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Cover Crops Boost Soil Health By: 02/26/2015 @ 11:20am

The 2015 Commodity Classic kicked off with a session dedicated to cover crops. Farmers from Nebraska, Iowa, and Pennsylvania discussed how cover crop use can boost…

All Around #Classic15: Commodity Classic Hits the Arizona Desert By: 02/27/2015 @ 2:42pm

Temperatures are about 50 to 70 degrees warmer in Phoenix, Arizona, than they are in much of corn and soybean country…

From #Classic15: Bayer Rolling Out New SDS Seed Treatment By: 02/26/2015 @ 11:54am

Commodity Classic is the week when companies show off their latest products to farmers. Prior to this year's…

Grain Bin Safety Week 2015 By: 02/26/2015 @ 10:45am

High crop yields, wet harvest, and low grain prices makes the "store or sell" decision pretty easy for farmers across the country. Filling up those grain bins with hope that prices will bounce back means more…

Nuts and Bolts of Cleaning Water By: 02/21/2015 @ 11:28am

Any farmer who doesn’t think that managing nitrogen fertilizer is a complex challenge would have been convinced after spending a day at the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) Research Conference in Ames, Iowa…

More Corn? What Do You Think? Check in With USDA's Ag Outlook Forum By: 02/20/2015 @ 8:37am

Are farmers now going to plant more corn and fewer soybeans this year? Or will continued profit-robbing corn prices compel more folks to plant soybeans, wheat, or other crops? Officials with USDA hosted the…

High Demand to Pare Corn Inventory; Soybean Stocks Up Again -- USDA By: 02/20/2015 @ 7:52am

Despite smaller plantings, U.S. farmers will harvest the second-largest soybean crop and third-largest corn crops this fall, the Agriculture Department projected, with high demand whittling down the corn…

Mammoth U.S. Corn, Soy Crops on Horizon Despite USDA Tweaks By: 02/19/2015 @ 9:03am

U.S. farmers could harvest their second-largest soybean crop and the number three corn crop under the revised planting projections released by USDA at its Outlook Forum.When the projected plantings are…

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