Conab: Brazil’s soybean production to beat 100 mln metric tons
Conab: Brazil’s soybean production to beat 100 mln metric tons A new report released today by Brazil’s National Supply Company ( Conab ) forecasts that the total output of soybeans during the 2015/2016 season could reach 101.9 million metric tons. The significant growth would be explained mostly because the surface would grow between 1.7 and 3.6 percent. If those figures are confirmed, the country’s total grain output would be 213 million metric tons in the new season.
USDA report outlines projections for corn, soybean production, prices and farm income for next 10...
This recent report by the USDA offers its projections, under specific circumstances, of agriculture through 2023. The graphs and key projections include corn production, soybean production, conservation, corn and soybean prices, farm income and cost of production.
Researchers discover a new link to fight billion-dollar threat to soybean production: Scientists...
Invisible to the naked eye, cyst nematodes are a major threat to agriculture, causing billions of dollars in global crop losses every year. A group of plant scientists recently found one of the mechanisms cyst nematodes use to invade and drain life-sustaining nutrients from soybean plants. Understanding the molecular basis of interactions between plants and nematodes could lead to the development of new strategies to control…
The race is on to harvest corn and soybeans in Illinois before it's too late
Mark Tuttle gets straight to the point when describing the field and weather conditions he has faced this year on his farm in southern DeKalb County.
Midwest corn, soybean harvest a long ways off
WheatThe wheat market finally saw some buying this week after heavy deliveries pushed contracts to multi-year lows. Based on longer term nearby monthly continuation charts, the Kansas City market hit its lowest point since January 2006 and Minneapolis hit its lowest point since September 2009. For reference,...
USDA: Corn up 3 percent, soybeans down 10 percent
Corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 is estimated at 91.7 million acres, up 3 percent from last year, while soybean planted area for 2019 is estimated at
CHICAGO - Following are U.S. trade expectations for the resumption of grain and soy complex trading at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) at 8:30 a.m. CST on Thursday. WHEAT - Steady to up 1 cent per bushelWheat futures try to rebound after a five-session slide, with fresh contract lows set in...
Why the ugly soybeans?
For many farmers across the Midwest, soybean yields have been good to great, but the soybean quality has not been as promising
Soybean secrets coming to Ag Outlook
Even in 2018, soybeans are widely undermanaged according to University of Illinois crop physiology professor Fred Below.
What is the value and use of soybean residue?
Editor’s note: The following was written by University of Nebraska Extension specialists Jenny Rees, Charles Wortmann, Mary Drewnoski, Keith Glewen, Randy Pryor and Todd Whitney for the university’s Crop Watch
Candy Corn Wreath Tutorial
Video and written tutorial for a Halloween Candy Corn Wreath using an Open Tree Form, Orange, Yellow and White Deco Poly Mesh, RAZ Witch Hat and Legs or Fabric
Michigan says soybeans must be destroyed due to soil
DETROIT (AP) — State regulators say 91,000 bushels of soybeans must be destroyed, three years after just a small portion was grown on land that had sediment from a Kalamazoo
Soybean plant to bring up to 100 jobs to Crookston
Crookston is expected to gain up to 100 new jobs with the construction of a soybean processing plant.Epitome Energy announced last week that Crookston will be the location of its newest plant.The plant will include a 21-million-bushel soybean extraction facility that would crush soybeans, separating...
Hemp: Bigger than corn and soybeans? Illinois on the cusp of adding what could be a third major...
ROSEVILLE – Hemp could be the next big cash crop in Illinois, according to a farmer who was among the first to grow the plant in the state after it became legal this year.
South Dakota Soybean awards top yields
Soybean farmers from Minnehaha, Hutchinson and Moody counties are the winners of the 2018 South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest. Each receiving a cash prize, the winners were recognized during the
What is one ear of corn worth?
One ear of corn — it doesn't seem like it holds much value. Even though I'm a corn farmer who grows about 850 acres of corn, there is a lot of worth in one ear of corn. Let's do some math.If we take the whole farm into account, we plant on average 32,000 seeds per acre. 32,000 x 850 = 27.2 million...
Where does corned beef come from and why is it called 'corned'?
Corned Beef? Where does it come from? How should you slice it? And why is it called 'corned'? Here are some answers.
Top 5 corn mazes to tackle
The corn that was “knee-high by the Fourth of July” has now made its way to another good use: corn mazes. And Central New York has plenty of
Corn and soybean planting tips
Still time to weigh possible changes to experiment with seeding rates, starter fertilizers and more to boost bushels.
Top Tips for Corn Silage Harvest
Joe Lawrence, dairy forage systems specialist with Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Animal Science, presented “Corn Silage Harvest Strategy: One Chance to Get it Right” during