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19 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - On the 18 September The National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has...
Crop Industry News from United States Corn Growers Advised to 'Keep Crops Close to Home'
US - With a record amount of corn likely headed to market in the next few weeks and corn prices still very low, a Purdue University agricultural economist is advising growers to consider storing...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December Corn closed down 3 1/2-cents at 3.38 1/4. December corn closed lower on Thursday as forecasts for dry weather that should help the corn crop mature into harvest. ...
18 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States From Too Much Rain, to Too Little Rain
US - After prolonged drought, South Texas producers are now struggling with too much moisture, according to Rod Santa Ana, Texas A&M AgriLife communications specialist based in Weslaco....
Crop Industry News from United States National Farm Safety and Health Week Focuses on 'Protecting What Matters'
US - 'Safety Counts - Protecting What Matters' is this year’s theme for National Farm Safety and Health Week, which will be observed September 21-27, 2014. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Export Customers Commit to Buy $2.3 Billion of US Soy
US - Buyers from China at the second-annual, soy-checkoff-funded US Global Trade Exchange have agreed to buy $2.3 billion of US soy totaling 176 million bushels of US soybeans, marking the second...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December Corn closed down 2-cents at 3.41 3/4. December corn closed lower on Wednesday. ...
17 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Harvest 2014: Rewarding, but Challenging
US - Drought persists in some areas, but ideal weather elsewhere has our fields brimming with life and ripe for harvest. The farm-prices forecast, on the other hand, is less sunny, writes Bob...
Crop Industry News from United States How Do We Increase Global Corn Yields?
US - Ensuring that corn absorbs the right balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium is crucial to increasing global yields, a Purdue and Kansas State University study finds....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December Corn closed up 3/4-cents at 3.43 3/4. December corn closed fractionally higher due to short covering on Tuesday. ...
16 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December Corn closed up 4 1/2-cents at 3.43. December corn closed higher due to short covering on Monday triggered by wild scale frost across the upper portion of the Corn Belt over the...
15 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Sudden Death Syndrome Hits Soybeans Across US
ANALYSIS - Due to high moisture levels throughout the Midwest this season, Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) has hit soybean fields not only in the Midwest, but "any place that soybeans are grown,"...
Crop Industry News from United States CME Report: 74 Per Cent of US Corn Crop Rated Good/Excellent Condition
US - 74 per cent of the US corn crop was rated in good/excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and 20 points better than year ago and the five year average for this week, write...
Crop Industry News from United States Farm Safety Should be a Front Burner Issue
US - In honor of the United Nations’ 2014 International Year of Family Farming, this month National Farmers Union (NFU) is highlighting the importance of being proactive in the area of farm...
12 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States What Has Supported Corn, Soybean and Land Prices?
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said global soybean demand from China has increased soybean acreage by 30 million acres, and US ethanol demand has...
Crop Industry News from United States State-of-the-art Grain Rail Terminal Open for 2014 Harvest
US - Landmark Services Cooperative has announced the opening of their new Grain Rail Facility in Fall River, Wis. Grain growers can now market their grain quickly and efficiently at this new...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 4 1/4 cents at $3.41 1/2 Thursday....
11 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Corn, Soybeans Hit Four-year Low
ANALYSIS - December corn and soy prices have made four-year lows this week as record harvests are expected, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Crop Industry News from United States Help for Homeowners to Guard Against Flooding
US - Homeowners and farmers can protect their equipment, other belongings and even lives by understanding that floods can occur in unlikely places, a Purdue Extension disaster education specialist...
Crop Industry News from United States Scientists Named to Agricultural Research Service Science Hall of Fame
US - Four scientists have been named to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Science Hall of Fame for discoveries in soybean genomics, sustainable farming, poultry disease control and crop...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 2 cents at $3.46 1/4 Wednesday. ...
10 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Do 1 September Corn Stocks Estimate Matter?
US - Corn prices continue to be dominated by expectations of a very large US harvest, writes Darrel Good. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 4 cents at $3.44 1/4 Tuesday. ...
09 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Record Corn, Soy Harvest Likely
ANALYSIS - Grain market bears are still in full command at the start of the week, with a record corn and soybean harvest predicted, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Crop Industry News from United States Beware of the Trojan Horse Labelled COOL ‘Reform’
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson argues in a recent Politico op-ed that the opponents of Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL), having lost their battles on both the ideological...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December Corn closed down 7 3/4-cents at 3.48 1/4. December corn closed lower on Monday as freeze concerns across the northern Plains and upper Midwest have declined. ...
08 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab Announces Selected Projects
US - Project funding through the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet has been announced. ...
05 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Analyst: Fresh Contract Lows for Corn, Soybean Markets
ANALYSIS - There's fresh contract lows for November and December corn and soybeans, according to Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.46 1/2 Thursday....
04 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Allendale Crop Survey: Farmers Report Higher Corn, Soybean Yields
ANALYSIS - The Allendale Inc. Nationwide Producer Yield Survey suggests a projected US corn crop of 14.409 billion bushels and a soybean crop of 3.884 billion bushels....
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