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Groundbreaking Innovation in Soybean Cyst Nematode Management

Dan BASF, Soybeans

A new development for soybeans could change the management of the crop’s biggest pest. For the last several decades growers have fought soybean cyst nematode (SCN) with very few tools in the toolbox. Now, BASF Agricultural Solutions is changing that with its Nemasphere™ nematode resistance trait. BASF Trait Development Manager, Micheal McCarville says it’s the most groundbreaking innovation in SCN …

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Grain Trade on the Side of Sellers

Dan Commodities, Corn, Economy, Field Crops, Soybeans, Wheat

As Mark Oppold reports today, history is showing the grain trade right now is on the side if sellers. Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern PiedmontFebruary 1, 2024

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Traders Looking at Weather, Meat Sales

Dan Cattle, Commodities, Corn, Economy, Field Crops, Marketing, Soybeans, Weather

Last week was a slower week for most of the markets. But as Mark Oppold reports, this week grain traders will be looking at weather forecasts, while livestock traders will be checking meat sales from this past holiday weekend. Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway …

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Storing a Lot of Corn on the Farm

Dan Corn, Field Crops, Soybeans, USDA-NASS, Wheat

Seeing corn prices below four dollars has really opened some eyes. Part of that is due to numbers recently released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Their quarterly Grain Stocks Report indicated on-farm stocks of corn, as of June 1, was up 37% from a year ago. USDA Chief Economist Seth Meyer says corn growers are storing a large …

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Tracking Various Agricultural Commodities

Dan Cattle, Commodities, Cotton, Economy, Field Crops, Orange Juice, Pork, Soybeans, Wheat

The markets have been a but quieter this week, mostly due to the fact they will be closed Thursday for the 4th of July holiday. So, Mark Oppold takes time to look back at how some of the agricultural commodities have performed the first half of this year. Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, …

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Watching Weather Events

Dan Commodities, Corn, Economy, Field Crops, Soybeans, Weather

Many traders continue to keep an eye on various weather events taking place across the major growing areas. Mark Oppold has more details. Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern PiedmontFebruary 1, 2024

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Corn Acreage Down, Soybean and Cotton Acres Up

Dan Agri-Business, Corn, Cotton, Field Crops, Soybeans, USDA-NASS, Wheat

According to new estimates from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), farmers this year planted 91.5 million acres of corn in the U.S., down 3% from last year. Soybean area planted is estimated at 86.1 million acres, up 3% from last year, while all cotton planted is estimated at 11.7 million acres, 14% above 2023.  Following up on the Prospective Plantings report released in March, NASS …

grain trade

Hoping for a Rebound in the Grain Trade

Dan Commodities, Corn, Economy, Field Crops, Soybeans, Wheat

The recent sell-off in the grain trade has many hoping a rebound is in the works. Mark Oppold looks at what analysts are hoping will take place. Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern PiedmontFebruary 1, 2024

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Three Year Lows in Corn and Soybean Futures

Dan Commodities, Corn, Economy, Field Crops, Pork, Soybeans

We are seeing three year lows in both corn and soybean futures. Mark Oppold looks at how history shows this is normal for this time of the year. Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern PiedmontFebruary 1, 2024

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No Real Movement in the Grain Trade

Dan Commodities, Corn, Economy, Field Crops, Soybeans

New condition ratings reports have not been a factor thus farm in this week’s grain trade. Mark Oppold has more details. Sponsored ContentCIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024SECURE FUNDING NOW | USDA-Sponsored Farming Project Underway in the Southern PiedmontFebruary 1, 2024