Corn and Soybean Digest http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/rss.xml en 5 Ag stories: Fall-applied nitrogen, rain and herbicides and income projections http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-fall-applied-nitrogen-rain-and-herbicides-and-income-projections <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, find out if fall-applied nitrogen is still in your field and learn the impact of rainy weather and cold temps on herbicide efficacy. Read income projections and new research about soybean input ROI. Finally, enjoy a new parody song about farming.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-fall-applied-nitrogen-rain-and-herbicides-and-income-projections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-fall-applied-nitrogen-rain-and-herbicides-and-income-projections#comments Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Soybeans Herbicides Nitrogen Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:09:00 +0000 104071 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Is crop insurance a problem? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/crop-insurance-problem <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Considerable debate surrounds the U.S. crop insurance program, including its cost, role in farm conservation and impact on farm management and farmland values. Experts at the University of Illinois examined the broader considerations that underpin these specific debates. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/crop-insurance-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/crop-insurance-problem#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Crop Crop insurance Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:30:00 +0000 104061 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Save the whales…I mean nutrients http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/save-whales-i-mean-nutrients <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I haven’t lost my marbles and started cruising the high seas on a Greenpeace ship. However, I did accept an invitation to meet with an environmental group during Commodity Classic.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/think-different">Think Different</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/save-whales-i-mean-nutrients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/save-whales-i-mean-nutrients#comments Conservation Fertilizer Think Different Think Different Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:13:00 +0000 104051 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will higher soybean prices stick around long enough to make some sales? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-higher-soybean-prices-stick-around-long-enough-make-some-sales <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Soybean producers were given another opportunity to reduce risk as the market traded back near recent highs. As a producer I've been able to reduce a lot of our new-crop production risk on the recent run-up in price. Now I want to wait and see if any of these dominos fall in the right direction before making my next move. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-higher-soybean-prices-stick-around-long-enough-make-some-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-higher-soybean-prices-stick-around-long-enough-make-some-sales#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:02:00 +0000 104031 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com CSD75: Soybean Digest – 1970s Advertising http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s-advertising <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Check out these advertisements we found when examining back issues from November 1974 through October 1975. You’ll find familiar company and brand names like Asgrow, Agripro, Sencor, Cargill, Continental Grain, Northrup King, Grace, BASF, Nitragin, Helena, Paraquat and more.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s-advertising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s-advertising#comments Soybeans Soybean Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:56:00 +0000 104041 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Improve nitrogen management on corn: How much, when and where http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/improve-nitrogen-management-corn-how-much-when-and-where <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Although the price of nitrogen fertilizer has fallen in the past year, the lower price of corn means that decisions about nitrogen management need to be made carefully, with an eye towards maximizing the return on investment for this important input.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/improve-nitrogen-management-corn-how-much-when-and-where" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/improve-nitrogen-management-corn-how-much-when-and-where#comments Corn Fertilizer corn production Nitrogen Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:49:00 +0000 104021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 2016 Custom farming agreements: Rates advantages and agreement basics http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2016-custom-farming-agreements-rates-advantages-and-agreement-basics <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Although the concept of a custom farming agreement is simple, close communication between the custom operator and the landowner is essential. A written contract for the custom farming agreement should definitely be prepared. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2016-custom-farming-agreements-rates-advantages-and-agreement-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2016-custom-farming-agreements-rates-advantages-and-agreement-basics#comments Corn Soybeans corn production soybean production Crops Focus on Ag Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:09:00 +0000 104001 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farmers must manage variable and fixed costs in 2016 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farmers-must-manage-variable-and-fixed-costs-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Yes, costs do lag prices in decline, but they are resetting. In the meantime, producers must cover variable and fixed expenses in order to continue daily operations and management. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-warrior">Road Warrior</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farmers-must-manage-variable-and-fixed-costs-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farmers-must-manage-variable-and-fixed-costs-2016#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Management Road Warrior Tue, 26 Apr 2016 22:08:00 +0000 103991 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Why will the soybean rally hang around? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-will-soybean-rally-hang-around <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> From a bullish, technical perspective I would like to see the new-crop contract continue to close above the $9.70 level, providing us hope that would could eventually see another nearby leg higher. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-will-soybean-rally-hang-around" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-will-soybean-rally-hang-around#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:30:00 +0000 103981 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Benefits of early soybean planting http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/benefits-early-soybean-planting <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Do not miss the opportunity to increase your chances to get a high soybean yield in 2016. Plant early, get your soybean fields “green to the eye” by the 4th of July, and maximize both light and yield harvest.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/benefits-early-soybean-planting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/benefits-early-soybean-planting#comments Soybeans soybean planting Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:07:00 +0000 103971 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Q+A: Herbicide use with cover crops http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/qa-herbicide-use-cover-crops <div class="field-byline"> By Lizabeth Stahl, Extension Educator – Crops, Jeff Gunsolus, Extension Agronomist – Weed Science, and Jill Sackett-Eberhart, Extension Educator - Ag Production Systems, University of Minnesota Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Paying careful attention to herbicide labels, cover crop selection, research results, and the timing of herbicide application and seeding can help increase your odds of successful incorporation of cover crops into a corn and soybean system. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/qa-herbicide-use-cover-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/qa-herbicide-use-cover-crops#comments Conservation Crop Chemicals cover crops Herbicides Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:42:00 +0000 103961 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: USDA ARS 5 Ag stories: Narrow-row soybeans, nozzle selection, crop returns http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-narrow-row-soybeans-nozzle-selection-crop-returns <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 Ag stories to read this week, get insight into narrow-row soybeans and tips for selecting the right nozzle. Read new crop return projections and take our poll on GMO labels. Finally, enjoy an Earth Day thank you!</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-narrow-row-soybeans-nozzle-selection-crop-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-narrow-row-soybeans-nozzle-selection-crop-returns#comments Equipment Soybeans soybean planting Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:40:00 +0000 103951 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Can bulls keep the weather premium in the corn market? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-bulls-keep-weather-premium-corn-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn bulls say upcoming rounds of wet weather in the U.S. might delay planting in some key production areas and should be considered for a bullish price. Bears say the weather is nearly perfect for recently planted seed and the overall planting pace shouldn't be negatively impacted. </p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-bulls-keep-weather-premium-corn-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-bulls-keep-weather-premium-corn-market#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:25:00 +0000 103941 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com South America weather, politics push soybean prices higher http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/south-america-weather-politics-push-soybean-prices-higher <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> As both a producer and a spec, I have to imagine if we begin to see more business coming back to U.S. exporters for meal the trade will again start to add more risk premium. Until then the trade appears on hold preferring to take a "wait-and-see" approach in regard to South American weather and political uncertainty. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/south-america-weather-politics-push-soybean-prices-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/south-america-weather-politics-push-soybean-prices-higher#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 19 Apr 2016 21:31:00 +0000 103931 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Q+A with David Kohl: Lending, farm transition, ROI, land prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/qa-david-kohl-lending-farm-transition-roi-land-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Road Warrior David Kohl answers your questions about the lending landscape, farm transition, land values and return on investment, offering this advice: Even with suppressed prices and volatile markets, experience mixed with a good manager can help an agricultural business successfully compete in today’s economic environment. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-warrior">Road Warrior</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/qa-david-kohl-lending-farm-transition-roi-land-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/qa-david-kohl-lending-farm-transition-roi-land-prices#comments Issues Management Road Warrior Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:05:00 +0000 103921 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Surprising rally in corn, soybean prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/surprising-rally-corn-soybean-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>this may be a year to pay close attention to grain market changes during planting season. The soybean market appears to be offering some very favorable pricing opportunities for any remaining 2015 soybean inventory.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/surprising-rally-corn-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/surprising-rally-corn-soybean-prices#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Focus on Ag Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:38:00 +0000 103911 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Sample for SCN this spring http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/sample-scn-spring <div class="field-byline"> By Greg Tylka, Integrated Crop Management News, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Taking the time to sample for SCN in fields that will be planted to soybeans in 2016 it worth the time, and has the potential to save you money in avoidable yield loss.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/sample-scn-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/sample-scn-spring#comments Soybeans Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:27:00 +0000 103901 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Don’t let weed spray fails happen on your farm http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/don-t-let-weed-spray-fails-happen-your-farm <div class="field-deck"> Poor spray technique can require re-spray, reduce yields or speed herbicide-resistant weeds </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Herbicide application accuracy and efficacy is easy. All you have to do is follow the rules of right tip, right pressure, right speed, right rate and right application conditions. Fail on any one rule and you may face a costly re-spray or even lose control for the season. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/don-t-let-weed-spray-fails-happen-your-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/don-t-let-weed-spray-fails-happen-your-farm#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans Herbicides Sprayers Fri, 15 Apr 2016 23:36:00 +0000 103881 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Visual drift is apparent in this trial by the Pesticide Application Technology Lab at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which evaluated multiple nozzles and droplet sizes in an 8 to 12 mph wind. Pink florescent dye is added to spray solutions to evaluate pesticide drift in the field. Mylar cards spread at known distances from the spray rig to evaluate particle travel. Under a black light in the lab, even drift invisible to the naked eye can be seen and measured.&nbsp;</p> Photo: university of Nebraska-Lincoln, pesticide application technology lab 5 Ag stories: Soybean planting, pesticide labels, price expectations http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-soybean-planting-pesticide-labels-price-expectations <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get some considerations for soybean planting and a reminder about pesticide labels. Learn what university experts are predicting for corn and soybean prices and how one farmer is making no-till work in the north. Finally, enjoy some apps for your smartphone.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-soybean-planting-pesticide-labels-price-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-soybean-planting-pesticide-labels-price-expectations#comments Crop Chemicals Marketing Soybeans Tillage soybean planting Pesticides Prices Fri, 15 Apr 2016 23:10:00 +0000 103871 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn prices facing technical hurdles http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-prices-facing-technical-hurdles <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn bulls are hoping to see the market pulled higher by talk of possible production hiccups with Brazil's second-crop corn and complications with the Argentine harvest. U.S corn exports have been strong lately, but bears are quick to point out the glut of supply the Chinese government wants to aggressively liquidate. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-prices-facing-technical-hurdles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-prices-facing-technical-hurdles#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 15 Apr 2016 20:21:00 +0000 103861 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com CSD75: Soybean Digest – The 1970s, part 2 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In this second half of the 1970s snapshot of Soybean Digest, we find farmers concerned about soybean embargoes and weed control and learn their marketing and competition strategies.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s-part-2#comments Issues Soybeans Management Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:03:00 +0000 103851 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Data builds confidence http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/data-builds-confidence <div class="field-deck"> Data-driven decisions empower farmers, will change crop production forever </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I believe many of the decisions we currently make in crop production are based on our observations from previous experiences. The more observations we have, the more confidence we have in making decisions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/data-builds-confidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/data-builds-confidence#comments Precision Ag Data Decisions Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:33:00 +0000 103841 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com What I learned from 4-H and FFA http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/what-i-learned-4-h-and-ffa <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Participation in groups like 4-H, FFA or similar programs gives young people a sense of belonging, confidence and teamwork that prepare them for a successful future.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-warrior">Road Warrior</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/what-i-learned-4-h-and-ffa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/what-i-learned-4-h-and-ffa#comments Issues Road Warrior Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:30:00 +0000 103831 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Ready, set, plant! http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/ready-set-plant <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>With the passing of April 11, farmers in the Upper Midwest are gearing up for full-scale fieldwork and corn planting as the weather warms up in the coming days.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/ready-set-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/ready-set-plant#comments Corn corn planting Focus on Ag Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:11:00 +0000 103821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Focus on risk management, not price forecast for soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/focus-risk-management-not-price-forecast-soybeans <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Regardless of your personal strategy, you need to be talking to your individual advisor about ways you can lock in a profit or secure a floor to reduce some portion of your new-crop 2016 production risk. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/focus-risk-management-not-price-forecast-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/focus-risk-management-not-price-forecast-soybeans#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:56:00 +0000 103811 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will higher corn prices have to wait until summer? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/will-higher-corn-prices-have-wait-until-summer <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Only a small shortfall in the U.S. average corn yield below trend would be required to eliminate the current modest surplus of corn. Second, the market appears to be taking a wait and see attitude about yield prospects with little production risk reflected in new crop corn prices. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/will-higher-corn-prices-have-wait-until-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/will-higher-corn-prices-have-wait-until-summer#comments Corn Marketing Mon, 11 Apr 2016 21:00:00 +0000 103801 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com CSD75: Soybean Digest – The 1970s http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>We begin this snapshot of the 1970s – the fourth decade of Soybean Digest – by examining back issues from November 1974 through October 1975. Agriculture and farm life in the 1970s saw huge change, prosperity, inflation, loss of price supports, rising land rates – all leading into the farm crisis of the late-1970s into the 1980s.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/csd75-soybean-digest-1970s#comments Soybeans Management Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:57:00 +0000 103791 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Ag stories: Bt trait table, fertilizer guidelines, online education sessions http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-bt-trait-table-fertilizer-guidelines-online-education-sessions <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, download the latest Bt trait table to help you keep info straight and sign up to help with fertilizer trials. Watch the educational sessions from Commodity Classic and read about success in eliminating unprofitable acres. Finally, enjoy a short clip of Tom Vilsack sharing why we're the greatest nation on Earth.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-bt-trait-table-fertilizer-guidelines-online-education-sessions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-bt-trait-table-fertilizer-guidelines-online-education-sessions#comments Corn Fertilizer Bt Crops Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:24:00 +0000 103781 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com This week could be wild for soybean prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/week-could-be-wild-soybean-prices <div class="node-body blog-body">Many analyst believe that the soybean production estimate in Brazil is too high!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/week-could-be-wild-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/week-could-be-wild-soybean-prices#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Strategy Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:45:00 +0000 103771 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Don't terminate cover crops just yet http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/dont-terminate-cover-crops-just-yet <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="field-deck"> Extension experts recommend farmers be patient and wait for warmer weather. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Farmers who haven't yet terminated their cover crops should now wait for warmer weather before applying herbicide, says Bill Johnson, a Purdue Extension weed scientist.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/dont-terminate-cover-crops-just-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/dont-terminate-cover-crops-just-yet#comments Conservation cover crops Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +0000 103761 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com