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Interdependence is good for local agriculture

Published Jul. 21, 2015

Crop farmers and fruit growers work together with pesticide and fertilizer suppliers and applicators and follow the weatherman’s predictions.

USDA: Corn, Soybean Condition Ratings Improve

Published Jul. 21, 2015

n its Crop Ratings Report Monday, the USDA pegged the corn good/excellent condition at 69%, equal to a week ago, but below a 76% five-year average. This is the first time, this year, the corn rating was not below the previous week's rating. The corn crop’s silking rate is at 55% vs. a five-year average of 56%.

3 Stocks to Watch in Agriculture

Published Jul. 21, 2015

Eating is mandatory, which is why these three agriculture related stocks are worth watching.

Rain in Ohio leads to more crops in poor shape

Published Jul. 17, 2015

Farmers reported on Monday that 22 percent of their corn is in very poor to poor condition; ditto for soybeans, according to the latest crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Great Lakes Region.