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Eleven ethanol plants now working with Enogen corn to improve efficiencies Commented on: 28 weeks ago (April 5, 2014)

There’s also a stylistic embrace of middle-Americana: a boy stuffs his face in a roomful of Wonderbread slices, sneakers stomp a skull made of fast-food fries....

5 ways gypsum improves alfalfa yields Commented on: 28 weeks ago (April 5, 2014)

University of Wisconsin plant tissue study showed that 64% of samples were low in sulfur even when the majority of alfalfa plants appear normal. free...

How farmers buy crop inputs Commented on: 29 weeks ago (March 27, 2014)

In my tangential approach to researching this story, I stumbled across the term “neuromarketing,” described as a new field of marketing research that studies buyers’ brains and measures their body...

Watch out for northern leaf blight after wet conditions this spring Commented on: 29 weeks ago (March 27, 2014)

Infection typically occurs when free water is present on the leaf surface for 6 to 18 hours and temperatures are between 65 and 80 degrees....

Newest in apps, seed traits, herbicides, and field monitoring equipment Commented on: 29 weeks ago (March 26, 2014)

A customized herbicide blend is programmed into the machine and the products are dispensed into a grower bag in the correct order and correct amounts; then blended....

Free webinar tackles caged tank recycling Commented on: 29 weeks ago (March 26, 2014)

The days of the 2.5-gallon jug of crop chemicals is a rare site on a lot of farms, but the rise of mini-bulk, or caged tank, containers creates new issues....

Syngenta announces EPA registration of Lexar EZ and Lumax EZ herbicides Commented on: 29 weeks ago (March 26, 2014)

Technology, these products will deliver broad-spectrum residual weed control and application flexibility that will help U.S. farmers grow more corn....

Waterhemp jumps to No. 1 weed to watch in Midwest Commented on: 29 weeks ago (March 26, 2014)

It has become the new No. 1 weed for farmers in the region to watch.protein bars

Corn rootworm damage from drought and resistance Commented on: 29 weeks ago (March 26, 2014)

This summer, corn rootworm (CRW) larval feeding was seen around the Corn Belt including some very dry areas. For example, University of Illinois (UI) entomologists found significant damage at the...

Tips for early-season scouting in corn and soybeans Commented on: 29 weeks ago (March 25, 2014)

Natural predators, such as lady beetles and insidious flower bugs, may help to suppress populations. It is a good idea to scout for the pest from late June through August....

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