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U.S. Corn Acres Down, Soybean Acres Up – Taking a Closer Look

U.S. Corn Acres Down, Soybean Acres Up – Taking a Closer Look

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 24, 2017

At its annual Agricultural Outlook Conference in February, USDA projected that planted acres of corn would decrease from 94.0 million acres in 2016 to 90.0 million in 2017, a decrease of 4 million planted acres. At the same time, soybean

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Illinois Soybeans: University Study Needs Farmers’ Help

Illinois Soybeans: University Study Needs Farmers’ Help

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 16, 2017

In January I posted about the large project we are part of, funded by the North Central Soybean Research using soybean checkoff funds, to gather information on some 500 soybean fields in Illinois for each crop year from 2014 through

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Oil Crops: Higher Foreign Supplies To Weigh on U.S. Export Demand

Oil Crops: Higher Foreign Supplies To Weigh on U.S. Export Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 13, 2017

Based on accelerating foreign competition, USDA trimmed its 2016/17 forecast of U.S. soybean exports by 25 million bushels this month to 2.025 billion. In contrast, strong year-to-date use prompted an increase in the 2016/17 forecast of the domestic crush this

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Michigan Soybeans: Recommendations for Planting Soybeans After Soybeans

Michigan Soybeans: Recommendations for Planting Soybeans After Soybeans

👤By Mike Staton, Michigan State University 🕔Mar 9, 2017

Given the projected market prices and current production costs for corn and soybeans, some producers may alter their long-term rotation plans by increasing soybean acreage in 2017. In these situations, soybeans may be planted into fields that were planted to

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WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybeans See Higher Crush, Lower Exports, Increased End Stocks

WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybeans See Higher Crush, Lower Exports, Increased End Stocks

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 9, 2017

U.S. soybean supply and use changes for 2016/17 include higher crush, lower exports, and increased ending stocks compared with last month’s report. Soybean crush is raised 10 million bushels to 1,940 million on increased domestic soybean meal disappearance. Soybean exports

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Corn, Soybeans: Using the Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratio to Predict March Planting Intentions

Corn, Soybeans: Using the Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratio to Predict March Planting Intentions

👤By Todd Hubbs and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 8, 2017

The magnitude of U.S. planted acreage of corn and soybeans will be important in determining prices for both crops during the 2017-18 marketing year. Projections of planted acreage are currently in an unusually wide range. The wide range reflects uncertainty

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Soybeans: Informal Consensus Leans Toward More Beans In Midwest – DTN

Soybeans: Informal Consensus Leans Toward More Beans In Midwest – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Mar 7, 2017

USDA is estimating an increase in soybean acres this spring because the economics of doing so makes sense. But there are many who don’t think that acres will increase by as much as the most recent predictions. I have talked

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Farm Policy: USDA Releases Ag Projections, Focus on Corn, Soybeans

Farm Policy: USDA Releases Ag Projections, Focus on Corn, Soybeans

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Feb 21, 2017

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its 10-year projections for the food and agriculture sector.  The report noted that, “Over the next several years, the agricultural sector continues to adjust to lower prices for most farm commodities. Although reduced

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Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Price Level Sustained by Steady Demand

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Price Level Sustained by Steady Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 14, 2017

USDA’s 2016/17 forecast of the domestic soybean crush is unchanged at 1.93 billion bushels. Forecasts of domestic and export demand for soybean meal and soybean oil are also unchanged. The forecast of 2016/17 soybean exports is unchanged at 2.05 billion

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Soybean Market: Expectations for Increased Acreage, Ending Stocks; Reduced Prices

Soybean Market: Expectations for Increased Acreage, Ending Stocks; Reduced Prices

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Feb 13, 2017

Listen to MP3 podcast As we approach the midway point of the 2016-17 marketing year, planting and new crop marketing decisions are being made for the next marketing year. This is the time of year to discuss 2017-18 soybean marketing

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