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10/09/2015 @ 9:01am
DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Friday, the CME Group's soybean market closed positively to the USDA/WASDE Report. The government lowered U.S. soybean…
Soybeans Drop 10¢ Thursday Soybeans Drop 10¢ Thursday By: 10/08/2015 @ 8:51am DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Thursday, the CME Group's corn and soybean markets closed lower, as traders…
Trade Eyes Acreage Cuts in Friday's USDA Data Trade Eyes Acreage Cuts in Friday's USDA Data By: 10/07/2015 @ 1:57pm DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The farm markets will get a new ‘number’ to trade Friday. And, most are hoping…
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Fund Rallies Ruling The Markets By: 05/22/2015 @ 11:19am

Yes, the wheat market has rallied 60¢ since May 13. And yes, the corn and soybean markets have benefited in a small way. But the rallies are short-lived…

  • Global conference underscores complex socio-economic role of wheat - 10/09/2015 05:32 PM

    SYDNEY, Australia, October 9 (CIMMYT) - A recent gathering of more than 600 international scientists highlighted the complexity of wheat as a crop and emphasized the key role wheat research plays in ensuring global food security now and in the future.Specialist scientists and other members of the global wheat community attended two back-to-back wheat symposiums stretching over nine days from September 17 to 25 in Sydney, Australia.

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  • WASDE Report Moderately Bearish for Beef - 10/09/2015 04:33 PM

    At the point of this writing, we have confirmed sales at $126 in Nebraska and bids up to $127 in Kansas/Texas. This is a bit better than the trade would have expected yesterday. This came despite no change yet in the downtrend in wholesale beef prices. Cattle kill this week ran 557,000 head. That was 1.3% under last year.

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  • Soybeans End in Green - 10/09/2015 04:25 PM

    The soybean market ended up in the green today after a volatile day of trading due to the WASDE report. The report was considered slightly friendly compared to the trade's expectations. U.S. old crop ending stocks were revised down from 210 to 191 million bushels. This was entirely expected as it is the same number the USDA reported on the September 30 stocks report.

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  • Wheat Rally Stalls - 10/09/2015 04:11 PM

    Weather concerns have propped up prices over the last month but were not enough to offset a negative supply/demand report. USDA decreased wheat production here in the U.S. by 84 million bushels to 2.052 billion, as expected, but they also dropped export projections by a healthy 50 million bushels to 850 million.

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  • Have Corn and Soybeans Seen Their Low? - 10/09/2015 04:08 PM

    Both corn and bean prices have rallied off their lows, pushing to their highest levels in early October since July. The question is whether or not recent lows are in place for good, or will the market retest these areas? Let's first start with the corn market. December corn futures, as of this writing, have recently rallied to near $4.00.

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  • Not Yet! - 10/09/2015 04:04 PM

    Harvest is underway here in Cass County NE. Some farmers tried combining on a small scale last Saturday. It worked marginally on some early varieties and hybrids. However, not many acres were covered. The story is different today, (Thursday) however. Trucks are passing by my farm steadily. The ...

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  • The 4th Annual Farmstead Fair - 10/09/2015 02:49 PM

    by George Looby, DVM The Creative Living Community of Connecticut (CLCC) presented its 4th annual Farmstead Fair on the grounds of the Tolland County Agricultural Center on RT 20 in Vernon, CT recently. This organization's goal is to create shared, inclusive living experience for individuals with and without developmental disabilities.

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  • Clueless in the classroom - 10/09/2015 01:23 PM

    Editor's note: The following article was originally featured in the September 2015 issue of PORK Network. The message was clear despite the subdued lighting of the community college classroom. A half dozen, middle-aged women were engrossed in a PowerPoint presentation taking aim at pork and numerous other food products.

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  • NASS: Corn production down slightly from September forecast - 10/09/2015 01:01 PM

    Corn production is forecast at 13.6 billion bushels, down 5 percent from last year’s record production and down less than 1 percent from the September forecast, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Friday. Based on conditions as of Oct. 1, yields are expected to average 168 bushels per ...

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  • Building Relationships With Farmers During Tough Times - 10/09/2015 01:00 PM

    We’ve talked the recent past about potential downturns that could befall you, the ag retailers and cooperatives of America, but none have panned out to be quite as rough as originally thought. So here we are at the end of the 2015 growing season, and this time it feels like genuinely difficult days are ahead.

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  • Pioneer talks crops - 10/09/2015 12:53 PM

    As we transition into mid-October, the corn crop in western Wisconsin shows above average health. In the absence of a hard frost, most hybrids will have matured and reached black layer naturally. This applies to some longer-day silage hybrids that were left for grain as well. Stalk integrity is a concern, as always, this time of year.

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  • USDA: Projected corn use for 2015-16 remains unchanged - 10/09/2015 11:38 AM

    Projected U.S. corn use for 2015-16 is unchanged this month compared to September, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Friday morning. The USDA’s October World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates said ending stocks are projected 31 million bushels lower to 1,561 million. The 2015-16 season-average corn price received by producers is projected 5 cents higher on both ends to $3.50 to $4.10 per bushel, the report said.

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  • Georgia Wheat: Wheat Production Meeting, Donalsonville, Oct 14. - 10/09/2015 11:14 AM

    We are having a wheat breakfast this week in Donalsonville. Come out to hear about wheat production for 2015/2016. We'll meet at the Extension Building on Friendship Ave at 8 am on Wed. Oct 14, 2015. Dr. Dewey Lee, UGA Extension Grains agronomist, will be here to update us and hopefully tell us how to [ ]

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  • GRAINS-Soybeans stumble ahead of USDA crop reports - 10/09/2015 10:33 AM

    *Traders step to sidelines before USDA reports. Trading was choppy, with positioning ahead of monthly USDA reports on crop production, supplies and demand overshadowing a sale of 360,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to top-importer China. The USDA is expected to cut its estimates for U.S. corn and soybean production from September and its projections for U.S. corn,...

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  • Corn, Soybeans Move Higher Friday - 10/09/2015 09:01 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Friday, the CME Group's corn, soybean and wheat markets begin mostly higher. At 9am, the Dec. corn futures are trading 3/4 of a cent higher at $3.92. Nov. soybean futures are trading 1 cent higher at $8.82. Dec. wheat futures are trading 1/4 a cent lower at $5.11.

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  • Soybeans Close 4 Higher - 10/09/2015 09:01 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Friday, the CME Group's soybean market closed positively to the USDA/WASDE Report. The government lowered U.S. soybean harvested acreage by 1.1 million vs. its estimate in September. At the close, the Dec. corn futures settled 8 1/2 cents lower at $3.82 3/4. Nov. soybean futures finished 4 1/2 cents higher at $8.85 3/4.

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  • Soybeans Push Higher On USDA Data - 10/09/2015 09:01 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Friday, the CME Group's soybean market is responding positively to the USDA/WASDE Report Friday. The government lowered U.S. soybean harvested acreage by 1.1 million vs. its estimate in September.. At mid-session, the Dec. corn futures are trading 2 1/2 cents lower at $3.88.

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  • This Week's Biggest Stories 10/9 - 10/09/2015 07:49 AM

    Safety First: Harvest-Time Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life Whether you're gearing up for your first soybean harvest or your 50th, now is a great time to pause and consider the importance of farm safety. Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University extension specialist and ag engineer, has heard of way too many accidents related

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  • Cargill first-quarter profit jumps 20 percent despite commodities slump - 10/09/2015 07:48 AM

    Global commodities trader Cargill Inc effectively navigated tumbling commodities markets and volatile currencies to turn in a 20-percent gain in first-quarter profit, the privately held company said on Wednesday. The Minnesota-based company's grain and oilseed supply chain and energy businesses were standouts in the quarter ended Aug. 31, in stark contrast with several rival agribusinesses that have struggled in the commodities market downturn.

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  • Why do cover crops work? - 10/09/2015 07:41 AM

    The use of cover crops to improve soil quality and to reduce soil erosion is certainly not a new concept, but it is enjoying renewed interest. Yearbooks of Agriculture that were published by USDA include discussions about cover crops in some of the earliest issues prior to 1920. During that earlier time agricultural workers and innovative farmers discovered the benefits of keeping the soil “alive” during the offseason.

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Marketeye: Trade Eyes USDA Data
  • Re: Floor Talk October 9 (Report Day) Bonus coverage from Brazil: Darlene Santiago, Successful Farming-Brasil Editor The Brazilian grain production may reach 213.5 million metric…

  • Re: Floor Talk October 9 (Report Day) Big soybean purchase by the Chinese, Friday, according to the USDA.   Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export…

  • Floor Talk October 9 (Report Day) At 11:20am: USDA SAYS:   Corn= 13.55 billion bushels, with 168 bu./acre yield and 80.7 harvested acres.   Soybeans= 3.88 billion bushels…