Edd's Supplies News

Do Big Yields Mean Big Money?

Do you believe the highest yields return the greatest profit?

Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2018

Significant changes to trade policy could mitigate some of the demand growth in export markets.

Viability of Lentil, Wheat Rotation Studied

Winter lentils may be just what the doctor ordered to perk up the Rolling Plains wheat crop.

Weed Spotting by Drone Moving Toward Practicality

Drones are being used to identify glyphosate-resistant weeds.

Still Another Wrinkle in the RFS

New ideas about how to “fix” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) seem to appear weekly.

Recent News

Fall Sampling for SCN

The post-harvest period is an excellent time to sample for soybean cyst nematodes (SCN), the most yield-limiting pest in soybeans. Soybean cyst nematodes often go undetected but cause more yield loss in Nebraska and across the U.S. than all other soybean diseases combined. Yield losses of over 30% have been documented in healthy-looking soybean fields. […]

Writing a Marketing Plan for Your Stored Grain

The goal for any farmer holding grain in storage should be to obtain a better price for that crop in the spring or summer than the price offered at harvest. Some farmers put grain in the bin looking to sell it by hitting a grain marketing “home run,” i.e., selling all of their grain in […]

China’s Ag Import Capacity Considered as Phase One Trade Talks Continue

Reuters writers Heather Timmons and Hallie Gu reported last week that, “U.S. President Donald Trump’s demand that Beijing commit to big purchases of American farm products has become a major sticking point in talks to end the Sino-U.S. trade war, according to several people briefed on the negotiations. Farm Policy@FarmPolicy  “@realDonaldTrump: We’re ahead of schedule on phase […]

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