Multimedia Library - All http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/media en 2014 Fertilizer prices versus last five years http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/2014-fertilizer-prices-versus-last-five-years <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Fertilizer prices have been increasing in recent months; however, per acre fertilizer costs should be lower in 2014 than in recent years. These are monthly prices for anhydrous ammonia, diammonium phosphate (DAP), and potash are shown for 2009 through 2014. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/2014-fertilizer-prices-versus-last-five-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/2014-fertilizer-prices-versus-last-five-years#comments Fertilizer Crops Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:32:00 +0000 90381 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Micronutrients pay off in yield http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/micronutrients-pay-yield <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Are your crops getting the micronutrients they need when they need them? A recent Purdue University study suggests that it may be past time to pay more attention to micronutrient availability – if you plan to manage the high-yield details.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/micronutrients-pay-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/micronutrients-pay-yield#comments Fertilizer Fertilizers Micronutrients Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:31:00 +0000 90271 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com New weed identification mobile app available http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/new-weed-identification-mobile-app-available <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>There's a new weed identification mobile app available for download. The Ag Weed ID app offers an image library, as well as control measures for about 75 of the most common weeds in a variety of crops, including corn and soybeans.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/new-weed-identification-mobile-app-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/new-weed-identification-mobile-app-available#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans Weeds Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:58:00 +0000 90191 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Conservation practices save money, increase sustainability http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/conservation-practices-save-money-increase-sustainability <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>To be sustainable, Rulon Enterprises is a low-cost producer, increases soil organic matter with never-till and other conservation measures, pattern tiles to speed drainage and is a high-price seller.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/conservation-practices-save-money-increase-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/conservation-practices-save-money-increase-sustainability#comments Conservation Conservation cover crops Gold Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:18:00 +0000 90171 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Weed resistance facts http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-facts <div class="field-byline"> Source: Syngenta </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Herbicide resistance doesn't develop overnight. By repeatedly applying the same herbicide or herbicides that use the same mode of action, weed resistance pressure increases. Farmers can take a proactive approach to weed management to tackle the weed resistance problem.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-facts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/weed-resistance-facts#comments Crop Chemicals Resistant Weeds Weeds Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:25:00 +0000 90011 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Phosphorus, sulfur, zinc uptake in corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/phosphorus-sulfur-zinc-uptake-corn <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>“Many farmers don’t fertilize for sulfur and zinc. And many people don’t realize the season-long importance of phosphorus,” says Fred Below, a University of Illinois plant physiologist. In research conducted by Below and graduate student Ross Bender, extra P, S and Zn increased corn yields 8 to 10 bushels per acre in fields already supplied with a balanced high-yield fertility program.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/phosphorus-sulfur-zinc-uptake-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/phosphorus-sulfur-zinc-uptake-corn#comments Fertilizer Micronutrients Phosphorus Sulfur Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:57:00 +0000 89851 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How to profit with $4 corn and $11 soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/how-profit-4-corn-and-11-soybeans <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Count on half the revenue this year and next compared to 2011-12, advises a leading farm management expert. Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Extension farm management economist, lays out a variety of $4-4.50 corn price and $11-11.10 soybean price scenarios to guide your decisions. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/how-profit-4-corn-and-11-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/how-profit-4-corn-and-11-soybeans#comments Corn Soybeans corn production soybean production Prices Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:45:00 +0000 89821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com ARC and PLC: Corn price path http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/arc-and-plc-corn-price-path <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Farms will have to decide between the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. The decision covers the 2014 through 2018 crop years. Because the decision covers all 5 years, can only be made once, and is irrevocable.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/arc-and-plc-corn-price-path" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/arc-and-plc-corn-price-path#comments Issues Farm Programs Sat, 15 Mar 2014 02:06:00 +0000 89731 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Commodity Classic 2014: Thanks from Vilsack, farm transition tips, corn and soybean outlook, common marketing mistakes, app updates http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/commodity-classic-2014-thanks-vilsack-farm-transition-tips-corn-and-soybean-outlook-common-ma <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Commodity Classic in San Antonio this year was full of great events, learning sessions and new products at the trade show, not to mention warmth and sunshine! More than 7,300 farmers attended the annual convention and took in sessions about increasing yield, weed management, farm transition, marketing mistakes, using the cloud, getting more out of seed and cover crops, among others.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/commodity-classic-2014-thanks-vilsack-farm-transition-tips-corn-and-soybean-outlook-common-ma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/commodity-classic-2014-thanks-vilsack-farm-transition-tips-corn-and-soybean-outlook-common-ma#comments Issues Management Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:48:00 +0000 89571 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com FarmLogs app update: Field-specific rainfall data, crop history http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/farmlogs-app-update-field-specific-rainfall-data-crop-history <div class="node-body video-body"><p>FarmLogs co-founder and CEO Jesse Vollmar talks about the FarmLogs app and web offerings, as well as a new app update. The new update offers a popular web feature, allowing farmers to access field-specific rainfall and crop history data right from their phones.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/farmlogs-app-update-field-specific-rainfall-data-crop-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/farmlogs-app-update-field-specific-rainfall-data-crop-history#comments Precision Ag Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:27:00 +0000 89551 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com