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Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:30AM CDT
The FAA this month began accelerating its exemption approvals for companies testing the skies with drone technology. About one in every six or seven business approvals cites agricultural survey practices as the company's main purpose for wanting to use drones.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 1:08PM CDT
Current Iowa land values are running about 16% below peak 2013 levels. That's according to a real-time index of the state's actual land sales that will be updated on a weekly basis for DTN readers.

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Friday, April 24, 2015 12:14PM CDT
High-oleic soybeans took a step toward commercialization Friday after the EU approved both Pioneer's Plenish soybean trait and Monsanto's Vistive Gold soybean trait. Monsanto still awaits Chinese approval, but both companies are hoping for commercial launches as early as 2016.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 4:28PM CDT
Carried by April storm systems, black cutworm moths are starting to show up in Midwestern fields. Growers should be prepared to scout for cutworm larvae in their newly emerged corn fields in coming weeks.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:30AM CDT
A new study of weed control in Illinois fields shows tank mixtures of herbicide modes of action -- not simply rotating herbicides year to year -- are key to slowing the spread of resistant weeds.



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Temp: 56oF Feels Like: 56oF
Humid: 60% Dew Pt: 42oF
Barom: 29.68 Wind Dir: E
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 18 mph
Sunrise: 6:28 Sunset: 8:36
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DTN Weather Summary
Rain Saturday in Midwest, Plains
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Moderate to heavy rain covered much of the Delta and southeast Plains Friday afternoon, and light to moderate showers were noted in the northern Midwest. Dry conditions were featured in the remainder of the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairies crop regions. Temperatures ranged from the mid-30s in northeastern Minnesota to the mid-80s in southern Texas. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 1:47PM Fri Apr 24, 2015 CDT

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