Hubbs on Grain: Corn, Soybeans Move Higher on Supply, Trade Numbers Oct 14, 2019

🕔Oct 14, 2019Strong price rallies in both corn and soybeans closed out the week after a mixed reaction on Thursday.  Corn prices initially fell due to higher than expected production levels.  Severe […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Reduced U.S. Corn Exports, Increased Feed, Residual Use Oct 10, 2019

🕔Oct 10, 2019This month’s 2019/20 U.S. corn outlook is for slightly lower production, reduced exports and corn used for ethanol, greater feed and residual use, and lower ending stocks. Corn production is […]

Southwest Michigan: Corn Struggling to Mature Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019The 2019 growing season has been a struggle for southwest Michigan corn producers. While the region has less prevented planting acres than most of Michigan, we have 42,900 acres of […]

Corn: How Did Markets React to USDA’s Aug. Reports? Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019Excessive rains this spring delayed planting across the Corn Belt. In Illinois, for instance, the corn crop only reached 50% planting during the first week of June; over the previous […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: More Diseases, Lower Yields Forecast Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019The late start to the planting season stunted growth in many corn and soybean fields across Ohio, and yields for both crops are expected to be the state’s smallest since […]

Corn: Increasing Ground-Level Ozone Levels a Hidden Threat Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Like atmospheric methane and carbon dioxide, ground-level ozone is on the rise. But ozone, a noxious chemical byproduct of fossil fuel combustion, has received relatively little attention as a potential […]

Feed Outlook: Lower Yield Forecast Reduces Crop Size Sep 23, 2019

🕔Sep 23, 2019A 1.3-bushel-per-acre reduction in the projected corn yield results in a 102-million-bushel cut in the U.S. corn crop. Harvested area is unchanged at 82.0 million acres. At 13,799 million bushels, […]

Indiana Corn: Do Your Ears Hang Low? – Premature Ear Declination Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019Droopy ears are cute on certain breeds of dogs, but droopy ears on corn plants prior to physiological maturity are a signal that grain fill has slowed or halted. Ears […]

Mississippi Corn: Harvest Looks Good Despite Struggles in Season Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019A difficult planting season followed by heavy rains and drainage issues challenged corn producers, but growers are still expected to produce a good crop despite these tough conditions. The U.S. […]

USDA Reports: No Game Changer – DTN Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019The Sept. 12 USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for September held little fanfare for traders who had already expected lower yield and production numbers. While corn […]

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