Grain Inspections Down Slightly; PNW Inspections Rebound For the week ending May 14, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) from all major export regions reached 1.76 million metric tons (mmt), down 1 percent from the past week, 4 percent
Wheat Climbs Higher On Rain Concerns July K.C. wheat posted its highest close in five weeks with concerns about too much rain in the Southern Plains damaging wheat crops. July corn ended modestly higher with help from Thursday morning’s bullish
Wheat, Corn Higher at Midday Wheat and corn are higher at midday, with soybeans continuing to struggle. General Comments U.S. stock market indices are higher with the Dow index up 20. Interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is
An abundance of rain accompanied by chilling temperatures have brought planting in some areas of Iowa, Kansas and South Dakota to a standstill. Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin growers are hanging tight with pretty good conditions. But everyone could use
As expected carryover injury from fomesafen (Flexstar, Prefix, Reflex, Intimidator, Marvel, Dawn, Rhythm, etc.) is starting to show in some fields. The reason it is showing now is due to all the rain allowing any herbicide carryover to more completely
Grains Higher Overnight, Dollar Eases 6:00 a.m. CME Globex: July corn is up 2 cents July soybeans are up 3 cents July Chicago wheat is up 4 1/4 cents CME Globex Recap: All three grains are higher early Thursday, helped
As is the case in most years, there has been no shortage of discussion and analysis this spring of the potential impact of the timeliness of corn planting on yield prospects. Each effort tends to bring a slightly different perspective
Editor’s Note: This information is excerpted from a Mississippi Agricultural Land Values, Cash Rents, and Lending Conditions: Spring 2015, a report based on a survey conducted by the Department of Agricultural Economics for the Mississippi State University Extension Service. The survey
Weather and declining prices are putting a dent in the expected total of rice and corn acres planted, said Scott Stiles, extension economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Meanwhile, rice growers are bumping up against insurance
The main problem in managing Palmer in the near future is that the 10 day forecast calls for a lot of rain.
Any additional showers will compound the misery and probably push some late rice acres into soybeans where growers don’t want to risk further planting in late May or early June.