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Nebraska: Cargill Invests $18 Mln to Increase Storage, Unload Capability for Gibbon Growers

Nebraska: Cargill Invests $18 Mln to Increase Storage, Unload Capability for Gibbon Growers

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 22, 2017

A multi-million dollar project to upgrade the Cargill grain facility in Gibbon, Neb., is underway. Once complete, growers will have access to an additional 2 million bushels of upright grain storage space and an increased unload capacity of 65,000 bushels

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Wheat Harvest: Midwest, Plains Drought Harms Yield and Quality – DTN

Wheat Harvest: Midwest, Plains Drought Harms Yield and Quality – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Aug 22, 2017

As the U.S. spring wheat harvest nears the halfway point, producers from around the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains are reporting a wide range of yields, protein levels and grain quality issues. For this week’s column, I talked to several

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Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

👤By Drake Copeland, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth has required growers to adapt to an integrated weed control approach with the assistance of the new technologies available. The adoption of cover crops in the state has shown to be a major tool for successfully controlling

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Welch On Wheat: We’re In A Price-Discovery Phase

Welch On Wheat: We’re In A Price-Discovery Phase

👤By Mark Welch, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The U.S. spring wheat crop condition index slipped 1 point this week to 273: very poor increased 2 points, poor down 3, good up 2, and excellent down 1. The average index rating for the U.S. spring wheat crop at

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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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Wheat: Texas Researchers Find Leaf Wax Makes a Difference in Drought-Tolerance

Wheat: Texas Researchers Find Leaf Wax Makes a Difference in Drought-Tolerance

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Looking at leaves to peer into the future might seem the stuff of superstition, but is actually the essence of research conducted by scientists from Texas A&M AgriLife and the University of Southern California. “Our study was based on observations

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Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

👤By Bob Hunger and Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle from late fall through late winter/early spring and then harvested

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Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

👤By Pat Melgares, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the state’s fields this year. In early August, the Kansas Wheat

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Texas: Wheat Variety ‘Picks’ Offered Statewide by AgriLife Extension

Texas: Wheat Variety ‘Picks’ Offered Statewide by AgriLife Extension

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 17, 2017

While many varieties remain the same in Texas A&M AgriLife’s annual wheat “Picks” for producers across the state, suggestions are being made that one region find alternatives to hard red winter wheat. A Pick variety means this: “Given the data,

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Minnesota: Spring Wheat – A Quick Guide to Profitable Sulfur Fertilization

Minnesota: Spring Wheat – A Quick Guide to Profitable Sulfur Fertilization

👤By Daniel Kaiser, University of Minnesota Extension Soil Fertility Specialist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

The major cause of sulfur deficiencies in crops is a lack of mineralized S in the soil. Research and recommendations in Minnesota have shown well-documented yield increases for corn with the application of sulfur, but what about wheat? Recent research

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