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What Is the Impact of Supply Management Programs on U.S. Exports? – Commentary

What Is the Impact of Supply Management Programs on U.S. Exports? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Nov 15, 2017

We have heard over and over again from people who do not like crop supply management programs. They tell us that these programs put a cap on exports, particularly corn exports and especially if loan rates are near the full

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South Carolina: Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting, Santee, Dec. 7

South Carolina: Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting, Santee, Dec. 7

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Corn and soybean growers can learn what they can do to grow profitable crops in 2018 at the Clemson Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting Dec. 7. The meeting will be held at the Santee Conference Center, 1737 Bass Drive, Santee,

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Grain Markets: Corn Supply A Burden To Prices

Grain Markets: Corn Supply A Burden To Prices

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Nov 13, 2017

The USDA’s Crop Production report released on November 9 reported an unexpectedly large corn yield increase for the 2017 crop. Corn prices suffered a moderate decline following the report release considering the magnitude of the yield increase. Corn prices will

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Kentucky Corn, Soybeans Still on Record-Level Path

Kentucky Corn, Soybeans Still on Record-Level Path

👤From University of Kentucky Extension 🕔Nov 10, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the November Crop Production report today, showing continued possibilities of a record corn yield and record yield and production for soybeans. “If realized, this would be the highest corn

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Global Markets: Corn – East Asia An Important Region for Competition

Global Markets: Corn – East Asia An Important Region for Competition

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2017

East Asian markets have been the foreground for competition between Brazil and U.S. corn exports. Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan are significant importers (accounting for roughly 20 percent of global corn trade) that source primarily from both countries, as exporters’

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WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Demand Offset by Higher Production

WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Demand Offset by Higher Production

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger production, increased feed and residual use and exports, and greater ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.578 billion bushels, up 298 million from last month on a record-high yield. Feed

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Iowa Corn: Addressing the Edge or Border Effect on Yields

Iowa Corn: Addressing the Edge or Border Effect on Yields

👤By Mark Westgate and Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University Extension Agronomists 🕔Nov 8, 2017

There have been many reports of corn along the edge of the fields yielding drastically less than the remainder of the field. In many cases, the yield loss is most obvious on the southern edge of the field, but it

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Nebraska Corn: Potential Reasons for Weakened Ear Shanks and Ear Loss

Nebraska Corn: Potential Reasons for Weakened Ear Shanks and Ear Loss

👤By Jenny Rees and Robert Klein, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 8, 2017

Reports of ear loss have been widespread in Nebraska this harvest season following a week of high, sustained winds in late October. Growers have been asking about the potential causes of weakened ear shanks and ears dropping.  Like many things that happen in

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Grain Markets: Should We Be Surprised By Average 2017 Corn, Soybean Yields?

Grain Markets: Should We Be Surprised By Average 2017 Corn, Soybean Yields?

👤By Scott Irwin, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Nov 2, 2017

In the Crop Production report released on October 10, 2017 the USDA estimated the U.S. average yield of corn to be 171.8 bushels per acre and the average yield of soybeans to be 49.5 bushels per acre. The October yield estimates confirmed

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Grain Markets: Current Corn Price Prospects

Grain Markets: Current Corn Price Prospects

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Oct 30, 2017

December corn futures closed the week ending October 27 at $3.48 per bushel continuing a pattern over the last month of small deviations within a range between $3.45 and $3.55. Additionally, the monthly average price of corn received by U.S.

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