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LATEST NEWS FROM Planting

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14:28PM Aug 23, 2019

Will ASF Alone Boost U.S. soybean prices? Analyst Says Look At Brazil.

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
Producers are looking at African Swine Fever challenges in China in hopes it will create a boost in soybean price. But, Pete Meyer, Head of Grains and Oilseed Analytics with
21:45PM Aug 21, 2019

Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour: Is Iowa The Sweet Spot?

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben traveled along a route in Western Iowa through Pottawattamie and Harrison Counties and checked it out with the Pro Farmer Crop Tour scouts.
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23:28PM Aug 19, 2019

Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour: South Dakota Crop Far From Mature

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
The industry now knows the findings of the South Dakota crop from the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour. Betsy Jibben traveled along with scouts on one of the SD routes
15:48PM Aug 16, 2019

All Eyes on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour Next Week

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
The Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour will be the first large effort to gather objective yield data in the field for August. That means scouts will be in the field
14:32PM Aug 14, 2019

Could There Really Be 101 Million Corn Acres Intended For This Year?

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
USDA says the area planted for corn is 90 million acres. FSA says prevent plant acres are roughly 11 million for corn. Add the numbers and the industry questions whether
13:13PM Aug 13, 2019

Short Stature, High Expectations

Brittany Bowman
AgWeb Contributor
Here's what Bayer says is the corn of the future, and it may be closer than you think.
12:49PM Aug 13, 2019

Dissecting USDA’s Planted Acreage Numbers

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
While they’re related, Lance Honig crops branch chief for NASS cautions farmers to be careful when tying them together.