Grains Specialist 🕔Jul 25, 2017

The USDA-NASS’ July 1 yield forecasts for barley, oat, and spring wheat were 67, 71, and 61 bushels per acre, respectively.Β  This would mean a new state record for spring wheat, while the forecast for barley and oats are 10

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Texas Field Reports: Forage Pests Active in Improved Pastures

Texas Field Reports: Forage Pests Active in Improved Pastures

πŸ‘€By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Forage producers should be on the watch for and ready to act against two pests known for decimating hay fields – fall armyworms and Bermudagrass stem maggots, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension

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North Dakota Drought: 75% of State Suffers – Yield Estimates Falling – DTN

North Dakota Drought: 75% of State Suffers – Yield Estimates Falling – DTN

πŸ‘€By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jul 18, 2017

In my first drought story earlier in June, much of the focus was on the poor condition of the wheat and durum crops. While that is still the case, with both of those crops in worse shape since then, the

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WASDE Coarse Grains: Higher Domestic Corn Production, Usage, Ending Stocks

WASDE Coarse Grains: Higher Domestic Corn Production, Usage, Ending Stocks

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Jul 12, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger supplies, greater feed and residual use, and higher ending stocks. Corn beginning stocks are raised 75 million bushels reflecting lower feed and residual use in 2016/17 based on indicated disappearance during

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Midwest and Plains Crop Progress: Conditions Decline in Many Areas

Midwest and Plains Crop Progress: Conditions Decline in Many Areas

πŸ‘€By Anthony Greder, DTN Managing Editor, and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 11, 2017

Corn, soybean and spring wheat conditions all declined last week, according to USDA’s weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. Corn condition dropped to 65% good to excellent last week, down 3 percentage points from 68% the previous week. Silking was

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Michigan Cover Crops: Get Your Plan Together Before Small Grain Harvest

Michigan Cover Crops: Get Your Plan Together Before Small Grain Harvest

πŸ‘€By Erin Hill, Michigan State University Extension, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences 🕔Jul 6, 2017

As the harvest of wheat and other small grain crops approaches, it is time to consider options for planting cover crops. Allowing a cover crop to take advantage of the remaining two to three months of favorable weather conditions can

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Grain Stocks: Corn, Wheat, Soybeans All Significantly Higher – USDA

Grain Stocks: Corn, Wheat, Soybeans All Significantly Higher – USDA

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Corn stocks in all positions on June 1, 2017 totaled 5.23 billion bushels, up 11 percent from June 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 2.84 billion bushels are stored on farms, up 15 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks,

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