Pioneer Field Agronomy Update 7/29/2014

  Recent rains combined with cooler than normal temperatures for July is creating some interesting growing season discussion. But what is it doing to the crop itself? In this Dupont Pioneer Field Update, Northwest Indiana Agronomist Mary Gums tells HAT

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Becks’ Introduces FARMserver Precision Ag Tool

When it comes to precision agriculture technologies, farmers not only want complete control of their data, they want a tool that’s secure, simple and mobile. Beck’s Hybrids is introducing FARMserver™, a secure, web-based solution developed with the farmer in mind.

Beth Tharp

Hoosier to be Honored as “Champion of Change” for Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Indiana Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Julia A. Wickard is pleased to announce that Indiana’s own, Beth Tharp, of Coatesville, Indiana, will be honored by the White House and USDA as a “Champion

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Why I Farm: Martin Marr

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Jared Hagert

High Oleic a Key to Soybean Profitability

It isn’t every day that farmers in one state get excited about soybeans grown in another. But nationwide excitement continues to build around new high oleic soybean varieties. Farmers are already talking about how they could help to secure and

July 2014 soybeans

Slight Dip in Corn and Soybean Condition

Cool, dry, windy weather saw a number of farmers hoping for a rainstorm, even as many attended county fairs, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region. For the week ending July 27, 2014, average temperatures for the week ranged

Bob Nielsen-Purdue

Cool Weather’s Effect on Crop Could Differ from 2009

The next two months will determine whether the Indiana corn crop produces high yields as expected or is significantly damaged by any unforeseen, drastic changes in weather and diseases, Purdue Extension corn specialist says. This growing season at first glance


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July 28th Closing Comment With Arlan Suderman

              Exporters shipped 31.7 million bushels of corn in the week ending July 24, down from 37.1 million the previous week and down from the five-year average for the week of 33.9 million bushels.


Jim Riley Market Review for 7/28/2014

Agriculture today is not what it was a decade ago and the futures market that is at the heart of the world farm economy has changed dramatically in just the past few years. Electronic trading and speculative funds have rendered

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