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Corn Goldenstein Farm 27
14:13PM Aug 07, 2020

Scout to Set Harvest Expectations

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

While there’s little left you can do to change corn and soybean yields, you still need to scout.

13:25PM Aug 07, 2020

Can Corn and Soybean Prices Handle Possible Record National Yields?

StoneX group released its survey-based yield estimates, producing a possible record-setting yield for both corn and soybeans. If USDA increases yield next week, analysts debate what will the market-reaction may

Farm Bill
15:45PM Aug 05, 2020

Proposed Bill Targets Paraquat, Organophosphates and Neonicotinoids

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Litigation continues against common pesticides—this time targeting two insecticides and one herbicide. At the heart of the bill, Udall and Neguse claim that EPA and the current pesticide laws do

08:00AM Aug 05, 2020

Don’t Make Herbicides Shoulder the Load Alone

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

The days of perfect weed control with chemical methods are long over and it’s time to take some of the weight off of herbicides’ shoulders.

16:56PM Aug 04, 2020

Wells Fargo Economist: Biggest Threat to Farming Is Tesla

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

“Ethanol will not have a growth future. It will have a decline future. You better find a home for the grain, and it better be livestock,” Michael Swanson says.

10:07AM Aug 04, 2020

Conventional Soybeans are a Numbers Game

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

Lower cost, the ability to save and price premiums give non-GMO varieties a boost.

10:01AM Aug 04, 2020

Harvest in a Hurry

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer

The weather forecasts for heat and heavy storms point to an early harvest.