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CoBank: New Plants, Increased Production Capacity May Threaten Soybean Processor Profitability

Source: CoBank news release Historically strong crush margins in recent years have driven the U.S. soybean processing industry into its biggest expansion phase in 20...

Ag Economic Insights: Sneak A Peek At 2019 Corn, Soybean Budgets

Source: Agricultural Economic Insights news release We are quickly coming up on the time when crop budgets for 2019 will be formulated. Purdue University recently...

Soybean trend is sideways to higher, stay long or buy hard break

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

USDA: Nation’s Agricultural Trade Balance Projected To Decline To Lowest Level Since 2007

U.S. agricultural exports are projected to total $141.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2019, while agricultural imports are expected to total $127 billion, according...

Agenda Announced, Registration Open For Purdue’s Top Farmer Conference

Purdue University reports: We are excited to share the agenda for the 2019 Purdue Top Farmer Conference. The 2019 Purdue Top Farmer Conference is scheduled...

Ace Pumps Adds New PWM Pumps To Its Growing Product Line

Source: Ace Pumps news release Ace Pump Corporation recently announced the addition of six new pulse-width modulated (PWM) pumps to its growing product line. The...

Major Seed Company Executives Discuss Changes Following Industry’s Merger

AgWired.com reports: The past two years have seen major changes in the agricultural seed industry and some of the traditional companies have different names and...

Marrone Bio Innovations Launches TerraConnect Biological Seed And Soil Platform

Source: Marrone Bio news release Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) (MBI), launches TerraConnect, a new global biological soil applied and seed treatment platform delivering...

Corn should be bought in gap if given opportunity

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

FCS America Official Expects More Farmland Sales In 2019

An official of Omaha-based Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) says he expects the farmland market to be very active heading into 2019. "We're pretty...

Since Chinese Tariffs, U.S. Soybean Sales To EU Have Doubled, 70% Market Share

U.S. soybean sales to the European Union have risen sharply. The European Commission says in the last five months, 3.7 million metric tons of...

Sentera Announces Precision Ag Solution Price Promotion

In preparation for the 2019 growing season, Sentera is announcing a limited time promotion for its most popular NDVI, NDRE (Red Edge), and multispectral...

Protection Provided by Price Loss Coverage By Gary Schnitkey Department of Agricultural and Consumer...

Reports suggest that the 2018 Farm Bill will be signed soon.  Given the proposals contained in the House and Senate versions of the Farm...

Corn And Cotton Acreage Planted With GE Stacked Seeds Continue To Climb

In 2018, U.S. farmers planted over 90 percent of corn and cotton acres with genetically engineered (GE) seeds. These GE seeds can be herbicide tolerant...

CoBank: Outlook For Grain Elevators Reliant On Trade, Logistics, Competitor Production

Source: CoBank news release Average grain elevator margins are expected to be relatively normal this year for most of the Midwest. However, according to a...