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Weather Starter: Cold Now, Warmer Later By: 11/24/2014 @ 7:06am

Mother Nature has the Midwest on a seesaw, and the ride is taking a cold turn this week after a weekend when warmer temperatures melted much of the snow on the ground…

Grain Prices, Profits Move Lower By: 11/19/2014 @ 1:19pm

This past fall, I routinely got three questions from farmers, whether at seminars or by phone:1. Did you see this…

Corn, Soybean Harvest Nearing Its End -- USDA By: 11/17/2014 @ 3:21pm

The finish line is just around the corner.Corn and soybean harvest officially entered the homestretch in the last few…

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Questions Still Swirling Around 2014 Corn, Soybean Acreage Data By: 11/17/2014 @ 12:04pm

Questions Still Swirling Around 2014 Corn, Soybean Acreage DataRecent USDA reports have left some unresolved questions about the magnitude of planted and harvested acreage of corn and soybeans in 2014. The…

Cutting Soil Testing to Save $? Don't Do It, Experts Say By: 11/17/2014 @ 11:40am

Cost containment is all the rage this fall heading into a winter when grain prices aren't likely to light the world on fire.Farm expenses like land, fertilizer, fuel, chemical, and seed are all likely…

Dow AgroSciences Announces Launch of Enlist Duo Herbicide in the U.S. By: 11/12/2014 @ 3:11pm

Dow AgroSciences announced today it will launch Enlist Duo herbicide, a proprietary blend of glyphosate and new 2,4-D choline, for the 2015 crop season. Select growers will participate in this stewarded…

Winter Dryness in Brazil Could Fuel U.S. Soybean Bulls By: 11/12/2014 @ 6:54am

Monday's USDA Crop Production caught the market's attention for a short time, but since then, the focus has turned to the weather in key soybean-growing areas of South America. Though rainfall is…

USDA Report Follow-up: Corn, Soybean Profitabilty Returning in 2015? By: 11/11/2014 @ 11:56am

The corn and soybean crops in the U.S. are massive. Monday's USDA Crop Production report shows the soybean crop continuing to skyrocket in size, but the corn crop is slightly smaller than earlier…

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