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Money in field
Sep 30, 2020

Corn, Soy, Wheat Futures Surge on Lower-Than-Expected U.S. Grain Stocks

Chicago Board of Trade grain and soybean futures soared on Wednesday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture surprised traders by reporting crop inventories that were smaller than expected.

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Sep 29, 2020

Analysts Could Be Headed for a U.S. Corn, Soy Stocks Miss -Braun

Industry analysts are predicting a highly unlikely scenario when it comes to Sept. 1 supplies of U.S. corn and soybeans, which could set up a surprise when the USDA publishes those numbers on Wednesday.

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Sep 28, 2020

Crop Watch: Home Run for Indiana Corn but Huge Letdown for Illinois Soy -Braun

The Illinois soybeans were the third of 16 U.S. Crop Watch fields to be harvested last week, and the results were extremely disappointing. But the fourth field, the Indiana corn, finished on a very strong note.

Sep 26, 2020

'Wet Ashtray' Grapes Left to Birds as Fires Choke West Coast Vineyards

Atmospheric smoke has obscured grape-ripening sunlight while ash has coated green beans, cauliflower and other produce in nearby fields just days before scheduled harvesting.

FILE PHOTO: Monsanto Co's Roundup shown for sale in California
Sep 24, 2020

Bayer Resolves More Roundup Cases, Judge Keeps Pause On Litigation

Attorneys for Bayer AG and consumers told a judge on Thursday they are continuing to resolve thousands more cases, improving prospects for its $11 billion deal to end the litigation.

Winter Wheat
Sep 23, 2020

La Nina Arrives as U.S. Wheat, S. American Corn Planting Begin

When La Nina last showed up in late 2017, it made for extremely dry growing seasons in some regions, particularly in Argentina and the southern U.S. Plains, and farmers harvested very poor crops in early 2018.

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Sep 22, 2020

Surge in U.S. Pork Exports to China Led by JBS and WH Group

U.S. pork exports to China have surged beyond pre-trade war levels, led by higher shipments from Brazil's JBS SA and China's WH Group Ltd, owner of Smithfield Foods, as reported by Reuters.

Petroleum Tank Farm
Sep 22, 2020

White House Drops Plan to Bail Out Oil Refiners Denied RFS Waivers

The White House has dropped a plan to provide funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to oil refiners that are denied exemptions from the nation’s biofuel regulations.

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Sep 21, 2020

Crop Watch: Harvest Begins with Iowa Soybeans, Kansas Corn -Braun

The first two of 16 U.S. Crop Watch fields were harvested last week, though for the most part, the producers report that harvest activity has been on the lighter side and will likely ramp up in the coming days.