DTN Livestock Midday: Live Cattle Hold Moderate Losses

🕔Jul 31, 2017The cattle complex is moderately lower in the live market near the top of the noon hour while feeder issues are mixed. Lean hog futures are also generally lower thanks […]

Burndown: Elevore Pre-Plant Herbicide Available in 2018 to Control Broadleaf Weeds

🕔Jul 31, 2017Trials across the Midwest and Midsouth conducted by farmers and retailers through Dow AgroSciences’ Field Forward on-farm research program showed superior burndown control on tough broadleaf weeds using Elevore herbicide. […]

DTN Grain Midday: Trade Moves Off the Lows

🕔Jul 31, 2017Trade is lower across the board at midday but off the overnight lows. CORN Corn trade is 3 to 4 cents lower at midday with the cooler near-term forecast and […]

Alabama Soybeans: Charcoal Rot – A Hidden Threat to Yields

🕔Jul 31, 2017The persistent hot weather in many areas of the country this growing season may be conducive to the development of charcoal rot disease in soybean. Farmers, agronomists, crop consultants and […]

Indiana Corn: I.D. Worms in Silks and Ears

🕔Jul 31, 2017This year’s Western Bean Cutworm (WBC) flight in northern Indiana counties has been quite impressive. Though it is not over, by looking at the moth captures the past couple weeks […]

Indiana Corn: Southern Rust Appears Earlier Than Normal

🕔Jul 31, 2017Southern rust of corn, caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora, has been detected in several Indiana counties (Figure 1). The detection of southern rust is earlier than normal, and has […]

DTN Cotton Open: Inches Ahead on Final Day of Crop Year

🕔Jul 31, 2017Locally heavy rainfall amounts reported on the Texas High Plains. Trend-following funds added to net longs for first time in 10 weeks. Cotton futures inched ahead in slow early trading […]

Florida Peanuts: Time to Scout for Disease Symptoms

🕔Jul 31, 2017The rainy June and July have been both a blessing and a curse.  A blessing because the crops have not suffered for lack of water and a curse for peanut […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Phytophthora Root and Stem Rot Developing in Fields

🕔Jul 31, 2017Cool conditions this spring prevented Phytophthora root and stem rot from causing many problems early in the growing season. However, as soils have warmed, this fungus has become active in […]

Nebraska: Cover Crop Study Focuses on Benefits in Soybean Cropping System

🕔Jul 31, 2017A new two-year study led by researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will focus on identifying the benefits of cover crops.  “Our main objective is to find a balance point […]

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