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09:35AM Jun 19, 2008

Monsanto Company Announces Agreement to Acquire Semillas Cristiani Burkard, the Leading Central American Corn Seed Company

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ST. LOUIS, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has agreed to acquire Marmot, S.A., which operates Semillas Cristiani Burkard (SCB), a privately-held seed company headquartered in Guatemala City, Guatemala. ...
09:11AM Jun 19, 2008

Another trend just ran over me...

I talked last March about prepaying fertilizer for 2009 , and as you recall, took a pass on the advice of my Agrium representative. · Nitrogen – huge market with ...
09:00AM Jun 19, 2008

Photo: Iowa Floods Getting Very Dangerous

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Machinery Pete
More proof that the floods in Iowa are only getting more dangerous... ...
07:49AM Jun 19, 2008

Senators Release Proposals to Curb Commodity Market Speculation

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By Jim Wiesemeyer via a special arrangement with Informa Economics, Inc. Proposals to serve as a discussion points for hearing next Tuesday Like what you see? This is only a ...
23:09PM Jun 18, 2008

Under water in Iowa

If you’ve wondered why there hasn’t been a new Biofuels Update posting in awhile, it’s because I’m up to my neck in water. Not literally, but certainly in covering this ...
14:04PM Jun 18, 2008

Rain, Now Weeds

The rains have come and now come the weeds. Producers are running hard to get all of the spraying and side-dressing done before the corn is laid over. It will ...
12:53PM Jun 18, 2008

UPDATED - Sources: Bush Admin. Has Authority to Cut Ethanol Import Tariff Temporarily

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via a special arrangement with Informa Economics, Inc. If decision is announced, how would Brazil react? Like what you see? This is only a light sample of the type of ...