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Water Quality: Multi-State Efforts Help Nutrient Runoff – DTN

Water Quality: Multi-State Efforts Help Nutrient Runoff – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Terry McClure wants to come clean. The Grover Hill, Ohio, farmer has proactively set up two water-monitoring sites to show how differing cropping techniques influence nutrient runoff. “We are taking the surface and subsurface tests at the exact same time

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South Dakota Weeds: Identifying Palmer Pigweed

South Dakota Weeds: Identifying Palmer Pigweed

👤By Gared Shaffer and Sharon Clay., South Dakota State University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Palmer Amaranth in South Dakota Annual weeds are threat to many cropping systems in South Dakota. Palmer amaranth is a newer threat in the state depending upon your geographical location. Confirmed sightings in a few counties in South Dakota include

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South Dakota Challenging EPA on Higher Ethanol Blends – DTN

South Dakota Challenging EPA on Higher Ethanol Blends – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 15, 2017

Farm leaders and state officials in South Dakota are taking the lead to push 30% ethanol blends and challenging EPA’s stance on higher ethanol blends. By taking the lead to aggressively support E30, South Dakota is positioning itself for a

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South Dakota: Winter Wheat Breaking Dormancy Early

South Dakota: Winter Wheat Breaking Dormancy Early

👤By Laura Edwards, Adam Varenhorst, and Emmanuel Byamukama, South Dakota State University 🕔Mar 9, 2017

Historically Warm February February 2017 will go down in the record books as one of the warmest Februaries on record, not just in South Dakota, but across the United States. Some Eastern parts of the state will end up more

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Monsanto’s Westbred Brand Releases 10 New Wheat Varieties for 2018

Monsanto’s Westbred Brand Releases 10 New Wheat Varieties for 2018

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 28, 2017

Ten new regionally tested, locally adapted WestBred wheat varieties have been released to Certified Seed suppliers and will be available to growers in their respective areas of adoption in 2018.  “We’re incredibly excited to add such a diverse and advanced group

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Nebraska Corn: Bacterial Leaf Streak Confirmed in 8 States

Nebraska Corn: Bacterial Leaf Streak Confirmed in 8 States

👤By Terra Hartman and Tamra Jackson-Ziems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn is caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas vasicola (syn. X. campestris pv. zeae). It was previously only reported on corn in South Africa, and had not been reported in the United States until August 2016.

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Wheat: Central and Southern Plains HRW is Generally Dry and Vulnerable to Frost Damage

Wheat: Central and Southern Plains HRW is Generally Dry and Vulnerable to Frost Damage

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Feb 23, 2017

USDA reported state planted area statistics for hard red winter (HRW), soft red winter (SRW) and soft white (SW) winter wheat in its Jan. 12 Winter Wheat and Canola Seeding Report. At this week’s Wheat Quality Council and Plains Grains

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Drone Video Packs 100 Days Of Corn Crop Into 60 Seconds – Neat

Drone Video Packs 100 Days Of Corn Crop Into 60 Seconds – Neat

👤Staff Report 🕔Feb 22, 2017

And now for something completely different… We’ve posted a number of links to videos showing corn growing – both time-lapse imges of plants moving over a brief period and more encompassing videos that track a season’s worth of growth from

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Dairy Groups Assert that U.S. Dairy Exports at Risk from New Canadian Rules – DTN

Dairy Groups Assert that U.S. Dairy Exports at Risk from New Canadian Rules – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 31, 2017

Just a few weeks after writing to President Donald Trump, U.S. dairy groups are now calling on governors to halt new changes in Canadian dairy rules. A coalition of 17 American dairy organizations, farmers and milk processors have written governors

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South Dakota: Conservation Stewardship Program Application Due Feb. 3

South Dakota: Conservation Stewardship Program Application Due Feb. 3

👤By David Kringen, South Dakota State University 🕔Jan 23, 2017

The USDA Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is the largest working lands conservation program in the United States with more than 70 million acres of productive agricultural and forest land enrolled. Through CSP, agricultural producers and forest landowners earn payments for

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