As is often the case, the days leading up to the March 31 USDA Prospective Plantings Report were ones of speculation and waiting for the grain market.
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. won European Union approval for a $77 billion merger, overcoming regulators’ concerns with hefty concessions, including the sale of large parts of DuPont’s global pesticide business.
RIVERSIDE, Iowa — Iowa State Extension Economist Chad Hart sees a brighter picture for agriculture in 2017 thanks to growth in international demand.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — From high tech to low tech, new farm equipment, parts, products and services gleamed under the bright lights at the 2017 Commodity Classic. This year, smaller but precise upgrades seemed to make as big a splash as any of the new tools on display.
The March 31 USDA Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports could bring a shift in corn and soybean markets.
The United States is still the king of corn. But there are others looking to knock it off its throne.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Every step Krista Lottinville has taken in her career — her education, working in the crop insurance industry and for a seed company — has prepared her to eventually farm.
U.S. corn producers are competing for exports head-to-head with their South American peers, but behind the battle they’ve teamed up to promote corn technology and grow export opportunities.
Mark Albertson climbed out of a boat near Ensenada, Mexico, March 8 feeling pleased with the future of soybean products. Research has given soybean growers a competitive edge in areas like this one — tuna aquaculture.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The No. 1 demand for U.S. soybeans is exports, so maintaining strong trade agreements is the top priority of the American Soybean Association.