Corn

News

  • 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 21, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Researchers will present the results of long-term studies on cover crops, bioenergy and sustainable production at the Goodwater Field Day, Friday, Sept. 5. The event begins at 10 a.m. at a USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) research plot near Centralia.
  • 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.
  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. ­– “I’ve never seen Missouri corn looking this good,” said University of Missouri Extension corn specialist Brent Myers.
  • Monday, July 21, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– The supply of corn is outracing the demand.
  • Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – June, noted for the start of the hot, dry days of summer, became a spring-rain month this year.
  • Monday, June 23, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.–Water temperatures in the tropical Pacific can end up having a lot to do with the price of corn in Missouri, thanks to El Nino and La Nina, says a University of Missouri atmospheric scientist.
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  • Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    SHELBYVILLE, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension specialists are seeing early indications of black cutworm in northeastern Missouri.
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  • 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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  • 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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