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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
European corn borer (ECB) adult activity is stable, with low level activity in parts of the state now. Corn earworm moths (CEW) activity continues to gradually increase while fall armyworm (FAW) infestations continue throughout NJ, with infestation rates in the 30% range in coastal areas. Read more on all three pests from this Plant & Pest Advisory vegetable crop update.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
The Illinois corn crop continues to look really good in some areas - and really poor in others. Mike Toohill, Illinois-based agronomist for Diversified Services says excessive rainfall continues to deteriorate the crop. Find out more on the variability from this Brownfield AgNews story.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
A cornfield west of Columbus is showing some Buckeye pride with an unmistakable Block O pattern when viewed from above. Read more on the demonstration plot from this AgAnswers article.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Retail fresh produce price inflation has slowed to a crawl in 2015. Retail fresh fruit prices are expected to witness little or no inflation this year, while the top end of retail fresh vegetable price inflation is just 1.5%. Read more on produce price inflation from this Packer article.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Growers who have been hit the hardest by Mother Nature this year are already looking ahead to 2016. Read more on getting past the challenges of 2015 from this Brownfield Ag News article.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Farmers are faced with tough agronomic decisions this year. The warm wet weather is making conditions just right for development of crop diseases. Find out more on disease pressure from this Brownfield Ag News article and audio.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Recently, Jeffrey S Graybill was asked for the average yields for corn in Lancaster County from the past few decades. He was able to find the average corn yields from 1960 through 2014. The data is very telling and shows consistently increasing yields. Read more on average yields from this Field Crop News article.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Most sites continue to report very low counts, but a 2nd generation of ECB has started, sites in western and central PA reported FAW, sap beetles have emerged in some southeastern sites, and Western bean cutworm (WBC) flights have started. Inspect silks for sap beetles.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Net incomes on Midwest grain farms are likely to be low in 2015, potentially lower than levels experienced from 1998 to 2002, the last time commodity prices fell after a period of higher prices. Read more on choices given the low projected grain farm net incomes from this farmdoc daily article.

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