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Is Another Dust Bowl on the Horizon? By: 05/16/2014 @ 7:40am

It's dry in the Great Plains. Parts of the central and southern Plains haven't seen "normal" rainfall amounts in years, and the increasing dryness is…

Drought's Assault Continues in California By: 07/24/2014 @ 9:06am

Though it hasn't rained in parts of corn and soybean country in a few weeks, the drought has largely receded in…

Range in Revenues and Returns Possible for Corn in 2014 By: 07/16/2014 @ 3:38pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a revised World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on…

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Cooler, Drier Conditions Ahead -- Forecasters By: 07/16/2014 @ 10:04am

Mother Nature keeps feeding the bears by preventing weather-related crop stress from mounting in much of corn and soybean country.The latest summer-long outlook from MDA Weather Services shows a continued…

Some Corn, Soybeans 'On Track For Record Yields' -- Analyst, USDA By: 07/14/2014 @ 3:24pm

Weather conditions continue to stay corn- and soybean-friendly, and the latest USDA Crop Progress data show that weather remains behind a steady climb in overall field conditions.Monday's weekly USDA…

Current Crop Weather Good for Weeds, Too By: 07/14/2014 @ 3:05pm

The weather has been great for the corn and soybean crops in much of the Midwest so far this year. So much so that some states' crops are in as good condition at this point in the growing season as…

No Major Shake-ups in USDA Corn, Soybean Stocks Data By: 07/11/2014 @ 11:14am

Friday's USDA grain stocks and production data didn't hold many surprises for the trade, with carryout numbers falling fairly close to previous estimates, ones that the trade has largely digested…

Polar Vortex in July? Jacket Weather Headed to the Corn Belt By: 07/11/2014 @ 8:25am

No need to drag out the Carhartts just yet, but be ready for a cooldown in parts of the nation's midsection in the next few days, forecasters say. Remember the polar vortex that swung down into the…

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