Soybean loopersin large numbers can completely defoliate a field in as short as five days. This insect is most prevalent in southern soybean-producing states, so growers in those areas are encouraged to scout for infestations throughout the season.
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The average Red Winter Wheat yield in northwest Kansas will be 34.3 bushels per acre, according to 92 Wheat Quality Council crop scouts who scouted 284 sites across the region.
For the week ending April 30, total inspections of corn, wheat and soybeans from all major export regions reached 1.55 million tons, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grain Transportation Report.
Sacramento-based Pacific Ethanol Inc. announced on Thursday May 7 that it has begun commercial production of corn oil at its Madera plant.
The High Plains Journal reports that Colorado Corn board members recently partnered with the All American Beef Battalion to serve about 5,000 steak dinners to deploying and returning U.S. troops and their families at Fort Carson, Colorado.
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