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Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Machinery Cost Estimates for 2017

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Machinery Cost Estimates for 2017

👤By Gary Schnitkey and Dale Lattz, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 28, 2017

Machinery cost estimates for various field operations and machines have been updated for 2017. The last time machinery costs were released on farmdoc was in 2015. Between 2015 and 2017, most per acre costs increased; however, some machinery costs decreased

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Arkansas Soybeans: ‘Grow for the Green’ Contest Looking for 120 Bushel Yields

Arkansas Soybeans: ‘Grow for the Green’ Contest Looking for 120 Bushel Yields

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 27, 2017

“Grow for the Green,” the perennial competition that challenges the state’s soybean producers to put their growing know-how to the test, is hoping 2017 will be the year for at least one grower to hit 120 bushels per acre. The

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Grain Markets: Soybeans and the June 30 USDA Reports

Grain Markets: Soybeans and the June 30 USDA Reports

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 26, 2017

The USDA will release the quarterly Grain Stocks report, with estimates of crop inventories as of June 1, and the annual Acreage report on June 30. For soybeans, the stocks estimate is typically overshadowed by the estimate of planted acreage.

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Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Hail Damage – To Keep the Stand or Make Other Plans

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Hail Damage – To Keep the Stand or Make Other Plans

👤By Mark Licht, Iowa State University 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Unfortunately, hail damage is not a rare occurrence in Iowa. Every year hail damage occurs; it is just a matter of how severe it is and how widespread it is. In most cases, hail damage results in varied levels of

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Ohio: 3 Extension Field Days in July

Ohio: 3 Extension Field Days in July

👤By Harold Watters, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 20, 2017

It has been an interesting spring. Have questions? We may have the answers; we certainly want to have a discussion. Come to one or all three field days in July. Put these dates on your calendar and plan to attend.

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Michigan Soybeans: Double-Cropping – Is It Worth the Risk?

Michigan Soybeans: Double-Cropping – Is It Worth the Risk?

👤By Mike Staton, Michigan State University 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Planting double crop soybeans is not recommended in Michigan due to the high risk associated with this practice. Double crop soybean yields range from 0 to 30 bushels per acre depending on planting date, available soil moisture and the date

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Oil Crops Outlook: Big South American Crops Pressure U.S. Soy Meal

Oil Crops Outlook: Big South American Crops Pressure U.S. Soy Meal

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 13, 2017

USDA lowers its forecast of the 2016/17 soybean crush by 15 million bushels this month to 1.91 billion due to lackluster domestic demand for soybean meal. USDA lowered its 2016/17 forecast of domestic soybean meal demand to 33.15 million short

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Grain Markets: Slight Changes to USDA WASDE Report in June

Grain Markets: Slight Changes to USDA WASDE Report in June

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 12, 2017

The USDA’s June WASDE report of world supply and consumption projections contained a number of changes from the May report for corn and soybeans. The bulk of the changes related to world production estimates in the 2016-17 crop year. The

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WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Crush Lowered, Stocks Raised

WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Crush Lowered, Stocks Raised

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 9, 2017

This month’s U.S. soybean supply and use projections for 2017/18 are little changed from last month. Higher beginning stocks reflect a lower crush projection for 2016/17. Soybean crush for 2016/17 is reduced 15 million bushels to 1,910 million mainly reflecting

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Soybean Market: Curious Signs of Bullish News to Keep Your Eyes On – DTN

Soybean Market: Curious Signs of Bullish News to Keep Your Eyes On – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 7, 2017

It is no surprise by now that soybean prices are off to a bearish start in 2017, and the reasons are not difficult to understand. A record U.S. harvest last fall of 4.3 billion bushels was followed by a record

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