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Monday, July 23, 2012
Novus Research Scientists, Nutritionists Present Discoveries
US - Attendees at the 2012 PSA Meeting being held between 9 and 12 July at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, had the opportunity to learn the latest discoveries from Novus International, Inc. research scientists....
Study Released on Future of Grains, Biofuels and Feed
US - Today, feed costs account for 50 to 70 per cent of livestock and poultry production. What factors are driving these costs and how are scarce resources for food, feed and fuel going to be allocated in the future as we struggle to feed a growing population?...
Friday, July 20, 2012
Study Supports Need to Reform Ethanol Production Mandate
US - In response to a new economic study on the impact of corn ethanol production on food prices and commodity price volatility, a coalition of livestock and poultry groups is urging Congress to reform the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), which...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
CME: Corn and Soybean Situation Equally Bad
US - In spite of generally cooler temperatures, it was another brutal week for US crops with the probability of significantly short harvests becoming more and more likely, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Expected Price Pattern for Corn and Soybeans
US - Widespread drought conditions continue to reduce the 2012 US corn and soybean yield potential. Yields are now expected to be well below trend value so that this year's production will qualify as "short crops", writes Darrel Good....
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Poor Growing Conditions Affect Grain Supply and Demand
US - Dry weather continued to influence the crop outlook in the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates released today by the Agriculture Department, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation....
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Considerable Uncertainty About Corn Supply & Demand
US - July 2012 corn futures are currently trading about $1.00 below the peak reached in August 2011, but $1.40 above the low reached a month ago. December 2012 futures are trading $1.50 above the low of 15 June 2012 and within $0.15 of the high reached...
Monday, July 02, 2012
USDA Reports Show that Focus Remains on Weather
US - There were no big surprises in two Agriculture Department economic reports released today, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. USDA’s Acreage and Grain Stocks reports confirmed AFBF analysts’ expectations that good planting weather...
Friday, June 29, 2012
CME: Corn Balance Sheet Could be Minimal or Negative
US - USDA released this morning the results of two important surveys, the Grain Stocks and Acreage reports, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Thursday, June 28, 2012
New CFO and CAFO Rules Mean Operational Changes
US - Indiana's new regulations aimed at keeping confined animal feeding operations environmentally friendly will require producers to change record-keeping and manure management practices, from Sunday (1 July). ...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
CME: Livestock and Poultry Reports to be Released
US - Friday is another big report day for USDA with three reports that are of particular interest to livestock and poultry markets being released, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
CME: Crop Condition Ratings Not as Bad as Expected
US - You know you are in trouble when things are better simply because they aren’t as bad as they were expected to be. Such is the case with the corn market this evening after USDA’s crop condition ratings came in terrible but not quite as bad...
Soybean Fundamentals Remain Strong
US - US soybean market fundamentals have been strong for an extended period of time, says University of Illinois agricultural economist Darrel Good....
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Anticipating Estimates of 1 June Corn, Soybean Stocks
US - The USDA will release the estimates of 1 June corn and soybean inventories on 29 June. The level of those stocks will reveal the rate of consumption during the third quarter of the 2011-12 marketing year and the available supply for consumption during...
Monday, June 18, 2012
Mountaire Farms Acquires Delaware Granary
US - Mountaire Farms has acquired of Gavilon Grain in Townsend, Delaware. ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
CME: June WASDE Report Contains Few Surprises
US - USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for June contained few surprises and even fewer changes for old and new crop supply and utilization, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Update on Export Progress
US - Much of the attention in the crop markets is rightly focused on the potential size of the northern hemisphere crops. Still, the on-going pace of consumption is an important measure of demand strength and the likely level of year ending stocks. Here...
Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Court Cracks Down on Antibiotics Use in Animal Feed
US - For the second time in three months, a federal court ordered the Food and Drug Administration to take action to protect public health from the overuse of antibiotics in animal feed by instructing FDA to reconsider two citizen petitions which urge...
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
CME: Potential Impact of Weather on Crop Yields
US - With much of the corn crop now above ground (97 per cent), market participants have turned their attention to weather conditions and the potential impact that dry, hot weather can have on crop yields, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Season for Determining Corn Yields is Underway
US - The 2012 US average corn yield will be one of the dominant factors in determining the level of corn prices over the next year. Expectations about that yield have started at a pretty high level, but the critical period for yield determination is really...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
CME: Corn Planting Near Record-High Condition
US - If early planting and excellent early crop condition lead to a high yield, this corn crop should be a doozy. The trouble is that neither of those conditions are sufficient to drive a large national yield come fall — but we would rather have...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Successful Hubbard Grandparent Forum 2012
US - In 2012 Hubbard recently held a successful GP Forum for some of their Classic and H1 customers from the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. This year Hubbard LLC hosted this important event between 23 to 27 April at its USA production centre and...
Record Feed Grain Production Projected for 2012/13
US - Feed grain production for 2012/13 is projected at 390 million metric tons, up from 324 million the previous year. ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Corn Market Direction Unfolding, Magnitude Still Uncertain
US - The USDA’s projections of US and world corn and feed grain supply and demand conditions presented in the May WASDE report set the benchmark by which the corn market will judge unfolding events. Those events are continually unfolding, with some...
Friday, May 11, 2012
CME: Farmers to Harvest Record Corn Crop
US - According to the latest USDA supply/demand update, US farmers this fall will harvest the largest corn crop on record, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
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