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Will U.S. Farmers have Enough Grain Storage this Fall? By: 08/10/2015 @ 12:48pm

Using grain bins as a marketing strategy has a lot of appeal this year, as the farm markets hover at or below cost-of-production levels. Some farmers choose to use…

Brazil Expected to be Major Exporter By: 08/27/2015 @ 1:24pm

After years of looking east at Europe (the longtime U.S. farm rival) and then looking west at China (newly emerged as…

Corn, Soybean Crops Finish With Favorable Weather By: 08/26/2015 @ 7:38am

For Midwest weather, the month of August and the start of September look to be mild and dry, with the exception of a…

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USDA: Corn and Soybean Conditions Remain Unchanged By: 08/24/2015 @ 3:39pm

Corn and soybean conditions remain steady compared to last week’s ratings and slightly behind the five-year average, according to the USDA.In its Weekly Crop Progress Report, the USDA rated U.S. corn 69%…

New Micronutrient Seed Treatment Available for Wheat By: 08/21/2015 @ 3:29pm

Verdesian Life Sciences has developed a micronutrient seed treatment, Tuxedo Cereals, to meet wheat crop needs for zinc.  The majority of U.S. winter wheat growing areas have soils that test below 0.75…

N-Edge to Protect Fertilizer and Environment By: 08/21/2015 @ 2:11pm

A new nitrogen (N) stabilizer for fertilizer management will be available this spring for growers. CHS Inc. will sell its NBPT-based urease inhibitor, N-Edge. N-Edge is for use with urea, UAN, or manure. It…

U.S. Corn Harvest Weather Seen Mixed By: 08/21/2015 @ 10:17am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—As the corn and soybean crops finish their growing seasons, all eyes turn toward the U.S. fall harvest weather. Dan Hicks, Freese-Notis Weather Inc. senior meteorologist…

August to End Drier, El Niño Growing Stronger By: 08/20/2015 @ 12:55pm

The forecast for the rest of August shows near-normal temperatures and drier conditions for much of the Midwest, according to MDA Weather Services. Depending on your location in the region, tracking predicts…

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