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Assess Frost Risk By: 09/18/2014 @ 11:19am

As threats of frost continue, you may want to evaluate the probability of a killing frost. You can assess the risk of a killing frost by using the Corn…

USDA: Corn Harvest Is 4% Complete By: 09/15/2014 @ 3:40pm

As expected, the U.S. corn and soybean crop condition ratings have been left unchanged from a week ago, according to…

Cargill Sues Syngenta Over Corn Trait By: 09/15/2014 @ 3:34pm

Cargill has filed a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds, Inc. seeking damages from Syngenta for commercializing its Agrisure…

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Mother Nature to Roll Out Harvest Welcome Mat By: 09/15/2014 @ 9:05am

With the Midwestern farmers getting set to start the 2014 corn and soybean harvest season any day now, this week's weather is expected to trend warmer and drier in the Midwest. The coolest morning for…

Crop Prices & Profit are Down, Down, Down By: 09/12/2014 @ 1:34pm

Corn and soybean prices fell dramatically this summer. The combination of larger planted acreage, record yields, and projected record corn and soybean crops weighed heavily on prices. So it was not surprising…

WASDE & Crop Reports: Record Yields Make a Bearish Boom By: 09/11/2014 @ 11:11am

The WASDE and Crop Production Reports estimate record average yields for both corn and soybeans. Those big numbers make a bearish boom in the oversupplied markets.The USDA reports that average U.S. corn yields…

Midwest Temps Dip; Frost Chances Remain Low By: 09/11/2014 @ 6:29am

The system that brought monsoon-type rainfall to parts of the Midwest over the last few days has moved out of the region, unfolding into an air mass that's brought unseasonably cool temperatures that will…

Last-minute Fall Harvest Prep Tips By: 09/10/2014 @ 9:31am

Are you ready to roll this fall? Keep these key points in mind as you hit the field!

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