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Dec 1, 2020

Final Crop Progress Report

Monday marked the last weekly Crop Progress report for the 2020 season

Nov 30, 2020

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for November 30, 2020

New mycotoxin report, rain falls on parts of the Corn Belt, drought intensifies

Nov 30, 2020

Canola Plant Gets Railcar Cleaning Back on Track

Cargill Canada needed a faster cleaning system to keep up with its rapid pace of production

Nov 30, 2020

Markets Unable to Hold Overnight Gains

Argentina crop update; Australia crop report

Nov 25, 2020

Markets Are Mixed Overnight; US Markets Closed Thursday

Citing rising processing margins, some Chinese importers are looking to cancel US soybean cargoes

Nov 24, 2020

Mycotoxin Minute – What are Emerging Mycotoxins?

Imagine a world in which DON, AFLA and the other usual suspects have been put away behind bars

Nov 24, 2020

Ag Prices Lower Before Holiday and Month-end

The lower crop rating came as surprise to many

Nov 23, 2020

November Cattle on Feed Report Shows Sharp Decline in Placements

Number of animals on feed as of November 1 is higher than it was this time last year

Nov 23, 2020

Dry Weather Concerns Lift Grain Prices To New Highs

In the US, drought has been expanding in Colorado and neighboring areas in the High Plains region this fall

Nov 20, 2020

Soy & Corn Sales Exceed Expectations

Prices may consolidate after reaching four-year high near $12 but are expected to be well supported for now

Nov 19, 2020

Mycotoxin Minute – Zearalenone in Corn Gluten Meal

In this edition of the Mycotoxin Minute, Josh takes a look at this year’s spike in zearalenone concentrations in corn gluten meal

Nov 19, 2020

U.S. Planted Acres May Rebound

China demand is expected to continue to be robust

Nov 18, 2020

Some Producers Missed Brazil Soy Price Surge

Many grain merchants expect operators will try to renegotiate delivery terms

Nov 17, 2020

Harvest Wraps Up

Harvest for corn and beans is coming to a close with few problems

Nov 17, 2020

Does Your Agribusiness Qualify for the R&D Tax Credit?

Qualifying doesn’t require companies have formal R&D operations or employ scientists, engineers or others with specialized degrees

Nov 16, 2020

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for November 16, 2020

Droughts continue in the northeast and corn belt

Nov 16, 2020

Mycotoxin Trends During Harvest 2020

Let's discuss harvest 2020 and the mycotoxin trends that are occurring this fall with Romer Labs' Christy Swoboda

Nov 16, 2020

Weekly Export Sales Firm

Grain sales have slowed from the rapid rate seen in the first two months of the marketing year

Nov 13, 2020

Argentine Crop Update

Drought since middle of this year has caused major losses in wheat acreage in Argentina

Nov 12, 2020

EU to Impose Tariffs on $4 Billion in U.S. Goods

Agricultural goods most impacted are alcohol, tobacco and cotton

Nov 12, 2020

Argentine Port Workers Continue Strike

Loading of five cargo ships in three different grain ports in Argentina has been stalled for days

File Photo

Nov 11, 2020

November WASDE Brings New Optimism

Record corn exports, smaller crops help to tighten supplies and lift prices

Nov 11, 2020

USDA Surprises Send Markets Higher

Given current pace of exports, USDA may need to adjust those projections higher in the future

Nov 10, 2020

Corn and Bean Harvest Wrapping Up

Corn harvest pushed ahead to 91% complete, remains above average of 80%

Nov 9, 2020

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for November 9, 2020

Cold wave moves across U.S. as harvest races toward the finish line

Nov 9, 2020

Mycotoxin Minute – Aflatoxin in Corn Gluten Meal

How well are CGM producers doing at keeping aflatoxin levels low? We compare numbers from 2019 and 2020

Nov 9, 2020

USDA Baseline Projections

Acreage shift to beans and more wheat acres are worth noting

Nov 9, 2020

First Glimpse at 2021 Acreage and Yields

Soybean acreage projected to increase 7%

Nov 6, 2020

Weekly Export Sales Remain Elevated

Export demand remains the main factor supporting grain prices

Nov 5, 2020

China Attaché Sees Lower Soy Demand

Decrease in imports was due to massive imports of Brazilian soybeans late in 2019/20 marketing year

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C-LEVER EVA HE Controller

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Magazine

Marketwatch: Aug, 07

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 6.7443
high: 6.8936
low: 6.7243
close: 6.8512

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 14.638
high: 14.7188
low: 14.4386
close: 14.5691

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 8.0837
high: 8.1294
low: 7.9473
close: 7.9783

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.2701
high: 7.3501
low: 7.1751
close: 7.2359