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Soybean Stocks Fall Way Below Trade Estimates -- USDA By: 09/30/2014 @ 11:09am

There are far fewer soybeans stored around the U.S. right now than the trade expected, if USDA's data Tuesday is any indication.In the agency's quarterly Grain…

Marestail Worries? How About A Fall Herbicide Application? By: 09/29/2014 @ 2:45pm

As if fall wasn't busy enough...Putting down a herbicide application this fall could help you keep weeds knocked…

Weather/Markets Starter: Rain, Frost and Bearish Beans By: 09/29/2014 @ 9:44am

The next few days should allow some good harvest progress, but mid-week rains moving through the Midwest will likely…

Skipping Bt Traits To Cut Costs By: 09/26/2014 @ 11:46am

Economics of corn production are continueing to shift, and many farmers are trying to find ways to cut input costs. One option may be planting corn hybrids without Bt protection from the European corn borer…

Is A U.S. Sorghum Comeback In Store? By: 09/26/2014 @ 11:16am

For a lot of U.S. farmers, a relevant number may have passed unnoticed this year. The USDA reveals that China imported a volume of 84,000 tons of sorghum in 2011/2012. Just two years later, during the…

Gear Up Your Grain Bins By: 09/26/2014 @ 10:28am

Is your grain storage in good shape? Check out the latest features and get your bins ready!

Updated Crop Budgets May Call For More Soybeans In 2015 By: 09/25/2014 @ 2:32pm

As corn and soybean prices continue to slide lower, it's causing more change in the outlook for ways to help get through the downturn, reaching as far as planting decisions for 2015.The outlook for crop…

Weather Favors Corn Belt Harvest, Drydown the Next 5 Days -- Forecaster By: 09/24/2014 @ 6:44am

With a few exceptions from minor rainfall in spots in the Corn Belt, a weather window is expected to stay open through the next few days, allowing corn harvest to advance and soybean drydown to continue…

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