USDA Crop Production and WASDE reports released 11am central Monday September 12, 2016. Visit our USDA Reports page for full details. Corn production is forecast at 15.1 billion bushels, up 11 percent from last year but down less than one percent from the A...
I’m Todd Gleason for University of Illinois Extension with a history of Labor Day in the United States. It’s adapted from a story found on the United States Embassy to Sweden’s website. Eleven-year-old Peter McGuire sold papers on the street in New York Cit...
The rains falling across the Midwest are delaying harvest for the moment, but they may also bring with them a sales opportunity for farmers. That's because the amount of soybeans left in the nation is pretty small, and processors are in need. University of ...
Bayer and Monsanto today announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for $128 U.S. dollars per share in an all-cash transaction. Bayer Ag Brands Monsanto Brands The combined agriculture business will have...
USDA will update the Crop Production and WASDE reports at 11am central Monday September 12, 2016. These tables will reflect the changes shortly after the reports release. Look for the dates in the bottom to confirm the updated information is showing. The fo...
by Todd E. Gleason Urbana, Illinois - Wednesday morning September 7, 2016 University of Illinois Extension Agricultural Economist Gary Schnitkey presented a webinar looking forward into 2017. The discussion centered on farm profitability, projected income, ...
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