Soy, Corn Biotech: 10% Yield Jump, Sooner Than You Think – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018For many years, advances in crop technology have focused on specific production traits like herbicide tolerance or insecticide production. Photosynthesis — the driving force behind all plant life — was […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Firming of Soybean Prices Hinges on Demand Prospects

🕔May 14, 2018USDA’s first projection of the 2018/19 soybean crop is 4.28 billion bushels based on a trend yield and 1-percent decline in intended sown acreage. Although this projection falls below the […]

ARC and PLC: Comparing Payments, 2014-16 Crops

🕔May 11, 2018Payments by ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – County) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) are examined for 22 program commodities using FSA (Farm Service Agency) reported payments for the 2014-16 crops. […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Lower Domestic Production, Increased Consumption

🕔May 10, 2018The 2018/19 outlook for U.S. soybeans is for higher supplies, crush, exports, and lower ending stocks compared to 2017/18. The soybean crop is projected at 4,280 million bushels, down 112 […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Interest Remains Steady Despite Lower Prices

🕔May 8, 2018Oilseed crops like sunflowers and canola are experiencing lower prices, but it appears overall interest in alternative crops remains steady, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Calvin […]

Texas: Small Grains and Canola Field Day, Thrall, April 25

🕔Apr 9, 2018A Small Grains and Canola Field Day is set for April 25 at the Stiles Farm, 5700 Farm-to-Market Road 1063 near the intersection of U.S Highway 79, one mile east of Thrall. […]

Kansas: Canola Informational Meeting, Great Bend, March 6

🕔Feb 13, 2018Agricultural producers in central Kansas with an interest in canola production can learn more at an upcoming event. K-State Research and Extension is presenting a ‘Growing Canola’ informational meeting on March […]

Minnesota Corn: 5 Tips for Profitably Managing Sulfur

🕔Jan 18, 2018Sulfur is becoming increasingly important to crop production in Minnesota. Soil organic matter is a large storehouse for sulfur, but we still run into situations where the crop needs fertilizer […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Competition Shifts Seasonal Pattern of U.S. Soybean Exports

🕔Jan 17, 2018USDA estimates the 2017/18 U.S. soybean crop at 4.392 billion bushels as the national average yield slipped 0.4 bushels to 49.1 bushels per acre. USDA forecasts the soybean crush 10 […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Smaller U.S. Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production

🕔Jan 12, 2018U.S. oilseed production for 2017/18 is estimated at 131.3 million tons, down 0.9 million from last month. Smaller soybean, peanut, and cottonseed crops are partly offset by increases for canola […]

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