Grain Price Swings Damp Agribusiness
Several large agribusiness companies willset to announce quarterly results this week.
Now Open: 2016 IPPE Registration and Hotel Reservations
IPPE will be held Jan. 26-28, 2016, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.[Read More]
Filipino Milling Industry Sends Trade Team to the U.S.
The southeast Asian wheat market is a story of success for the U.S. wheat industry.[Read More]
Learn Why H.R. 1599 is Necessary in Less than 5 Minutes
The video educates industry professionals and consumers alike about the impacts of H.R. 1599 on agriculture, specifically animal food labeling.[Read More]
Cargill to Close Garden City, KS, Feed Mill
Cargill made the decision to close the facility and move production to Guymon, OK.[Read More]
Soybean Prices Dip Again
In the overnight session the grains traded lower with corn down 5 1/4 cents, soybeans down 8 3/4 cents and wheat down 5 1/4 cents. The U.S. dollar is trading .21 percent higher and crude oil is down nearly a dollar on news that China’s factory activity contracted the most in two years.
Soybean Basis Wars are Heating Up[Read More]
Weekly Cash Comments
Cash grain basis was mixed this week with corn basis up 2 cents a bushel, while soybean basis was off 2 cents a bushel.
In corn, basis levels were mostly firmer in Iowa and Nebraska as ethanol plants have bid higher in an interest to get more farmer grain after the recent sell off. In addition, buyers in Indiana and Ohio posted higher basis as futures prices declined and poor new-crop prospects limited farmer movement of old crop supplies.[Read More]
Magazine, June/July 2015
Spring Into Harvest Preparations Now To Maintain Quality
From sanitation to loading, maintaining the quality of grain in storage begins at harvest — starting with cleaning the empty bins. The time to spring into action and clean is now according to Dirk Maier, professor of grain science and industry at Kansas State University.[Read More]
Cyber Security 101: Tips for Protecting Your Business
In the feed and grain business, when we talk about safety we often think of physical safety: fall protection and enclosed space safety for employees; spill protection; safe handling practices for grain and feed products[Read More]
Burrito With A Side Of Pseudoscience
Restaurants are in the business of providing foods that people like to eat. And people certainly should have a wide range of options and choices for meals. Still, I can’t help but think the recent decision by Chipotle to move away from using genetically modified organisms is more marketing than science.[Read More]
Vomitoxin issues cause for diligent testing.[Read More]
Entering the GMO Debate
How to stand up for a crucial tool in modern agriculture, and why we should.[Read More]