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Crop tour scouts Tony Mellenthin (left) and Kurt Line measure corn samples on a soggy Thursday morning in southwestern Minnesota. (DTN photo by Pam Smith)
Crop Tour Day 4 Midday Update
8/25/2016 | 12:11 PM CDT
Indiana farmer and crop tour scout Joe Wise counts pods on a soybean plant Wednesday afternoon in eastern Iowa. (DTN photo by Chris Clayton)
Midwest Crop Tour Day 3 Wrap
8/24/2016 | 9:35 PM CDT
A handful of researchers are looking to soil-dwelling organisms to control the "billion-dollar bug," western corn rootworm. (Photo courtesy of Joe Spencer, Illinois Natural History Survey)
Looking Beyond Bt
8/25/2016 | 7:26 AM CDT
Potash prices have taken the deepest plunge in the past year, tumbling 30% below year-ago levels. (DTN chart)
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
8/24/2016 | 11:45 AM CDT
Cattle producers sometimes may feel like they are stuck in a revolving door. (Photo by Valerie Everett; CC BY-SA 2.0)
The Market's Fine Print
8/24/2016 | 5:36 PM CDT
  1. Corn Yields, Soybean Pod Counts Up From Last Year in South-Central Iowa

  2. The Search for Top Yields Continues

  3. The Hunt for Biological Rootworm Control

  4. Fertilizers See Steep Price Declines

  5. The Revolving Door of Retained Ownership

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First freeze dates usually occur starting in late September in the northern Corn Belt. (Midwest Climate Center graphic)


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