Tuesday, August 30, 2016
U.S. Drought Conditions

Last year’s drought conditions plus late-season rains expedited the growth of soybean plants, which has caused fewer seed pods and larger seeds for growers to plant this year.

A temporary tariff change in Brazil is signaling an opportunity for U.S. wheat farmers to regain competitiveness in South America’s largest wheat importing market.

Ohio corn growers, if you can get in your fields, start planting. Planting corn outside the optimal four-week window could lower yields as much as 30 bushels/acre.

The agreement paves the way for U.S. introduction (pending regulatory approvals) of new, next-generation SmartStax products by the end of the decade.

In eastern Ohio, the Utica Shale is presently of more interest than the Marcellus Shale because of favorable economic returns. April 24 webinar explains more.

New state energy portal gives users interactive access to customized maps and charts of state energy data.

The new varieties could be a boon to the U.S agricultural economy, and also have significant impact in the developing world.

Produce growers have an opportunity April 30 to ask questions and make concerns heard regarding the proposed food safety rules for fresh produce.
University of Nebraska

If you grow corn in northern Ohio, you may want to take action against Asiatic garden beetle grub damage before planting.

DuPont Pioneer will pay Monsanto more than $802 million over an initial four-year period for trait technology, associated data, and soybean lines.
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