Slow planting and stunted prices
Statistically, planting is now officially behind for the second week according to USDA Crop Progress Reports, out Monday each week.
Corn prices looking for direction
URBANA, Ill. -- Corn prices have settled into a relatively narrow trading range, with December 2009 futures trading between $3.20 and $3.50 per bushel...
US export promotion programs boosted U.S. farm export value by 15%
ARLINGTON, Virginia — Agricultural export market development programs funded through the farm bill have contributed an average of $8.2 billion per year, a total...
Weak South American harvest pushes soybean prices higher
Soybeans have led commodity markets higher in recent days. The weather chickens are coming home to roost, as speculation about problems in South America are being realized in early harvest results.
Pork producers’ profits return in 2012
URBANA, Ill. -- The pork industry is expected to have a profitable year in 2012. In fact, the level of profitability could be the most favorable during the high-priced feed era.
Long, hot weekend fuels strong grain markets
December corn futures and July Chicago wheat futures have made new contract highs.
Undisputed precision ag: Ohio State logo in cornfield
Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences designed cornfield’s ‘cool’ Block O to spur conversations on precision ag potential.
Biomass assistance program created
WASHINGTON -- Biomass conversion facilities can begin signing up to participate in the Biomass Crop Assistance Program, which will help increase production of renewable...
USDA launches new BioPreferred biobased product label
Purchasing agents on down to general consumer will benefit from new label that identifies biobased products.
Agland and Heritage co-ops will merge
Agland Co-op is merging with Heritage Cooperative, resulting in a farm co-op that will stretch across at least two-thirds of Ohio.