Prior to Bt technologies farmers lost $1 billion annually to CRW—in the form of chemical costs or actual yield loss. With resistance to traits on the rise, it might nibble its way back to a billion-dollar price tag.
Trade tensions between the U.S. and China ratcheted higher after the Asian nation said it will follow through on plans to levy tariffs on a range of American farm goods including soybeans and corn.
When you walk near corn fields you might hear a familiar snapping noise. It could be the wind, but at this time of rapid growth you could literally be hearing corn grow.
Earlier this week a California judge ruled glyphosate does not need a label warning stating it causes cancer. U.S. District Court Judge William Shuff denied an amendment that asked the state to require the warning.
Nine bullet points to discuss with your analyst/broker on grain marketing fundamentals.
USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates for June project lower ending stocks for corn, soybeans and wheat.
Tommy Young once could have kept a goldfish wet in the furrows of his corn. However, Young has seen and believed in the power of precision irrigation. The evidence is on display in his fields.