Thursday , 19 October 2017

Percentage of US corn crop in ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ condition rises: USDA

Percentage of US corn crop in ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ condition rises: USDA

About 63% of the 2017-18 US corn crop was in "good" or "excellent" condition in the week ended Sunday, 2 percentage points higher than a week earlier, Department of Agriculture da ...

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Getting in front of climate change

Getting in front of climate change

A team of researchers led by a University of Idaho soil scientist will continue working to help wheat farmers adapt to changing conditions by testing new strategies. The project l ...

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USDA seeks applications for loans to provide broadband in rural areas

USDA seeks applications for loans to provide broadband in rural areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for loans to provide and expand broadband service in rural areas, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Ann ...

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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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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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How Trump policy impact ag market prices

How Trump policy impact ag market prices

The discussions of the consequences of President Donald Trump’s policies for commodities have largely focused on two areas — energy and metals — because of his emphasis on infrast ...

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USDA raised its global wheat and corn production forecasts

USDA raised its global wheat and corn production forecasts

The March USDA report contains a 2.8 MMT higher estimate for the world’s 2016/17 wheat production, which is currently predicted at 751.1 MMT. The gain results mostly from increase ...

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Soy futures hit 2-month low, corn falls, on Brazil crop upgrades

Soy futures hit 2-month low, corn falls, on Brazil crop upgrades

Soybean futures hit a two-month low, with corn prices falling too, after US officials raised their estimate for both crops to levels well above market expectations – although whea ...

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USA is investing $4.8 million in agricultural programs

USA is investing $4.8 million in agricultural programs

In the country will be given 19 grants totaling $4790100 to support selhozarteli. The Ministry of agriculture of USA (USDA) and the national Institute of agroproizvodstve and agri ...

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ICAC forecasts ‘pressure’ on cotton prices, as Chinese sales loom

ICAC forecasts ‘pressure’ on cotton prices, as Chinese sales loom

The International Cotton Advisory Committee cautioned over "downward pressure" ahead on cotton prices, on the eve of Chinese auction programme expected to shrink the country's sto ...

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