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Soybean Harvest Passes Halfway Point As Weather Window Flies Open By: 10/20/2014 @ 3:39pm

Corn harvest is just shy of 1/3 complete, while soybean harvest has passed the halfway point, according to Monday's USDA-NASS weekly Crop Progress report. Corn…

5 Tips For Successful Fall Herbicide Applications By: 10/20/2014 @ 1:42pm

This week's likely to see a lot of corn and soybean harvest progress around the nation's midsection. So, if…

Grain Storage Issues? Not as Bad as Earlier Feared -- Economist By: 10/20/2014 @ 12:40pm

The large size of fall-harvested crops in the U.S. has raised very real concerns about the ability to readily store the…

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Illinois Farmers Mudding Out Corn Harvest By: 10/20/2014 @ 12:23pm

Though warmer, drier weather's making harvest easier now, it's already been a slog for some farmers in central Illinois.

Verdesian Life Sciences Signs Agreement with Los Alamos National Laboratory By: 10/20/2014 @ 11:13am

Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC, today announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The agreement is to develop and market LANL’s latest nitrogen enhancement…

Weather Starter: 70-degree Temps Seen Propelling Harvest Ahead This Week By: 10/20/2014 @ 6:19am

It's not exactly the bone-dry outlook that was forecast for this week weather-watchers saw last week, but rainfall is light and limited in the Midwest over the next few days, and that ought to propel corn…

Harvest Headquarters: Keep Up With What's Going On In The Field By: 10/17/2014 @ 12:24pm

It's been cool and wet in much of the Corn Belt the last couple of weeks, but looking ahead, that's likely to change, forecasters say, and that could send corn and soybean harvest progress…

7 Numbers You Should Know About Global Fertility By: 10/16/2014 @ 1:17pm

Fertilizer goes with your crop like a baseball goes with a bat.Still, there are places in the world where fertilizer isn’t always a given. That’s changing, though, according to a fertilizer and soil health…

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