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Crop InputsExpert: Midwest Soil Could Take Two Years To Recover From Drought
February 12, 2013
The Midwest suffered the worst drought in years last summer, and Midwest soil has been suffering from a drought since Read More
ManagementHearing On Weather Disasters, Effects On Agriculture, Economy
February 11, 2013
Senator Debbie Stabenow, chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing on Read More
State of the Industry2013 Ag Retail Outlook: Consolidation, Drought Among Topics To Watch
February 4, 2013
Fresh from serving as the primary educational session coordinator at the Agricultural Retailers Association annual meeting in December, noted agribusiness Read More
Crop InputsSoybean Expert: Drought Impacts Soil Microbials
January 18, 2013
Severe drought conditions limited soybean production (6.2% per-acre yield decline from 2011) across much of the U.S. in 2012. The Read More
FungicidesSyngenta: “Do Fungicides Pay In Drought?” Question Answered In 2012
January 4, 2013
Syngenta yield data indicates Quilt Xcel fungicide helped corn and soybeans in drought-stressed regions across the U.S. better tolerate the Read More
ManagementLow Water May Halt Mississippi River Transport
December 28, 2012
Commerce on a key stretch of the Mississippi River could “come to an effective halt” earlier than expected next week Read More
ManagementConference To Cover Drought, Impact On 2013 Growing Season
November 21, 2012
The Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference will be December 18-19 at the Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, Read More
ManagementBarge Shipping On Mississippi Still At Risk From Low Levels
November 21, 2012
Water levels on the Mississippi River may drop to historic lows next month in the Midwest, delaying barges carrying everything Read More
ManagementMidwest Farm Values Stay High Despite Drought
November 16, 2012
Land prices in the Corn Belt continued to surge in the third quarter, even as a severe drought battered crops. Read More
HerbicidesExperts: Watch For Drought-Induced Herbicide Carryover
October 26, 2012
This summer’s lack of rain has translated into the potential for summer-applied herbicides to carry over into winter wheat or Read More
ManagementDrought Assistance Minimizes Impact, Spurs Improvements
October 24, 2012
The USDA’s efforts to help producers rebound from drought have touched more than one million acres of farmland across the Read More
Crop InputsAgronomist: Consider History, Not Drought, During Fall Tillage
October 15, 2012
Farmers should consider the short- and long-term effects of fall tillage on their fields and not just the effects of Read More
ManagementDrought Poses Mental Health Problems For Farmers
October 8, 2012
Farming is stressful enough in a normal year, but add a months-long drought and many producers could be vulnerable to Read More
FertilizerCover Crops Trap Residual N Following Drought
September 27, 2012
This is the perfect year to plant cover crops in Illinois, according to soils and agronomy experts with USDA’s Natural Read More
Matthew GrassiDrought 2012: Webinar Sheds Light On What To Expect In 2013
September 13, 2012
Purdue Extension agricultural economist Corinne Alexander recently presented “Agricultural Outlook 2013,” a free webinar to help farmers and others in agriculture make better business decisions following the worst drought in decades. Read More
ManagementDrought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules For Cover Crop Harvesting
September 10, 2012
For farmers wanting to insure a grain crop in 2013, certain rules applied to the treatment of cover crops for Read More
FertilizerA Hedge Against Drought
September 5, 2012
With the Midwest receiving only 25% to 50% of its normal rainfall, 2012 has been referred to as the worst Read More
Eric SfiligojDrought 2012: No ‘Heat Of The Moment’ Decisions
September 5, 2012
No matter what way you look at it, the now-officially christened Drought of 2012 has been a marketplace shaker. For Read More
FertilizerDrought Planning
September 5, 2012
Drought. We know how it’s affected the crops, and we’re beginning to see how it’s affecting supplies and prices. But Read More
Seed/BiotechDrought And Illinois Corn: Comparing 1988 And 2012
August 16, 2012
Many producers are wondering whether the development of genetically modified hybrids and the improvement in hybrid yield potential and stress Read More
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Crop InputsExperts: Mild Winter, Early Planting Will Increase Soybean Insect Threat
June 12, 2017
Higher than average temperatures this past winter affected much of the nation, especially the South and Midwest. The National Centers Read More
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May 16, 2017
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Crop InputsArkansas Plant Board Votes to Ban Dicamba — Now W…
June 23, 2017
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Engenia soybeans
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June 22, 2017
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June 22, 2017
Editors Paul Schrimpf and Eric Sfiligoj discuss progress on manufacturer consolidation, and another big move for Midwest cooperative Central Valley Read More
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Crop InputsThreat of Dicamba Ban Looms in Arkansas
June 22, 2017
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June 20, 2017
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Industry NewsAligned Ag Distributors Names New President
June 19, 2017
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June 15, 2017
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June 14, 2017
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June 13, 2017
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FungicidesStrobilurin-resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Threat Looms wi…
June 13, 2017
Heavy spring rainfall throughout the South and Midwest delayed planting and created the perfect environment for diseases like frogeye leaf Read More
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