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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...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Steady
US - December corn futures closed steady at $3.86 3/4 Thursday. Prices closed nearer the session low....
17 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States How Burdensome Are Corn Supplies?
US - Corn prices have been declining for almost two years following the peak price generated by the very small US crop in 2012. The recent sharp decline in prices has been associated with increasing...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 cents at $3.85 3/4 Wednesday. ...
16 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: No Concerns in Marketplace
GLOBAL - The somewhat surprising lack of concern in the market place regarding geopolitics has prompted better risk appetite in the market place this week. ...
Crop Industry News from United States US Corn Ave Yield Could Blow Out Records - 175 Bu/A is Possible
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said the current corn crop has set the foundation for average yields to bust through the record - he believes they...
15 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed up 3 1/2 cents at $3.88 1/4 Monday. Prices hit another contract low today and then rebounded to close nearer the session high on tepid short covering in a bear...
14 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Short-covering Across Grains Markets
ANALYSIS - Starting on Monday there's some short-covering evident across all the grains futures, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
11 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development...
Crop Industry News from United States Training in Grain Storage Rescues
US - First responders, farmers and grain elevator employees can receive training that could help save a life should someone become trapped in a grain storage structure....
Crop Industry News from United States Is Climate Change to Blame for Rising Problem of Charcoal Rot in Soybeans?
US - With over 100 diseases that can attack soybean crops, why would charcoal rot rise to the top of the most wanted list? ...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.92 1/2 Thursday. ...
10 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 6 3/4 cents at $3.97 1/2 Wednesday. Prices hit another contract low today and closed nearer the session low. ...
09 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States NFU Urges Continued Support on Renewable Fuel Standard
US - It is crucial that Congress not change the RFS and for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to improve the 2014 RFS targets in order to provide certainty for farmers and the ethanol...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 3 cents at $4.03 1/4 Tuesday. Prices hit another contract low today and closed nearer the session low....
08 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Lower Prices Across Grains
ANALYSIS - There's solidly lower prices across the grain markets at the start of this week, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Crop Industry News from United States Preparing for Corn Silage Harvest
US - There are so many factors in executing an efficient and profitable corn silage harvest that it pays to get an early start on preparation....
Crop Industry News from United States Corn Market Fragility Sparks Fears
US - In mid-June, ethanol production climbed to record high levels, largely as a result of the recent corn market instability....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 8 3/4 cents at $4.06 1/2 Monday....
03 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Bayer CropScience Expands North American, Global Seeds Headquarters
US – Bayer CropScience will invest $29.6 million in the expansion of its North American and global seeds headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. ...
02 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Late-Season Wheat Grain Quality Concerns
Wheat harvest will likely be late again this year, particularly in the northern half of the state, write Pierce Paul and Laura Lindsey, The Ohio State University....
Crop Industry News from United States Replant Options: Forage, Cover Crop Considerations for Flooded Sites
Extended periods of rainfall, flooding, hail, or all of the above have producers scrambling for replant or prevented planting options. Each choice has practical and economic implications, so...
01 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Close Down 22 Cents
US - December corn futures closed down 22 cents at $4.25 1/4 Monday. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Supports Biotech, GM Crops
US - Last week Hillary Rodham Clinton was the keynote speaker at a luncheon during the BIO International Convention in San Diego, California, USA and was interviewed by Jim Greenwood, president...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Decidedly More Bearish Tones in Grain Markets
ANALYSIS - The release of yesterday's USDA Supply and Demand data saw the technical posture of corn, soy and wheat markets turn decidedly bearish, reports Jim Wyckoff....
30 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Screen Your Waterhemp for Herbicide Resistance
US - Herbicide-resistant waterhemp populations continue to expand into more areas of Illinois each season, writes Aaron Hager, University of Illinois....
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Reports Hammer Grain Futures Prices Lower
ANALYSIS - Soybeans led a downside price surge in grain futures Monday, in the wake of mostly bearish supply and demand data released by the US Department of Agriculture at midday Monday, writes...
Crop Industry News from United States Severe, Heavy Rain Threat in Midwest Continues Monday
US - Weekend storms swept across the Midwest and more rain is expected on Monday. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Wheat Maturity, Disease Potential Must be Monitored
Later harvest dates and disease concerns merit additional management considerations for this year’s wheat crop, writes Greg Roth, Penn State Professor of Agronomy....
27 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Part II: Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
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