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Consider Toxicity Issues When Fall Grazing
10/9/2019

With forage production abundant in most areas of North Dakota, producers may be using options to extend the grazing season, including stockpiled pasture, hay regrowth and warm- or cool-season annuals. “It is important to consider grazing management and potential plant and animal health implications when evaluating options for fall grazing,” cautions Janna Block, Extension livestock […]

Managing Corn Harvest this Fall with Variable Corn Conditions
10/8/2019

Thanks to the weather we had this year, corn is variable across fields and in some areas we will be harvesting corn at higher moistures than normal. Stalk quality may also be variable by field and amount of stress the plant was under, see the article Stalk Quality Concerns in this weeks CORN Newsletter. This […]

Chinese Purchases of U.S. Soybeans Continue, as Range of Topics in Trade Talks Narrows
10/8/2019

Bloomberg News reported last week that, “Chinese companies bought U.S. soybeans after the Xi Jinping administration issued more waivers from its retaliatory import tariffs, according to people familiar with the situation. “Both state-owned and privately run firms purchased between 12 and 15 cargoes, or as much as 1 million metric tons, said the people, who asked […]

Corn and Soybean Export Sales Lag Last Year
10/8/2019

Export sales this year started slowly, particularly for corn.  Recent sales to China buoyed soybean export sales in September.  Abundant crops around the world, competitive pricing, and trade issues slowed export sales early this marketing year. At 2.050 billion bushels, the current USDA projection for corn exports during the 2019-20 marketing year sits slightly lower […]

New Study Shows Producers Where and How to Grow Cellulosic Biofuel Crops
1/18/2018

A new multi-institution report provides practical agronomic data for five cellulosic feedstocks, which could improve adoption and increase production across the country.

Recent News

USDA Establishes Domestic Hemp Production Program
10/30/2019

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the establishment of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. This program, as required by the 2018 Farm Bill, creates a consistent regulatory framework around hemp production throughout the United States. “At USDA, we are always excited when there are new economic opportunities for our farmers, and we […]

The Case for Looking at the ARC-IC (ARC-Individual) Program Option
10/30/2019

ARC-IC (Agriculture Risk Coverage – Individual) has received less attention than ARC-CO (ARC – County) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage).  ARC-IC is operationally more complex, thus harder to explain and understand.  It pays on only 65% of program base acres while ARC-CO and PLC pay on 85% of base acres.  Nevertheless, ARC-IC is worth considering […]

U.S., China Phase One Trade Deal Progresses, as China Purchases Some U.S. Soybeans
10/28/2019

Bloomberg writers Michael Hirtzer and Tatiana Freitas reported last week that, “China is clearing the way for more purchases of American soybeans in an apparent boon for U.S. farmers. There’s just one thing getting in the way — cheap Brazilian supplies. “As Beijing and Washington edge closer to an initial trade resolution, the Asian nation is said to have granted tariff waivers on […]

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