Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Crops

Another good planting week for U.S. corn growers

For the second week in a row, favorable weather in areas of the Corn Belt have helped growers catch up in their planting. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports today that, as of...

USDA predicts record corn crop

Despite delayed planting in rain-soaked parts of the corn belt, USDA last week said that according to farmer survey data and historical yield trends, 92.2 million acres of corn are to be...

USDA Expects Record Corn Crop in 2011

Wednesday's  projection of a record 13.5 billion bushel corn crop for 2011 provides further evidence that corn growers will be able to meet all needs for food, feed and fuel yet again,...

U.S., North Dakota & South Dakota wheat crop production numbers…

United States Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.42 billion bushels, down 4 percent from 2010. Expected area for harvest as grain or seed totals 32.0 million acres, up 1 percent from last year. Based on...

2011 corn crop now 40% planted

Growers Make Remarkable Planting Progress in Key Corn States; 2011 Crop Now 40% Planted In the past week, corn growers nationwide hit their fields in earnest and planted more than a ...

USB Leader expresses concerns about affect of a larger Panama Canal

The pending expansion of the Panama Canal holds significant implications for U.S. soybean farmers, who depend on U.S. ports to export their harvested beans around the world, said Phil Bradshaw, a United Soybean Board...

SDSU Releases Soybean Germplasm Lines

South Dakota State University (SDSU) has released soybean germplasm lines to help plant breeders elsewhere incorporate desirable qualities such as high protein and low linolenic acid into their own soybean varieties. This is the...

NCGA Helps Ease Crop Insurance Concerns

With news of the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to open the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in southern Missouri to ease some of the swell in the Mississippi River, farmers affected by the floods...

Planting progress behind

Wet weather has caused fieldwork to come to a standstill in the top corn-producing states east of the Mississippi River last week, pushing overall plantings below the average pace. USDA put corn plantings at 13...

Corn Refiners respond to lawsuit

The sugar industry has filed a lawsuit against several corn processors and their lobbying group for their effort to rebrand high-fructose corn syrup as “corn sugar”. In an attempt to end the campaign that markets...

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