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Illinois Black Cutworm 2014 predicted cutting dates - from Kelly Estes

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Black Cutworm Moths for 2014

Posted by John Fulton -

This is an update on the black cutworm pheromone trapping program for 2014. There was an intense capture in Logan County covering the weekend of the 12th and 13th of April. Based on models, the predicted date for first cutting would be May 14, 2014 from this intense flight and moth capture. You can keep yourself updated on black cutworm moth catches at...

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2014 Cash Rents on Professionally Managed Farmland - from Gary Schnitkey

Posted by John Fulton -

Recently, the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers announced 2014 cash rents on professionally managed farmland. Overall, 2014 cash rents on professionally managed farmland are projected to be lower than 2013 rents, perhaps signaling a move to lower cash rents in broader categories of farmland in 2015. Professionally...

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