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Soybeans: Will Shift in Acreage Impact National Yield in 2017?

Soybeans: Will Shift in Acreage Impact National Yield in 2017?

👤By Todd Hubbs, Scott Irwin, and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 20, 2017

USDA’s release of the March Prospective Planting report indicated an increase in planted acreage for soybeans in 2017. At a record high of 89.5 million acres, the report shows approximately 6 million additional acres of soybeans planted above last year

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Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Acreage to Rise with Shift from Wheat, Corn

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Acreage to Rise with Shift from Wheat, Corn

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

USDA’s Prospective Plantings report last month indicated that for the 2017/18 crop year, U.S. farmers intend to sow a record 89.5 million acres of soybeans, due to likely contractions in sown acreage for wheat, corn, and sorghum. For 2016/17, data

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WASDE Oilseeds: Higher U.S. Soybean Seed Use, Reduced Residual Disappearance

WASDE Oilseeds: Higher U.S. Soybean Seed Use, Reduced Residual Disappearance

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 11, 2017

U.S. soybean supply and use changes for 2016/17 include higher seed use, reduced residual disappearance, and higher ending stocks. Seed use is raised in line with the record plantings indicated in the March 31 Prospective Plantings report, and residual use

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Soybean Market: Bearish Behavior is a Warning Sign of Things to Come – DTN

Soybean Market: Bearish Behavior is a Warning Sign of Things to Come – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Apr 6, 2017

One year ago, USDA’s March 9 WASDE report offered a familiar bearish prognosis for soybeans. U.S. ending soybean stocks were expected to reach 460 million bushels in 2015-16, up from 191 million bushels the prior season, and USDA expected an

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Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Purdue Introduces New Mobile Management Apps

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Purdue Introduces New Mobile Management Apps

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Apr 5, 2017

Purdue Extension has introduced two new mobile apps based on the annual Corn and Soybean Field Guide, making it even easier for grain producers, crop advisers and other agribusiness professionals to access timely, research-based crop management information. Both the Corn

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Corn, Soybeans: 2017 Break-Even Prices for Equal Profitability

Corn, Soybeans: 2017 Break-Even Prices for Equal Profitability

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Corn and soybean returns are revisited because of recent changes in soybean prices and the release of USDA reports at the end of March. Overall, soybeans are still projected to be more profitable than corn for 2017 even in the

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Ohio Soybeans: OSU Offers $40 to Participate in Production Survey

Ohio Soybeans: OSU Offers $40 to Participate in Production Survey

👤By Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Ohio State University is continuing a second year of a State‐Wide Project aimed at generating some baseline producer data on current soybean management practices in Ohio’s production systems. This project is funded by the Ohio Soybean Council and the North

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Illinois Corn, Soybeans: When Is the Best Time to Plant?

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: When Is the Best Time to Plant?

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Relatively dry weather in recent weeks throughout much of Illinois and an early start to fieldwork might provide the unusual opportunity this year of letting us choose corn and soybean planting dates instead of having to wait until it’s dry

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U.S. Corn Acres Down, Soybean Acres Up – Taking a Closer Look

U.S. Corn Acres Down, Soybean Acres Up – Taking a Closer Look

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 24, 2017

At its annual Agricultural Outlook Conference in February, USDA projected that planted acres of corn would decrease from 94.0 million acres in 2016 to 90.0 million in 2017, a decrease of 4 million planted acres. At the same time, soybean

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Illinois Soybeans: University Study Needs Farmers’ Help

Illinois Soybeans: University Study Needs Farmers’ Help

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 16, 2017

In January I posted about the large project we are part of, funded by the North Central Soybean Research using soybean checkoff funds, to gather information on some 500 soybean fields in Illinois for each crop year from 2014 through

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