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09 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States South Korea's 2014 Rice Production Forecast Stable
SOUTH KOREA - Planting of the 2014 rice crop has just started and is expected to continue until June. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Wheat Pests Cause Aesthetic, Financial Loss to Agricultural Producers
US - As producers across Kansas gear up for wheat harvest, two pesky insects are throttling up their efforts to put a dent in this year’s crop—along with farmers’ wallets....
08 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States GeoGrain: US Cash Grain and Futures Report
ANALYSIS - Grain futures dropped again this week with corn and soybean futures shedding 20 ½ cents and 38 ½ cents respectively for the week ending Thursday the 5th, reports GeoGrain analysts....
06 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Thursday
US - July corn futures closed down 7 3/4 cents at $4.48 3/4 Thursday. Prices closed near the session low and hit a four-month low. ...
05 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Researchers Aim to Disarm a ‘Cereal Killer’
US - A fungus that kills an estimated 30 per cent of the world’s rice crop may finally have met its match, thanks to a research discovery made by scientists at the University of Delaware and...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Wednesday
US - July corn futures closed down 1 1/4 cents at $4.57 Wednesday. Prices closed near mid-range and hit another 3.5-month low. The corn bears have the firm overall near-term technical advantage....
04 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Tuesday
US - July corn futures closed down 8 1/4 cents at $4.57 1/4 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low and hit a 3.5-month low. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Timing, Product Choice Important for Postemergence Herbicide Applications
US - Weather has prevented Indiana corn farmers from applying herbicides before much of the crop emerged from the ground. But that doesn't mean it's too late, a pair of Purdue Extension weed...
Crop Industry News from United States Jim Wyckoff's Weekly Grains Outlook
ANALYSIS - Grain analyst Jim Wyckoff said the grain market could see seasonal weakness during the month of June now that corn is in the ground. ...
03 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Up Monday
US - July corn futures closed up 1 1/4 cents at $4.67 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session high today on tepid short covering in a bear market after hitting a three-month low early on....
Crop Industry News from United States K-State Agricultural Lender Survey: Start of 2014 Shows Expected Increases for Future Ag Lending
US - Agricultural lenders indicated less optimism early this year than they did near the end of last year, according to the results of the March 2014 K-State Agricultural Lender Survey. Lenders...
Crop Industry News from United States Armyworm Showing Up in Specific, At-Risk Cornfields
US - While armyworm captures haven't been as high in Indiana as they have in other states to the south, Purdue Extension entomologists say there has been some concentrated armyworm egg-laying...
02 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States EWG Ethanol Study Seriously Flawed
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has issued a statement on the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) recent publication, “Ethanol’s Broken Promise: Using Less Corn...
30 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Thursday
US - July corn futures closed down 2 1/4 cents at $4.70 1/4 Thursday. Prices closed near mid-range today. The corn bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Rain, Humidity Amplify Importance of Head Scab Management
US - Wheat is starting to flower in southern and central Indiana, meaning growers need to assess risk of head scab and prepare management tactics....
Crop Industry News from United States Planted Acres - Did the Market Get It Right?
US - Crop markets have two primary functions. One is to allocate available supplies so that stocks are neither depleted nor in surplus by the end of the marketing year. The second is to direct...
Crop Industry News from United States Distance Learning Course on Feed Production Now Available
US - Registration is now open for the course, 'Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing' co-sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)....
Crop Industry News from United States Global Malnutrition Depends on Productivity, Climate Change
US - Global malnutrition could fall 84 per cent by the year 2050 as incomes in developing countries grow - but only if agricultural productivity continues to improve and climate change does not...
29 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Lower; Soy Higher
ANALYSIS - July corn futures closed up 3 1/4 cents at $4.73 Wednesday, writes analyst Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grains Outlook: Planting Close to Complete
ANALYSIS - Corn planting is close to complete and during the short holiday week, markets are trading mixed, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Crop Industry News from United States Soybean Injury from Soil-applied Herbicides Increasing Across Acres
US - Integrated weed management programs offer the greatest potential for long-term sustainable solutions to weed populations demonstrating resistance to herbicides from multiple families, according...
28 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Tuesday
US - July corn futures closed down 7 1/4 cents at $4.70 3/4 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low and hit a nearly three-month low today. ...
Crop Industry News from United States Debate on GMO Stirs Strong Feelings in NYC
ANALYSIS - A panel of experts on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gathered April 27 at the Food Book Fair in Williamsburg to debate the risks and benefits of genetically modified food. The...
Crop Industry News from United States Cool, Wet Weather Only Helps Cutworms Thrive
Capture of black cutworm moths in the IPM traps has been above the rolling five year average for the last several weeks, writes Doug Johnson, Extension Entomologist with the University of Kentucky....
26 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Conference on Agricultural Waste, Environmental Quality Seeks Input
US - A national conference on the impact from animal and agricultural waste on air, water, soil and climate is calling for abstracts, posters and workshop ideas – and not just from scientists...
23 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Congress Passes Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014
US - The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) applauds Congress for their votes this week to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 with an overwhelming 412-4 vote...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 2 1/4 cents at $4.76 3/4 Thursday. ...
22 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Cotton Outlook Better than Last Year but Still a Mixed Bag
US - Though recent rains improved the cotton outlook for some regions, it’s still a “mixed bag” for the state overall, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....
21 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States NFU Statement on House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations
US - Both the US House of Representatives and US Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees havemarked up legislation for the 2015 fiscal year....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 3 3/4 cents at $4.73 1/2 Tuesday. ...
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