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Grassroots Experiment Wonders: Can Cover Crops Provide Enough Nitrogen for Winter Wheat? By: 10/31/2014 @ 10:06am

Carl Coleman, Dillon, South Carolina, is conducting cover crop research on his farm using university protocols. The project’s funding source the long-term no-till is…

Despite Railway Upgrades, Delays Still Loom By: 10/30/2014 @ 1:54pm

Better but not yet good enough. That sums up grain transportation in the northern Plains. Shippers and farmers are…

Midweek Weather Hits: Mostly Dry Now, Cooler Later in the Corn Belt, Plains By: 10/29/2014 @ 9:24am

With the exception of a few showers in parts of the region -- some of which added up to an inch of rain -- the harvest…

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Soybeans Surge Ahead in Crop Revenue Picture for This Fall By: 10/29/2014 @ 7:30am

Recent projections have already foreshadowed the likelihood of higher returns for soybeans than corn next year. Now, the numbers are pointing to that same scenario much quicker than the 2015 crop.Based on…

Corn, Soybean Harvest Remains Behind Average Pace -- USDA By: 10/28/2014 @ 6:22am

Corn harvest is almost to the halfway point in what some farmers are starting to say will be a "long fall," while soybean harvest continues to progress closer to the average pace, according to Monday's…

New Variety May Be Just the Beginning of New Wheat Research Era By: 10/27/2014 @ 2:19pm

A new wheat variety is resistant to a couple of major disease pressures and performs under fairly harsh conditions, moisture-wise, making it a good fit for farmers in some key wheat-growing regions in the U.S…

Is Sorghum Poised to 'Really Take Off' Soon? By: 10/27/2014 @ 12:45pm

Corn and soybeans are getting all the attention now as farmers slug it out to get this year's crop -- which some are now saying may or may not be the monster pegged earlier in the year -- out of the field…

Another Week of Solid Harvest Progress Likely By: 10/27/2014 @ 9:34am

Not a lot of rain has fallen in corn and soybean country in the U.S. over the last few days. Though there are a few showers in spots likely over the next few days, the outlook is for continued warm, dry…

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