‘Scaring’ Soybeans into Defensive Mode Yields Stronger Seeds – Study

🕔Nov 13, 2018By temporarily silencing the expression of a critical gene, researchers fooled soybean plants into sensing they were under siege, encountering a wide range of stresses. Then, after selectively cross breeding […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Lagging U.S. Exports To Exacerbate Soybean Surplus

🕔Nov 13, 2018USDA’s Crop Production report this month forecasts a decline in U.S. soybean production for 2018/19 of 90 million bushels to 4.6 billion, still 189 million bushels above last year’s former […]

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Chinese Soybean Imports Lowered

🕔Nov 9, 2018With a 4-million-ton cut in China’s soybean import forecast this month, projected imports combined for both 2017/18 and 2018/19 have fallen 16 million tons since the start of trade tensions […]

WASDE Oil Crops: Reduced Domestic Soybean Production, Exports, Higher Stocks

🕔Nov 8, 2018The U.S. soybean outlook is for lower production, reduced exports, and increased ending stocks. Soybean production is forecast at 4,600 million bushels, down 90 million on lower yields. The soybean […]

Soybeans: Current Market, Poor Quality Impacting Producers

🕔Oct 24, 2018In the article posted last week discussing the soybean quality problem being seen by producers in Arkansas (Poor Soybean Seed Quality Seen for a Second Year), several factors were discussed […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Soybean Growers Face Mounting Storage Issues

🕔Oct 19, 2018USDA’s Crop Production report in October forecasts a 2018/19 soybean crop of 4.69 billion bushels based on a 514,000-acre reduction in expected harvested acreage. In contrast, the soybean yield improved […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Price Potential for 2018

🕔Oct 15, 2018Soybean prices received support with the release of the October crop production report.  The lowering of harvested acreage for soybeans led to a slight reduction in the estimated production level […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Higher Domestic Soybean Yields Offset by Reduced Harvest Area

🕔Oct 11, 2018U.S. oilseed production for 2018/19 is projected at 138.4 million tons, down 0.1 million from last month with lower soybean and sunflowerseed production only partly offset with higher canola production. […]

Hubbs on Grain: Price Recovery Due to Several Factors

🕔Oct 9, 2018The USDA’s estimates of September 1 grains stocks pressured the price for both corn and soybeans on much higher than expected stocks.  Despite the higher ending stocks estimates for both […]

Michigan Soybeans: Should You Plant Earlier Maturing Varieties?

🕔Oct 5, 2018On average, only 73 percent of the Michigan soybean crop was harvested before the end of October between 2012 and 2016. These significant harvest delays create several problems for soybean producers […]

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