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Tips to Keep Stored Grain in Condition This Summer By: 05/18/2015 @ 3:57pm

“We’ve lived in a period of time the last several years where there has been very little grain carryover, markets have been good, and almost everybody has been…

Some Weekend 'Fieldwork Chances' as Corn Belt Rain Continues By: 05/29/2015 @ 12:39pm

After a week featuring off-and-on rainfall -- in many spots in the Midwest enough to keep planters and sprayers parked…

Hot Topic: El Niño's Back Stronger Than Earlier Thought -- Forecasters By: 05/27/2015 @ 11:08am

The talk around much of the Corn Belt and Plains the last couple of weeks has been Mother Nature's latest tantrum:…

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#Grow15 Photos: May 27, 2015 By: 05/27/2015 @ 3:07pm

See corn and soybean plants growing around the countryside.

Beck's Expands in Central Iowa By: 05/26/2015 @ 5:01pm

Beck’s Hybrids announced building plans on a site purchased in Colfax, Iowa. The new facility will be located on 80 acres and feature a 90,000 square foot seed distribution facility, Practical Farm Research…

Corn Planting at 92%, Soybeans at 61% as Midwest Weather Sours By: 05/26/2015 @ 3:25pm

There's roughly 6 or 7 million acres yet to plant around the U.S. remaining as of the beginning of this week, though those acres may not get knocked out anytime too soon. Monday's weekly USDA-NASS…

Is 'The Unofficial Start of Prevented Plant Season' Here? By: 05/26/2015 @ 3:00pm

Sure, May isn't over yet, and there's still plenty of time to get all of this year's corn and soybean crop in the ground. But, Mother Nature's not helping, and some farmers now face some…

Wheat Rust Invasion is On; Should You Spray? By: 05/26/2015 @ 8:09am

Leaf and stripe rust has been confirmed in spots around the Plains as the region's winter wheat crop rounds into the homestretch toward harvest. And, as it continues to spread, yield potential is taking…

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