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    Corn Growers: Gear Up for Tar Spot Again in 2022

    Tar spot in corn is still a relatively new disease, entering the scene in 2015. Since then its presence has plagued farmers […]

    February 8, 2022
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    New Small Grain Offers Good Profit Potential

    Is your crop mix in need of a little boost? The answer may lie in a better understanding of consumer food trends. […]

    August 25, 2020
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    Tips for Salvaging Corn As Silage

    With many fields suffering wind damage and corn yields also crippled by drought, more farmers than usual will be making silage rather […]

    August 24, 2020
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    Evaluating Wind-Damaged Corn? Check Out These Resources

    It’s been more than a week since a derecho tore across Iowa as far east as Ohio, whipping through some cornfields with […]

    August 21, 2020
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    Ninth Circuit Court Denies Companies’ Petition to Rehear Dicamba Case

    On Monday, three dicamba registrants lost one of their last remaining legal options to overturn a federal court’s mandate ending the registrations […]

    August 18, 2020
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    The Fall 2020 Ag Policy Watch List

    The following is a condensed version of an AEI Premium article, which includes references to the Ag Forecast Network (AFN) decision- tool. Not a subscriber […]

    August 14, 2020
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    Measure Bans Some Chemicals

    New legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate would ban organophosphate, neonicotinoid and paraquat pesticides, create a petition process […]

    August 5, 2020
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    Spider Mite Infestations on the Rise in Droughty Areas

    Watch out for an opportunistic pest that thrives in the summer heat: the twospotted spider mite. In normal, well-watered years, insect predators […]

    August 3, 2020
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    2020 Hard Red Spring Wheat Virtual Crop Update Results

    A virtual update on Tuesday, July 28, featuring video and comments from state wheat commissions and producers in the main four-state spring-wheat-growing […]

    July 29, 2020
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    Dicamba Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in Tennessee

    Weed scientists are officially confirming the presence of dicamba-resistant Palmer amaranth in Tennessee, where the dicamba-tolerant Xtend trait has dominated cotton and […]

    July 28, 2020