Market Awaits Crop Progress on Monday

May 04, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains were mixed with corn down 2 1/4 cents, soybeans up 3 3/4 cents and wheat down 4 3/4 cents going into this morning’s pause. Crude oil is trading about 17 cents higher and the U.S. dollar is up a 10th of a percent. A Taiwanese buyer issued a tender to purchase 50,000-65,000 metric tons of corn to be sourced from the U.S., Brazil or Argentina.

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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Don’t get caught operating outdated protocols.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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