Allendale, Inc. a Chicago area agricultural commodity brokerage and analysis firm estimates that US grain and oilseed producers will increase their corn and wheat acres, while lowering their planted soybean acres. Totals are seen slightly higher than USDA’s...
It looks like more rain is coming to the corn belt. That'll concern farmers hoping to plant this year's crop. However, they've got time says University of Illinois Extension Agronomist Emerson Nafziger. There's not huge losses of yield as long as you can ge...
Ever since USDA released the Prospective Plantings report March 31st, many have been wondering if farmers will decide to switch a few corn acres to soybeans. The higher price of that crop seems to make this more likely. Farmers told USDA in March they would...
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Prospects for Corn & Soybean Production Estimates
There have been January surprises for the commodity markets in many years. These usually come in the form of USDA’s final Crop Production re
Setting the record straight on Monsanto’s collaboration with Tekmira | B...
Monsanto's partnership with Tekmira is focused on agricultural formulation technology, not vaccines for Ebola disease.
USDA Quarterly Hogs & Pigs Report - March 28, 2014
USDA has released the March 2014 Quarterly Hogs & Pigs report. It, by most accounts, shows more inventory than the trade expected. However,
Reports Continue to Support Corn & Soybean Prices
March is one of four months that contain an unusually large number of USDA reports. These, as you'll hear from University of Illinois Ag Eco
Cost to Produce Corn and Soybeans in Illinois-2013
In 2013, the total of all economic costs per acre for growing corn in Illinois averaged $1,033 in the northern section, $966 in the central