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What should be stored at harvest?

By Jon Scheve, Superior Feed Ingredients, LLC There was some positive trade news last week. Mexico and the U.S. may be able to avert trade issues — which is positive for corn — and Chinese officials are coming to Washington to resume talks, which could help soybeans. Bean futures are …

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WOTUS back in business for Ohio

WOTUS has been reinstated by a U.S. District Court in South Carolina and is now the law in Ohio. Agriculture lobbied hard against the controversial 2015 Waters of the United States rule because it expanded Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act. In …

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EPA ordered to ban the sale of chlorpyrifos

By Peggy Hall, director of agricultural law, Ohio State University Agricultural and Resource Law Program The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this month ordered the U.S. EPA within 60 days to cancel all registrations for chlorpyrifos, a pesticide first introduced by Dow and commonly used on crops and animals. The …

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Will soybean aphids hit thresholds in 2018?

By Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon, Ohio State University Extension We have heard from a few Extension educators and scouts that soybean aphids are starting to make their appearance. Right now, the number of infested plants is very low (around 5%) and the number of aphids on the plants is also …

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