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Game of catch

August 2, 2017 - 3:23pm
Atop a 35 foot scaffolding tower, Brody Dunn, a University of Illinois student, spends his evenings collecting western corn rootworm beetles as they disperse from the Urbana, Ill., fields where they developed as larvae. Joseph Spencer, University of Illinois principal…
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Iowa State Fair offers ag education opportunities

August 2, 2017 - 11:22am
DES MOINES — Agricultural education is a highlight at the Iowa State Fair. From baby animals to food production and more, visitors will find plenty of activities to learn more about Iowa's important agriculture industry, according to a fair news…
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Roller coaster prices due to higher slaughter numbers

August 2, 2017 - 10:45am
The first half of 2017 turned into a roller coaster ride for the fed cattle market.
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Markets mull weather impacts and potential supplies

August 2, 2017 - 10:39am
The corn market is in the process of sorting out what final yields could like look like after weeks of hot, dry conditions in the western Corn Belt.
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Keep stored grain cool to protect investment

August 2, 2017 - 6:30am
Stored grain needs to be cool and dry during summer storage, according to a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain-drying expert.
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U.S. land value unclear in near future

August 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Editor’s note: The following was written by Wendong Zhang, Iowa State University Extension economist, for the university’s Ag Decision Maker newsletter.
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Growing pre-commercial bean adds value, care

July 31, 2017 - 7:30am
DIKE, Iowa — In order to grow the next top-performing soybean seed, farmers and seed companies must work together with an eye for detail to be successful.
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Grazing problems arise from toxic materials

July 31, 2017 - 6:00am
LAMONI, Iowa — Pasture ground is valuable resource. Farmers sometimes get a rude reminder of that fact.
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Letter to the Editor: China beef and Country of Origin Labeling

July 29, 2017 - 8:00am
The U.S. is working to get China’s beef market. China requires beef to be born, raised and slaughtered in the U.S. or imported from Canada or Mexico and raised and slaughtered in the U.S.
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Troubling comments about dicamba

July 29, 2017 - 8:00am
Soybean injury from dicamba has occurred each year in Illinois since the product was first commercialized. However, the response of some individuals from companies who market formulations approved for use in dicamba-resistant varieties has been unlike anything I’ve experienced during…
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Robots offer ‘goldmine’ of information for growing crops

July 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When a tall, thin robot was introduced to visitors at University of Illinois test plots July 13, it was reminiscent of early “Star Wars” movies, when such robots were science fiction.
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Young farmer works to relaunch family operation

July 28, 2017 - 6:00am
MARION, Iowa — Eleven years. That’s how long Dennis Fagle farmed his land. Eleven years working in the field his dad had worked in most of his life.
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Grassley discusses trade, taxes

July 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
While health care tied up the U.S. Senate in recent weeks, some lawmakers are still talking about items such as the North American Free Trade Agreement and tax reform.
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Researchers reveal plant hormone interactions

July 27, 2017 - 4:45pm
From herbicides to growth- promoting chemicals, plant hormone research continues to offer new ideas for the world of agriculture.
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Ag innovation takes all shapes, sizes

July 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
Innovation in the agriculture sector is alive and well in the Midwest and across the country. Thanks to the model developed by businesses and organizations in Silicon Valley, inventors now have a path to share their work with others, no…
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BASF discusses dicamba situation

July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
BASF held a conference call July 19 to discuss the ongoing dicamba herbicide situation. Amid numerous complaints of dicamba damage to soybeans, the Missouri Department of Agriculture briefly suspended use of dicamba before allowing it for three dicamba products, including…
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Illinois crop progress jumps during warm week

July 27, 2017 - 7:00am
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Hot, dry conditions continue throughout Missouri

July 27, 2017 - 7:00am
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FFA keeps students learning through summer

July 27, 2017 - 7:00am
MALVERN, Iowa — Activities start early at the Mills County Fair, and the day is off to a sweltering start as Kirby Karwal talks to one of his students about his entry in the cattle show.
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