Texas: Grain-Grading Workshops, Amarillo, May 1, 2

🕔Mar 19, 2018Two grain-grading workshops hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service — one May 1 and one May 2 — will be held in Amarillo. DeDe Jones, Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Iowa Corn: Row Spacing Considerations

🕔Mar 16, 2018Corn row spacing and plant population have been the focus of many studies throughout the years in an effort to identify ways to increase yields and minimize production costs. Many […]

Webinar: Corn, Soybean Prices – Implications of Grain Stocks, Prospective Plantings Reports, March 30

🕔Mar 16, 2018The webinar will review USDA’s March 29 Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports and considers balance sheet and price implications for both old and new crop corn and soybeans. The […]

Moving Grain: Mid-Mississippi River Open for Shipping

🕔Mar 15, 2018NGFA Announces the Opening of the Mid-Mississippi River On March 9, 2018, the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) announced the opening of the Mid-Mississippi River. According to NGFA trade […]

Illinois: Trends in Farm Balance Sheets Over Time

🕔Mar 15, 2018Trends in the financial position of Illinois farms are presented in this article. Overall, farms gained financial strength from 2006 to 2012. Since 2012, working capital has declined. The net […]

Arkansas Rice, Soybeans: Farm Strives for Most Advanced Science in the World

🕔Mar 15, 2018There’s a farm in Arkansas growing soybeans, corn, and rice that is aiming to be the most scientifically advanced farm in the world. Soil samples are run through powerful machines […]

Corn’s Cinderella Ride: How Long Before It Turns Into A Pumpkin Again? – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018For U.S. grain producers, the presence of noncommercial traders in grain futures has always been both a blessing and a curse, and we are already seeing evidence of that again […]

Indiana Corn: A Recipe for Creating Crappy Stands

🕔Mar 14, 2018Every year, I get a lot of phone calls from folks wanting to know why their neighbor’s fields of corn ended up with such poor uneven lousy-looking stands. Since some […]

Indiana Corn: Yield Response to Plant Populations

🕔Mar 14, 2018Results from 81 field scale trials around Indiana since 2008 suggest that maximum yield response to plant populations for 30-inch row corn grown under minimal to moderate stress conditions occurs […]

GMO Corn Keeps Pests From Its Unmodified Neighbors, Study Finds

🕔Mar 14, 2018Field corn, genetically modified to produce a toxin that kills its most persistent pest, also benefits nearby, unmodified crops vulnerable to the same pest, according to a study published today […]

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