In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Safety Net – Propped Up by Non-Farm Bill Payments? | and more.
Corn and soybean harvest will be here in a blink of an eye (It is still August, but you know how time flies.). Farmers have been working around the clock […]
Pennsylvania: White Mold in Soybeans Sporecaster Forecasts and Scouting – July 28, 2020 Jul 31, 2020
White mold is a soybean disease that occurs when spores from the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum infect susceptible flowers, leading to growth throughout the soybean plant (Figure 1). Signs of white […]
Although current moth activity remains relatively low, I’m expecting a peak of moth activity sometime beginning around August 5th through 10th. Bollworm (a.k.a., corn earworm) poses a significant threat to […]
Specific weather and environmental factors are commonly associated with off-target dicamba movement. Can we identify which of these factors are most important for successful dicamba applications and quantify those factors?
Iowa: Scout Now for Palmer Amaranth Jul 31, 2020
This is the time of year to begin scouting for Palmer amaranth in Iowa crop fields. While Palmer amaranth has been identified in more than half of Iowa’s counties, new identifications […]
USDA Bioengineered Label Law Challenged – DTN Jul 31, 2020
USDA’s final 2019 food-labeling rule will leave most bioengineered foods unlabeled, discriminate against tens of millions of Americans and prohibit retailers from providing more information to consumers, a new lawsuit […]
Arkansas: Upcoming Virtual Field Days Begin Aug. 20 Jul 31, 2020
Rice will lead off a series of online commodity-based field days designed to give Arkansans a first look at the latest University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture research and […]
DTN Grain Midday: Market Mixed Jul 31, 2020
Grains Mixed at Midday Corn is flat to 1 cent lower, soybeans are 2 to 4 cents higher, and wheat is 1 cent lower to 3 cents higher. The U.S. […]
NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – August Jul 31, 2020
Drought coverage increased across the Great Plains during June. Additional development is likely across the Central to Southern Great Plains during early July, due to little or no rainfall and […]