Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Planting delays and cool weather have slowed corn development, paving the way for a potential issue with slugs in no-till fields.

WASHINGTON — According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the outlook for total red meat and poultry production will be down slightly next year....

URBANA, Ill. — Corn and soybean markets are not reliant solely on energy or futures prices to support their levels, said a University of...

By MIKE WOOLVERTON Extension Grain Economist Sighs of relief were heard throughout the grain trade last week as corn and soybean planting both progressed. Ordinarily, prices...

BASEL, Switzerland — Syngenta has reached a definitive agreement with Monsanto, which settles all outstanding litigation relating to the two companies’ global corn and...

URBANA, Ill. — Between 2003 and 2007, the majority of corn and soybean production cost increases can be attributed to crude oil price increases,...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Recent hog prices are described as a “miracle” by a Purdue University Extension marketing specialist, who compares the high prices to an answered prayer.

High energy prices, increasing global demand, drought and other factors -- not biofuels -- are the primary drivers of higher food costs.

Reduced plantings are expected to push cottonseed prices to $400/ton.

A House agriculture subcommittee held a hearing May 15 to review the source of volatile price movements in agricultural and energy commodity markets.
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