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23 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Demand Keeping Up Support for Oilseed Prices
US - While the grains market has been undergoing a period of volatility recently, the general trend for oilseed prices is that of support....
Crop Industry News from United States Purdue Trustees Approve Land Agreement
US - Purdue University's Board of Trustees has authorised two transactions that will make available more than 270 acres of land for research in the College of Agriculture....
19 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Purdue to Offer Online Course in 'Agronomy Essentials'
US - Purdue University's Department of Agronomy is offering a distance education course to give farmers and agribusiness professionals a comprehensive baseline understanding of agronomy and agronomic...
18 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States New Chairman of Prominent House Agriculture Subcommittee
US - As a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, US Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1) has accepted the chairmanship of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee,...
17 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States California Drought: What's the Latest?
ANALYSIS - California is currently experiencing its worst drought since the 1970s. With much of the state now flooding, Gemma Hyland asks: Is it enough to end the dry spell?...
16 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Oilseed Prices Take a Tumble on US Crush Data
US - Chicago soyabean prices moved lower at yesterday’s close after the US National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) published their latest crush data....
Crop Industry News from United States Corn Price Strength Continues
US - March 2015 corn futures traded to a high of $4.115 on December 15, the highest level since July 10 and $0.80 above the low reached on October 1, writes Darrel Good. ...
12 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Wheat Use, Corn Exports Fall
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Crop Industry News from United States DuPont Pioneer Announces Powerful Soybean Lineup for 2015
US - DuPont Pioneer has announced its new class of Pioneer® brand T Series soybeans for the North American market. ...
09 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States How Will December 1 Corn Stocks Estimate Be Interpreted?
US - It is always a challenge to anticipate the USDA's quarterly estimate of corn stocks, but the estimate of the December 1 inventory, to be released on January 12, 2015, is a special challenge,...
05 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: How Are Markets and Weather Affecting Grains?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
04 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Cover Crops Can Sequester Soil Organic Carbon
US - A 12-year University of Illinois study shows that, although the use of cover crops does not improve crop yields, the practice does increase the amount of sequestered soil organic carbon...
02 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States What is the Pace of Corn Consumption?
US - The pace of corn consumption remains mixed relative to the current USDA projections for the marketing year, writes Darrel Good....
Crop Industry News from United States Farm Bill Webinar Looks at Coverage Options This Friday
US - Farmers trying to determine which of the new federal farm programs is best for them will have an opportunity to talk directly with Purdue University experts in a free webinar Friday (5th...
01 December 2014
Crop Industry News from United States New Farm Bill Offering Disaster Assistance to Farmers
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping nearly 2,500 fish, livestock and honeybee farmers through its Emergency Assistance....
27 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Much to be Thankful for, but Challenges Remain for Farmers
US - Texas farmers, ranchers and growers have a lot to be thankful for this November, but they still face many challenges, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....
24 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Delay of 2014 RFS Volume Standards a ‘Serious Disappointment’
US - Responding to the news that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume targets would not be released before the end of the year, NFU President Roger Johnson called the news a 'serious disappointment'....
Crop Industry News from United States Angry Reaction to Missed Deadline on Renewable Fuels
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it will not issue a final 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) until next year, missing its deadline by more than a year, much to...
21 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: How is Harsh US Weather Affecting the Markets?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Crop Industry News from United States Are Farmland Values Due for a Slight Decline
US - With crop prices at multiyear lows and interest rates expected to inch up over the next few years, a Purdue University agricultural economist believes the decade-long increase in farmland...
Crop Industry News from United States Agricultural Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available...
Crop Industry News from United States Organisations Protect Endangered Fish from Rice Pesticide
US - Organisations in the US have signed an agreement to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California from the rice pesticide thiobencarb....
20 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Will Snow Decrease the US Winter Wheat Area?
US - Winter wheat planting progress in the US is now behind last year’s pace, and at around the slowest pace seen since 2009, writes Jack Watts, Lead Analyst, AHDB/HGCA Market Intelligence....
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Helps Open and Expand Export Markets
US - The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service has awarded funding to more than 60 US agricultural organisations to help expand commercial export markets for American...
19 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Waiting for the Record US Harvest to Flow
US - A new Rabobank report finds that a late 2014 harvest and strong incentive to store corn has created an early season US corn deficit....
Crop Industry News from United States Workshop Focuses on Grain Storage Issues
US - Purdue Extension and the Indiana Grain and Feed Association are teaming up for a daylong Post-Harvest Update and Recertification Workshop in December to help farmers and other agribusiness...
Crop Industry News from United States Big Freeze Arrived at Right Time for South Plains Cotton
US - The first major spell of cold weather arrived in the South Plains last week, about 10 days later than average, which was timely for finishing up the area’s cotton....
Crop Industry News from United States Can Wheat Defend Itself Against Viruses?
US - Wheat diseases could cost producers 5 to 10 per cent or more in yield reductions per crop, but a major advance in developing broad disease-resistant wheat is on the horizon. ...
14 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Soy Exports Hit New Milestones
US - US soybean farmers continue to provide their international customers with reliable, quality products, and those customers have once again rewarded them with big purchases. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: USDA Fails to Meet Trade Expectations
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
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