Minnesota Soybeans: 3 Tips for Insecticide-Resistant Soybean Aphid Management

🕔Mar 16, 2018Insecticide-resistant soybean aphids have emerged as a new challenge to growers in Minnesota and neighboring states. In a new Extension publication, we suggest strategies for managing soybean aphids resistant to […]

DTN Grain Close: K.C. Wheat Tumbles, Rain Heads to Kansas

🕔Mar 16, 2018May K.C. wheat fell 14 cents Friday, the biggest percentage loser among grains on Friday if we ignore an 8 3/4 cent loss in May oats. Both were related to […]

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 […]

DTN Grain Midday: Corn, Wheat Move Lower

🕔Mar 16, 2018Soybeans lead at midday with corn lower, and wheat sharply lower. CORN Corn trade is 3 to 4 cents lower at midday with trade drifting lower with spillover pressure from […]

Crop Insurance: Premium Subsidy and Insured U.S. Acres

🕔Mar 16, 2018Cost of Federal Crop Insurance is an on-going farm policy issue. President Trump proposed several changes to reduce its cost in his Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The changes include reducing […]

DTN Grain Open: Soybeans and Meal Show Shamrock Green

🕔Mar 16, 20186:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was 1/4 cent lower, May soybeans were 5 cents higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 4 1/4 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: […]

Soybeans: Parasitic Wasps – Working Them Into An Anti-Aphid Strategy – DTN

🕔Mar 15, 2018If you have a hankering for a sci-fi horror flick this summer, skip the theater and head straight to your soybean field. There, tiny parasitic wasps called Aphelinus certus will […]

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 […]

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