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Futures One Crop Progress *AUDIO*

Rain and snow last week pushed the nation's soybean harvest further behind the average pace and also slowed the corn harvest, USDA's National Ag Statistics Service said in its weekly Crop Progress rep... Read More

K-State Wheat Breeding Program provides benefits to farmers

The Wheat Breeding program at Kansas State University is about more than just developing new wheat varieties for Kansas. While the release of superior varieties is an end goal of the program, many other aspects benefit Kansas farmers. Many of the whe... Read More

NDSU Offers Advice on Drying Soybeans

A challenging soybean harvest is creating many questions related to storage and drying, according to Ken Hellevang, agricultural engineer with the North Dakota State University Extension Service. Soybeans at 11% moisture have storage charact... Read More

Stalk and Grain Quality Likely to Decline During Wet Weather

Stalk and ear rot diseases continue to become more evident in many cornfields across Nebraska where prolonged periods of wet weather have delayed corn harvest. Producers should monitor for diseases in their fields and make decisions about which field... Read More

(Video) Friday's in the Field - Oct. 12, 2018

Chad Moyer is in a combine with this week's Friday's in the Field.  The combine isn't moving and farmers are growing frustrated with mother nature. Video: ...... Read More

Kochia Resistant to Dicamba and Fluroxypyr Found in Kansas

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- The tumbling tumbleweed just got a little bit harder to control. Weed scientists at Kansas State University have confirmed populations of kochia in western Kansas that show cross resistance to both dicamba and fluroxypyr (Sta... Read More

At 120 MMT Sold, U.S. Exports Of Feed Grains In All Forms Set Another New Record In 2017/2018

The final 2017/2018 marketing year’s numbers are out - and for the second year in a row, the United States has set a new record for exports of feed grains and co-products, led by higher corn and ethanol shipments. Overall, the United States expo... Read More

USDA NASS Nebraska Crop Production News Release

Based on October 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2018 corn production is forecast at 1.80 billion bushels, up 7 percent from last year's production, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Area to be harvested for grain, at 9.25 m... Read More

Lockdown: High Water on Upper Mississippi Causes Locks to Close

Rain has been relentless the past week across the Upper Midwest, causing flash flooding and filling the Mississippi River from St. Paul, Minnesota, down to St. Louis, halting barge traffic on the river. This past week, the U.S. Army Corps of Enginee... Read More

Blockchain Record Keeping – Not Just a Fad

Blockchain record keeping is more than just a fad – it’s something leaders at the world’s largest food companies have decided is the future of their businesses. And that means your farm or ranch may be adopting it in the very near future. Th... Read More

3 farmers to plead guilty in organic grain fraud scheme

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Three farmers have agreed to plead guilty to fraudulently marketing non-organic corn and soybeans as certified organic as part of a lengthy, multi-million-dollar scheme. Documents filed in federal court in Iowa show that T... Read More