AgFax Weekend: Who are Big Farmers? | S-Corp or C-Corp?

🕔May 18, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Who are Big Farmers? | S-Corp or C-Corp? | Corn Rootworms better look out in 2020 | and more.

Tennessee Soybeans: Rain Needed for Crop Emergence

🕔May 18, 2018The hot, dry weather has sapped surface moisture pretty well in parts of the state, which is affecting ease of planting and soybean emergence.

Tennessee: Concerns with PPO Pre-Emergent Herbicides – Video

🕔May 18, 2018Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist, discusses concerns with PPO pre-emergent herbicides and herbicide resistance.

Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew Less Obvious but Still Present

🕔May 18, 2018Although not as obvious as in previous weeks, powdery mildew is still hanging on in Oklahoma, and has even moved up onto the heads in some fields. One such field is […]

Corn – Good News: Rootworm Trait Agreement; Corteva Agriscience and Monsanto – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018Corteva Agriscience, the newly formed agriculture division of DowDuPont, will license two insect traits from Monsanto, an aboveground Bt protein stack and Corn Rootworm III, which contains an RNAi rootworm […]

DTN Grain Close: Active Trade as Rumors Abound

🕔May 18, 2018Thursday’s commentary discussed (based on the close in grain and oilseed markets) how the situation was ripe for an active Friday session, just needing a catalyst. The complex saw it […]

Midwest Fields: Weed Worries Grow – Planting Delayed in Iowa, Michigan – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018In the race to plant the 2018 crop, the month of May has seen a lot of winners. Gerald Gauck of east-central Indiana crossed the finish line on May 12. […]

Indiana: Purdue Offers Herbicide Resistant Weed Screening

🕔May 18, 2018The Purdue Weed Science group is again offering herbicide resistance screening for Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, and giant ragweed for the 2018 growing season.  For Indiana residents, the resistance screens include […]

DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads in Higher Trade

🕔May 18, 2018Wheat leads at midday with sharp gains, with corn following suit, with firmer soybeans as well. CORN Corn trade is 7 to 8 cents higher at midday with trade firming […]

Farm Bill: Hard Line Republicans – Proposals Overly Generous to “Big” Farmers – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018Crop insurance and overall farm subsidies will face a challenge from one amendment on the House floor after proposed amendments to the bill were thinned out Wednesday evening.   The amendment […]



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