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Record Corn Yield Forecast Weakens Corn Prices

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Todd Hubbs Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics University of Illinois Source: Hubbs, T. " Record Corn Yield Forecast Weakens Corn Prices ." farmdoc daily...

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Closing in on 2018 Gross Revenue Estimates for Corn and Soybeans

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Gary Schnitkey Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics -University of Illinois Recently released yield estimates and the announcement of Market Facilitation Program details allows for more accurate estimates of 2018 gross revenue for corn and soybeans. Gross revenue in 2018 could be near 2017 levels as...

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U of I Releases Study on The Effects of Injectable Trace Minerals for Beef Heifers

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For beef heifers, injectable trace minerals improve mineral status but have variable effects on reproductive performance...

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Soybean and corn export outlook

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Soybean and corn export outlook News Source: Todd Hubbs , 217-300-4688 News Writer: Kelsey Litchfield , 217-300-7493 URBANA, Ill. - The escalating trade issues between the U.S. and many of our trading partner...

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Try togetherness: Study promotes cooperative weed management to curb herbicide resistance

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Impacts of Chinese Soybean Tariffs on Financial Position of Central Illinois Grain Farms

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Recent events suggest a possibility that China will place a 25% tariff on soybean exports from the United States to China. What effect would this have on soybean prices and farms? Krista Swanson, Gray Schnitkey, Todd Hubbs, Johnathan Coppess and Nick Paulson from the U of I Dept. of Agricultural and Consumer Economics weigh in with their latest article on farmdoc Daily. "Such a tariff...

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Invitation for Farmers - Petersburg Poultry Event is April 19.

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Wanted to share this upcoming program sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs WIU and the Illinois Stewardship Alliance. Learn about LOCAL opportunities in poultry production! https://www.ilstewards.org/get-a-piece-of-the-poultry-pie-april-19th/ Consumers in Chicago and St Louis will d...

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