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  • Thursday, July 02, 2015 9:00 AM
    When it comes to knowing what’s happening on the farm, Moews Seed may have a leg up on some competitors in the corn seed sales world. “The whole operation is here. We have warehousing, distribution out of this plant, administration and the sales efforts out of this plant. And the owner of the company is here,” said Don Massey, general sales manager. 
  • Soybean checkoff sponsors Indiana FFA convention
    Wednesday, July 01, 2015 5:00 PM
    Indiana Soybean Alliance sponsored the 86th Indiana FFA Convention at Purdue University where more than 3,500 FFA members gathered to attend leadership workshops and recognize excellence in leadership. 
  • Youths get biotechnology training
    Wednesday, July 01, 2015 3:00 PM
    Students received hands-on biotechnology training during the annual 4-H Science Workshops at Purdue University in West Lafayette. 
  • Churches organize garden to help drug addicts
    Wednesday, July 01, 2015 1:00 PM
    Two churches are working together to provide free and healthy produce while helping participants battle drug problems. 
  • Repairs start on Black Hawk statue
    Wednesday, July 01, 2015 11:00 AM
    Preparations are starting in an $825,000 restoration project to repair a more than century-old statue of a Native American overlooking the Rock River in northern Illinois. 
  • Tips on overcoming stubborn weeds
    Resistance to herbicides has been a management challenge as long as herbicides have been used for weed control. The introduction of crops with engineered resistance to glyphosate in 1996 prompted most growers to adopt a technology that was easy and efficient. 
  • Soybeans finally in
    With the corn taking off as it is, this is a critical time in our fertility program with the beginning of sidedressing of anhydrous ammonia. This is not a new practice for our farm. 
  • Progress spotty
    Out in the cornfields, things are all over the place. The first plantings of corn around here stayed in the ground for a good two to three weeks before it all came up. 
  • Scouting, sampling
    Pulling samples provided an opportunity to scout. Weed pressure is light, stands look even and populations are on target. 
  • Rain and replanting
    This past week has seen several light rain events keeping soil conditions on the wet side after the big rain event the previous week. It appears that there will be some corn acres that will need to be replanted and also soybeans acres after the big rain from the previous week. 
 



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