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Another Rough Winter? Farmers' Almanac Says So By: 08/27/2014 @ 7:30am

Not again! A year ago, the Farmers' Almanac, which has been around for almost two centuries, accurately forecast the record-breaking cold and snowy conditions in…

Sudden Death Syndrome Popping Up in Midwest Soybeans By: 08/26/2014 @ 7:11am

The ample moisture in the last week or so in parts of the Corn Belt has been a boon for corn and soybean crops rounding…

Corn Conditions Up, Soybeans Down -- USDA By: 08/25/2014 @ 3:21pm

Corn conditions moved slightly higher while soybean conditions dipped in the last week, the latter likely because of…

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Weather Starter: Falling Temps & Rainfall Reports By: 08/25/2014 @ 8:27am

Temperatures into the 90s and beyond, on top of humidity levels that qualify as tropical have made parts of the Corn Belt feel like an oven lately. That's likely to change later this week. So, what will…

Brazil Farmers: Expect Irregular Precipitation, Forecaster Says By: 08/20/2014 @ 2:23pm

The weather should be favorable for the production of soybeans in the center-west of Brazil in the 2014-2015 season as well as for the second crop. But in the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, corn…

New Tool Lets You Conduct Your Own Soybean Crop Tour By: 08/20/2014 @ 11:42am

Crop tours and yield estimates are all the rage this time of year, with the corn and soybean crops rounding the corner toward harvest, one many say could yield record crop output.But, no yield projection this…

Argentina Farmers Struggle to Finance Crops After Default By: 08/19/2014 @ 1:53pm

After Argentina failed to reach an agreement with 7% of the U.S. creditors that did not accept a debt restructure plan introduced in 2005, New York arbitration judge Thomas Griesa ordered that the country pay…

Midwest Crop Briefs: Tuesday, August 19 By: 08/19/2014 @ 7:23am

The mercury's heating up this week in the Corn Belt as expectations for this year's crop remain sky-high. Rainfall is still needed in some areas, yet some expect this year's…

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