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Look For Palmer Amaranth This Harvest By: 09/19/2014 @ 3:04pm

As reports of Palmer amaranth continue to sweep across the country, nearly everyone has heard about this formidable weed. Now's the time for you pay closer…

Outlook: Harvest Weather Seen Favorable, Spotty By: 09/19/2014 @ 11:47am

At least one thing is clear. The Midwest frost threat is no longer a worry, through early October, according to…

Assess Frost Risk By: 09/18/2014 @ 11:19am

As threats of frost continue, you may want to evaluate the probability of a killing frost. You can assess the risk of…

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USDA: Corn Harvest Is 4% Complete By: 09/15/2014 @ 3:40pm

As expected, the U.S. corn and soybean crop condition ratings have been left unchanged from a week ago, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report Monday.For corn, the USDA rated the crop as 74%…

Cargill Sues Syngenta Over Corn Trait By: 09/15/2014 @ 3:34pm

Cargill has filed a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds, Inc. seeking damages from Syngenta for commercializing its Agrisure Viptera (MIR 162) corn seed before the product obtained import approval from…

Mother Nature to Roll Out Harvest Welcome Mat By: 09/15/2014 @ 9:05am

With the Midwestern farmers getting set to start the 2014 corn and soybean harvest season any day now, this week's weather is expected to trend warmer and drier in the Midwest. The coolest morning for…

Crop Prices & Profit are Down, Down, Down By: 09/12/2014 @ 1:34pm

Corn and soybean prices fell dramatically this summer. The combination of larger planted acreage, record yields, and projected record corn and soybean crops weighed heavily on prices. So it was not surprising…

WASDE & Crop Reports: Record Yields Make a Bearish Boom By: 09/11/2014 @ 11:11am

The WASDE and Crop Production Reports estimate record average yields for both corn and soybeans. Those big numbers make a bearish boom in the oversupplied markets.The USDA reports that average U.S. corn yields…

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