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12 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States WASDE Report Bearish for Soybeans, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production report - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Bearish USDA Report Expected
ANALYSIS - The markets are anticipating a bearish USDA report for the corn, soy and wheat markets when it is released later today, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 3/4 cents at $3.68 1/4 Monday. Prices closed near the session high on short covering. ...
08 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Record Sales for Land O'Lakes
US - Animal feed, crop, egg and dairy company, Land O’Lakes, Inc., has posted record second-quarter (Q2) and first half-year sales and earnings....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 3 1/2 cents at $3.70 3/4 Thursday. Prices closed near mid-range. ...
07 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States High Plains Cotton Generally in Good Shape, But Rain Needed
US - Despite a few setbacks, such as cooler-than-normal weather, Panhandle and South Plains cotton is in pretty good shape, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 7 cents at $3.74 1/4 Wednesday. Prices closed near the session high on short covering in a bear market. ...
06 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States $1.5 Million to Develop New Crop for Biofuels
US - Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the US Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 2 1/4 cents at $3.67 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session high....
05 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States DuPont Crop Protection, Advanta US Partner for New Non-GMO Sorghum Trait
US - DuPont Crop Protection and Advanta US have signed a joint agreement to commercialise the DuPont Inzen Z herbicide-tolerance sorghum trait. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December Corn closed up 7-cents at 3.69 1/4. December corn closed higher due to short covering on Monday as it consolidated some of this summer's decline. ...
04 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Farm Bureau Federation Disappointed by Failure of WTO Trade Talks
US - The American Farm Bureau Federation is disappointed that the World Trade Organization has failed to reach an agreement that would have sped the flow of goods through international borders....
Crop Industry News from United States Updated Expected Price Distributions for Corn and Soybeans in 2014
US - Crop price expectations have generally trended downward throughout the growing season as conditions have been very favorable for large production of corn and soybeans, writes Bruce Sherrick....
01 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Gene Discovery Could Lead to Better Soybean Varieties
US - Researchers from Purdue University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have discovered a soybean gene whose mutation affects plant stem growth, a finding that could lead to the development...
31 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Proposed Sanitary Transportation Rule Places Undue Burden, Says AFIA
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule....
Crop Industry News from United States Corn, Soy Insecticides Similar to Nicotine Widespread in Midwest Rivers
US - Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new USGS study....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 1/2 cent at $3.71 1/2 Wednesday. Prices closed near mid-range and saw tepid short covering in a bear market. ...
30 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Partnership to Combat World Hunger
GLOBAL - The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.71 1/4 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low....
29 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Weather Patterns Drying Out
ANALYSIS - Corn belt weather patterns are drying out a bit this week, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Crop Industry News from United States Storing the 2014 Corn Crop
US - The majority of annually produced crops such as corn obviously have to be stored, writes Darrel Good. For corn producers, the question at harvest time will be who will store the portion...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 5 1/4 cents at $3.77 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session high on short covering. ...
28 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Cool Weather's Effect on Crop Could Differ from 2009
US - The next two months will determine whether the Indiana corn crop produces high yields as expected or is significantly damaged by any unforeseen, drastic changes in weather and diseases,...
25 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 2 cents at $3.68 3/4 Thursday. Prices hit another new contract low and closed near mid-range....
24 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 2 cents at $3.70 1/4 Wednesday. Prices hit another new contract low and then rebounded on some tepid short covering to close near the session high. ...
23 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 3 1/2 cents at $3.68 Tuesday. Prices hit another new contract low and closed nearer the session low. ...
22 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Downward Pressure Across Grains
ANALYSIS - There's downward pressure across all the grains markets this week, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 6 cents at $3.72 1/2 Monday....
21 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Addressing Corn Rootworm Disease Before it Takes Hold
ANALYSIS - Although the extent of corn rootworm (CRW) pressure in 2014 is yet to be determined, entomologists say planning this season for future rootworm populations is the best way to control...
18 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States NFU Asks for Clarity on Key Points Under Waters of US Rule
US - In a letter sent on Thursday (17 July) to US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson asked for more information...
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