Soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en 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 Think Different: Harvest ponderings http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/think-different-harvest-ponderings <div class="node-body article-body"><p>All that harvest windshield time you are logging is also valuable think time — especially given how commodity price changes have impacted your business plan. In this issue, we provide some nuggets to ponder while those long harvest hours grind away, safely we all hope.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/think-different-harvest-ponderings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/think-different-harvest-ponderings#comments Corn Soybeans Think Different Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:36:00 +0000 94091 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will weather in South American support soybean prices? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-weather-south-american-support-soybean-prices <div class="node-body blog-body">Growth in supply has clearly outpaced growth in demand. It's going to take a little bit of time, but eventually I suspect the wrinkles get ironed out and prices start to stabilize (I just don't think we are there yet). Producers should remain patient, keeping all soybean hedges in place, and use any extended "geopolitical" or "weather" related rallies to reduce additional long-term risk.</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-weather-south-american-support-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-weather-south-american-support-soybean-prices#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:37:00 +0000 94011 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 USDA increases estimated crop yield http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-increases-estimated-crop-yield <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The Oct. 10 USDA Crop Report showed an increase for both U.S. corn and soybean yields, as compared to September report. This corresponds closely to actual corn and soybean yields being reported from many areas of the eastern and southern Corn Belt, which have been better than expected.</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/usda-increases-estimated-crop-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-increases-estimated-crop-yield#comments Corn Soybeans Focus on Ag Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:50:00 +0000 93951 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Avoid farm accidents http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/avoid-farm-accidents <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A few simple precautions and a little bit of common sense can go a long way toward helping prevent farm-related accidents and injuries, especially at harvest time, two Purdue University agricultural educators say.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/avoid-farm-accidents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/avoid-farm-accidents#comments Corn Equipment Soybeans corn harvest soybean harvest Farm Equipment Management Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:51:00 +0000 93931 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 3 Ways to minimize compaction http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/3-ways-minimize-compaction <div class="field-deck"> Take control of your soils by keeping loads as light as possible, properly inflate your tires and follow previous tire tracks across the field. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Corn and soybean harvest is in full swing but some fields are a little wet, and wetter soils compact easier. However, there are three ways to minimize the extent of the compaction you may create when driving through the field. </p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/3-ways-minimize-compaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/3-ways-minimize-compaction#comments Conservation Corn Soybeans soil health Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:53:00 +0000 93921 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Strategize for lean years on the farm http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/strategize-lean-years-farm <div class="field-deck"> Strategic planning, collaboration, and standard practices defend Lena Farms against tough times ahead. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Brian Haugen is preparing his farm for lean times. Leveraging his management experience, discipline, standard operating procedures (SOPs), a diversified revenue base, shared human resources for productivity and collaboration with more than 35 landlords, his corn and soybean operation will do its best to weather the storm over the next few years. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/strategize-lean-years-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/strategize-lean-years-farm#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Gold Management Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:44:00 +0000 93901 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Ryder Haugen, the seventh generation at Lena Farms, Zumbrota, Minn., uses this custom-harvesting lineup as one of several diversified income streams. By working for one large farm instead of many, Lena maximizes acres and profits per hour. Lena&rsquo;s two combines join a fleet that custom-harvests thousands of acres per day.&nbsp;</p> Photo: Lena Farms Ag lenders concerned about soybean prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/ag-lenders-concerned-about-soybean-prices <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Low soybean, corn and wheat prices have ag lenders nearly as concerned as growers heading into the peak of harvest and 2015. They’re also worried about reduced farm income, price impact on land costs and whether the rail-car shortage in northern states will impact grain movement elsewhere, says Dan O’Brien, Kansas State University grain marketing specialist.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/ag-lenders-concerned-about-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/ag-lenders-concerned-about-soybean-prices#comments Marketing Soybeans Prices Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:33:00 +0000 93891 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Oct. 10, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-10-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The "5 Ag stories to read" this week offers tips to manage late-maturing corn, from harvesting to drying to storing. There's also insight into the impact of nitrogen prices on planting decisions. Read about a milestone for biotech crops: harvesting 4 billion acres! Get tips for managing data on your farm to help you work smarter, and check out a new use for soy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-10-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct-10-2014#comments Corn Fertilizer Precision Ag Soybeans corn harvest GMO Sat, 11 Oct 2014 00:32:00 +0000 93881 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com