Multimedia Library - All http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/media/all en November 2014 features http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/november-2014-features <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The November issue of Corn+Soybean Digest offered fresh ideas in merging art and science to farm for the big picture. There are also corn residue breakdown myths, including a photo gallery. Read challenges in rail transport, and weed control. Get an outlook about corn production in China, and see what's ahead in soil health tests. Finally, read about the weather future for the Corn Belt. And don't forget regular pieces from Editor Kurt Lawton, as well as new ideas from Xperts Ed Usset and Dan Frieberg.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/november-2014-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/november-2014-features#comments Conservation Corn Crop Chemicals Issues Soybeans Tillage Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:52:00 +0000 94611 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Nov. 21, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-21-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Included in the five agriculture stories to read this week is a reminder to pay attention to pesticide labels, particularly if planting cover crops. There's new research regarding demand for genetically modified seed, and a recap of the choices to make regarding upcoming farm bill options. Hear from Xpert Ed Usset about market price triggers, and check out a great Buzzfeed list about the top 10 things farmers are tired of hearing.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-21-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-21-2014#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Issues Soybeans GMO Farm Bill Pesticides Prices Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:29:00 +0000 94591 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Nov. 14, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-14-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Five agriculture stories to read this week offer advice for watching your bottom line during this time of lower commodity prices. There are tips for winterizing your sprayer, as well as tips for successful weed control. Also read about the impact of low gas prices on the ethanol market. Finally, for some fun, enjoy the latest Peterson Farm Bros. parody, I'm so Farmer. Those fellas are so clever.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-14-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-14-2014#comments Crop Chemicals Equipment Issues Management Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:04:00 +0000 94491 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Question your assumptions about agriculture feeding the world http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/question-your-assumptions-about-agriculture-feeding-world <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Economic trends from the past five years have had an outsized positive influence on row-crop productivity, says Wells Fargo Ag Economist and Senior VP Michael Swanson. As they fade, “recognize that your economic future is in the hands of the new trends replacing them,” Swanson says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/question-your-assumptions-about-agriculture-feeding-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/question-your-assumptions-about-agriculture-feeding-world#comments Issues Management Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:30:00 +0000 94431 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Nov. 7, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-7-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Five agriculture stories to read offer advice on fall tillage and insight into corn and soybean consumption after a large harvest. The USDA is seeking public comment on changes to the Conservation Stewardship Program, and if you're going to test cornstalks for nitrate, now is the time. For a good laugh, check out a bit by Jimmy Kimmel where he asked consumers what GMO means.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-7-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-7-2014#comments Conservation Tillage Sat, 08 Nov 2014 03:11:00 +0000 94351 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn residue breakdown photo journal http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-residue-breakdown-photo-journal <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Andy Thompson kept a photo journal of residue breakdown in his cornfield near Niota, in west-central Illinois. The field has been in continuous corn since 2012. This series of photos shows how, in a single season, microbes in healthy soil break down large amounts of corn residue left on the surface.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-residue-breakdown-photo-journal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-residue-breakdown-photo-journal#comments Corn Tillage corn production Strip Till Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:46:00 +0000 94301 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Oct. 31, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-31-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Five agriculture stories to read this week offer considerations for potassium application, as well as yield losses due to harvest delays. Read prospects for cash rent and owned farmland returns, and get insight into using data, not averages, to help your farm operation. For a fun read, check out an old, but great, article about genetically modified farmers from The Onion.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-31-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-31-2014#comments Corn Fertilizer Issues Precision Ag Potassium Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:59:00 +0000 94221 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Weed resistance statistics http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-statistics <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Weed resistance happens when a herbicide program relies on only one mode of action. This places extreme selection pressure on weed populations, which means a number of resistant weeds can survive the herbicide application, producing thousands of resistant weeds.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-statistics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-statistics#comments Crop Chemicals Weeds Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:42:00 +0000 94131 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Oct. 24, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-24-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Included in "5 Ag stories to read" this week is advice for soybean cyst nematode sampling, and well as tips for applying anhydrous ammonia this fall. Access regional climate data from the USDA, and learn about grain storage and marketing plans from Midwest farmers. For a good laugh, check out a story about harvest-resistant corn. Yes, you read that right…HARVEST resistance.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-24-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-24-2014#comments Corn Fertilizer Issues Marketing Soybeans Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:27:00 +0000 94101 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Oct. 17, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-17-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 5 ag stories featured this week offer management tips for wet soybeans, as well as advice for fall herbicide treatments. Read about possible corn acreage in 2015, and check out one farmer's strategy for keeping his farm ahead during lower-price years. For the weather obsessed (like me), see what NOAA is predicting for weather conditions across the U.S. this winter.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-17-2014#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans soybean harvest Weather Herbicides Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:39:00 +0000 94001 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com