Category Archives: Bloomington

The Geography of Exceptional Soybean Yields By: Gary Schnitkey

Weekly Farm Economics The Geography of Exceptional Soybean Yields Gary Schnitkey Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics University of Illinois December 11, 2018 farmdoc daily (8):226 Recommended citation format: Schnitkey, G. “The Geography of Exceptional Soybean Yields.” farmdoc daily (8):226, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 11, 2018.Permalink  From 2013 to 2018, U.S. soybean yields […]

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Six Reasons to Calibrate Your Yield Monitor

Posted September 2, 2016 in Information In today’s sluggish ag economy, the growers who manage their operations smartly and efficiently will do best. That’s why it’s time to focus on details that can make a big difference in profitability. According to Nick Von Muenster, operations manager at Scale-Tec, calibrating your yield monitor can be the foundation of […]

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Illinois Production Cost Report (Bi-weekly)

GX_GR210 Springfield, IL Thu, Sep 15, 2016 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois Production Cost Report (Bi-weekly) Production costs items state wide: cash prices bulk, FOB distributor, per ton unless otherwise stated. Fertilizer in granular form unless noted. Product Offer Average Change Anhydrous ammonia 475.00-529.00 500.56 DN 2.28 Urea 46-0-0 290.00-330.00 312.63 DN 2.10 […]

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