Ohio: Changes to Dicamba Labels for 2019

🕔Jan 23, 2019Both commercial and private applicators should note changes to labeling for Engenia, XtendiMax, and FeXapan for 2019. If these products will be part of your 2019 herbicide program please review […]

Michigan Corn: Using Drones to Better Manage Nitrogen Use

🕔Jan 23, 2019Determining the optimum nitrogen fertilizer rate for corn production is a challenge every year. The unpredictable weather and growing conditions in the Midwest influence both the nitrogen uptake and the […]

Ag Economy: Trade Uncertainty, Rising Debt Major Factors for 2019 Outlook – CoBank

🕔Jan 23, 2019The U.S. economy is still performing well by most key measures. However, consumers, investors, companies and other market participants have become more wary about the near-term future with seemingly good […]

Are Large Farms Less Risky to Insure than Small Farms?

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🕔Jan 23, 2019Crop insurance has become the backbone of risk management protection afforded to crop farmers by the U.S, Department of Agriculture (USDA). This is evidenced by decreases in Title I of […]

Ag Economy: Lower Income, Increased Lending, Rising Interest Rates – Kansas City Fed

🕔Jan 22, 2019Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman indicated in a recent update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“As Rates Tick Up, Growth in Operating Loans Boosts Farm Lending“) that, “Rounding out a […]

Kansas: 3 Sorghum Production Schools in Early Feb.

🕔Jan 22, 2019Three K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in early February to provide in-depth training for sorghum producers and key stakeholders. The schools are sponsored by the Kansas Grain Sorghum […]

USDA – 9,700 FSA Employees Recalled to Work on Specific Items – Still No Paycheck

🕔Jan 22, 2019USDA has temporarily recalled all of the more than 9,700 Farm Service Agency (FSA) employees to keep offices open from 8 am to 4:30 pm weekdays beginning January 24.  President […]

Indiana: Using Dicamba Products in 2019

🕔Jan 22, 2019You’ll probably be hearing from a variety of sources about how to safely and legally use post-emergent dicamba products in 2019. These include Engenia (BASF), Fexapan (Corteva/DuPont), and Xtendimax(Bayer/Monsanto). My purpose today […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Break the 100-Bushel Barrier at 2 Soy100 Events, March 13, 14

🕔Jan 22, 2019What do South Dakota soybean farmers need to do to break the 100-bushel bean barrier? Get answers and inspiration by attending one of two soy100 events held in Brookings March […]

Farm Business: Minding Your Balance Sheet and Your Working Capital

🕔Jan 21, 2019If it isn’t already on your New Years’ Resolution list, improving your financial reporting and improving your understanding of your balance sheet should be on that list.  Navigating the challenging […]

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