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2016 Soybean Acres to Outpace Corn By: 11/20/2015 @ 3:31pm

2016 is looking to be the year of soybeans. Chris Hurt, Purdue University agricultural economist, is predicting corn acreage to be 1.5% to 2% lower and soybean acreage…

Corn has Competition as Ethanol's Leading Grain By: 11/18/2015 @ 10:02am

In terms of ethanol production, corn has some competition this winter— grain sorghum. The grain, also known as milo…

New Corn Rootworm Technology on the Way By: 11/16/2015 @ 5:14pm

Monsanto has been granted final U.S. approval for MON 87411, or corn rootworm III (CRWIII), which marked the trait’s…

Blizzard Conditions Move Into Central Plains By: 11/18/2015 @ 11:22am

Parts of the central Plains are bracing for a blizzard that blew down out of Colorado and into the High Plains yesterday (agriculture.com/weather).Blizzard conditions are expected in some parts of the Plains…

European Regulators Affirm Glyphosate Safety By: 11/13/2015 @ 12:06pm

European Union regulators have concluded that the widely used herbicide glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer, a ruling that runs counter to a controversial assessment issued recently by an arm of the World…

108-Bushel Yield Breaks Illinois Soybean Record By: 11/13/2015 @ 10:02am

Farmer Jason Lakey and his father, Robert, have set a new state record for the most impressive soybean yield in Illinois at 108.3 bushels.The Lakeys used 20-inch rows with a 4.1 maturity group variety, Asgrow…

USDA Says Big Crops, Markets End Lower By: 11/10/2015 @ 11:22am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The U.S. 2015 corn and soybean crops keep getting bigger, according to the USDA Tuesday. As a result, the CME Group’s corn and soybean markets have turned lower.At the…

FMC Launches Insect and Disease Control Product By: 11/09/2015 @ 5:07pm

FMC announced the launch of Ethos XB insecticide/fungicide. Ethos XB insecticide/fungicide is an integrated in-furrow product for insect and disease control. Formulated with the patented Liquid Fertilizer…

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