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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Historically high rainfall levels in Louisiana are keeping sweet potato growers out of fields and will affect volumes in the state. Read more on the impact from this Packer report.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Drought and heat adversely affected ear and kernel formation in many Ohio corn fields this year. Poor ear and kernel development is associated with variability in plant growth within fields that is related to differences in soil moisture. Read more on ear development from this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Keeping fresh produce fresh in transit to market is a big deal, and transportation and logistics providers play a key role in getting product safely to customers and, ultimately, consumers. Read more on timeliness from this Packer story.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
With harvest approaching, questions on whether crop insurance will make payments this year are beginning to arise, particularly for corn where the prospects are for the harvest price to be below the projected price. In this farmdoc daily article, Gary Schnitkey evaluates whether crop insurance will make payments for Midwest farms purchasing Revenue Protection (RP).

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
To save time and cost, some wheat producers may be thinking about adding a little extra nitrogen (N) as urea or UAN to their phosphorus fertilizer through the drill with the seed. We suggest that NO urea or UAN solution be placed in contact with the seed. Read more on methods of application from this Agronomy e-Update.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
The welcome rains have refreshed our crops but made the soil moist just prior to corn silage harvest. The soil compaction threat therefore has increased significantly. Read more on soil compaction from this Field Crop News article.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Many producers would like to estimate the yield potential of their soybeans well before reaching the end of the season. Read more on estimating yield potential from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Wheat is considered a highly responsive crop to starter fertilizers, particularly phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N). And application of P as starter fertilizer can be an effective method for part or all the P needs. Read more on starter fertilizers for wheat from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
As the growing season wraps up, producers have an opportunity to further improve their water use efficiency by properly timing their final irrigation application. Read more on the timing of the final irrigation from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
With the dry weather encompassing most of Pennsylvania this summer, a close eye should be kept on corn silage moisture and maturity so the proper harvest time can be achieved to produce quality silage. Read more on corn silage dry down from this Field Crop News article.

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