Corn

News

  • Friday, October 17, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – With potential record yields still in fields, crop farmers fret with wet weather in October, especially in northern and mid-Missouri areas that also had a wet September.
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Commodity prices both in the U.S. and worldwide are under pressure and likely to remain so for quite a while.
  • Monday, October 13, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. –Corn producers may be able to better predict yield for specific parts of fields or large tracts of land using the results of a mapping research study.
  • Friday, September 19, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers might be storing this year’s bumper corn crop in unconventional ways while they wait for prices to rise. But this can reduce yield before and after harvest due to delayed maturity.
  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. –University of Missouri Extension offers farmers help and options to store and dry 2014’s bumper corn crop.
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  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Crop prices have fallen sharply while livestock prices have reached record levels in 2014. Next year could see some moderation in livestock prices and continued low crop prices.
  • Friday, August 29, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sensor-guided nitrogen application can save corn producers money and increase yields, says Peter Scharf, University of Missouri Extension soil scientist.
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  • Thursday, August 7, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – August rains, after a dry July, came just in time to fill corn ears and set soybean pods, says a University of Missouri agronomist.
  • Monday, July 21, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– The supply of corn is outracing the demand.
  • 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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  • 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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