Market to Continue Trading Acreage Numbers

April 01, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session corn was mostly steady up 1/2 a cent, soybeans were up 5 3/4 cents and wheat in Chicago traded down 1 1/2 cents. Today we will most likely continue to see fallout from the Prospective Plantings report which was more bullish for soybeans and more negative for corn. Some buying interest has appeared in the overnight when a South Korean company announced they will be purchasing 140,000 metric tons of corn in an international tender and the Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture...

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Grains Lower as Traders Prepare for Planting Intentions Report

March 31, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

The grains are trading slightly lower today with corn down 2 cents, soybeans down 4 1/4 cents and wheat down 5 cents going into this morning’s pause in trade. Today at 11 AM CST the USDA will release its Prospective Plantings report as well as the Quarterly Grain stocks figures. Traders are looking for decreased corn acreage and increased soybean acres in this year’s report. 

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Tracking Ingredient Activity to Empower Business Decisions

Tracking Ingredient Activity to Empower Business Decisions

Feb March 2015 | Focus On | By Kim Berndtson

With the establishment of its Information Technology Innovation Award, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in partnership with AgGateway and Feed & Grain magazine, recognizes leading feed and grain industry companies that incorporate new, advanced technologies in their routine business practices to help meet the demand of a rapidly developing world population. 

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Applying  Exceptional  Customer Service to Feed and  Grain Businesses

Applying Exceptional Customer Service to Feed and Grain Businesses

Feb March 2015 | Departments | Manager's Notebook | By Dr. John Foltz and Dr. Christine Wilson

 Some folks may argue that superior customer service might be more important for retail stores, rather than a business like a grain elevator or feed mill. But it can make a difference in the competitive feed and grain industry — for the very reason that it is competitive. You do have competitors, and attracting and keeping more business is a desirable strategy.

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