Corn Closes Lower, Soybeans Higher
09/17/2014 @ 8:51am
DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Wednesday, the CME Group soybean and wheat markets have found higher ground, while corn ended lower.At the close, the December corn futures closed 2 cents lower at $3.41.November soybean futures ended 1 3/4 cents higher at $9.82.December wheat futures settled…
Early Spotty Frost Descends Deep Within Minnesota
09/16/2014 @ 12:35pm
North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota farmers warily watch the chances of frost every mid-September. Last Saturday (September 13), though, they were joined by farmers as far south as southern Minnesota. Bruce Potter, Integrated Pest Management specialist at the University of Minnesota…
Leaving the Farm to On- and Off-Farm Heirs
09/17/2014 @ 10:44am
By Dr. Donald J. JonovicSubmitted by J.E., via emailWhere we grew up, my father used to rent 350 acres of prime farmland from two brothers. They each received half of the rent we paid them, which seems reasonable and fair to me.Our own situation was murkier. My father willed property to my brother…
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