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Farm Bill 2018: Treating the Cause of Low Prices Instead of the Symptoms – Commentary

Farm Bill 2018: Treating the Cause of Low Prices Instead of the Symptoms – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Late last year, the Texas Farmers Union (TFU) contracted with us to conduct a study of the use of a supply management program as the basis of a proposed 2018 Farm Bill. They wanted us to update the MDIS study

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Dicamba: Some Arkansas Farmers Want Alternate Restrictions – DTN

Dicamba: Some Arkansas Farmers Want Alternate Restrictions – DTN

👤By Greg D. Horstmeier DTN Editor-in-Chief 🕔Sep 25, 2017

As Arkansas pesticide regulators debated the fate of dicamba herbicides, farmer Perry Galloway sat quietly in the audience gallery through most of the day-long board meeting.   It wasn’t his plan to be so quiet. Galloway, of Gregory, Arkansas, and

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RFS: Iowa Study Finds Economic Value; Questions Greenhouse Gas Emissions – DTN

RFS: Iowa Study Finds Economic Value; Questions Greenhouse Gas Emissions – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The Renewable Fuel Standard has had an overall positive impact on U.S. agriculture and on the U.S. economy as a whole, a new economic study by Iowa State University shows. However, the policy has done little to reduce greenhouse gas

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Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Jeremy Wolf saw nearly half his soybean acreage injured this summer from dicamba herbicide that went astray. What’s troubling him now, though, is what to do about the situation for the 2018 planting season.  “My entire summer has been consumed

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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture and AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 10, 2017

There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the group tested can continue to volatilize at least 36 hours

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USDA Planting Intentions Report: Where are All the Hidden Acres? – DTN

USDA Planting Intentions Report: Where are All the Hidden Acres? – DTN

👤By Alan Brugler DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jul 5, 2017

The March USDA Planting Intentions report is a valuable tool, but has on occasions failed to pick up a sizeable chunk of acreage that shows up later and can hurt prices if the yield is average. There have been years

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Soybean Yields and Dicamba Injury: Timing and Dose – Key Pieces of Puzzle – DTN

Soybean Yields and Dicamba Injury: Timing and Dose – Key Pieces of Puzzle – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Reports of the characteristic cupped leaves associated with dicamba drift have put soybean growers on high alert this summer.  While suspicious symptoms have been reported, what is less certain is how much yield loss farmers will actually face when combines

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U.S. Grain Export Report: Bullish is the Word – DTN

U.S. Grain Export Report: Bullish is the Word – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Corn, soybean and wheat inspections were bullish again this week in this week’s export inspections report, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.  Corn weekly export inspections were 438.0 mb (965,608 mt) for the week ending Thursday, June 22. This is

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China’s Corn Crop: Decreased Acreage Estimates; Switch to Soybeans, Rice – DTN

China’s Corn Crop: Decreased Acreage Estimates; Switch to Soybeans, Rice – DTN

👤By Lin Tan DTN China Correspondent 🕔Jun 27, 2017

There are very diverse survey reports in China recently, showing the disagreement of different organizations in corn crop acreage, but most of the reports showed that Chinese farmers may have cut more corn acreage.   With summer second-crop planting still

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China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist weed control system continued its path toward full commercialization Wednesday after China granted import approval to its corn trait.   Corn hybrids with the Enlist trait, which grants tolerance to 2,4-D choline and glyphosate, will now be

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