Flooding in the northern Midwest could shut down the Mississippi River over the weekend.
With crop production increases in South America for planting season, 2017 could be a competitive year for U.S. farmers.
Analysts expect Friday’s USDA Grain Stocks report to show a some minor changes in ending stocks, according to Rich Nelson, chief strategist for Allendale, a marketing firm in McHenry, Ill.
USDA is forecasting a record corn and soybean crop in the U.S. this year. Now the question is whether farmers have a place to store the large crop, especially if t here is old crop in the bin.
Soybean futures could be facing headwinds from increased production in the United States and South America, according to analysts.
A trade delegation from Mexico is looking into North Dakota's soybean industry.
China’s insatiable demand is boosting soybean prices, while wheat is facing headwinds of a global glut and foreign competitors with weaker currencies, according to analysts.
As harvest gets rolling, producers throughout farm country are faced with a looming question: How should I market this grain to make the most money possible?
Even though Brazil will be importing corn this year, it is still exporting corn and other ag exports in record amounts. But after feeling the effect of a corn shortage from last year’s drought, Brazil’s BRF SA (the world's largest poultry producer) is making forward purchases of corn. And corn production is down in the country’s largest corn-producing state.