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Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

Probabilities of Crop Insurance Payments

Posted by John Fulton -

With the relatively large decline in market prices since planting time, many producers with crop insurance are wondering whether a claim should be made. A FarmDoc article covering the basics, and having a link to a calculator, is available at http://www.farmdoc.uiuc.edu/IFEU/IFEU_08_04/IFEU_08_04.html...

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Logan County Agriculture and Natural Resources Newsletter

Posted by John Fulton -

The 2008-2009 Agriculture and Natural Resources Newsletter for Logan County is online at http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/logan/agnews/ Of course, this is a work in progress, as details are just coming out on some of the winter meetings. Of note are the Private Pesticide Applicator Training, with the only Logan County date set for...

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Fall Nitrogen Application Rates

Posted by John Fulton -

Everyone knows the cost of nitrogen, well at least the fact it is priced similarly to gold (tons to ounces at least!) Here is the latest information concerning application recommendations based on price of commodity and price per pound of nitrogen: http://www.ipm.uiuc.edu/bulletin/article.php?id=1041...

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Preliminary Corn Rootworm Control Ratings

Posted by John Fulton -

The preliminary corn rootworm control ratings are in from the various U of I stations that conduct rootworm control research. Here is the link: http://www.ipm.uiuc.edu/bulletin/article.php?id=1038...

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