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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
With harvest underway or fast approaching, you may be trying to estimate the number of bushels in a partially filled bin and how much capacity is remaining. With the right equations, it's easy to calculate for round bins, peaked grain, and rectangular storage buildings. Find those equations in this Crop Watch article.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Several times a year, Tom Dorn gets a phone call from someone wanting to know how to measure the bushels of grain in a round grain bin. There are two ways to calculate the number of bushels in a bin. Read about the two different ways in this Crop Watch article.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Soybean aphids are decreasing or stagnant in most soybean fields. You can see this in the final soybean aphid map from the IPM scouting program in this Crop & Pest Report article.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Iron-deficiency chlorosis (IDC) in soybean was a major problem early during the 2015 growing season in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. For soybean varieties tested by NDSU in 2015, the Roundup Ready IDC and Conventional / Liberty Link IDC scores are now available at the NDSU variety trials result web site. Find out more on the ratings from this Crop & Pest Report article.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Field bindweed is a deep-rooted perennial weed that severely reduces crop yields and land value. Read more on the best control options from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
This farmdoc daily article examines the variation across counties in ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage -County program) payments per program base acre, using estimated corn and soybean payments for the 2014 crop year as an illustration.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
This year's record rainfall across parts of the Midwest could make it more difficult for grain producers to determine a late-season irrigation strategy, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension irrigation specialist says. Read more on the strategy from this Ag Answers article.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
A significant challenge has arisen because use of residual herbicides in our corn and soybean production systems may interfere with establishment of fall seeded cover crops. Read more on the interaction from this Pest & Crop newsletter article.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Wheat has been harvested and sugarbeet farmers are participating in the preharvest campaign. And corn and soybean harvest will be right around the corner. Before you lose the opportunity, Tom Peters suggests walking your fields to observe weed escapes.

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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
We are receiving reports on white mold and sudden death syndrome (SDS) appearing on soybeans in South Dakota. Read more on both diseases in soybeans at the R3-R5 stage of development from this Pest & Crop Newsletter article.

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