U.S. corn and wheat ending stocks will be higher than previously expected at the end of the marketing year due to a drop in already weak demand for U.S. supplies on the export market, the government said on Tuesday.
Willowood USA announced that the Environmental Protection Agency approved it’s Willowood Mesotrione 4SC product. Willowood Mesotrione 4SC is a long lasting, broad spectrum, residual herbicide used primarily for the control of tough broadleaf weeds in corn.
By Alison Rice, Markets and News Editor, AgWeb.com
Which crop price could gain the most from La Niña? As the current El Niño weather pattern goes into the history books as one of the strongest in memory, grain analysts and farmers are wondering if the forecasted La Niña will "play nice."
According to the annual Compliance Assurance Program (CAP) results, all growers surveyed in the Corn Belt planted at least one refuge in a bag product, and many growers planted exclusively refuge-in-a-bag products.
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's victory on Monday in corn-rich Iowa could represent a major blow to the nation's controversial biofuels program, reflecting its waning influence over politicians even in the U.S. farm heartland.
By Ben Potter, AgWeb.com Social Media and Innovation Editor
Agriculture has not provided many hot-button issues for the candidates of the 2016 presidential election to discuss – with one exception. Because the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is oft-argued, and because the candidates are spending so much time in Iowa, where roughly 25% of the nation’s ethanol is produced, the question has come up here and there.
By Christopher Seifert, Data Science at Granular, Inc., and Bruce Sherrick, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois
Farmland markets have received a great deal of attention as farm income has come under pressure due to lower and more volatile commodity prices, and as recent actions by the Federal Reserve have led to increased concern about capitalization rates for real assets such as farmland.