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VGPA wheat yield contest entry forms now available

        RICHMOND, Va. — Entry forms for Virginia Grain Producers Associaton’s 2019 Barley, Hard Wheat & Wheat Yield Contests are now available. VGPA said yield contests, such as this, are an important element in its mission to highlight and communicate the...

Cover crops may increase winter temperatures

        WASHINGTON — Cover crops grown in fields during winter may be warming temperatures in the northern United States and southern Canada, according to a new study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. The crops create a darker surface...

Double-crop soy research aims to increase yields

        HARRISBURG, Pa. — Preliminary findings in a research project funded by multiple soybean boards in the Mid-Atlantic region indicate that planting soybean early following high-moisture wheat harvest is an excellent management practice for...

Website provides info about high oleic soybeans

        WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new website produced by Purdue University is designed to help dieticians, educators, farmers, food industry professionals and consumers better understand the benefits of high oleic soybean oil, an emerging...

Kansas State researchers turn up the heat on wheat

        MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University researchers are turning up the heat on wheat to prove the point that higher nighttime temperatures may be to blame for significant yield and quality losses in the crop. If what they believe is true,...

Producers weigh in on Farm Bill, crop insurance

        WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Agricultural producer sentiment rose last month to its highest level since January 2017, as producers expressed an improved view of current conditions and future expectations of the U.S. agricultural economy,...

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