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'No Major Setbacks' for Harvest After Spotty Late-Week Showers -- Forecasters By: 10/22/2014 @ 7:49am

After a few showers move through the eastern Plains and northwestern Corn Belt late this week and into the weekend, and chances for light showers at a few points in the…

Midharvest Grain Storage Update By: 10/21/2014 @ 1:36pm

What sort of shape is your corn crop in as you put it in the bin this fall? How about your soybeans? There are a few…

Soybean Harvest Passes Halfway Point As Weather Window Flies Open By: 10/20/2014 @ 3:39pm

Corn harvest is just shy of 1/3 complete, while soybean harvest has passed the halfway point, according to…

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5 Tips For Successful Fall Herbicide Applications By: 10/20/2014 @ 1:42pm

This week's likely to see a lot of corn and soybean harvest progress around the nation's midsection. So, if your harvest pace catches up and you end up with a little more time than the last couple of…

Grain Storage Issues? Not as Bad as Earlier Feared -- Economist By: 10/20/2014 @ 12:40pm

The large size of fall-harvested crops in the U.S. has raised very real concerns about the ability to readily store the record supply of crops available this year. Supplies that exceed permanent storage…

Illinois Farmers Mudding Out Corn Harvest By: 10/20/2014 @ 12:23pm

Though warmer, drier weather's making harvest easier now, it's already been a slog for some farmers in central Illinois.

Verdesian Life Sciences Signs Agreement with Los Alamos National Laboratory By: 10/20/2014 @ 11:13am

Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC, today announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The agreement is to develop and market LANL’s latest nitrogen enhancement…

Weather Starter: 70-degree Temps Seen Propelling Harvest Ahead This Week By: 10/20/2014 @ 6:19am

It's not exactly the bone-dry outlook that was forecast for this week weather-watchers saw last week, but rainfall is light and limited in the Midwest over the next few days, and that ought to propel corn…

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