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Refining Risk Assessment for GM Crops
Current terrestrial risk assessments for pesticides, biopesticides and GM crops use a tiered approach to gauge the risks from GM crops...
What Do RIN Values Tell Us about Biofuel Mandates?
The impact of the US drought on the price of corn and other feed grains and oilseeds has made the arcane subject of Renewable Identification...
Scout Fields Prior to Fall-applied Herbicide Application
URBANA – Post-harvest herbicide application provides an additional opportunity to manage problematic weed species including winter...
Plant Pathologist: Wheat Planted in Corn Stubble at Risk for Head Scab
More corn acres brought on by high corn prices in recent years could tempt winter wheat growers to plant the crop into corn stubble,...
Increased Weed Resistance Means More Pesticide Used
A study published this week by Washington State University research professor Charles Benbrook finds that the use of herbicides in...
Controlling Volunteer Corn Before Fall-Seeded Small Grains
The relatively early beginning to corn harvest provided a good environment for the emergence of volunteer corn, said University of...
US Farm Outlook - Droughts and Markets
The drought has had the markets and USDA on the move this summer, writes Chad Hart, University of Iowa. ...
Competitive Factors in Brazil Affecting US, Brazilian Ag Sales in Selected Markets
A new report from the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) describes and analyses competitive factors in Brazil affecting...
Economic Consequences of the Renewable Fuels Mandate
Under US law, US petroleum refiners and other so-called obligated parties must blend ever larger volumes of renewable fuels into the...
Questions About Corn Acreage
The pace of consumption of US corn has been slowing, as evidenced by small weekly exports and export sales, smaller weekly estimates...
2012 Drought: Yield Loss, Revenue Loss, Harvest Price Option
Despite the reduction in yield caused by the drought, per acre revenue is higher in August than in February for the average US acre...
Ideal Conditions for Stalk Rots in 2012
The 2012 growing season, with mid-season conditions that favored kernel set followed by conditions that favored plant stress, was ideal...
Drought, the Illinois Corn Crop: Comparing 1988 - 2012
Many producers are wondering whether the development of genetically modified hybrids and the improvement in hybrid yield potential...
Diverse Rotations for Achieve Higher Yields, Profits
Cropping systems designed with higher diversity minimize the use of fossil fuels and protect ecosystem health without forfeiting...
Understanding How Evolution Can Improve Agriculture
The largest drought in 50 years has severely damaged much of the nation’s Corn Belt and is threatening the viability of the 2012...
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