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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

👤By Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoot’s Barbecue in McGehee, AR on June 1, 2017. The program will start at 8:30 AM. Identification of insects

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

👤By Glenn Studebaker, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and

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Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

Global oilseed production is forecast to grow slightly in 2017/18. Soybean production is projected to decline from the current year’s record level, with both Brazil and the United States forecast to see year-over-year declines in production, as yields fall to

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Futures Markets and Risk: 3 Theories – DTN

Futures Markets and Risk: 3 Theories – DTN

👤By Elaine Kub DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Apr 27, 2017

In 2017, if farmers see a neat or funny image that they’d like to share with their friends, they save it on their smartphones and forward it along. I swear that half of the Snapchat photos I’ve received over the

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Chemical, Seed Mergers: The Big 6 Will Soon be 4 – Then What?

Chemical, Seed Mergers: The Big 6 Will Soon be 4 – Then What?

👤By James M. McDonald - USDA Amber Waves 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Agriculture in the United States uses less land, and far less labor, today than it did in the 1940s. Yet agricultural production grew by 169 percent between 1948 and 2013, with nearly all of it due to improvements in productivity.

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Commodity Groups Request More Benefits for ARC, PLC and Crop Insurance- DTN

Commodity Groups Request More Benefits for ARC, PLC and Crop Insurance- DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Mar 29, 2017

Farmers who lead commodity groups asked the House Agriculture General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee on Tuesday to continue the commodity programs in the 2014 farm bill, but to make the benefits more generous to help counter commodity prices

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Mergers: EU Approves Dow-Dupont; ChemChina-Syngenta and Bayer-Monsanto Not There Yet – DTN

Mergers: EU Approves Dow-Dupont; ChemChina-Syngenta and Bayer-Monsanto Not There Yet – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Despite initial backlash to the proposed mega-mergers among agro-chemical companies in the past two years, some of the deals appear to be inching toward finality.   Most recently, the European Commission approved the Dow Chemical and DuPont marriage, and some

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Fertilizer: Anhydrous Applications and Good Soil Conditions – DTN

Fertilizer: Anhydrous Applications and Good Soil Conditions – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 8, 2017

Mild weather last fall allowed corn and soybean farmer Joel Abeln of New Cambria, Missouri, to finish most of his anhydrous applications. But many other farmers waited until this spring to apply anhydrous.   Abeln has many acres to cover

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Soil Health: How Much Does an Acre of Soil 6 Inches Deep Weigh? – DTN

Soil Health: How Much Does an Acre of Soil 6 Inches Deep Weigh? – DTN

👤By Daniel Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist 🕔Mar 7, 2017

When it comes to increasing soil health, we most often focus on increasing organic matter.   Practices that build organic matter include reducing tillage, planting more high-residue crops such as corn and wheat, rotating to sod grass crops that produce

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Dicamba: BASF Expands Online Training for Herbicide Application in Cotton, Soybeans

Dicamba: BASF Expands Online Training for Herbicide Application in Cotton, Soybeans

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 14, 2017

The advent of new and advanced herbicide technologies demands increased stewardship education to ensure proper application and to reduce weed resistance. BASF is responding to this need by expanding its On Target Application Academy (OTAA) stewardship program with an  online

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