georgia corn crop

Similar Yields Expected for Georgia Corn Crop

Dan Corn, Georgia

According to information provided by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agronomists, yields for the 2017 Georgia corn crop should be similar to previous years. They predict that yields from irrigated acres will be actually lower than normal, while yields from dryland acres are expected to be better than normal. According to UGA Extension’s new corn, soybean and small grains agronomist, …

brazil

Brazil, U.S., Set for Corn Selling Showdown

Dan Corn, Industry News Release

The world’s two biggest corn exporters are preparing for a showdown, according to Bloomberg. The United States and Brazil are set to square off in competition this growing season over corn exports as Brazil is in the middle of collecting the nation’s biggest corn harvest ever, and U.S. supplies remain plentiful from last years’ record harvest. Bloomberg says those conditions …

corn

Perdue: No Signs Mexico Will Buy South America’s Corn, Soybeans

Dan Corn, Exports/Imports, Soybeans

While in Mexico Friday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he has no indication that Mexico will buy corn and soybeans from Argentina and Brazil or other countries. Perdue met with counterparts in Mexico to discuss trade and told reporters following the discussion that it was understandable Mexico would make inquiries to other nations, but he sees no signs of …

wheat growers

U.S. DDGS Exports Up 16 Percent To Southeast Asia

Dan Corn, Wheat

U.S. exports of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to Southeast Asia have increased 16 percent so far this marketing year, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and analysis by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC). The Southeast Asian region – which includes Brunei, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – currently represents the …

summer cookout

All-American July 4th Cookout Down Slightly

Dan Beef, Corn, Industry News Release, Peanuts, Pork, Poultry

Remains Under $6 Per Person A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation. Farm Bureau’s informal survey reveals the average cost of a …