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Grain Markets: Summer Pricing for Corn and Soybeans

Grain Markets: Summer Pricing for Corn and Soybeans

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔May 22, 2017

Recent corn and soybean price declines associated with the political situation in Brazil erased the slight gains since the release of the March 31 Prospective Planting report. The sudden drop gives an indication of the fragility of the current soybean

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Oil Crops Outlook: Surplus of U.S. Soybean Stocks May Grow in 2017/18

Oil Crops Outlook: Surplus of U.S. Soybean Stocks May Grow in 2017/18

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Despite higher acreage, U.S. production of soybeans in 2017/18 would slip to 4.255 billion bushels from 4.307 billion in 2016/17 based on a reduction in yields from last year’s record. The combination of this output with unusually large carryover stocks

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Soybeans: What’s Driving the Non-Linear Trend in U.S. Average Yields?

Soybeans: What’s Driving the Non-Linear Trend in U.S. Average Yields?

👤By Scott Irwin, Todd Hubbs, and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔May 11, 2017

In the farmdoc daily articles of April 19, 2017 and May 3, 2017 we began to address the potential reasons behind the observation that U.S. average soybean yields in 2014, 2015, and especially 2016, were well above the long-term linear

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Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production

Global Markets: Oilseeds – Demand Growth Forecast to Outpace Production

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

Global oilseed production is forecast to grow slightly in 2017/18. Soybean production is projected to decline from the current year’s record level, with both Brazil and the United States forecast to see year-over-year declines in production, as yields fall to

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WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Use, Exports to Increase

WASDE Oilseeds: Domestic Soybean Use, Exports to Increase

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

The 2017/18 outlook for U.S. soybeans is for higher supplies, crush, exports, and ending stocks. The soybean crop is projected at 4,255 million bushels, down 52 million from last year’s record crop with a forecast lower trend yield more than

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Soybeans: Modified Hybrids Yield More in Future Climate Conditions

Soybeans: Modified Hybrids Yield More in Future Climate Conditions

👤By Claire Benjamin, University of Illinois 🕔May 4, 2017

By 2050, we will need to feed 2 billion more people on less land. Meanwhile, carbon dioxide levels are predicted to hit 600 parts per million–a 150 percent increase over today’s levels–and 2050 temperatures are expected to frequently match the

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Soybeans: U.S. Yield Trends – How Is Irrigation Affecting Production?

Soybeans: U.S. Yield Trends – How Is Irrigation Affecting Production?

👤By Scott Irwin , Todd Hubbs, and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔May 4, 2017

Very high U.S average soybean yields that were well above the long-term linear trend values (calculated beginning in 1960) in each of the last three years continues to be somewhat of a puzzle in search of an explanation. One potential

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Cornbelt: Changing Trend Yields

Cornbelt: Changing Trend Yields

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔May 4, 2017

Since 2012, many areas in the greater Midwest had county corn and soybean yields that have exceeded trend yields by a large margin. These areas include much of Illinois, southern Wisconsin, eastern Nebraska, Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio. On

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Mississippi Soybeans: Missing Rows in Twin Row Fields

Mississippi Soybeans: Missing Rows in Twin Row Fields

👤By John Orlowski, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 28, 2017

As we start to see the soybeans from the last couple rounds of planting emerge, we will begin to notice some planter problems that occurred. These can include skips, blanks spots, and even whole rows missing.

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Soybeans: Will Shift in Acreage Impact National Yield in 2017?

Soybeans: Will Shift in Acreage Impact National Yield in 2017?

👤By Todd Hubbs, Scott Irwin, and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 20, 2017

USDA’s release of the March Prospective Planting report indicated an increase in planted acreage for soybeans in 2017. At a record high of 89.5 million acres, the report shows approximately 6 million additional acres of soybeans planted above last year

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