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  • Dec 15, 2015
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    How do I cut per-acre costs?

    Regardless of the target number for cuts or income, innovation and creativity will be required to maintain success. Luckily, those are well-established attributes of any good farmer....More
  • Dec 14, 2015
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    2015 Agriculture review, part 1: Crop production and weather

    Crop growing conditions in much of the Upper Midwest were almost ideal throughout much of the growing season. Conditions were not nearly as favorable in the eastern and southern Corn Belt where farmers dealt with crop conditions in 2015 that were similar to the Upper Midwest during the 2014 growing season....More
  • Dec 8, 2015
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    Is it good to be a farmer?

    Regardless of the economic outlook, the cycle, or even where we are in the cycle, it is still good to be a farmer. The agriculture industry is integral to global economics, continuing innovation, and generations of sustainability....More
  • Dec 8, 2015
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    Fine-tune profit margins for 2016

    Looking for ways to reduce or control direct and overhead expenses, including land rental costs, is also a key to improving profit potential for crop producers....More
  • Dec 4, 2015
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    Is there a strong chance for higher corn prices?

    Corn catches a bit of tailwind on a huge backstroke by the U.S. dollar and strength in the wheat market. Unfortunately flat-price is only up about 10¢ on the week and the market still continues to chop around in a sideways channel near the lower end of the range....More
  • Nov 30, 2015
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    Embrace change

    Leaders say change happens through growth over time. I hope we can all try to get outside our comfort zone. Taking that first step can lead to less fear and put us on the road to greater success....More
  • Nov 20, 2015
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    Do your homework to bank corn profits

    Corn bears are pointing to what appears to be a mild forecasts for the U.S. winter. On the other hand, the bulls are talking about how lack of snowfall and moisture this winter could perhaps leave several key growing regions begging for water into early-spring planting....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    USDA increases expected 2015 crop production

    In most instances, when USDA projects a large crop for a given year, it usually gets even bigger as the crop is being harvested. This was certainly the case with the recently released Nov. 10 USDA Crop Report, which featured major increases in the expected 2015 U.S. corn and soybean production for 2015....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Armezon® PRO herbicide from BASF receives registration for use on all corn types

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., November 4, 2015 – Armezon® PRO herbicide provides long-lasting residual control of emerged grass and broadleaf weeds. The BASF product has received full Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for use on all corn types. ...More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Acuron® corn herbicide named Agri Marketing magazine’s 2015 New Product of the Year

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Nov. 9, 2015 – Helping farmers control tough and resistant weeds was the motivation behind the development of Acuron® corn herbicide from Syngenta. It’s also a key reason why it has been named Agri Marketing magazine’s 2015 New Product of the Year....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    FMC Launches Ethos™ XB Insecticide/Fungicide


    PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2015 – FMC is launching Ethos™ XB insecticide/fungicide, the first of its kind, integrated in-furrow product for insect and disease control. Formulated with the patented Liquid Fertilizer Ready technology from FMC, Ethos XB insecticide/fungicide combines the market-leading at-plant insecticide with a broad-spectrum preventative biofungicide, the first corn biopesticide offering from FMC....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    New Drago GT Corn Head features QuadSuspension™ “ear shocks” to maximize harvest.

    Drago has introduced a new corn head representing the latest evolution in corn harvest technology. Called the Drago GT, the new corn head features multiple industry firsts and a singular focus of capturing maximum yield and return....More

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