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North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage

North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage

👤By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses, according to North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. “Field losses, splits and cracked seed coats increase as moisture content decreases,” he says. “Shatter losses have

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Kentucky Soybeans: Partially Flooded Fields – What Should You Do?

Kentucky Soybeans: Partially Flooded Fields – What Should You Do?

👤By Chad Lee, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Recent rains partially flooded several soybean fields across Kentucky. The risk of damage to soybeans is more of a concern for green plants. Soybeans that were brown or tan are less likely to be damaged. The following are some general

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Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods

Kentucky: Grain Storage – Tips on Alternative Methods

👤By Sam McNeill, University of Kentucky Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

High corn and soybean yields, a large carryover from 2016 and transportation challenges have combined to put pressure on grain markets this fall. Many farmers are looking at every available storage option. Some have added grain bins to their existing

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Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

👤By Glen Arnold, CCA, and Kevin Elder, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

With warmer than normal weather forecast for the next couple of weeks, corn and soybean harvest in Ohio is expected to get back on track. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators soon will be applying both liquid and solid manure

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Soybean Market: Bullish Scenario Brewing – DTN

Soybean Market: Bullish Scenario Brewing – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 18, 2017

By now, you have heard USDA lowered its estimate of U.S. ending soybeans stocks from 475 million bushels to 430 mb for 2017-18 in Thursday’s WASDE report and watched November soybeans jump up 28 cents last week to its highest

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Brazil Soybean Planting: Off to a Dry Start – DTN

Brazil Soybean Planting: Off to a Dry Start – DTN

👤By Lin Tan, DTN China Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Though many areas still lack rain, Brazilian farmers are rolling their planters after they received scattered rainfall. They are now waiting for more rain to come. “I had finished half of my soybean planting and (am) waiting for more rain,”

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DTN Grain Close: Corn, Wheat Drag Lower

DTN Grain Close: Corn, Wheat Drag Lower

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

December corn and winter wheat continued their downward slides on light volume this week as potential buyers continued to stay away from the markets. November soybeans saw just a slight drop, helped by a slight gain in December soybean meal.

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Grain Markets: Expectations for Corn, Soybean Prices over Next 5 Years

Grain Markets: Expectations for Corn, Soybean Prices over Next 5 Years

👤By Gary Schnitkey and Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Many farm decisions are aided by having longer-run projections of corn and soybean prices. For example, determining the appropriate level of cash rents is aided by price projections. In this article, several longer-termed projections are presented. For the 2017 marketing

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DTN Grain Midday: Quiet, Mixed Trade

DTN Grain Midday: Quiet, Mixed Trade

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

Quiet trade at midday with row crops mixed. CORN Corn trade is 1 to 2 cents lower at midday in quiet trade as the market continues to work around the $3.50 area with trade unable to hold positive post-report action

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Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

Ag Loans: Are Past Arguments Against Raising Rates Valid? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Oct 18, 2017

In designing the APAC/TFU supply management program for the 8 major storable crops (barley, corn, cotton, grain sorghum, oats, rice, soybeans, and wheat), the corn loan rate was set at 95 percent of the full US cost of production. The

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