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Enlist E3 soybeans to enter North American market through ‘closed loop’

Iowa Farmer Today - October 11, 2017 - 12:38pm
Dow AgroSciences and ADM announced Oct. 11 an agreement to bring Dow AgroSciences’ multiple-herbicide tolerant Enlist E3 soybeans to farmers for the 2018 growing season.
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Old-crop supplies limit corn, soybean prices

Iowa Farmer Today - October 11, 2017 - 11:45am
Buyers who want fresh, new-crop corn may have to wait, due to slow harvest progress. But old-crop corn could fill orders. Thanks to plentiful supplies, prices for corn and soybeans might not move far soon.
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How fast do soybeans dry down in the field?

Iowa Farmer Today - October 8, 2017 - 11:34am
Editor’s note: Rafael Martinez-Feria, Sotirios Archontoulis and Mark Licht wrote this article for Iowa State Extension Integrated Crop Management News, available online at http://bit.ly/2wMpqp5.
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Mature corn dry-down rate in fields varies

Iowa Farmer Today - October 8, 2017 - 11:31am
Editor’s note: Rafael Martinez- Feria, Mark Licht and Sotirios Archontoulis wrote this article for Iowa State Extension Integrated Crop Management News, available online at http://bit.ly/2hnYrum.
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Wetland improves flood control, water quality

Iowa Farmer Today - October 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
COWELL, Iowa — The wetland and CRP grasses and flowers on farmland owned by Doug Bohlen’s father, Randy, are reducing flooding, removing nitrates from tile water and creating wildlife habitat.
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Revenue insurance covers diverse farm operations

Iowa Farmer Today - October 7, 2017 - 8:00am
For many years, farmers across the country have purchased crop insurance policies as a way to manage the risk of a yield or income loss. ... However, crop insurance has stepped into the spotlight as the highest costing federal farm…
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Letter to the Editor: Allow local control of CAFOs

Iowa Farmer Today - October 7, 2017 - 8:00am
DNR stands for the Department of Natural Resources, EPC for Environmental Protection Commission, IOWA for I Owe the World an Apology (for all the animal confinements that are destroying our rivers and lakes).
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Letter to the Editor: Praise for IFT dicamba coverage

Iowa Farmer Today - October 7, 2017 - 8:00am
Iowa Farmer Today deserves praise for its early and consistent coverage of dicamba. The New York Times caught up with the issue via an in-depth story just over a week ago. Way to go, IFT.
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Bovine embryo transfer helps improve herd genetics

Iowa Farmer Today - October 6, 2017 - 11:30am
AMES, Iowa — Beef and dairy producers want the animals in their herds to possess the best genetics possible. But a cow can have only one calf per year, which limits how widely desirable genetics can be transmitted into the…
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Iowa Nutrient Research Center funds 11 projects

Iowa Farmer Today - October 6, 2017 - 10:59am
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University has funded 11 new projects related to water quality.
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U.S. pork group measures VFD farm response

Iowa Farmer Today - October 6, 2017 - 9:00am
DES MOINES — Nine months after the full implementation of Food and Drug Administration Guidance 209 and 213, the National Pork Board has received only two calls into its farmer call center requesting clarification or information on the rule change.
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Weber family builds a farming legacy

Iowa Farmer Today - October 6, 2017 - 6:00am
DYSART, Iowa — For all of living memory, the Webers have been an Iowa farm family.
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Bill Northey gets hearing on USDA nomination

Iowa Farmer Today - October 5, 2017 - 5:11pm
If confirmed for a national post, Iowa’s agriculture secretary said Oct. 5 he would ensure crop insurance remains as a support for the country’s farmers.
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Go-to advice: Listen to your neighbors

Iowa Farmer Today - October 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
Editor’s note: Reporters rely on experts in the field for the best information. This series introduces our go-to sources for crop, livestock and ag tech news.
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Hog report suggests profits ahead: Economist

Iowa Farmer Today - October 5, 2017 - 1:15pm
The U.S. pork industry continues to grow at a measured pace.
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Iowa State gets $14 million for grain, feed complex

Iowa Farmer Today - October 5, 2017 - 8:56am
AMES, Iowa — Kent Corporation is committing $8 million, the Iowa Corn Promotion Board $4 million and Sukup Manufacturing Co. $2 million toward a new Iowa State University educational and research facility for feed milling and grain science.
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Harvest continues under clear skies in Missouri

Iowa Farmer Today - October 5, 2017 - 8:00am
Dry weather allowed crop harvesting to advance, with temperatures averaging 67.6 degrees, 4.2 degrees above normal.
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Dry weather allows week of field work in Illinois

Iowa Farmer Today - October 5, 2017 - 8:00am
Dry conditions were prevalent across the state last week, according to the Oct. 2 USDA Crop Progress report. There were 7.0 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Oct. 1.
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EPA issues biofuel reduction notice

Iowa Farmer Today - October 5, 2017 - 8:00am
An announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency last week has the biofuel industry and observers upset and concerned.
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Managing in-season risk and harvest timing with hybrid maturity selection

Iowa Farmer Today - October 5, 2017 - 6:00am
WHITTIER, Iowa — By planting a mix of early, medium and full-seasons hybrids, farmers manage weather risk at pollination and balance farm labor needs by staggering harvest dates.
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