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Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System coming to a test plot near you

Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System for soybeans is intended to provide farmers with more consistent, flexible control of weeds, especially tough-to-manage and glyphosate-resistant weeds, and to help maximize crop yield potential. The launch of the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System is pending regulatory approvals. As Monsanto’s Technical Development Manager Rodney Stevenson tells Ty Higgins of The Ohio Ag Net, the new weed control system will be tested throughout Ohio in 2015.… Continue reading

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It’s taking $4 cash to open bin doors

Jon Scheve, a grain merchandise with Superior Feed Ingredients, says that ethanol plants are having to raise corn basis to get farmers to load up a truck for delivery. He says some farmers are holding on for dear life until they see prices around the $4 cash mark or higher. Hear more of his comments about cash corn and why weather in the U.S, not Brazil, is moving markets as of late.… Continue reading

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Will glut of supply mean $9 soybeans (or less)?

After USDA’s January supply and demand report, the soybean markets felt a lot of downward pressure and flirted with resistance levels at the end of the week. Jon Scheve, a grain merchandiser with Superior Feed Ingredients says that downward trend may continue and really put the pressure on the bean markets at harvest time. He talks with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how low the markets can go.… Continue reading

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