Jan 26, 2023

MARS names Kathy Bathurst president

Bathurst was named along with other officers at the association’s winter meeting.

Midwest Association of Rail Shippers

Jan 26, 2023

BASF, Agriculture Future of America and Murray State University start scholarship

The Rocky Napier Scholarship is named in honor of former BASF employee

Jan 24, 2023

Bushel launches education series and conference

“Bushel Buddy Seat” in-person conference will be hosted on June 7 in Fargo, North Dakota.


Jan 18, 2023

Argentina cuts soybean, corn harvest forecast

Dry weather threatens Argentine output


Jan 17, 2023

Mexico adds temporary 50% tariff on white corn exports

Levy will be in place until June 30 to guarantee supply and price stability.


Jan 16, 2023

US: Ukraine grain shipments deliberately delayed by Russia

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield says some ships have been waiting over a month, delaying grain to developing countries.


Jan 13, 2023

Barge rates fall as Mississippi River conditions improve

Increased precipitation, completion of harvest and increased draft sizes have helped normalize the system.


Jan 11, 2023

China continues U.S. DDGS tariffs for 5 years

Continued tariffs are not expected to have a significant impact on U.S. exporters.

Lucas George Wendt | PEXELS

Jan 10, 2023

Vilsack: No compromise with Mexico on biotech corn

U.S. policy on biotech corn is that Mexico is required to base trade rules on science, said ag secretary.


Jan 10, 2023

Ukrainian grain ship runs aground in Suez Canal

Tugs were able to move the ship to a repair area causing only minor delays on the waterway.

Freddy | PIXABAY

Jan 9, 2023

Report: China's soybean imports will decline by 2030

Rabobank says the country's import volumes might have already passed their peak.


Jan 9, 2023

$142M grain export scheme exposed in Ukraine

More than 10 high-ranking officials and 370 commercial structures are involved in the scheme.

Jan 3, 2023

Ukraine: Corn and flour in short supply

Country reports the pace of grain exports is 31.43% lower this period than last year.

Kingimaging | PIXABAY

Dec 30, 2022

NDSU economist reviews Ukrainian war’s impact on grain prices

Dr. William W. Wilson addressed attendees at the 51st Annual Country Elevator Conference.

Dr. William W. Wilson. Photo by Elise Schafer

Dec 29, 2022

Grain supply chain had turbulent 2022

USDA's Grain Transportation Report summarizes all the grain transportation issues over the past year.

Dmitriev Mikhail | BIGSTOCK

Dec 29, 2022

China to launch grain reserves company

COFCO, Sinograin joint venture will begin operations in January 2023.


Dec 28, 2022

Ukraine: Grain ship inspections delayed by Russia

Ukraine's Infrastructure Ministry said some ships had been stuck in Turkish waters awaiting inspection for over a month.


Dec 20, 2022

STB publishes final rules on rail rate review process

Rules provide rail customers with a more workable approach to challenge unreasonable freight rail rates.


Dec 19, 2022

Ag exports expand with USDA $200M investment

Funding is awarded to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations


Dec 19, 2022

Mexico aims for biotech corn agreement with U.S.

Mexican foreign ministry said talks would continue to reach a 'mutual understanding' with the U.S.


Dec 16, 2022

NGFA: Grain industry impacted by UP embargoes

President and CEO Mike Seyfert details impact during STB hearing.


Dec 15, 2022

Corn growers press Biden on Mexican biotech ban

The National Corn Growers Association sent a letter to the president calling for additional steps to address the biotech corn decree.


Dec 8, 2022

Railroad meltdown stems from labor shortage

Recruiting, hiring and training is a struggle for major U.S. railroads.

Rick Paterson, managing director, Loop Capital Markets. Photo by Elise Schafer

Dec 8, 2022

Mexico to rework GMO corn ban

Minister offers to extend deadline to 2025 and overhaul its plan.


Dec 5, 2022

U.S. soy exports earn record $40 billion

Soy export values are up 17% in volume but dip 4% year-on-year.


Dec 2, 2022

Rail strike averted

Biden signs bill; feed and grain industry reacts to news that a rail shutdown has been avoided.


Dec 1, 2022

Ukrainian grain exports via Poland increase 50%

Polish prime minister offers $20M to aid Ukraine in exporting grain to Africa.

Tomasz Mankus | PIXABAY

Nov 30, 2022

Mexico: GMO corn for animal feed will be allowed

López Obrador says Mexico is seeking a deal with U.S. after legal action threatened.


Nov 28, 2022

Ag groups urge Congress to take 'immediate steps' to block rail strike

NGFA: Disruption of rail service would immediately impact food and agriculture and broader supply chains

Johannes Penio | PEXELS

Nov 23, 2022

Scoular’s sustainability story highlighted in annual report

The company has made progress on its five sustainability pillars.


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open: 14.4452
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low: 8.0365
close: 8.0686

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low: 6.8275
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