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1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
The idea that larger farms have a more efficient cost structure was explored in an earlier article that looked at some of the variable costs (crop costs and power & equipment costs) that seem to be attention getting when considering economies of scale in farming. Read more on these economies from this Farmdoc Daily article.

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1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Because of the wet and dry conditions soybeans went through, the issue with the crop is going to be quality. UGA Extension Soybean Agronomist Dr. Jared Whitaker says this shriveling is a sign the beans have went through periods of wet and dry conditions. Read more on the crop from this Thomas County Ag article.

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1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Matt Miles says he's one of a small group of farmers he considers "some of the best in the United States." Miles was a speaker at the National Conservation Systems Cotton and Rice Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Watch his comments in this Delta Farm Press video.

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1/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
If you want to ruin an agronomist's day, ask him for the best management practices for planting soybeans back into soybeans. Read more on the problems from this AgFax.com article.

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1/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Burcucumber could reduce soybean yield as much as 48 percent, said University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley at the recent MU Extension Crop Management Conference. Read more on both burcucumber and toothed spurge from this Integrated Pest & Crop Management article.

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1/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
When Matt Miles received the Soybean Farmer of the Year Award at this year's National Conservation Systems Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he said a number of people deserved the award as much as he did. Later, Miles told farmers attending his presentation it really does take a team to grow 100-bushel yields. Watch the video of Miles at the Delta Farm Press link.

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1/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
The new BroadAxe® XC herbicide from Syngenta gives growers more flexibility for soybean, sunflower and dry pea weed control programs.

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1/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
The USDA's final estimates of 2014 U.S. production and estimates of December 1, 2014 stocks released on January 12 revealed some potentially important issues for the corn and soybean markets. Read more on these issues from this Farmdoc Daily article.

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1/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
Producers should begin soon in planning their program for controlling kochia. Major flushes of kochia emerge in early March and into April. Read more on control strategies for kochia from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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1/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
The unexpectedly large drop in US wheat area may turn out to be more important for US corn and soybean harvests, than for production of the grain itself. Read more on the importance from this Agrimoney.com article.

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