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7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
A repeat performance of 2013 has not been expected this year, but so far crop conditions are keeping pace. And the latest National Agricultural Statistics Service information denoted an increase in planted acres of corn and soybeans. Read more on the possibility of another record year from this Kentucky Forward article.

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7/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
The rates custom farm workers are paid in Ohio are rising, according to a new statewide survey of Ohio growers, farm workers and machinery operators completed by agricultural economists from Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Read more on custom rates from this Ag Answers article.

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7/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
The USDA's condition ratings for this year's corn and soybean crops continue to hold at extremely high levels for this point in the season. Read more on ratings from this full Brownfield Ag News story.

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7/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Each year wheat producers lose millions of dollars in potential income by not controlling volunteer winter wheat and providing a green bridge for wheat streak mosaic. Read more on the importance of its control from this Crop Watch article.

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7/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Timely control of weeds following winter wheat harvest can limit soil moisture loss to weeds and prevent the deposit of more weed seeds in the soil, two factors that can benefit the next crop's yield. Read more on the importance of controlling weeds from this Crop Watch article.

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7/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
It's important that producers not overreact to lower crop prices for wheat by cutting back this fall on phosphate fertilizer, if it's needed, for the wheat crop. Read more on phosphorus fertility in wheat from this Agronomy e-Update.

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7/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
In several of the winter wheat variety plots across South Dakota, the varieties rated as susceptible to scab (Fusarium Head Blight - FHB) showed noticeable incidence of infection. The bottom line is that many wheat producers will be dealing with a scab infected crop during harvest. Read advice from this iGrow article.

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7/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Winter wheat in most of Wisconsin is maturing nicely and starting to dry down in the southern portions of the state. Growers and consultants should scout fields now to estimate the level of scab present in their fields. Read more on scouting for scab and other diseases in wheat from this Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology article.

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7/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Continue to scout for wheat midge from heading through early flowering (<50% flowered), especially in areas where the 2013 fall soil survey indicated moderate to high risk for wheat midge larvae. Check out maps of risk from this Crop & Pest Report article.

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7/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
The 2014 University of Kentucky Small Grains Variety Performance Test is available online. Find a link to the results from this Grain Crops Update article.

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