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Soybeans: Solid IPM Plan Needed to Fight Soybean Looper and Corn Earworm

Soybeans: Solid IPM Plan Needed to Fight Soybean Looper and Corn Earworm

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 28, 2017

Southern soybean farmers are preparing for another season of insect infestations. Corn earworm and soybean looper have the potential to take the biggest bite out of yields this season. Effective control begins with diligent and frequent scouting and establishing a

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DTN Grain Open: Wheat Continues to Climb

DTN Grain Open: Wheat Continues to Climb

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Jun 28, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was fractionally higher, November soybeans were 2 cents higher, and September Minneapolis (HRS) wheat was 7 cents higher. CME Globex Recap: Grains were mostly higher early Wednesday, led by another strong rally in Minneapolis

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Mitigating Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

Mitigating Dicamba Drift – Best Management Practices

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 27, 2017

University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel provides some best management practices to reduce the potential of off-target wandering of dicamba.

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Arkansas Soybeans: ‘Grow for the Green’ Contest Looking for 120 Bushel Yields

Arkansas Soybeans: ‘Grow for the Green’ Contest Looking for 120 Bushel Yields

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 27, 2017

“Grow for the Green,” the perennial competition that challenges the state’s soybean producers to put their growing know-how to the test, is hoping 2017 will be the year for at least one grower to hit 120 bushels per acre. The

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DTN Grain Close: Spring Wheat Soars

DTN Grain Close: Spring Wheat Soars

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Jun 27, 2017

September Minneapolis wheat jumped 17 1/4 cents higher Tuesday, also reaching its highest spot close in nearly two years, with chances for more dry weather ahead in the northwestern Plains. Other grain contracts were not as excited, but did post

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Right for Plant Diseases Around Much of State

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Right for Plant Diseases Around Much of State

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Disease problems for vegetable producers and gardeners are popping up around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Conditions have been good for vegetable production around much of the state following mild spring conditions and ample

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New Soybean Derived Bioplastic Can Absorb 40 Times Its Own Weight

New Soybean Derived Bioplastic Can Absorb 40 Times Its Own Weight

👤From the University of Seville 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Researchers from the group “Technology and design of multi-component products” at the University of Seville, together with specialists from the University of Huelva, have obtained a natural bioplastic from soya protein, which is capable of absorbing up to forty times

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DTN Grain Midday: Weak Dollar Adds to Firm Trade

DTN Grain Midday: Weak Dollar Adds to Firm Trade

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Firm midday trade has most contracts near the daily highs; a weak dollar and short profit taking are noted for strength. CORN Corn trade is 4 to 5 cents higher at midday due to outside market support with the dollar

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Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Planting Wrapping Up; Early Rice Approaching Boot Stage

Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Planting Wrapping Up; Early Rice Approaching Boot Stage

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Branon Thiesse, Craighead County “Dicamba injury continued to show on crops as well as other non-crop plants.” Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Soybean

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Mississippi Field Reports: Crops Look Mostly Good, Some Soybean Replanting

Mississippi Field Reports: Crops Look Mostly Good, Some Soybean Replanting

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Anthony DeWayne, Tunica County “This was the second consecutive weekend that we had received in excess of 2 inches of rain across

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