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4/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Building on the discussion of RIN pricing and stock holding this Farmdoc Daily article explores what a 'healthy' RIN bank may look like, estimate RIN stocks for 2014.

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4/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
A new smartphone app developed by University of Georgia and University of Florida researchers will help cotton farmers in their states save one of nature's most precious resources - water. Find out more on the app from this AgFax.com story.

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4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
With California experiencing one of its worst droughts on record, grocery shoppers across the country can expect to see a short supply of certain fruits and vegetables in stores and to pay higher prices for those items. Read more on expected increases from this ASU news release.

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4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
At 28.7% of production, this year's April stocks/production ratio is the lowest since 1990. The low stocks/production ratio could lead observers to believe that late-season stocks are extremely tight, but market signals are more in line with a moderately tight supply situation. Read more on stocks and markets from Bruce Huffaker's commentary at the link below.

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4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
The Maine Potato Board and University of Maine announced the creation of two new potato varieties targeted at the french fry and potato chip industries. Find out more information on the varieties from this Bangor Daily News article.

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4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
Soil temperatures from around the state are highly variable still on the cool side. Cool, wet soils promote the growth of one of the major seed and seedling pathogens of corn and soybean, Pythium. Read more on soil temperatures and Pythium from this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article.

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4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the foremost attention should be given to management practices that will expedite crop establishment. This C.O.R.N. Newsletter article offers some suggestions and guidelines to consider in dealing with a late planting season.

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4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
With potentially just weeks to go before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could announce a final decision on the renewable fuel standard, U.S. ethanol and agriculture interests launched a television and digital advertising campaign to counter months of national advertising by the U.S. oil industry attacking ethanol. Find out more on the campaign from this AgFax.com story.

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4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
Achieving consistently high yields in corn and soybean production requires uniform crop emergence and plant spacing. Del Voight discusses planting tips and the effects of spacing deviations on final yield in this Field Crop News story.

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4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
High quality and often expensive seed can be planted at lower populations if you have the correct equipment for the task. A well maintained and calibrated drill can improve your stands, and increase yields while lowering your seed costs. Read more on calibrating your grain drill from this Field Crop News story.

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