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Cutting Postharvest Grain Losses in Brazil a Challenge By: 08/29/2014 @ 10:06am

There's growing talk in parts of the central U.S. that once the combines start to roll this fall, getting that crop transported to where it will be stored or…

Drought Continues to Hammer California; Little Relief in Sight By: 08/28/2014 @ 10:27am

John Steinbeck and Sonora Babb painted vivid pictures of the Dust Bowl in their novels The Grapes of Wrath and Whose…

DuPont Announces Facilities Dedicated To Seed Treatments By: 08/27/2014 @ 11:08am

DuPont announced construction on two state-of-the-art Integrated Seed Science Network centers. These facilities will be…

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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 the nation's center. Now, amidst the…

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 the final turn and going into the homestretch toward fall harvest.For soybeans, it’s…

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 crop damage inflicted by warmer-than-normal temperatures in the last week.Monday's…

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…

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