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In Ukraine, this year’s total grain crop is a record 64 million metric tons. Because of the annexation of Crimea and part of the Lugansk and Donetsk oblasts by Russia…
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  • Is Organic Corn the Way to Go Next Year? - 10/21/2014 07:19 PM

    Let’s face it. Input costs for seeds and chemicals cost a lot when growing field corn. Is it time to switch to growing organic corn. (That is not the plan as far as I know.) Today, let’s take a look at what Chad Hart over at Iowa State is expecting in negative returns per acre to grow corn this year and next.

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  • Corn harvest slogs along to 31% - 10/21/2014 07:17 PM

    click image to zoom It’s been a slow start to the 2014 corn harvest, and this week’s Crop Progress report was no different. Just 31 percent of the nation’s corn has been harvested, putting the pace behind last year’s progress (38 percent) and the five-year average (53 percent). However, the wetter weather pattern will be taking a momentary pause this week, allowing farmers back into the fields to pick up their pace.

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  • Corn harvest slogs along to 31% - 10/21/2014 07:17 PM

    click image to zoom It’s been a slow start to the 2014 corn harvest, and this week’s Crop Progress report was no different. Just 31 percent of the nation’s corn has been harvested, putting the pace behind last year’s progress (38 percent) and the five-year average (53 percent). However, the wetter weather pattern will be taking a momentary pause this week, allowing farmers back into the fields to pick up their pace.

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  • Wheat Scientists, Breeders Advocate Biotech Crop - 10/21/2014 07:09 PM

    October 20, 2014 Article by Chris Clayton, DTN/The Progressive Farmer Wheat scientists and breeders at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue on Friday pushed for more research programs for the crop and stressed that genetic engineering will be needed to grow more wheat in the future. One of the final panel discussions [...].

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  • Corn harvest slogs along to 31% - 10/21/2014 07:09 PM

    click image to zoom It’s been a slow start to the 2014 corn harvest, and this week’s Crop Progress report was no different. Just 31 percent of the nation’s corn has been harvested, putting the pace behind last year’s progress (38 percent) and the five-year average (53 percent). However, the wetter weather pattern will be taking a momentary pause this week, allowing farmers back into the fields to pick up their pace.

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  • Mid-harvest Grain Storage Update - 10/21/2014 06:36 PM

    What sort of shape is your corn crop in as you put it in the bin this fall. There are a few common characteristics to this year's crops that call for some pretty specific storage management strategies, one expert says. "Moderate temperatures and adequate moisture in grain fill should create well-filled kernels, which will give generally high test weights.

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  • Trader Joe's and the art of being a great merchant - 10/21/2014 06:30 PM

    It’s no secret that pumpkin mania is occurring on the shelves of supermarkets today. From Pumpkin Spiced Lattes at Starbucks to Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts, the product is popping up all over, just in time for the Halloween and fall season. In total, we were informed that our store was carrying 68 private label products that were seasonal and pumpkin inspired, which was almost double what they had carried the year before.

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  • Cherry-Berry Banana Bread - 10/21/2014 06:27 PM

    Number of Servings: 16 Serving Size: 1/2 of a small loaf each Yield: 8 loaves Prep: 20 min Bake: 30 min at 350 Cool: 5 min Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup regular rolled oats 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon kosher ...

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  • Back to Basics with the Hefty Brothers: Tips for Drainage in Soybean Fields - 10/21/2014 04:55 PM

    Your soy checkoff works to help you increase the profit potential of your farm, and that begins with farm-management basics. Here are some simple tips from Brian and Darren Hefty, of the "Ag PhD" TV show, on the importance of drainage to improve soybean yields. Drainage is critical because if your crop sits in water.

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  • Apple Pumpkin Sunflower Bread - 10/21/2014 04:53 PM

    Prep: 30 minutes | Bake: 55 minutes Cool: 10 minutes | Yield: 2 loaves Number of servings: 32 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour or white whole wheat flour 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (or 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon ...

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  • Saline And Sodic Soils Can Be Fixed - 10/21/2014 04:43 PM

    Year after year of rampant rainfall has fueled saline and sodic soils in eastern South Dakota and eastern North Dakota. In South Dakota alone, it's estimated these soils tally 7.6 million acres. "Except for the sodium, these areas are the best soils on my farm," says David Gillen, White Lake, South Dakota.

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  • Pacific NW Wheat Basis Report - 10/21/2014 04:37 PM

    JO_GR111 Portland, OR Tue Oct 21, 2014 USDA Market News Pacific NW Wheat Basis Report: Morning soft white wheat, hard red winter wheat and dark northern spring wheat basis for Portland delivery. Bids for grains delivered to Portland, Oregon during October by unit trains and barges,

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  • Amarillo, TX Auction Summary - 10/21/2014 04:30 PM

    AM_LS155 Amarillo, TX Tue Oct 21, 2014 USDA-TX Dept of Ag Market News Amarillo Livestock Auction Summary, Amarillo, TX - 10/20/2014 Receipts: 1086 Week Ago: n/a Year Ago: 1335 Compared to last week: No comparison available due to govt. holiday last week but steady

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  • Fungal Disease Forecaster For Winter Wheat - 10/21/2014 04:29 PM

    The system came in handy when farmers noticed tan spot and septoria leaf blotch lesions earlier this year, says Bob Fanning, plant pathology specialist at SDSU's Winner Regional Center. Most leaf spot diseases (especially residue-borne diseases like tan spot) and Stagonospora/Septoria leaf blotch develop under wet and humid weather conditions, say SDSU Extension scientists.

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  • Ag markets moved mostly higher Tuesday morning - 10/21/2014 04:28 PM

    Corn futures are rallying Tuesday morning. December corn futures rebounded 6.5 cents to $3.5475/bushel late Tuesday morning, while May climbed 6.5 to $3.77. November soybean futures jumped 17.0 cents to $9.6125/bushel around midsession Tuesday, while December soyoil skidded 0.03 cents to 31.67 cents/pound, and December soymeal leapt $10.4 to $339.8.

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  • Steadfast demand, sales growth for CAB - 10/21/2014 03:34 PM

    Performance does not waiver in the face of record prices When change and uncertainty are everywhere, that which remains the same stands out. Perhaps that's why, with the highest beef prices the world has ever seen, the 17,000 Certified Angus Beef (CAB ) brand partners in 47 countries celebrated eight straight years of record sales.

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  • Yes on Measure 5 - 10/21/2014 03:34 PM

    North Dakota’s farmers and ranchers are falling for one of the oldest tricks in the book, the ‘ol bait and switch. The slick oil boys have whipped them into a frenzy saying Measure 5 will buy up all their land. Last session they tried to get a 30% reduction, six times the amount that Measure 5 would put to work here in North Dakota.

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  • Ukraine Grain Exports To Rise - 10/21/2014 03:15 PM

    In Ukraine, this year's total grain crop is a record 64 million metric tons. The regions annexed by Russia are facing the real disaster, on the verge of the coming winter. In Crimea, people experience the huge deficit for coal (most of the house heating there is done by coal). Also, there is a dire situation with the fresh water there since Ukraine refuses to supply water to Crimea.

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  • More feed grain available due to wet European summer - 10/21/2014 03:04 PM

    A wet summer in many regions of the EU has meant a greater proportion of wheat is available for feed, potentially benefiting livestock farmers. According to DairyCo there is potential for feed supplies to continue to grow into the future also, with global maize production set to breach the 1bn tonne mark for the first [ ] The post More feed grain available due to wet European summer appeared first on Agriland.

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  • International soybean group visits North Dakota - 10/21/2014 02:30 PM

    - A group of nine soybean buyers from China and Indonesia made a stop in North Dakota on Oct. 4 for the purpose of sampling this year's soybean crop in the state. One of the stops made was at the Brent Kohl's farm near Clifford. "It is always a privilege to host our international customers in North Dakota," said Diana Beitelspacher, NDSC CEO.

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