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Is Another Dust Bowl on the Horizon? By: 05/16/2014 @ 7:40am

It's dry in the Great Plains. Parts of the central and southern Plains haven't seen "normal" rainfall amounts in years, and the increasing dryness is…

Corn, Soybean Conditions Slip Slightly; Light Market Reaction Expected By: 07/28/2014 @ 3:34pm

The U.S. corn and soybean crops are developing at a pace ahead of normal despite the fact the last week's seen a…

A Tall Order: Storing the 2014 Crop By: 07/28/2014 @ 12:36pm

The majority of annually produced crops such as corn obviously have to be stored. At harvesttime, corn producers will…

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Weather Starter: Corn Belt Dryness Continues By: 07/28/2014 @ 9:53am

The week's starting out a dry one -- and likely will end on that note, too -- though while some areas may see mounting concerns on this account, lower-than-normal temperatures will likely prevent the…

U.S. Soybean Crop Will Hit Record 46 bu/ac Say Forecasters By: 07/25/2014 @ 2:10pm

August is always the make-or-break month for the U.S. soybean crop. As the final days of July 2014 tick off the calendar, it's becoming clear that statement may never have been truer.Right now, conditions…

Crop Roundup: Corn Root Digs By: 07/25/2014 @ 12:10pm

Corn rootworms are one of the most damaging pests in the Corn Belt. According to the USDA, they are responsible for up to $2 billion in lost revenues each year. The best way to scout for this pest is by…

6 Things to Check in Your Corn Fields Right Now By: 07/25/2014 @ 10:24am

Do you have a bin-buster growing in your corn fields? Here are a few things to watch this time of year.

Drought's Assault Continues in California By: 07/24/2014 @ 9:06am

Though it hasn't rained in parts of corn and soybean country in a few weeks, the drought has largely receded in much of the Corn Belt, and incremental improvements in crop moisture conditions are underway…

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