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December 2007

(21 Dec)
Nitrogen Management Update 2008 PDF-formatted document
J Camberato, R Nielsen, D Emmert, & B Joern. Purdue Univ.
(Minor revisions to article originally published 6 Dec)
(21 Dec)
Agriculture to see huge impacts from the 2007 Energy Bill
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(20 Dec)
Crop residues lose nutritional value with time, precipitation
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(20 Dec)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Soybean Inoculant Trials 2007
  • Soybean Seed Treatment Fungicide Trial Results 2007
  • Agronomic Meetings for 2008
(17 Dec)
Can the U.S. Plant More Corn, More Soybeans, and More Wheat?
Darrell Good, Univ. of Illinois
(17 Dec)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Ice on Alfalfa
  • Soybean Stem Canker in 2007
  • Supplemental Nitrogen to Corn Price Ratio Table
(14 Dec)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Long-term No-till Outyields Tilled Comparisons
  • As Vegetable Oil Demand Rises, so Does Potential for Alternative Oilseed Crops
  • Balance Pasture Types for a Long Grazing Season
  • Don't let Nitrates Kill Your Cattle
  • Alfalfa Varieties With Resistance To Potato Leafhoppers a Good Bet
  • Consider Grass-Alfalfa Mixtures Instead of Pure Alfalfa
(14 Dec)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Missouri New Herbicide Update for 2008
  • New Department of Homeland Security Rules Can Affect Crop Farmers
  • A Review of Nitrogen Fertilizer Reactions
(14 Dec)
Web site helps cattle producers manage short forage supply
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(13 Dec)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Yield responsiveness of corn to foliar fungicide application in Iowa
  • Evaluation of corn rootworm hybrids
  • Fungicides for soybean: Considerations for 2008
  • Surveying Iowa for SCN
  • Field testing of N-Hibit™ seed treatment in 2007 for management of SCN in Iowa
  • Soybean rust: A year in review
(12 Dec)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Water Testing Services Available Through County Extension Offices
  • Tight Forage Seed Supplies for 2008
  • Register Now for the 50th Pennsylvania Agronomic Education Conference
  • Pennsylvania Professional Crop Producers’ Conference
  • Corn Production Changes
  • Jump on the No—Till Express to the National No—Tillage Conference
(12 Dec)
Projected Corn and Soybean Returns in 2008
Gary Schnitkey and Dale Lattz, Univ. of Illinois
(10 Dec)
Prices for 2008 Crops Move to New Highs
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(6 Dec)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • The Crop Protection Technology Conference and Corn and Soybean Classics Are Right Around the Corner
  • 2008 Crop Management Conferences to Address Critical Issues
  • Yield Data from the University of Illinois Standard Corn Rootworm Product Efficacy Trials
  • Follow-Up on Our Annual Survey for Second-Generation European Corn Borers
(6 Dec)
Crop-Share and Cash Rent Lease Comparisons (v1.6)
Alan Miller and Craig Dobbins, Purdue Univ.
NOTE: This is a downloadable Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet.
(6 Dec)
2008 Purdue Crop Cost & Return Guide (ID-166-W) PDF-formatted document
W. Alan Miller, Craig L. Dobbins, Bob Nielsen, Tony J. Vyn, Bill Johnson; Purdue University and Shawn P. Conley, University of Wisconsin.
(6 Dec)
Non-Land Costs for Corn and Soybeans Projected to Increase in 2008
Gary Schnitkey and Dale Lattz, Univ. of Illinois
(4 Dec)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Higher Fertilizer Prices, Again
  • “Abnormal Corn Ears” Poster Available
  • Disease Rating Information From 2007 Soybean Performance Trial
(3 Dec)
Agrium enters into agreement to acquire UAP to create North America’s largest agriculture retailer
Agrium News Release
(3 Dec)
Corn Demand Remains Strong
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois

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