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Cropping & Water Systems

Although the market fundamentals for soybeans have remained largely unchanged over the past couple weeks, that has not been the case for soybean prices, which have risen dramatically.

Editor’s note: The following was written by Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University professor of agronomy, for the Extension Integrated Crop Management website.

The potential for dry weather across the state raises concerns about the impact of dry soils on preemergence herbicides.

Ag Econ’s Farm and Ranch Management webinar series will close out the month with a session on winter wheat this week, followed by an overview of NASS Cattle Reports next Thursday.  

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The Economic Viability of Winter Wheat
Thursday, April 22, noon