Corn Planting Leaps Forward This Week

May 05, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session corn and wheat traded lower by 4 cents apiece, while soybeans was able to continue showing relative strength by gaining 2 1/4 cents.

 

Crop progress showed that wheat crops rated good-to-excellent improved by 1 percent on Monday after two weeks of unchanged ratings. The precipitation over the last month has been beneficial for the wheat crop and the outlook favorable for continued moisture over the next two weeks.

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Feed & Grain Announces Photo Contest Winners

Feed & Grain Announces Photo Contest Winners

April/May 2015 | Elise Schafer

Feed & Grain is proud to announce the winners of its 2014 Harvest Photo Contest. Entries poured in from December 2014 until this February showcasing our readers’ ability to manage a record crop — some with limited access to rail or other shipping options. Congratulations to all the winners and honorable mentions! 

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Brush Up on Rail Safety

Brush Up on Rail Safety

April/May 2015 | From The Field | Harry Rupe

Don’t get caught operating outdated protocols.

Industrial facilities that use rail as a part of their operation move railcars by a variety of motive power types. No matter what type of motive power is used, applicable rail operating safety rules and procedures should be followed. Applying up-to-date rules and procedures to rail operations will enhance employee safety and facility efficiencies. 

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