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New Enogen hybrids produce more ethanol, profit for the grower Commented on: 15 weeks ago (April 8, 2014)

The grain must be kept separate from other grain, and in some large grain systems, that ability will not be possible.this site

Delayed soybean planting will impact insect activity Commented on: 15 weeks ago (April 8, 2014)

As overwintering bean leaf beetles break dormancy and begin to seek out soybean fields, those fields that are first to emerge will be most susceptible to early season feeding, Gray explained....

Considering cover crops as an option for prevented plant acres Commented on: 15 weeks ago (April 8, 2014)

These species should deal well with hot summer weather. The question is the timing of physiological maturity. Some plants may mature and go to seed before a killing fall frost. If this happens,...

Wrong year for late season nitrogen application Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 6, 2014)

Clay’s dad, Wade, helped equip the farm’s John Deere 4700 self-propelled sprayer with drop tubes that ensures the Mitchells can safely apply urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) to corn up until tasseling...

Lexi Sistrunk selected as winner in FMC Anthem scholarship contest Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 6, 2014)

National Anthem with a music producer as well as talk about their experiences in the FMC Anthem Contest. The interviews and performances aired on RFD-TV on Oct. 4. More than 83,000 votes were...

2013 Buyer's forecast: Fertilizer Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 6, 2014)

In addition, gas, diesel and overall transportation costs continue to remain high, so prices are unlikely to drop much for P and K fertilizers, which are heavily mining and transportation-energy...

Quantifying corn rootworm damage Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 6, 2014)

He used the equivalent of 19 years of data collected by personnel from the Insect Management and Insecticide Evaluation Program in the U of I Department of Crop Sciences....

Rain, nitrogen and the 2013 corn crop: How to prevent N loss Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 5, 2014)

Nafziger said samples taken this spring following fall application show that a considerable amount remains in the top two feet of soil....

Independent fuel retailer attributes success to ethanol blends Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 5, 2014)

Vollan said that he does not understand why more independent retailers are not offering ethanol blends and staying abreast of how RIN values can impact their bottom lines....

Moves to commercialize cellulosic ethanol march ahead Commented on: 16 weeks ago (April 5, 2014)

As the cellulosic ethanol industry develops and expands, more growers will be able to participate. In fact, both POET-DSM and DuPont Industrial Biosciences have announced plans to license their...

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