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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Focus on Soybean Oil
US - The sharp increase in soybean prices that began in June 2012 and peaked in early September 2012 was carried more by soybean meal prices than by soybean oil prices, writes Darrel Good....
Friday, November 23, 2012
Production Underway at Animal Nutrition Centre
US - Auburn University's new $7.1 million Poultry and Animal Nutrition Center, a state-of-the-art academic and research feed production facility located on a 50-acre site north of the main campus, officially opened on 16 November, with a ribbon-cutting...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Opinions Divided over RFS Decision
ANALYSIS - Opinions are divided over the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to deny a waiver of the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), with livestock producers and organisations declaring their 'extreme disappointment', writes Editor, Gemma...
Monday, November 19, 2012
NFU Applauds EPA Decision to Keep Renewable Fuels Standard
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has announced the NFU are pleased with the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision not to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard for this year, following the announcement on Friday (16 November)....
Livestock Organisations Disappointed over RFS Decision
US - A coalition of livestock, poultry and dairy organisations have expressed extreme disappointment with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s denial in the wake of the worst drought in more than half a century of requests that it waive a federal...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
President of WWF-International Visits Novus
US - President of WWF-International, to its global headquarters in St. Charles on Monday, 5 November for a special dinner and event moderated by St. Louis Public Radio. ...
Corn, Soybean Prices Following Short-Crop Pattern
US - The USDA's November forecasts of the size of the 2012 US corn and soybean crops were larger than expected, particularly for soybeans. As a result, the general downtrend in soybean prices since mid-September has accelerated, with January futures now...
Ag Economist: Thanksgiving Dinner Prices Continue to Rise
US - Consumers preparing turkey dinners should expect to pay a little more for Thanksgiving staples this holiday season, a Purdue University agricultural economist says....
Monday, November 12, 2012
CME: WASDE Numbers Better Than Expected
US - USDA released on Friday its latest estimates of US and world grain and oilseed supplies and the numbers were generally larger than expected by the trade, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Friday, November 09, 2012
Californian Voters Reject Proposition 37
US - Voters in California have rejected Prop 37, which - if passed - would have required food companies to label products made with genetically modified (GM) ingredients....
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Hurricane Sandy - Impact on Agriculture Not as Bad as Expected
US - As if 2012 hadn’t been tough enough on farmers because of the severe drought that parched much of the US, Mother Nature thought she’d have one more go at it before calling it a year. Last week, super storm Sandy wreaked havoc along the East Coast,...
Which Way for Soybean Prices?
US - Soybean prices reached a peak on September 4, with November 2012 futures trading to $17.89 per bushel. The price of that contract declined to about $15.50 by the end of September and has been in a range of $14.86 to $15.74 since then. The price...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Monitoring Corn Consumption
US - The price of corn, like the price of other commodities, is influenced by a wide array of factors that reflect a combination of current and expected supply and consumption. writes Darrel Good....
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Diamond V Begins 70th Anniversary Commemoration
US - Diamond V, the industry leader in microbial-based fermentation research and technology innovation, has begun commemorating its 70th anniversary. ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Zacky Farms Blames Feed Costs for Bankruptcy
US - Fresno, California-based Zacky Farms, one of the largest turkey producers in the US, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, blaming high feed prices for soaring losses in recent years....
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
USGC Releases Third Edition of DDGS Handbook
US - To update current and potential customers on advances in research and end-users' experience in feeding US distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), the US Grains Council has released a third edition of 'A Guide to Distiller's Dried Grains with...
Beyond October Production Forecasts for Corn, Soybeans
US - At 10.706 billion bushels, the USDA's October forecast of the US corn crop was about 100 million bushels larger than the average trade guess and about equal to the September forecast. The October soybean forecast, at 2.86 billion bushels was about...
Friday, October 12, 2012
CME: WASDE Report Holds Little Relief for Producers
US - The latest USDA WASDE report offered little relief for livestock and poultry producers, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Novus Celebrates World Egg Day: Consumption, Production in Africa
US - Novus International, Inc. has partnered with egg industry associations in Africa for the third consecutive year to support World Egg Day celebrations on 12 October....
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Weekly Roberts Market Report
US - CORN futures on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) closed down on Monday. The DEC’12 contract closed at $7.410/bu; down 7.0 ¢ /bu. MAR’13 corn futures closed at $7.404/bu; down 8.0 ¢ /bu. The DEC’13 contract closed at $6.246/bu; up...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
FAPRI Report: Corn Prices Fall Less Than One Per Cent with Full RFS Waiver
US - A full waiver of the Renewable Fuel Standard's (RFS) conventional biofuel requirement might reduce corn prices by just 0.5 per cent ($0.04 per bushel) in 2012/13, according to a new analysis conducted by the Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute....
CME: Harvest Pressure Pushes Corn, Soy Futures Lower
US - USDA will issue on October 11 its latest world supply and demand estimates, including updated forecasts of US grain and meat production for 2012 and 2013. Keep in mind that the CME now offers expanded CME Globex Trading hours, write Steve...
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Corn, Soybean Prices Searching for Support
US - December 2012 corn futures declined by $1.44 (17 per cent) from the high on 10 August to the recent low on 28 September. That contract has managed a recovery of about $0.40 so far this month. November 2012 soybean futures declined by $2.85 (16 per...
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Global Look at Antibiotic Use Offered at 2013 IPPE
US - Antibiotic use in poultry production has been extremely effective in enhancing bird health and producing a wholesome, safe, and economical food supply. However, as consumers, industry professionals, and regulators seek to gain more understanding...
Grain Stocks Estimates Provide Surprises
US - The USDA has released the 'Grain Stocks' and 'Small Grains' reports for 1 September. The 'Grain Stocks' report contained estimates of the magnitude of old crop corn and soybean inventories at the end of the 2011-12 marketing year and the inventory...
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