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Insecticides alone may not cut it for future control of the soybean aphid, which is evolving resistance to pyrethroids in parts of the northern Midwest. (Photo courtesy John Obermeyer, Purdue University)
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Researchers are urging growers to consider experimenting with aphid-resistant soybean varieties, as insect resistance and regulatory concerns threaten chemical options.

Livestock

David Lalman, Oklahoma State University Extension beef specialist, says a good strategy in herd development is to match the cow to the environment, and the bull to the market. (Photo courtesy OSU)
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An Oklahoma State University Extension beef specialist says a good strategy in herd development is to match the cow to the environment, and the bull to the market.

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He became a hero as the first American to orbit the Earth and then served as a longtime U.S. senator. But John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95, continued to defy gravity decades after his initial flight.

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What DTN Is Watching

Markets

All eyes, at least in the grain world, will be on the December USDA reports scheduled for release Friday morning. At least for 10 seconds or so. Then attention should start to drift away. Financial traders will take note of the December consumer sentiment number ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting.

Weather

Light to moderate rain and mountain snow with some heavier through the Pacific Northwest as far south as northern California during Friday or Friday night. Snow across the northern Rockies region during this time. Little elsewhere in the key U.S. and Canada crop and livestock areas Friday.