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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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Sportsmen and Conservationists Side Against Trump Decision on Sage Grouse – DTN

Sportsmen and Conservationists Side Against Trump Decision on Sage Grouse – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Leaders for sportsmen’s and conservation groups in Western states are becoming more critical over the Trump administration’s decision last week to reopen a protection agreement for the greater sage grouse in 11 states. After months of internal discussions, the Department

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South Dakota: Cash Rents Under Pressure – 7 Factors for Landowners to Consider

South Dakota: Cash Rents Under Pressure – 7 Factors for Landowners to Consider

👤By Jack Davis and Shannon Sand, South Dakota State University Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Cash rents are under pressure as farm incomes continue to decrease. This leads to the question, “How do I determine a fair cash rent for my farm?” The expected return from producing crops on a farm parcel is the overriding

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South Dakota Soybeans: Fall’s the Best Time to Sample Soil for Soybean Cyst Nematode

South Dakota Soybeans: Fall’s the Best Time to Sample Soil for Soybean Cyst Nematode

👤By Emmanuel Byamukama, Connie Strunk, and Connie Tande, South Dakota State University Extension Specialists 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Soybean harvest is nearing as most, if not all, soybeans have turned color or dropped leaves. Fall time is the best time of year to sample and test the soil for soybean cyst nematode (SCN), the number one silent yield

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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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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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South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 18, 2017

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Douglas and Todd counties in South Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to

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South Dakota: Mellette County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

South Dakota: Mellette County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 11, 2017

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Mellette County in South Dakota as a primary natural disaster area due to losses

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South Dakota: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s the Time to Scout

South Dakota: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s the Time to Scout

👤By Paul Johnson, South Dakota State University Extension Weed Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

It is close to three years now since the first palmer amaranth was found in South Dakota. Since that time there are about a dozen confirmed sites in the state. Now is the time of year to be looking for

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South Dakota: Planting Winter Wheat Into Dry Soil

South Dakota: Planting Winter Wheat Into Dry Soil

👤By Christopher Graham, South Dakota State University Extension Agronomist 🕔Sep 6, 2017

The most recent drought monitor still shows much of Western South Dakota in varying stages of drought with the worst conditions centered on eastern Meade and Pennington into Haakon and Ziebach counties. As a result, many farmers may find themselves

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