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    Dicamba Not Controlling Some Tennessee Palmer Amaranth Populations

    University of Tennessee weed scientist Larry Steckel has spent the past two months coaxing Palmer amaranth weeds to grow from seed collected […]

    February 28, 2020
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    China Purchase of U.S. Sorghum Highlights Willingness to Buy When it Makes Economic Sense

    Bloomberg writers Isis Almeida and Michael Hirtzer reported on Tuesday that, “China is back in the market for U.S. sorghum this week, signaling […]

    February 27, 2020
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    Processors Raise Prices as U.S. Faces Possible Sugar Shortage

    After last year’s bad weather in the Midwest, a freeze in Louisiana and a drought in Mexico, the United States faces a […]

    February 26, 2020
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    Texas Corn Crop Expected to Set Record in 2020

    Texas corn producers face a 2020 that could provide price opportunity ahead of what is shaping up to be a record national […]

    February 26, 2020
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    The 2020 Outlook for U.S. Agriculture From USDA’s Chief Economist

    Speaking on Thursday at USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington, Virginia, USDA Chief Economist Robert C. Johansson provided a broad outlook for U.S. agriculture.  Today’s update […]

    February 25, 2020
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    More Farmers Convert to Organic in 2019, Beat Forecasts

    U.S. farmers harvested nearly 3.3 million acres of certified organic field crops in 2019, driven by 14% more organic field crop operations, […]

    February 25, 2020
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    USDA Crops Outlook Forecast

    USDA’s initial look at the 2020-21 crop projects record corn production at 15.5 billion bushels (bb) and a larger soybean crop as […]

    February 21, 2020
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    USDA Offers New Crop Insurance Pilot Program for Nursery Crops in 2021

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced a new crop insurance pilot program, Nursery Value Select (NVS), […]

    February 20, 2020
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    Warm Weather Has Texas Strawberries Ahead of Schedule

    Mild winter conditions have Texas’ strawberry crop flowering and fruiting before the possible threat of a killing freeze has passed, according to […]

    February 20, 2020
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    Traditional Time for Pre-Harvest Hedging Starts Now

    Iowa State University’s crop production budgets suggest 199 bushels per acre corn could be grown after soybeans in 2020 for around $3.23 […]

    February 14, 2020