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Agronomy
Last week, symptoms of sudden death syndrome (SDS) began to appear in April 15-planted soybeans at the University of Illinois’ Northwestern Research Center in Warren County.
The semiannual cattle inventory report from USDA confirmed that beef cow expansion is continuing.
Many variables can ultimately affect corn yield and thus cost per bushel.
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With frequent rain comes lush vegetation, and with lush vegetation comes defoliators.
The project will identify which weeds are infesting specific crops, which parts of fields the weeds are infesting and the degree of the weed problem.
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Energy news and promotions Energy
Energy News
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River Valley Cooperative is proud to be a supporter of our area 4-H and FFA youth and we enjoy seeing all your hard work come to light at the local county fairs this summer.
Oil production in the North Dakota Bakken dropped by 21,866 barrels per day in April 2015.
The July 2015 River Valley Cooperative Solutions magazine is in the mail and available for viewing on our website.
It was a banner day at the Henry County Fair Bucket Calf Show in Cambridge, IL
Corn consumption for ethanol and co-product production is driven almost entirely by ethanol demand, not by co-product demand.


Feed news and promotions Feed
Feed News
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Keeping silage from spoiling is a cost-effective effort.
River Valley Cooperative is proud to be a supporter of our area 4-H and FFA youth and we enjoy seeing all your hard work come to light at the local county fairs this summer.
Baleage is an alternative producers can use to deal with the challenges they are facing this year.
An indirect way of feeding the world is to export livestock feeds to those countries so they can produce their own animal proteins. Corn, corn co-products, and soybean meal have been exported for a long time, now seems to be the turn for alfalfa hay.
Weather-damaged corn and soybean fields are also harmful to hog producers.


Grain news and promotions Grain
Grain News
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A University of Illinois agricultural economist says the volatility in prices reflects the market’s reaction to generally positive supply factors and some negative demand factors.
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River Valley Cooperative is proud to be a supporter of our area 4-H and FFA youth and we enjoy seeing all your hard work come to light at the local county fairs this summer.
The just-released USDA Grain Stocks and Acreage reports provide some important fundamental information for the corn and soybean markets going into the most critical part of the growing season.
With heavy rains and high humidity expected to continue for the next few weeks across parts of the Midwest, corn and soybean producers are advised to check their stored grain more frequently for signs of spoilage.
The July 2015 River Valley Cooperative Solutions magazine is in the mail and available for viewing on our website.


Grain Notes
Grain Notes: 7/29/2015
The market seems convinced the current weather conditions is adding bushels to this year's corn crop. Minnesota may have the best crop as corn conditions are currently the best in the nation at 86% G/E, only 2% of the crop is in poor condition, and 0% is very poor.


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