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13 September 2013
Dry Weather, Excessive Heat Still Choking Indiana Corn
US - Much of Indiana's once thriving corn crop continues to deteriorate as hot, dry conditions continue their stranglehold on much of the state, a Purdue Extension corn specialist says....
12 September 2013
Special Report: Monthly USDA Data Bearish for Corn, Mildly Bullish for Soybeans
ANALYSIS - Corn futures slumped to a four-week low Thursday in the wake of a bearish slight rise in the US corn production figure from USDA's latest monthly supply and demand report for September,...
Drought Conditions Are Focus of Ground-breaking Wheat Research
AUSTRALIA - Ground-breaking research being conducted in South Australia into the qualities of wheat varieties grown in hotter, drier locations could hold the key to significant future yield increases....
10 September 2013
Slovenia, Croatia and Austria Repair Flood Damage
EU - Slovenia, Croatia and Austria are to get €14.6 million in EU aid to help repair damage caused by severe floods in 2012. ...
09 September 2013
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Thursday's USDA Reports Key to Watch
US - Jim Wyckoff, grain analyst for TheCropSite, said to expect choppy trade Tuesday and Wednesday, but Thursday is primed for price action after this week's key USDA reports are released, writes...
Second Phase of Rice Research Project Kicks off in Vietnam
VIETNAM - Following the successful genome sequencing of 36 lines of native Vietnamese rice, the second phase of a joint Vietnam-United Kingdom project to characterise the genetic diversity of...
Drought Returns to Northwest Indiana
US - Drought has crept back into part of Indiana, reflecting weeks of dry conditions following a wet winter and spring that eliminated the remnants of the devastating drought of 2012....
05 September 2013
Another Year of Rationing for Corn or Soybeans?
US - The US average corn yield was below trend value for three consecutive years from 2010 through 2012. The US average soybean yield was below trend value in both 2011 and 2012....
03 September 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Tuesday Closing Grains: Soybeans Closed Sharply Higher
US - December corn futures closed down 6 3/4 cents at $4.75 1/4 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low and scored a bearish “outside day” down on the daily bar chart. ...
Sorghum Research may Benefit Crop Improvement
CHINA - A consortium of researchers from The University of Queensland, the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF Qld) and BGI has discovered that sorghum, a drought-tolerant...
30 August 2013
Getting Ready for Winter Canola
US - Canola's growing demand for a variety of uses has, in the last 10 years, made it a more popular and profitable rotational crop in Kansas. ...
AHDB Crop Research Conference Looks at Future of Crop Protection
UK - With less than a month to go until the AHDB Crop Research Conference, there are still places left at this essential event for anyone involved with the science behind crop protection....
Farmers Eye More Soybeans and Wheat, Less Corn In 2014
US - The stressful 2013 growing season has farmers pondering significant changes to crop rotations next spring, according to Farm Futures first survey of 2014 planting intentions. ...
Hot, Dry Weather Damaging Indiana Corn, Soybean Crops
US - Hot, dry weather that has returned to Indiana is beginning to take its toll on the state's corn and soybean crops, which Purdue Extension specialists said needed rain within days to keep...
29 August 2013
Prospects for 2013 Liberia Rice Crop Unfavourable
LIBERIA - Satellite imagery indicates erratic rains with below average precipitation and poor vegetative growth in several parts of the country....
Mild Weather Causes Unusual Damage to Crops
US - Lower insect populations have led to minor crop damage this summer, but a Purdue Extension entomologist says farmers should still watch for anomalies when scouting....
28 August 2013
Indiana's Farmland Values Up Again in 2013
US - Last year's drought did little to slow the pace of rising farmland values and cash rents. They are up this year in a big way again, according to a Purdue University study....
27 August 2013
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: All Eyes on Friday for Price Predictions
ANALYSIS - All eyes are on Friday's prices as an indicator for grain price action over the coming weeks, according to grains analyst Jim Wyckoff....
Above Average Cereal Harvest Gathered in 2013
ALGERIA - The 2013 grain harvest is concluded. Favourable rainfall in the spring of 2013 more than compensated for dry conditions during the planting season in autumn 2012. ...
Tunisia to Import 1.6 Million Tonnes of Grain
TUNISIA - Tunisia is expected to import 1.6 million tonnes of grain, mostly wheat and barley, as a result of drought. ...
Good Weather Results in Above Average Winter Wheat Crop
EGYPT - The 2013 winter grain harvest was concluded in May/June. Owing to favourable weather conditions, preliminary forecasts point to an above average cereal harvest....
23 August 2013
Manitoba Farmers Pleased with Crop Development
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives says considering this year's slow start the province's farmers are pleased with the progress of crop development so far....
Saskatchewan Harvest Well Underway
CANADA - The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture reports, despite the slow start to this year's growing season, the majority of the province's farmers are satisfied with the development of this...
22 August 2013
Corn Maturity Hampers Farm Progress Show Field Demonstrations
US - A cool and wet spring that delayed planting, followed by a cool summer, has forced the Farm Progress Show to cancel the field demonstrations normally held during the show. The 60th annual...
20 August 2013
Jim Wyckoff's Tuesday Closing Grains: Lower on Profit-taking, Corrective Pull-back
US - December corn futures closed down 9 cents at $4.76 1/2 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low today on profit taking and a corrective pullback from recent strong gains. ...
Grain & Hay Report: BIG Grain Crop Expected in Northern Hemisphere
AUSTRALIA - For the week ending 16 August 2013, USDA confirmed that there's a BIG grain on the way in the northern hemisphere for 2013/14 - which more than likely will drive grain prices lower...
Identifying Southern Rust in Corn: Producers Should Evaluate fields now
US - Southern corn rust, a fungal disease caused by the Puccinia polysora pathogen, begins to show up in Kansas around August 1 each year, according to K-State Research and Extension plant pathologist...
19 August 2013
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Dry Weather Supports Corn, Soy
ANALYSIS - Corn market bulls need to work a little harder to suggest a long-term upward price trend, according to grains analyst Jim Wyckoff....
16 August 2013
Will Corn, Soybean Crops Get Finished?
US - Late planting and cooler-than-normal temperatures continuing into August have many wondering if the corn and soybean crops will reach maturity and harvest moisture within a reasonable time...
Early Year Weather Conditions Delay French Harvest
FRANCE - The French harvest has been delayed by between 10 and 15 days because of bad weather conditions earlier in the year. ...
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