Weather/Markets Starter: Rain, Frost and Bearish Beans
09/29/2014 @ 9:44am
The next few days should allow some good harvest progress, but mid-week rains moving through the Midwest will likely keep the combines parked up to the weekend when frost is expected to creep into parts of the region.The rain will start in the Plains in the middle of the week, eventually moving…
Waiting for Corn Drydown Could Cost You
09/29/2014 @ 1:51pm
If you are waiting to harvest because of low corn prices and the cost of fuel, you may want to switch your strategy. “You are letting dollars go away to save dimes,” says Gary Woodruff, GSI, about farmers who are waiting for grain moisture levels to go down before they start harvesting because…
Ukraine Harvest Ending, Eye on War Continues
09/29/2014 @ 10:33am
The Ukrainian harvest season is near the finishing line.The forecast for the harvest is as follows: total grains – 61.6 mln tons, of which winter wheat is 22.8 mln tons; spring wheat – 0.58 mln tons; barley – 9 mln tons (winter barley is 3.3 mln tons; spring barley – 5.7 mln tons); rye –…
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