A plant pathologist is mapping the spread of southern root-knot (SRK) nematode to increase awareness of the pest. Travis Faske is with the University of Arkansas. “If soybean cyst is an embezzler, you can’t quite see the symptoms then root-knot nematode, or the southern... Read More.
Twenty-five percent of corn and soybean growers continue to expect cash rental rates to rise next year, according to the latest Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. Jim Minter is the survey’s principal investigator and director of the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture. “That’s probably... Read More.
Michigan farmers are preparing for disease pressure following warm, wet weather. Mike Milligan spoke with Brownfield while spraying his soybeans Thursday. “I’m very nervous about mold and disease issues in general, our corn’s getting sprayed for tar spot next week,” he says. Milligan says... Read More.
New crop soybean exports grabbed the spotlight in the most recent set of sales numbers. The USDA says more than 2.6 million tons of U.S. beans were sold during the week ending July 27th for next marketing year, most of that to unknown... Read More.
The President of the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board is optimistic and excited about a possible soybean crushing facility near Evansville, Wisconsin. Clinton farmer Patrick Mullooly tells Brownfield it’s early in the process for CHS, as the cooperative moves forward with plans to build a... Read More.
Corn for ethanol and soybean crush demand were both mixed during June. The USDA says 441.479 million bushels of corn were used for fuel alcohol production during June, up 1% from May in preparation for summer driving season, but down 1% from June 2022... Read More.
Corn and soybean condition ratings declined in Missouri the final week of July. The USDA says 25% of the corn is rated good to excellent, a decline of 2 percentage points from the previous week. Missouri’s soybean conditions are rated 28% good to excellent,... Read More.
The Illinois Soybean Association elected new farmer leaders during their annual meeting this week. Ron Kindred of Atlanta was elected Chairman. He has served the association for 13 years including terms as vice president, secretary and legislative chairman. He has also represented Illinois as... Read More.
The President of the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board hopes an in-state crush plant becomes a reality soon. Pat Mullooly tells Brownfield the new DeLong Maritime Agricultural Facility at the Port of Milwaukee might help stimulate development by providing access to new markets for... Read More.
Brownfield’s Mark Dorenkamp will cover the University of Minnesota Soybean Research Center Field Day and Symposium in Falcon Heights on August 31st, 2023. ... University of Minnesota Soybean Research Center Field Day and Symposium
Nebraska’s ag director says the state is expanding market access in Vietnam for soybeans and its byproducts. Sherry Vinton tells Brownfield soybean meal and soybean oil exports are increasing. “They don’t have the landmass to grow the feed they need for their industry.... Read More.