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Adding value to soybeans through cattle feed

October 20, 2018 - 10:05am
Editor’s note: The following was written by Warren Rusche, South Dakota State University Extension beef feedlot management specialist, for the university’s iGrow website Oct. 10.
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Market volatility shadows Illinois pork

October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
Phil Borgic touched the low point of the pork industry in the late 1990s. It feels even worse today, he said.
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Crop tops expectations despite dryness in Southeast Iowa

October 20, 2018 - 8:46am
COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa — A dry growing season tempered expectations in areas of Southeast Iowa.
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Brothers hope to get the most out of yields in West Central Missouri

October 20, 2018 - 7:00am
BUTLER, Mo. — When it comes to farming, weather is one big factor growers can’t control. In parts of Missouri, farmers faced drought conditions this year, although Dane Diehl’s family farm in West Central Missouri caught a few timely rains.
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Harvest continues between rains in south-central Iowa

October 20, 2018 - 6:10am
PATTERSON, Iowa — It’s a rare sunny day as Stephen Cain finishes harvesting this cornfield in Madison County.
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Illinois farmer pulls in ‘one for the record books’

October 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
ALTAMONT, Ill. — Russell Ramsey is making history. At least on this farm.
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Yields from dry fields surprise in western Illinois

October 19, 2018 - 2:15pm
GALESBURG, Ill. — Patty and John Gustafson had braced themselves for some lower yields this fall when they entered a field that had endured severe drought this summer.
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‘Exceptional weather’ drives harvest in western Illinois

October 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
FILLMORE, Ill. — It is difficult to imagine better growing and harvest conditions here. Kevin Thole hopes it all leads to good yields.
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Proper yield monitor calibration affects all harvest data

October 19, 2018 - 12:15pm
Editor’s note: The following was written by Joe Luck, University of Nebraska Extension precision agriculture engineer, for the University of Nebraska Crop Watch website Sept. 28.
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Challenges abound for storing record soybean crop

October 19, 2018 - 11:00am
Editor’s note: The following was written by Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension farm management specialist.
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Economist: Pork producers have seen the low for the year

October 19, 2018 - 11:00am
The fourth quarter of the year is never kind to pork producers, but the worst may already be over.
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Grain storage: What are farmers’ options?

October 19, 2018 - 10:43am
With harvest approaching or in progress, grain storage is becoming a top priority for some producers.
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Corn shows effects of dry weather in North Central Missouri

October 19, 2018 - 8:00am
TRIPLETT, Mo. — Chariton County farmer Mark Steiman was harvesting a field of corn in the Grand River bottom in North Central Missouri. It was a clear September day, with barely a cloud in the blue sky, the green combine…
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Long-term data, trust helps Missouri seed dealer guide farmers

October 19, 2018 - 7:00am
LADDONIA, Mo. — For Mike Sharpe, his work on his northeast Missouri family farm has helped him as a seed dealer.
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Farmer/seed salesman learns from Iowa farmer clients

October 19, 2018 - 6:30am
COLESBURG, Iowa — Family is important to John Wessel, and without it, he wouldn’t be where he is today.
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Iowa pork leader expects continued growth

October 19, 2018 - 6:00am
Gregg Hora is nothing but optimistic about Iowa’s pork industry.
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DowDuPont tumbles after taking $4.6 billion charge at farm unit

October 18, 2018 - 7:07pm
DowDuPont Inc. slumped after cutting the asset value of its DuPont Co. agriculture business by $4.6 billion less than nine months before a planned spinoff of the seed-and-pesticide unit.
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Continued wet weather raises concerns for soybeans

October 18, 2018 - 5:30pm
CAMBRIDGE, Iowa — The combine is in the shed today, just like it has been for the last week.
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River bottom yields look promising

October 18, 2018 - 5:15pm
GORHAM, Ill. — Glenn Twenhafel’s harvest hit a snag before it began. Ground squirrels broke into a grain truck and lunched on some wiring harnesses. But things improved after that.
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Rain slows down harvest in Northwest Missouri

October 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
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