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Grain Harvest: Yield Monitor Calibration – Garbage In, Garbage Out

Grain Harvest: Yield Monitor Calibration – Garbage In, Garbage Out

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Understand this one simple fact about grain yield monitors: They do not measure grain yield. How’s that for an opening statement? What I want you to understand is that yield monitors ESTIMATE yield by converting electrical signals received from a

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South Carolina: Soybean Loopers on the Rise – Identification and Management

South Carolina: Soybean Loopers on the Rise – Identification and Management

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Agronomist 🕔Aug 18, 2017

More loopers are showing up in the sweep nets.  We’re getting in to the time of year when we really need to keep an eye on them.  Make sure you or your scout can tell the difference between a soybean

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Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

👤By Joe Ikley and Bill Johnson, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

One of our biggest weed problems across Indiana every year is control of marestail in soybeans, and 2017 has been no different. Many growers had a lot of trouble controlling marestail in their spring burndown programs in April and May.

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Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Mississippi’s row crops have had enough rain, and most fields just need sunshine. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said corn is mature and will gain no benefit from additional moisture. In the first

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Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

👤By Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) recently announced the availability of the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.  This program is designed to provide financial assistance to agricultural producers that suffered economic losses associated with the two flooding

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Louisiana Soybeans: Considerations on the Use of Harvest Aids

Louisiana Soybeans: Considerations on the Use of Harvest Aids

👤By Todd Spivey, Sebe Brown, Josh Copes, Donnie Miller, and Boyd Padgett, LSU AgCenter Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Over the last several weeks, we have received numerous calls about soybean harvest aid timing, products, and general recommendations. The use of harvest aids in Louisiana soybeans is a common practice, with timely applications improving seed quality and harvest efficiency

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South Carolina: Worm Numbers, Kudzu Bugs on the Rise in Soybeans, Cotton Mostly Quiet

South Carolina: Worm Numbers, Kudzu Bugs on the Rise in Soybeans, Cotton Mostly Quiet

👤By Jeremy Greene, Clemson University Entomologist 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Justin Ballew, county agent covering Dillon and Marion Counties, reported that he is “seeing loopers build in places. Not many fields at threshold levels, but some folks are making some sprays. Pretty quiet other than that.” Jonathan Croft, county agent

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DTN Grain Close: Soybean Oil Gives Soybean Prices a Lift

DTN Grain Close: Soybean Oil Gives Soybean Prices a Lift

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Aug 18, 2017

November soybeans ended up 4 3/4 cents on a quiet day of trading where the most excitement came from a $0.42 gain in December soybean oil. December corn ended up 1 1/2 cents with traders waiting to see how next

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DTN Grain Midday: More Slow, Mixed Trade

DTN Grain Midday: More Slow, Mixed Trade

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Trade is mixed at midday in another session of very slow trade. CORN Corn trade is narrowly mixed in quiet midday trade with the market still looking for footing going into the weekend. Long liquidation could reemerge today, but there

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Indiana: Soybean Aphids Making Their Presence Known, What You Can Do About It

Indiana: Soybean Aphids Making Their Presence Known, What You Can Do About It

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Soybean aphids have begun to show up in a few northern Indiana soybean fields, some are reportedly over threshold. Because of the tremendous variability in aphid numbers from field to field, diligent scouting NOW can pay big dividends. Aphids are

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