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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Staying current on commodity markets requires regular updates on changes which is the focus of a webcast scheduled for April 29, 2014. Find out more on the webcast from this MSU Extension article.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Demand for corn stover is growing in the United States. Two industries have identified this secondary product as a valuable feedstock, creating market opportunities for growers. So when does removal make sense? Read this MSU Extension article for advice.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Plan for a cooler than normal planting season when you're making those fine-tuning-type decisions that can vary depending upon what type of season you expect.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Some of our corn is just coming up good but most is at V2 and the oldest is at V5 growth stage. Most of it has a yellow color for several reasons, which Rome Ethredge explains his top 4 reasons in this Seminole Crop eNews story.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Nitrogen is an important nutrient for corn production. Optimal management is good for both the farmer and the environment. Read more on nitrogen management from this MSU Extension article.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
In 2013 several new varieties of transgenic sweet corn with insect resistance from BT genes and herbicide tolerance became available to growers. The authors of this Weekly Crop Update article collaborated to evaluate various aspects of the Attribute, Attribute II and Performance series varieties in field trials in 2013.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Given the cold, wet start to spring, there is a good chance that we will see more than our usual amount of damage from the root and seed maggots. Three species of seed and root maggots attack vegetables in Indiana. Read more on these pests from pages 3-4 of the Vegetable Crops Hotline.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Cooler than average temperatures are expected to continue across the northern states in May, according to a recent report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center. Read more on this outlook from this iGrow article.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
This Farmdoc Daily post reviews not the estimated revenue and expenses for corn and soybeans but the actual 1) yields, 2) crop returns, 3) selected costs, and 4) the residual management returns as the percentage of corn acres in a crop rotation increases as compared to a control group.

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4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Plenty of corn acres have been planted in eastern Kansas over the past couple weeks. The hard freeze, with temperatures into the low-to mid 20's, throughout Kansas overnight on April 14-15, has the potential to cause leaf burn and other kinds of damage to recently planted corn. Read more on freeze injury in corn from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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