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May 2, 2022

First Ukrainian Corn Cargo Leaves Romanian Port

Ship containing over 71,000 tonnes of grain finished loading at the port of Constanta

PIXABAY

May 2, 2022

Grain Silo Fire at Spokane Seed in Washington

Fire created a major risk for firefighters with dust that was extremely flammable

PEXELS

May 2, 2022

Grain Fire at Agri-Way Partners in Iowa

Fire appeared to have started inside the mixing mill leg

PIXABAY

May 2, 2022

Ukraine War Creates Global Sunflower Oil Shortage

Supermarket chains in several nations have limited cooking oil purchases as a precaution

RODNAE Productions | PEXELS

May 1, 2022

Perdue Farms Plant Catches Fire in Virginia

A soybean processing tank caught fire Saturday night at the Chesapeake facility

Apr 29, 2022

Wheat, Soy Groups Support Additional Ukraine Aid

President Biden's request includes $500M to produce more soybeans and wheat within the U.S.

PIXABAY

Apr 29, 2022

DOT: Supply Chain Issues in Trucking Improve

There has been a 112% increase in commercial driver's licenses issued in January and February

PIXABAY

Apr 29, 2022

Ukraine Says Russia Stole Grain During War

Russian soldiers accused of stealing 61 tonnes of wheat

PIXABAY

Apr 28, 2022

CHS Foundation Awards Precision Agriculture Grants

CHS has committed $3.1 million since 2018 to support precision ag programs at colleges, universities

Tom Fisk | PEXELS

Apr 28, 2022

Romer Labs Receives FGIS Approval for Rapid Test Kit

AgraStrip Pro Zearalenone WATEX is designed for dent or field corn, corn meal and corn flour

Apr 27, 2022

Bunge Lifts 2022 Earnings as Ukraine War Tightens Supplies

Two-month-old war boosted demand, lifted crop processing margins for company

Felix Mittermeier | PEXELS

Apr 27, 2022

Marel Adds Pet Food with Wenger Acquisition

Focused on pet food, plant-based proteins and aqua feed, Wenger will become Marel's 'fourth pillar'

Photo: MAREL

Apr 27, 2022

Bunge Brings New Renewable Oilseed, Animal Feed to Market

Company partners with CoverCress, a winter oilseed crop, which is a lower carbon intensity feedstock

Apr 27, 2022

Fewer Grain Exports, Supply Chain Issues Lower CN Profits

Global supply chain snarls and harsh winter contribute to diluted earnings

Photo: Canadian National Railway Co.

Apr 27, 2022

GEAPS Exchange Draws 2,731 Attendees

Attendees had over 45 hours of educational sessions, 366 exhibitors to choose from

Photo: GEAPS

Apr 26, 2022

ADM Predicts Years of Reduced Global Crop Supplies

Company reports better-than-expected quarterly profit amid global disruption

Photo: ADM

Apr 26, 2022

Despite War, Ukraine Sows 20% of Planned Acreage

Using nitrogen mineral fertilizers, acres have been sown with wheat, barley and oats

PIXABAY

Apr 26, 2022

Cargill to Expand Global Animal Nutrition Innovation Center

Center is designed to serve dairy, poultry, swine and aqua nutrition customers

The Cargill Global Animal Nutrition Innovation Center in Elk River, MN. Photo: ALLiiANCE

Apr 26, 2022

NGFA Testifies on Grain Industry Rail Service Issues

NGFA President & CEO listed several instances of rail service failures, offered proposals for improvement

PEXELS

Apr 26, 2022

Didion Donates $100K to Support Safety, Education

Company celebrates 50 years with donations to local fire departments, law enforcement and youth programs

Photo: DIDION

Apr 25, 2022

ADM, Bunge See Strong Results as Ukraine War Increases Demand

Both companies capitalized on good oilseed and corn processing margins in Q1

PEXELS

Apr 25, 2022

CSX Q1 Profit Up 22% Despite Service Issues

Higher shipping rates offset slight decline in number of shipments

PIXABAY

Apr 25, 2022

Corn Milling Facility Moves Ahead Despite Opposition

Facility in Grand Forks, ND, is expected to initially require 25 million bushels of corn annually

PIXABAY

Apr 25, 2022

Malaysia: Prioritize Food Over Biofuel

Supply crisis of edible oil as Indonesia bans palm exports

PIXABAY

Apr 22, 2022

Green Plains Realizes Protein Production Breakthrough

CEO: First time in history a dry-mill biorefinery achieved protein concentrations over 60%

The Fluid Quip MSC System as shown at UWGP. Photo: Fluid Quip Technologies

Apr 22, 2022

Russia Donates Wheat to Ally Cuba

Russia agreed last year to send grains to the island nation

PIXABAY

Apr 22, 2022

Grain Inspections Down in First Quarter

Inspections marked a 12% decrease from the 5-year average

PIXABAY

Apr 22, 2022

Ethanol Has Untapped Potential in Southeast Asia

USGC explores potential markets that can expand global ethanol use

Nothing Ahead | PEXELS

Apr 21, 2022

Chinese Soybean Imports from U.S. Fall

Country bought in 3.37M tonnes last month, down from 7.18M a year earlier

PIXABAY

Apr 21, 2022

Brock Grain Systems Promotes Hoffman

Will be responsible for driving continuous profitable growth of the grain structures product line

Photo: Brock Grain Systems

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

FSU101 Bag Sealer

  • Seals up to 25 bags/minute depending on size, weight and type of high barrier material
  • Resistance-type heat seal bars with dual temperature controls

I/O Interface

  • Interface forms a smart and universal actuator
  • Offers endless modifications to give full control of exact functionalities

Reconditioned Mixers

  • Comparable to new equipment when properly restored to as-new working condition by ROSS OEM team
  • Comes with the same standard warranty as new ROSS Mixer

Model SBR Conveyor Belt Cleaner

  • Smaller version of its brush-style conveyor belt cleaner
  • Designed to remove fines and carry-back material from conveyor belt

Mid-Roof Walkarounds

  • Permanently installed walkways
  • 360-degree access to grain bin roofs and mounted components

FSU50

  • Seals 2 to 5 bags/minute depending on operator dexterity as well as size, weight and type of high barrier material
  • Foot pedal or proximity switch activation

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Marketwatch: May, 21

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 7.6763
high: 7.7267
low: 7.6613
close: 7.6955

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 16.601
high: 16.7876
low: 16.596
close: 16.7347

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 12.213
high: 12.3255
low: 11.9455
close: 11.9611

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 11.2661
high: 11.3836
low: 11.0864
close: 11.0916