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11 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Reports Provide Some Surprises for Corn
US - Based on the worn adage that "big crops get bigger", analysts generally expected the USDA's November Crop Production report to contain larger forecasts for the size of the current US corn...
10 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States What's in Store for 2015? Farm Economics Summit Scheduled
US - Record yields, pork virus and drought-ravaged beef all had a major impact on markets this year. How might this affect the outlook for next year?...
Crop Industry News from United States Maize Prices Above Average Despite Decline
US - Chicago maize prices (May-15) have declined by $19.2/t since 1 July this year. May-15 maize futures closed at $154.6/t on Thursday (6 November), down $1.2/t since last Thursday’s close...
07 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Grains Find Support Towards End of Week
ANALYSIS - Grains find their support towards the end of this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
06 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States American Feed Conference to Discuss Imports/Exports
US - Time is running out to register at a discounted early-bird registration rate for the American Feed Industry Association's 2014 Import/Export Seminar. ...
04 November 2014
Crop Industry News from United States User-friendly Pig Feed Formulation Tool Available
US - A Windows User-Friendly Feed Formulation tool (WUFFDA) has been launched in English and a number of other languages for download by the University of Georgia....
31 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Strong Soymeal Demand Supports US Prices
US - US soyabean futures have been on an upward trajectory since late September, supported by delays to the US harvest and growing concerns about planting conditions in Brazil, writes Helen Plant,...
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Rallying Continues in US Markets
ANALYSIS - Difficulty sourcing soybeans has caused rallying to continue in the US grains markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
30 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Watch: Corn Prices Expected to Edge Up, Could Pressure Fed Cattle Bids in 2015
US - Recent lower prices in corn could translate into fewer planted acres in 2015, potentially putting pressure on bids for beef cattle next year. ...
29 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Experts to Address Changing Ag Market Conditions on Friday
US - Agricultural economists from Purdue University will offer farmers and livestock producers some timely guidance on rapidly changing market conditions and a look ahead to the 2015 season in...
24 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Keeping Food Safe: Prevention Better Than Response
US - Each year in the United States, about 42,000 cases of salmonella infection are reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Because many cases are not diagnosed...
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Markets Boosted by Weather
ANALYSIS - Markets have improved this week, supported by US harvest weather and Brazilian planting weather, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
23 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States U-Turn on No-till Farming Debate
ANALYSIS - For several years it has been a constant debate. Till or no-till? New research suggests no-till farming may be the way forward - for now, writes Gemma Hyland....
22 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Chicago Soybean Prices Ease as US Harvest Advances
US - Delays to the US soybean harvest last week provided some support for the market and Chicago Nov-14 futures prices rallied $18.28/t between 1 and 16 October, peaking at £355.09/t last Thursday...
Crop Industry News from United States El Niño Development Stalled, but Cool, Wet Winter Still Predicted
US - Though this year’s El Niño is now predicted to be a weak one, it still spells more a chance of a wet, cool winter for most of Texas rather than a dry one, according to the Texas State...
21 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Record Crops Mean Some Harvest Delays
US - Indiana's projected record corn and soybean crops will likely result in backups at the state's grain handling facilities and delay some farmers from harvesting, Purdue agricultural economist...
17 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Grain Prices Supported This Week
ANALYSIS - Several market factors have supported grains prices this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Crop Industry News from United States Chicago Soybeans Futures Feeling Pressure as Harvest Gathers Pace
US - On Wednesday, the Nov-14 Chicago soybean futures price declined by almost $5/t on the previous day, settling at $349.95/t and is also, down from $354.45/t on Monday....
16 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States How Many Acres of Corn Are Needed in 2015?
US - One of the functions of crop markets is to direct planting decisions of US producers. The market's assessment of the amount of acreage needed of various crops in any production cycle is...
15 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Cellulosic Ethanol Prospects Boosted by Research
US - The potential for producing cost-effective cellulosic ethanol that uses plentiful and sustainable cellulosic plant biomass continues to grow, thanks to research at the US Department of Agriculture...
14 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Automated Imaging System Helping Improve Crops
US - Plant scientists are working to improve important food crops such as rice, maize, and beans to meet the food needs of a growing world population. However, boosting crop output will require...
13 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States $1.3 Million Funding Boost for Precision Ag Startup
US - Spensa Technologies Inc., a precision agricultural startup, received $1.3 million from multiple investors and venture programs to further develop an online pest management program, an electronic...
Crop Industry News from United States 2015 Planting Decisions Influenced by Nitrogen Fertilizer Prices
US - Anhydrous ammonia prices averaged $717 per ton in Illinois according to the October 2nd edition of the Illinois Production Cost Report, reports Gary Schnitkey....
Crop Industry News from United States Farm Safety First: Take Steps Now to Prevent Accidents Later
US - A few simple precautions and a little bit of common sense can go a long way toward helping prevent farm-related accidents and injuries, especially at harvest time, two Purdue University...
12 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Pumpkin Crop Developed Well Amid Favorable Weather
US - Mild weather in the spring and early summer coupled with sufficient rain in August allowed this year's pumpkin crop to flourish. ...
10 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Grain Storage Bags Could be Solution for Surplus Corn
US - This year’s projected record corn crop has many farmers looking for alternatives to traditional storage bins and silos, which are expected to fill up quickly now that the harvest is underway....
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Fight Returns to Grain Futures
ANALYSIS - This week saw corn have it's first higher close in five weeks, following wheats first higher close in six weeks, last week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
09 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States High Plains Cotton ‘Chugging Along’
US - While nearly all Gulf Coast and Central Texas cotton has been harvested, much of the Texas High Plains cotton is still two weeks away, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomists....
08 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Macroeconomic Indicators for Cotton Supply Chain
US - A range of macroeconomic data releases suggest US economic growth will continue at a moderate pace. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Cotton Case Agreement Ends Threat of Retaliation on US Wheat Exports
US - The announcement this week that Brazil and the United States have negotiated a settlement in a long-running trade dispute will help US wheat growers remain competitive in one of the world’s...
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