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Bayer Refuses EPA Request to Cancel Use of Insecticide By: 02/05/2016 @ 3:41pm

Today, Bayer announced it has refused a request by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to voluntarily cancel the uses of flubendiamide in the United States…

Brazil's Soybean Yields = Record-Large Crop By: 02/05/2016 @ 1:14pm

SAO PAULO, Brazil (sfagro.com.br)--Concerns over the drought, which affected soybean plantations in some regions of…

Corn Sales Jump, Bean Purchases Plunge, Export Sales Report Shows By: 02/04/2016 @ 8:04am

Corn sales jumped in the week that ended Jan. 28 while soybean sales plunged. U.S. exporters reported corn sales…

Corn Sales on Low End of Expectations; Soybeans, Wheat Within Projections By: 01/29/2016 @ 7:45am

Corn sales were on the low end of expectations while soybean and wheat purchases were within projections in a delayed export sales report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The report was delayed due to a…

FMC Launches Capture LFR Insecticide Plus Soil Amendment By: 01/28/2016 @ 4:51pm

FMC announced the launch of Capture LFR Insecticide together with VGR Soil Amendment for in-furrow application in corn. This option will offer full spectrum insect control, increased water efficiency, and…

Corn Export Sales Jump in Week Ended Jan. 14 By: 01/22/2016 @ 7:42am

Corn sales jumped in the week that ended Jan. 14 as Mexico and Saudi Arabia stepped up purchases.Exporters sold 1.16 million metric tons of corn to overseas buyers last week, up 73% from the prior week and 91%…

USDA's SECD Response Found To Be Lackluster By: 01/18/2016 @ 10:08am

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is not impressed with the way the USDA responded to the 2013 Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (SECD) outbreaks. The GAO was asked to review the SECD outbreaks…

‘Further Tightening in the Agricultural Economy' - Fed By: 01/14/2016 @ 11:02am

WASHINGTON (FERN's Ag Insider) - U.S. inventories of corn, soybeans, and wheat more than doubled on average since 2013 while consumption has stagnated, says the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank. “The…

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