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2016 PRAIRIE GRAINS CONFERENCE

November 21, 2016

NEWS RELEASE                                                                               November 21, 2016       2016 Prairie Grains Conference Join us on December 8th for this agricultural conference that is both educational and informative.     The Prairie Grains Conference focuses on professional and marketing insight for small grains and soybean producers in Minnesota and North Dakota. Expert agricultural speakers, market and…

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Kansas Wheat Scoop No. 1973: Register Now for Women Managing the Farm Conference

November 21, 2016

Women represent central roles in the agricultural heritage that builds and sustains communities throughout the world. According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, women are the principal operators of 6,783 farms in Kansas, and there are 25,611 total women farm operators in the state. With consideration for the many important roles women have in agriculture,…

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Wheat Letter

November 18, 2016

In This Issue: 1. Wheat Feed Usage Increases as Corn-Wheat Price Spreads Flip Around the World 2. Vince Peterson Named to Follow Alan Tracy as U.S. Wheat Associates President in 2017 3. Crop Outlook and International Durum Forum Addresses Grower Challenges 4. Wheat Growers Urge Congressional Leadership to Allow a Vote on TPP 5. Wheat…

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NAWG Weekly Update: November 17, 2016

November 18, 2016

WILOT Class of 2016 Attends Training in St. Louis This week, the Wheat Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (WILOT) Class of 2016 is taking place in St, Louis Missouri. Sponsored and produced annually by Monsanto in partnership with the National Wheat Foundation, WILOT is designed for producers who want to take on a greater role in…

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NDSU and U of M Extension to hold Conservation Tillage Conference in December

November 18, 2016

University of Minnesota along with North Dakota State University Extension Service, is hosting the 2016 Conservation Tillage Conference on Dec. 13-14 in Fargo, ND.   To continue reading, view page: http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/11/ndsu-and-u-of-m-extension-to-hold.html   Source: Minnesota Crop News Blog

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NDSU offers grain drying and storage tips by Dr. Kenneth Hellevang, NDSU

November 18, 2016

Farmers are finishing harvest as we transition from a nice warm fall to cooler temperatures and precipitation coming as snow. Following is some guidance on drying and storage during this transition.   To continue reading, view page: http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/11/ndsu-offers-grain-drying-and-storage.html   Source: Minnesota Crop News Blog

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Maltby Marketing News for November 14

November 15, 2016

Hello Kansas Wheat.   There were two major surprises this past week. The outcome of the Presidential Election was a shocker, no question. And in my opinion, the November WASDE update was just as shocking. The national corn average was RAISED almost 2 bushels per acre, completely reversing the recent trend of a slowly deteriorating…

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NAWG Weekly Update: November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016

Last week, NAWG hosted and attended, in conjunction with U.S. Wheat Associates, the Fall Wheat Conference in Denver, Colorado.  NAWG and USW policy committees met and discussed policy priorities, heard from several speakers, and held joint and individual board meetings. An update from each committee is available below for your Weekly Update. Domestic Trade &…

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November 7 Dan Maltby Marketing Newsletter

November 8, 2016

Hello Kansas Wheat. I saw quite a few of you in Denver; thanks for saying “Hi”. Markets remain subdued and boring, and conversations about sub-$3.00 cash wheat in the country quickly go flat, although I heard about a dozen interesting items. Speaking of flat… KC Z16 shown here:.   I suppose a flat wheat market…

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KAWG E-Update

November 8, 2016

Greetings! We hope you enjoy this week’s edition of KAWG E-News. Celebrate National Bread Month November is a great time for pumpkin spice and everything nice, but it’s also the perfect time to celebrate National Bread Month. In addition to being the nation’s leader in wheat production, Kansas also ranks first in flour milling capacity,…

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MDA enacts temporary quarantine for gypsy moth in portion of Richfield

November 8, 2016

Trapping and survey work find reproducing moth population   PAUL, Minn. – To help slow the spread of one of America’s most destructive tree pests, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) today placed a gypsy moth-infested area in northwest Richfield under quarantine until next spring. The quarantined area extends from the Crosstown Highway 62 on…

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Warm weather delays fall fertilizer application

November 4, 2016

Farmers encouraged to check soil temps before applying nitrogen             ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) advises farmers and fertilizer applicators to check soil temperatures before fall application of ammonium-based nitrogen fertilizers. Warm weather this season has kept soil temperatures around the state from dropping below 50˚…

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