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Annual rye-grass & clover sensitivity to soil applied corn herbicides

Research studies have been done in the United States and Canada to determine the tolerance of cover crops to various soil applied corn herbicides. This Field Crop News article provides an overview of the results of that work, and provides some consensus across the different locations.

Great time to scout for wireworms & grubs

Now is a great time to scout for wireworms and grubs. How much time there is to scout for these pests depends on how quickly the soil warms up and dries down. Read more on the pests and scouting from this Field Crop News article.

The continued growth of western soybeans

The recent Statistics Canada Principal Field Crops areas report, which gives a first glimpse of farmers' intentions for the upcoming crop year, shows the country's soybean acres falling for the second consecutive year to 5.306 million acres, down from a high reached in 2014 of 5.562 ma. Read more on the decline from this DTN Progressive Farmer article.

Chart: Soybeans at One-Year High

North American soybean producers have the misfortune of their Argentina counterparts to thank for the highest futures prices in a year.

2016-17 Early Delivery PROs Mostly Higher

Projected returns for canola, soybeans, peas and durum were higher - and wheat lower - in updated Pool Return Outlooks (PROs) released Thursday by G3 Canada for its 2016-17 Early Delivery Pool.

Canadian Fababean Acreage Muted this Year

Weaker demand and lower prices have fababeans trailing some of their more high-profile pulse counterparts when it comes to grower intentions across the Canadian Prairies this year.

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