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  • Cover crops topic of Feb. 3 meeting in Carthage

    Cover crops topic of Feb. 3 meeting in Carthage

    Saturday, January 31 2015 12:43 AM EST2015-01-31 05:43:16 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- An informational meeting on growing cover crops will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock County Farm Bureau in Carthage. Regional cover crop specialist Dean Oswald will discuss species selection,...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- An informational meeting on growing cover crops will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock County Farm Bureau in Carthage. Regional cover crop specialist Dean Oswald will discuss species selection,...
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  • GOOD GROWING: Addressing herbicide vapor drift

    GOOD GROWING: Addressing herbicide vapor drift

    Sunday, January 25 2015 1:43 AM EST2015-01-25 06:43:24 GMT
    We've all heard about the next new herbicide technology that will help with control of glyphosate-resistant waterhemp and marestail. Both Monsanto and Dow are introducing new products that contain phenoxy herbicides...
    We've all heard about the next new herbicide technology that will help with control of glyphosate-resistant waterhemp and marestail. Both Monsanto and Dow are introducing new products that contain phenoxy herbicides...
  • FARM & FIELD: MU works to extend shelf life of ground beef

    FARM & FIELD: MU works to extend shelf life of ground beef

    University of Missouri researchers are finding ways to extend the shelf life of ground beef. They have found that store lighting plays a role in how long meat retains the bright red color that shoppers favor. After price, consumers consider color when buying meat.
    University of Missouri researchers are finding ways to extend the shelf life of ground beef. They have found that store lighting plays a role in how long meat retains the bright red color that shoppers favor. After price, consumers consider color when buying meat.
  • FARM AND FIELD: Low-cost sensors, analytics gauge soil moisture, nutrient levels

    FARM AND FIELD: Low-cost sensors, analytics gauge soil moisture, nutrient levels

    Monday, January 12 2015 1:09 PM EST2015-01-12 18:09:03 GMT
    Farmers soon may have an affordable solution to gauge moisture and soil nutrient levels across fields and measure grain composition. University of Illinois lab research and field tests, funded in part by the Illinois soybean checkoff, show the opportunity for low-cost micro sensors and grain analytics to become an everyday tool.
    Farmers soon may have an affordable solution to gauge moisture and soil nutrient levels across fields and measure grain composition. University of Illinois lab research and field tests, funded in part by the Illinois soybean checkoff, show the opportunity for low-cost micro sensors and grain analytics to become an everyday tool.

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  • Thursday's Close Jan. 29, 2015

    Thursday's Close Jan. 29, 2015

    Thursday, January 29 2015 6:40 PM EST2015-01-29 23:40:17 GMT
    Thursday's Close Jan. 29, 2015 ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn$3.46 Feb. '15 Corn$3.46 March '15 Corn$3.56 April '15 Corn$3.69 May '15 Corn$3.72 June '15 Corn$3.77 July '15...
    Thursday's Close Jan. 29, 2015 ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn$3.46 Feb. '15 Corn$3.46 March '15 Corn$3.56 April '15 Corn$3.69 May '15 Corn$3.72 June '15 Corn$3.77 July '15...
  • Wednesday's Close Jan. 28, 2015

    Wednesday's Close Jan. 28, 2015

    Wednesday, January 28 2015 9:32 PM EST2015-01-29 02:32:56 GMT
    Wednesday's Close Jan. 28, 2015 ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn $3.48 Feb. '15 Corn $3.48 March '15 Corn $3.59 April '15 Corn $3.70 May '15 Corn $3.73 June '15 Corn $3.78 July '15 Corn $3.73 Sept. ‘15 Corn $3.65 Oct. '15 Corn $3.62 Nov. '15 Corn $3.77 Dec. '15 Corn $3.78 Jan. '15 Beans $9.67 Feb. '15 Beans $9.70 March '15 Beans $9.75 April '15 Beans $9.81 May '15 Beans $9.83 June '15 Beans $9.89 July '15 Beans $9.89 Sept. ‘15 Beans $9.53 Oct. '15 Beans $9.43 Nov. '15 Bea...
    Wednesday's Close Jan. 28, 2015 ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn $3.48 Feb. '15 Corn $3.48 March '15 Corn $3.59 April '15 Corn $3.70 May '15 Corn $3.73 June '15 Corn $3.78 July '15 Corn $3.73 Sept. ‘15 Corn $3.65 Oct. '15 Corn $3.62 Nov. '15 Corn $3.77 Dec. '15 Corn $3.78 Jan. '15 Beans $9.67 Feb. '15 Beans $9.70 March '15 Beans $9.75 April '15 Beans $9.81 May '15 Beans $9.83 June '15 Beans $9.89 July '15 Beans $9.89 Sept. ‘15 Beans $9.53 Oct. '15 Beans $9.43 Nov. '15 Bea...
  • Tuesday's Close Jan. 27, 2015

    Tuesday's Close Jan. 27, 2015

    Tuesday, January 27 2015 8:51 PM EST2015-01-28 01:51:49 GMT
    Tuesday's Close Jan. 27, 2015 ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn$3.56 Feb. '15 Corn$3.56 March '15 Corn$3.68 April '15 Corn$3.79 May '15 Corn$3.82 June '15 Corn$3.86 July '15...
    Tuesday's Close Jan. 27, 2015 ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn$3.56 Feb. '15 Corn$3.56 March '15 Corn$3.68 April '15 Corn$3.79 May '15 Corn$3.82 June '15 Corn$3.86 July '15...
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  • Free tax assistance offered through United Way at Northeast Missouri sites

    Free tax assistance offered through United Way at Northeast Missouri sites

    Saturday, January 31 2015 12:46 AM EST2015-01-31 05:46:49 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The United Way of the Mark Twain Area, in collaboration with the University of Missouri Extension Center, is providing free assistance in filing 2014 tax returns through the Volunteer Tax Assistance...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The United Way of the Mark Twain Area, in collaboration with the University of Missouri Extension Center, is providing free assistance in filing 2014 tax returns through the Volunteer Tax Assistance...
  • Cover crops topic of Feb. 3 meeting in Carthage

    Cover crops topic of Feb. 3 meeting in Carthage

    Saturday, January 31 2015 12:43 AM EST2015-01-31 05:43:16 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- An informational meeting on growing cover crops will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock County Farm Bureau in Carthage. Regional cover crop specialist Dean Oswald will discuss species selection,...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- An informational meeting on growing cover crops will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock County Farm Bureau in Carthage. Regional cover crop specialist Dean Oswald will discuss species selection,...
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