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Corn market in “balancing act” tips above $5

The corn market has slowly climbed back to the $5 level. Market analyst Naomi Blohm with Total Farm Marketing tells Brownfield prices had been trading in a narrow range with support around $4.65. “We didn’t at the time have really a reason to get above... Read More.

Controlling insects, balancing economics

A field crops entomologist is encouraging growers to scout for some insects that thrive in dry conditions. Chris DiFonzo with Michigan State University tells Brownfield sucking insects like aphids and potato leaf hopper, along with spider mites can cause more damage in drought conditions. “If... Read More.