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08 April 2014
Crop Industry News from United States NFU Names Senate Ag Appropriations Priorities
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted testimony to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, outlining NFU’s priorities for Fiscal...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 2 1/2 cents at $4.99 1/4 Monday. ...
07 April 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Scientists Develop New Way to Make Food Ingredient from Rice Bran Oil
US - Some of today's popular baked goods might tomorrow contain a butter-like extract, derived from rice bran oil, as a partial replacement for margarine, butter or shortening....
Crop Industry News from United States Sustainability Honour for Cargill's Chicken
US - McDonald's has honoured Cargill with seven 'Best of Sustainable Supply' awards, recognising the company's projects to help reduce environmental impacts, improve sustainability and enable...
03 April 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 11 3/4 cents at $4.95 3/4 Wednesday. ...
02 April 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Farmers Union Leaders Attend WFO General Assembly
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson attended the fourth World Farmers Organisation (WFO) general assembly in Buenos Aires, focusing on a number of timely issues,...
01 April 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Methane Strategy Recognises Ag’s Role in Climate Change Mitigation
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) is pleased that the administration’s strategy to reduce methane emissions recognizes that farmers and ranchers are important partners in the effort to...
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Estimates Reasonably Close to Expectations
US - The USDA's much anticipated estimates of March 1 grain stocks and 2014 planting intentions released today contained a few surprises, but no major shocks, writes Darrel Good....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: No Major Surprise in USDA Planting Report
ANALYSIS - The USDA’s much anticipated estimates of March 1 grain stocks and 2014 planting intentions released yesterday contained a few surprises, but no major shocks, reports grains analyst...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 9 3/4 cents at $5.01 3/4 Monday....
31 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States New Research: Neonicotinoids Barely Found in Pollen of Seed-treated Plants
US - Neonicotinoids are a class of pesticide that has been popular with corn, cotton, canola and soybean farmers for years, writes Entomology Today. ...
28 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Purdue Students Show How to Innovate with Soybeans
US - A group of Purdue University students who created a soy-based, renewable and recyclable filament for 3D printing won the top prize in the annual Student Soybean Product Innovation Contest....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 7 1/2 cents at $4.92 Thursday....
27 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States EPA's Proposed Clean Water Act Rule Pleases Farmers Union
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) has proposed a rule regarding provisions of the Clean Water Act....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 1 3/4 cents at $4.84 3/4 Wednesday. ...
26 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Is The US Heading Towards Another Dust Bowl?
ANALYSIS - There's a mixed bag of weather conditions across the US, with rumours that a new Dust Bowl isn't too unlikely, writes Gemma Hyland....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 2 3/4 cents at $4.87 1/4 Tuesday. ...
25 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Bullish Data in Grain Markets
ANALYSIS -There's bullish tones across all three grain markets this week, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Crop Industry News from United States NFU Outlines Funding Priorities for 2015
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted testimony to the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, outlining NFU’s priorities...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 11 3/4 cents at $4.90 3/4 Monday. ...
24 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States NOAA Forecasts Flooding in Midwest; California, SW Stay in Drought
According to NOAA’s Spring Outlook, rivers in half of the continental US are at minor or moderate risk of exceeding flood levels this spring. ...
21 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Soil Temperatures and US Spring Prospects
US - With hopes that we’ve seen the last of the snow by now, but both air and soil temperatures remain below average in Illinois heading into the second half of March, said a University of...
Crop Industry News from United States Consumer and Commercial Food Sectors Hit ConAgra Results
US - Meat and Food processing giant ConAgra Foods saw Consumer Foods sales fall in line with expectations, and comparable operating profit flat over the third quarter of the year....
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Announces Growth of Organic Industry, Additional Support Available with New Farm Bill
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new figures that show the organic industry continues to grow domestically and globally, with over 25,000 certified organic operations in...
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 9 cents at $4.79 Thursday. ...
20 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 1 1/2 cents at $4.87 3/4 Wednesday. ...
19 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States E85 Accessibility Spreads Across the US
US - The 85 per cent ethanol blend is now cropping up in areas outside of the Midwestern states, where it first appeared....
Crop Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Up on Tuesday
US - May corn futures closed up 7 1/4 cents at $4.86 1/2 Tuesday. Prices closed near the session high. ...
18 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Extreme Winter Weather May Not Knock Out Insects and Disease
US - Extreme cold and snow cover in many parts of the country have growers guessing about the weather’s impact on pest pressures in the upcoming planting and growing season....
14 March 2014
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Financially Backs Advanced Biofuel Production
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing almost $60 million (€43 million) in the production of advanced biofuels....
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