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Mississippi Soybeans: Variety Suggestions for 2018

Mississippi Soybeans: Variety Suggestions for 2018

👤By Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Soybean Specialist 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Variety selection is an incredibly important management decision for soybean production. Factors such as soil texture, planting date, irrigation capabilities, row spacing, harvest capacity, among others, may influence the decision of selecting a variety.

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Oil Crops Outlook: Disappointing U.S. Soybean Sales Lead To Lower Export Forecast

Oil Crops Outlook: Disappointing U.S. Soybean Sales Lead To Lower Export Forecast

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

USDA trimmed the 2017/18 soybean export forecast 25 million bushels this month to 2.225 billion as sales commitments and shipments have continued to lag. Coupled with an increase for seed use, a lowering of the export forecast is seen raising

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Farm Business: 7 Crops Show a Declining Cost of Production

Farm Business: 7 Crops Show a Declining Cost of Production

👤By Nick Paulson, Jonathan Coppess, and Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University Ag Economist 🕔Dec 15, 2017

In a July 25, 2017 farmdoc daily article, Schnitkey discussed declining cost of production for Illinois corn and soybeans. This article extends the discussion to the U.S. and to barley, peanuts, rice, sorghum, and wheat. Total cost per acre declined

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Arkansas: Soybeans Set to Break State Yield Records

Arkansas: Soybeans Set to Break State Yield Records

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 Arkansas soybean harvest will break state yield records if the USDA’s November forecast holds up, said Jeremy Ross, extension soybean agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service forcasts Arkansas’

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DTN Grain Close: Lazy Markets Post Tiny Changes

DTN Grain Close: Lazy Markets Post Tiny Changes

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Dec 15, 2017

It is difficult to say what grain traders were doing Friday, but buying and selling grains was not at the top of their lists as corn, soybeans, and winter wheat all posted tiny changes for the day with not much

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DTN Grain Midday: Trade Turns Narrowly Mixed

DTN Grain Midday: Trade Turns Narrowly Mixed

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The grains trade is narrowly mixed at midday. CORN: Corn trade is flat to 2 cents lower at midday with light two-sided trade so far. Ethanol futures have made new lows this morning, hurting producers and supporting blenders. Basis and

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DTN Grain Open: Supported by Commercial Wheat Buying

DTN Grain Open: Supported by Commercial Wheat Buying

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Dec 15, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 3 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally higher. CME Globex Recap: The grain and oilseed complex was green again overnight into early Friday morning, led

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Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

Dicamba, 2018: States Struggle with Application Restrictions – DTN

👤By Pamela Smith Crops Technology Editor 🕔Dec 14, 2017

The drama over dicamba herbicide use continued this week as some states wrestled with requiring spray regulations over and beyond new federal labels.   Evidence of continued turmoil came on Dec. 12, as an Arkansas Legislative Council subcommittee kicked a proposed

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Genetically Modified Crops: 28 Countries, 18 Mln Farmers, 10 Species

Genetically Modified Crops: 28 Countries, 18 Mln Farmers, 10 Species

👤By George Silva, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Genetically modified crops were planted on a record 457.4 million acres globally in 2016, up 3 percent from the 444 million acres planted in 2015, according to statistics released by International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications. This follows

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Grain Barge Rates Decline Since October… St. Louis barge rates for export grain peaked on October 3 at 800 percent of tariff ($31.92 per ton), but dropped significantly to 338 percent of tariff ($13.49 per ton) by the end of

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