Tuesday , 21 November 2017

Sorghum as alternative to corn in pig feed

Sorghum as alternative to corn in pig feed

Indonesia's ban on corn imports has severely affected pig farmers who rely on home-mixed feed as they have to compete disproportionately with feed millers to source local corn. Ac ...

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Hedge funds pull out of ag selling spree – despite US corn, soy, cotton upgrades

Hedge funds pull out of ag selling spree – despite US corn, soy, cotton upgrades

Hedge funds ended a bearish betting spree on ags dating back to July, despite higher-than-forecast crop supply estimates in a much-watched report – sparing themselves losses, inde ...

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Rust on Corn More Prevalent This Summer

Rust on Corn More Prevalent This Summer

Resembling rust on a pickup, a fungal disease that can afflict corn has been confirmed in a higher than usual number of cornfields in southern Ohio. Every year, some Ohio farmers ...

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Cash bids for wheat, corn, soybeans lower

Cash bids for wheat, corn, soybeans lower

Compared to July 24, cash bids for wheat, corn, and soybeans were lower, according to the National Grain Market Summary, July 25. The trade market is looking heavily at the weathe ...

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Heat Effects On Corn And Soybean Crops

Heat Effects On Corn And Soybean Crops

Water and temperature affect many crop processes simultaneously ranging from crop growth, development, photosynthesis, respiration, water transpiration, grain fill, and nutrient c ...

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Corn, soy extend gains on outlook for dry U.S. weather

Corn, soy extend gains on outlook for dry U.S. weather

Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session on outlooks for mostly dry weather that likely wil ...

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Small rally seen in recent corn prices

Small rally seen in recent corn prices

At first glance the corn market realized a nice rally in prices, but when looked at more closely the rally wasn’t as significant as first thought, according to Betsy Jensen of Nor ...

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Key corn emergence factors

Key corn emergence factors

like to say that we “farm when we can” in southeast Kansas. Mother Nature tends to decide when we can get into fields so when conditions are acceptable, the tractors spring into a ...

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Corn and soybean acreage estimates come pouring in

Corn and soybean acreage estimates come pouring in

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its Prospective Plantings Report on March 31. In the days leading up to it, several organizations are making predictions as to what ...

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China’s soybean imports to set record for 14th season in a row

China’s soybean imports to set record for 14th season in a row

China's soybean imports will set a record high for a 14th consecutive season, backed by ever-growing demand for protein and vegetable oils – although South American exporters, rat ...

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