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2/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
The blessing of a wet 2015 is expected to bring the curse of a weedy 2016, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. Read more on the expectation from this AgriLife Today story.

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2/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
Two long-time soil fertility measurements are also soil health assessments. Soil pH and lime requirement are long recognized as the foundation of nutrient management as acid soils often need liming to aid crop growth and development. Read more on soil health assessments from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
Phosphorus and potassium are important for crop production. But is one nutrient more important than the other? To learn the answer to this question, watch a new video titled: Relative Importance of P and K for corn and soybean in Wisconsin. Watch the video in this Wisconsin Crop Manager article.

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2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
Total risk can be divided into two major categories: business risk and financial risk. In this farmdoc daily article, case farms are used to examine the relationship between business, financial, and total risk, and to illustrate what happens to each of these risks when interest rates and leverage change.

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2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
There are numerous economic challenges for crop production in 2016. Tips for maximizing your economic return on fertilizer are provided in the video titled: Strategies to Maximize Return on Fertilizer in 2016. Watch the video in this Wisconsin Crop Manager article.

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2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
The problem many U.S. farming operations face now is the ability to cash-flow the business for the next 18 to 24 months. The long-term concern is the overall debt-load of the farm business. Read more on cash flowing your operation from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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2/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
Be sure to watch this Purdue Extension YouTube webinar for reducing corn production costs in 2016 at the link below.

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2/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
Buyers should expect product shortages and continuing high prices as south Florida growers assess damages from late January rains and high winds. Find out more on the damage done from this Packer article and video.

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2/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
Two new web-based decision tools are now available in the crop insurance section of farmdoc. The ifarm Premium Calculator provides farmer-paid premiums for insurance products on a per acre basis. The ifarm Insurance Evaluator provides performance evaluations of alternative crop insurance products for a case farm within a county.

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2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is working with south Florida growers to help them deal with recent flooding. In late January, torrential rains struck southwest and southeast Florida growing regions. Find out more on their help from this Packer story.

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