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Early Rains Aided Alfalfa Yields

30 Nov 2015
By Cheryl AndersonDTN Staff Reporter OMAHA, Neb. (DTN) -- Ample rains received early in the 2015 alfalfa season resulted in great yields in some alfalfa-growing regions and excellent yields in areas such as Wisconsin and Nebraska, but the rains also may have hurt the quality somewhat. "I would say most areas were at least 25% above average yield, a...

Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy

27 Nov 2015
By Dan DavidsonDTN Consulting Agronomist A recent report from Michigan State University reports no significant yield response from applying gypsum (calcium sulfate) on soybeans. It's a good example of why we never want to depend on one year of test results. The same study in 2014 showed a 6-bushel-per-acre positive yield bump in soybean. Gypsum doe...

Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl

27 Nov 2015
By Andy BieblDTN Tax Columnist QUESTION: I read your article in the October Progressive Farmer involving a grain producer who created a Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT), sold grain, and took back an annuity to spread out the income taxes and eliminate the self-employed Social Security tax. We have a breeder hen farm with a sale contract that will ...

Soil Health Gaining Traction

27 Nov 2015
By Chris ClaytonDTN Ag Policy Editor SHELBY, Neb. (DTN) -- It was a little chilly Monday morning as Greg Whitmore gave an early tour of various cereal rye cover-crop mixes on his farm. Whitmore is one of 40 farmers taking part in the Soil Health Partnership, a long-term research demonstration project led by the National Corn Growers Association wi...

Waiting on EPA's RFS Rule

25 Nov 2015
By George OrwelDTN Energy Reporter NEW YORK (DTN) -- Following multiple delays, the Obama administration is under intense pressure from ethanol, oil and ag commodity groups as well as members of Congress as it prepares to release Renewable Fuel Standard obligation levels for 2014 through 2016 sometime between now and Monday. The Environmental Prot...
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