Tag "planting progress"
As spring planting rolls along (88% of U.S. corn planted as of May 25 according to USDA; 59% of soybeans) BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp.) is declaring “Mission Accomplished” and then some on delivery of fertilizer. The BNSF Railway
Mostly negative day for grains in futures, while basis levels increased for corn and soybeans across the country, particularly in the northwest. Basis levels are expected to continue to rise in coming weeks.
Expectations for a big jump in planting progress weighed down on prices with soybeans leading the way lower. Actual planting numbers came in higher than expectations for both corn and soybeans which is expected to bring some more bearishness to
There’s an old saying: Three things matter in real estate — location, location, location. Those three things are pretty important in agriculture, too. We requested information from readers about planting progress and crop development in their area and received the
For the week ending April 24, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export grain from all major export regions reached 2.0 million metric tons (mmt), down 11 percent from the past week, 47 percent above last year,
Agricultural Economy Cheri Zagurski and Emily Garnett reported yesterday at DTN (link requires subscription) that, “Planting pace for corn and soybeans continued to slow for a second week in a row since a record was set, according to USDA’s weekly Crop Progress report. Scattered rains
Rain and cold temperatures have further delayed corn planting and emergence across a wide portion of the region. A key question right now in places: how late can you plant corn? We’re hearing more reports about farmers shifting at least
This year has seen a later start with corn planting, and for some, an abrupt finish. The mantra lately has been “cotton is going up, corn is going down.”
Every Monday, USDA tells us just how fast the nation’s farmers are getting the corn crop in the ground this year. But, as rapid as it is, weekly planting measured in double digits understates exactly how fast the pace of
Outside of a few sprinkles and some gusty winds, it was a beautiful weekend to be outside in eastern Nebraska. I saw two different pickups loaded with seed corn at various retail locations in Gretna, Neb. Now that the crop