This Spring Tackle those Compacted Soils

At winter meetings for Indiana farmers this year one agronomist is spending a lot of time on compaction problems and how compaction reduces yield. The Director of Agronomic Services at , Bill Mullen, says 3 years of compacted soils will

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Working With a Narrow Farm Bill Timeline

  Farmers had long waited for a new Farm Bill and now that it’s here, they’re up against some tight deadlines to make things happen. Not only are some of the deadlines a tight timeline for farmers, but decisions made in

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Hoosier Farmer Wins ASA 2015 Conservation Legacy Award

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce Steve Berger, Wellman, Iowa (Midwest Region); Mike Starkey, Brownsburg, Ind. (Northeast Region); and Jimmy Thomas, Timberlake, N.C. (South Region), as the regional winners of the 2015 Conservation Legacy Awards. Each winner

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Kentucky Farm Wins 2014 Beck 300 Challenge

 Beck’s is proud to announce Williams Farms from Monticello, Ky., as the winner of the 2014 Beck 300 Challenge, achieving a yield of 303.9 Bu./A. with BECK 6626AM-R™*. “We thought we had a good crop this year, but we never imagined

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Apply Now for Soy See for Yourself Program

Many soybeans have been delivered to the elevator, but where will they go next? The Soy Checkoff invites farmers to meet some of their biggest customers and learn about the impact they make on farmers’ bottom lines during this year’s

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Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments Critical for Certain Soybean Operations

In comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today, the American Soybean Association (ASA) disagreed with the conclusions of a recent report from EPA that calls into question the efficacy of neonicotinoid seed treatments in soybean operations. In the association’s


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Closing Comments

Closing Comments Corn Traders fear increased flow of corn as farmers start to sell this spring. Exporters shipped 34.9 million bushels of corn in the week ending January 22, up from 29.4 million the previous week and up from the


Jim Riley Market Review for 1/26/2015

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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