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USDA Reports Provide Some Surprises
1/17/2018

The USDA released a set of reports on Jan.12 containing information with implications for corn and soybean prices in 2018.

Northern Corn Leaf Blight Genes Identified in New Study
1/15/2018

Researchers have figured out how the fungus is outsmarting corn, and they may be able to use this information to help corn fight back.

Updating Corn and Soybean Export Pace
1/10/2018

The pace of soybean and corn exports carries concerns for consumption and ending stock levels in the 2017-18 marketing year.

Study Suggests New Targets for Improving Soybean Oil Content
1/9/2018

Scientists working to increase soybean oil content tend to focus their efforts on genes known to impact the plant’s seeds, but a Purdue University study shows that genes affecting other plant parts deserve more attention.

Integrating Two Types of Crop Models to Predict the Effect of Climate Change on Crop Yields
1/5/2018

Scientists now have a new tool to predict the future effects of climate change on crop yields.

Recent News

The Conservation Question, Part 1-An Introduction
10/18/2019

The 2018 Farm Bill produced a rare setback for natural resources conservation policy. The current suite of conservation programs are all built out of the landmark Food Security Act of 1985, which created the Conservation Reserve Program and conservation compliance; policy that is rooted in the response to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s and […]

Wheat Still in Fields Raises Concerns
10/18/2019

Heavy rainfall or snow has prevented wheat from being harvested in parts of North Dakota this fall, leaving producers wondering what to do with their crops. Vomitoxin is one of the concerning issues. Vomitoxin, also known as deoxynivalenol (DON), is a mycotoxin that occurs predominantly in grains such as wheat, barley, oats, rye and corn. […]

Soybean Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging
10/16/2019

A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service on Oct. 6, the percentage of soybeans dropping leaves was 92% in North Dakota, 80% in Minnesota, 78% in South Dakota, 68% […]

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