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12/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Crop prices remain well below the record levels of 2010 through 2013 as U.S. and world supplies remain abundant, even with a shortfall in South American corn and soybean production in 2016, commodity demand also continues to suffer from prolonged slow economic growth in much of the world. Read more on price prospects for crops and livestock from this farmdoc daily article.

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12/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Some agricultural commodity prices in the U.S. got a boost from exports over the summer, but elevated exports seemed to only keep prices for some commodities from dropping further. Low commodity prices in late 2016 have put downward pressure on farm income, credit conditions, such as repayment rates for farm loans, and farmland values. Read more on the ag outlook from this full report by the Federal Reserve Bank.

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12/27/2016 12:00:00 AM
Each year the National Restaurant Association (NRA), major grocery store outlets, food magazines, and others offer predictions for the hottest food trends for the upcoming year. Read some of their predictions from this MSU Extension News article.

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12/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
The impacts of a 2016 growing season that may have cost crop farmers up to $50 million in losses due to wet weather, plus the pressures of lower commodity prices, may prompt changes in Arkansas' row crop landscape for 2017, said extension faculty from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Read more on the impacts from this AgFax.com article.

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12/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
The extent of possible winter damage to the developing wheat crop during the fall will depend on several variables. Read more on these variables from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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12/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
This fall a number of diseases have been observed in winter wheat. This Crop Watch article offers some tips for managing wheat diseases in 2017, beginning with steps you can take now.

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12/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
Wheat scab has been described as a wheat-industry-threatening disease. All the wheat varieties essentially are susceptible to this disease. It turns out that the only source of resistance is in the Chinese landrace Sumai 3. Read more on this resistance gene from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM
The U.S. 2016/17 all-wheat supply and demand estimates are unchanged this month. The season average price remains at $3.70 per bushel, with the range narrowed from 40 cents to 20 cents. Read more on the wheat estimates from this AgFax.com article.

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12/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
Some farmers in northwest Ohio have noted purple-reddish leaves on their wheat crop. If your wheat plants turned purple, this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article offers a couple of things to note.

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12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
What is the likelihood that the wheat crop in Kansas going to have successful winter survival? What are some of the things that we need to be looking for? Find out from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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