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Articles of Interest- Monday, March 25, 2019

Low Wheat Prices May Not be the Cure for Low Prices Southwest Farm Press – 03/22/2019 An old cliché says, “The cure for low prices is low prices.” In today’s world wheat market, this may not be true. The belief that higher wheat production results in lower prices also may not always be true. Current…

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Articles of Interest – Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Australian Wheat Production, Exports Forecast to be Lowest in 11 Years World-Grain – 10/22/2018 The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Oct. 12 forecast Australian wheat production and exports in 2018-19 to be the lowest since 2007-08. The USDA forecast Australian wheat production in 2018-19 at 18.5 million tonnes, down 1.5 million tonnes from the September outlook,…

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Articles of Interest – Thursday, October 18, 2018

Ukraine Grain Exports at 11.1 Mln T So Far in 2018/19 Successful Farming – 10/16/2018 Ukraine has exported 11.1 million tonnes of grain since the season began in July, down from around 13 million tonnes at the same point last season, the agriculture ministry said. Ukraine has exported 6.7 million tonnes of wheat, 2.3 million tonnes…

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Tips for planting winter cereals

The optimum planting date windows are between September 1st and the 15th in the area north of I-94, between September 10th and the 30th south of I-94, and between September 20th and October 10th in the part of the state south of I-90. (Photo Source: Flickr/Clare Black. “Wheat”) MINNEAPOLIS — We are quickly approaching the…

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Important Reminders for This Cold, Wet Spring

As snow melts, many soils quickly become saturated and have a weakened structure. Working the soil when it’s too wet can ruin the good soil structure you’ve worked hard to build. Delay field work until the optimum time. Despite the late start that many farmers will get this year, it is vital to delay tillage,…

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