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Saline And Sodic Soils Can Be Fixed By: 10/21/2014 @ 11:43am

Rain makes grain. There can be too much of a good thing, though. Year after year of rampant rainfall has fueled saline and sodic soils in eastern South Dakota and…

Have Corn and Soybean Yields Reached Full Potential? By: 10/22/2014 @ 3:15pm

Seed corn is packed with more than 500 bushels per acre of yield potential. After it hits the seed trench, though…

Syngenta Speaks Out About Viptera, Duracade Launch By: 10/31/2014 @ 9:55am

Corn insects aren’t the only foes that Syngenta’s Agrisure Viptera and Duracade insect-resistant traits are…

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Ukraine: War Slowed Shift to More Corn Acres By: 10/30/2014 @ 1:40pm

Grain production in the Black Sea region is determined by three principal players: Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan. (Though Kazakhstan is a landlocked country, up until now, most of its grain was exported…

Indonesia & SE Asia: New Corn Demand By: 10/30/2014 @ 12:51pm

Visitors to Southeast Asia will catch a glimpse of a well-oiled economic engine powered by high-octane fuel. Agriculture and food accelerate the region’s forward momentum.Kevin Roepke is an eyewitness to…

Winter Annual Weed Control Now Saves Nitrogen, Boosts Yield By: 10/29/2014 @ 3:39pm

Many winter annual weeds are appearing in fields throughout the Corn Belt, and Nathan Mueller suggests farmers should treat these problem weeds as soon as possible. Mueller, agronomy extension educator at…

Corn Drydown and Drying Soybeans By: 10/27/2014 @ 11:00pm

Sadly another week of wet weather has gone by, further frustrating soybean harvest and wheat planting.           Wheat Planting​In one of my previous blogs, I discuss How…

How Fast Will Corn Drydown In The Field? By: 10/13/2014 @ 3:35pm

With the recent rains many of us are starting to wonder how fast corn will dry down in the field. Many factors can contribute to drydown. Plant characteristics can influence in-field drydown, but weather…

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