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Soybean Acreage in 2018
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The market is currently sending a signal of maintaining the record-high soybean acreage of 2017.
Timing Fall Nitrogen
Monday, October 23, 2017
With harvest, thoughts turn to application of fall ammonia.
A Refresher on Soil Sampling
Monday, September 25, 2017
As harvest progresses, fields become ready to be soil sampled.
Fall Noxious Weed Control
Thursday, September 21, 2017
This fall most areas are good for fall weed control, but there will also be some areas that it may not be the best.
Corn and Soybean Production Outlook in 2017-18
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Given the price reaction, the market remains uncertain about the USDA's September forecast of 2017 corn and soybean production.
Issues as Harvest Approaches
Monday, September 18, 2017
Do Falling Gasoline Prices Threaten the Competitiveness of Ethanol?
Friday, November 14, 2014
Has the decline in gasoline prices been large enough to threaten the competitiveness of ethanol in gasoline blends?
Hold Off on Tillage This Fall, Keep Soil Covered
Monday, October 27, 2014
Even though tillage may be needed in certain situations and field conditions, a well-managed field and proper crop rotation may not call for tillage.
U.S. Corn and DDGS Exports
Thursday, October 16, 2014
For decades, international markets have been an important destination for U.S. agriculture products.
How Many Acres of Corn are Needed in 2015?
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The market’s assessment of the amount of acreage needed of various crops in any production cycle is complicated and continually changes.
Big Year for Ethanol
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Domestic ethanol production for 2014 totaled a record 14.15 billion gallon.
Prepare Now for Post-harvest Drying
Friday, October 3, 2014
Adequate drying is an especially important consideration for growers who plan to store their crop rather than sell it immediately.
Monitoring Corn and Soybean Consumption
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The corn and soybean markets appear to be expecting the USDA’s already very large U.S. production forecasts to be increased in the October 10 Crop Production report.
Early Firing of Corn
Friday, September 19, 2014
Early firing is a nitrogen deficiency symptom in corn. Growers wishing to check the effectiveness of their nitrogen practices may perform the end-of-season cornstalk nitrate test.



Soybean Acreage in 2018

The market is currently sending a signal of maintaining the record-high soybean acreage of 2017.

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