According to the latest Crop Progress report from USDA, some 96% of corn was reported emerged, above both the 94% emerged last year and the 90% emerged in the week prior. The 5-year average emergence rate for this week was 91%.
It is estimated that 25% of U.S. soybean oil is used for biodiesel and bioheat applications. As such, it is an important component of the soybean market. U.S. biofuel production has grown from about one-half million gallons in 2010 to 1.73 billion gallons in 2019, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
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In this episode, we take a preliminary look at Ag Equipment Intelligence’s 2023 Dealer Busienss Outlook & Trends Report. In the Technology Corner, Noah Newman takes a look Amvac’s SIMPAS System. Also in this episode, dealers find creative ways to fix and update customer equipment in the midst of supply chain slowdowns and Ben Thorpe shares an interview with 360 Yield Center’s Gregg Sauder on why dealers should be doing more with agronomy.