• Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Expect volatility in the soybean and corn markets over the next five years, said Pat Westhoff, director of the University of Missouri Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (MU FAPRI).
  • Thursday, March 13, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A wet fall harvest and a cold winter might make conditions especially dangerous for grain producers emptying grain bins to fulfill commodity contracts and prepare for wheat harvest.
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  • Monday, February 24, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension  researchers and USDA scientists on the MU campus are collaborating with DuPont Pioneer to pool soil data, expertise and other resources to help grain farmers improve yields and reduce costs.
  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– When it comes to corn seeding rates, sometimes less is more.
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Advanced planting technologies can reduce labor, seed and other input costs, and increase profits, says a University of Missouri Extension cereal crops specialist.
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – As rainfall increases, the amount of topsoil decreases. So does the amount of grain the land can produce.
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  • Friday, April 26, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – There is a simple, inexpensive way to reduce errors in herbicide applications and limit off-target chemical drift, says a University of Missouri Extension weed management specialist.
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  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo.–With good weather in 2013 crop production could increase, pushing prices down.
  • Thursday, August 9, 2012
    ALBANY, Mo. – Fertility needs following a drought, safely stretching forage supplies and improving soils and boosting yields are a few of the topics farmers can learn about at Hundley Whaley Research Center’s annual Field Day Aug. 29, 2012.
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