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12/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
How could changes in fertilizer and fuel costs affect your operation in 2015? What will happen if you eliminate or add a trip through the field or change a practice? The UNL Crop Production Budgets offer the chance to examine and compare crop production costs for 14 crops and 69 systems. Read more on the budgets from this Crop Watch article.

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12/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
Projected U.S. wheat supplies for 2014/15 are raised 10 million bushels this month, with higher projected imports. Read more on ending stocks from this AgFax.com article.

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12/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
The Kansas Wheat Calculator App allows growers to assess yield potential of their wheat stands during the growing season, even during winter dormancy. Find out more on the app from this news release.

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12/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
There are many benefits to using red clover as a cover crop, including nitrogen production, serving as a weed suppressor and being widely adaptable. Read more on these benefits from this MSU Extension article.

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12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM
No one wants a reversal of its toxic effects, but it would be untrue to say acid rain didn't provide a benefit for agriculture. As power plants have added emission scrubbers and made the shift to natural gas, sulfur must now be applied to cropland. Read more on acid rain from this Delta Farm Press article.

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12/2/2014 12:00:00 AM
For the first time since the 2005 crop year, the farm bill's commodity programs could make significant payments due to low prices and revenue for corn, soybeans and wheat, according to a farm policy expert with Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Read more on making crop program choices from this Ag Answers article.

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12/2/2014 12:00:00 AM
With wheat prospects looking reasonably good so far this season in many areas of the state, producers may be wondering if it would pay to add chloride to their topdressing blend. Read more on the practice from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
Getting out of the truck and walking across winter wheat stands can be helpful in assessing seeding rates, drill performance and prospect of a profitable crop. Read more on evaluating young wheat stands from this MSU Extension article.

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12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
A patent-pending technology has built resistance to certain viruses in wheat plants. Although the technology involves genetic engineering, which is not an option for wheat in today's market, the research has extended to building this resistance in non-genetically engineered wheat lines as well. Read more on the technology from this Science Daily article.

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11/28/2014 12:00:00 AM
Net farm income is forecast to be $96.9 billion in 2014, down 21.1 percent from 2013's estimate of $122.8 billion. Read more on income and expense projections from this AgFax.com article.

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