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Stalled Southern Planting By: 03/17/2015 @ 2:33pm

Heavy rains in Southern states are keeping farmers out of fields and delaying corn planting.“I can sum up conditions in one word: wet,” says Matt Myers with Myers…

Check Stored Grain After Change in Temps By: 03/19/2015 @ 1:54pm

With warmer temperatures across most of the Corn Belt, now is the time to check stored grain. “This year there is…

Grain Stocks, Acreage Reports Send Corn Lower, Soybeans Higher By: 03/31/2015 @ 11:06am

Farmers in the U.S. will plant 89.2 million acres of corn this spring, down 2% from last year, while at the same time…

Applying N? You May Be Wasting Your Time and Money By: 03/25/2015 @ 11:04am

There is an old saying: The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. Today, current and ongoing research seeks to better identify the right balance between…

Things NOT to Do This Spring By: 03/19/2015 @ 11:03am

Before you start kicking up dust this spring as planting gets rolling, make sure you're not only doing everything right but also avoiding the things you shouldn't be doing, whether it be small-scale…

First Look: Tuesday's WASDE Report By: 03/10/2015 @ 11:10am

Today's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) aren't expected to draw much attention today. Some estimates are unchanged while big decreases are offset other numbers bumping up.Quick…

USDA: Corn Stocks Tighten By: 03/10/2015 @ 10:16am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The U.S. corn stocks will keep getting tighter, heading towards the end of the marketing year, according to the USDA.As a result, the CME Group corn market traded higher…

Weather Ramping Up to Slow, Cool Start to Spring Planting By: 03/03/2015 @ 1:41pm

A slow start . . . but not too slow. Right now, that's the outlook for corn and soybean planting the next few weeks in the U.S., as winter slowly loosens its grip over the central portion of the country…

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