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Monsanto sells Desert Durum Wheat Research Program


Barkley Seed, Inc. announced its acquisition of the Desert Durum Wheat Research Program from Monsanto Company.

Syngenta global cereals collaborations hit home


The recent global agreements Syngenta has established with companies such as Swedish agriculture-food company Lantemännen, Italian seed company Società Produttori Sementi (PSB) and Belgian brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev, provide Syngenta opportunities to increase the diversity of its germplasm, assess quality profiles and find advanced technologies beneficial to North American growers in the years to come.

Winter wheat seeding date can majorly affect yields


Winter wheat yield is affected by production practices, pest management, fertility and weather. One of the production practices having a major impact on yield is seeding date.

Volunteer wheat control: Protecting the state’s wheat crop (08/27/14)

Determining the seeding rate for winter wheat (08/27/14)

Tips on using anhydrous ammonia for wheat production (08/25/14)

U.S. soft red winter wheat hit hard by head scab (08/21/14)

Verdesian, Mitsui and Hokusan sign agreement (08/21/14)

Canada producing less wheat, canola than expected (08/21/14)

U.S. farmers fight poisonous wheat fungus with cleaning, waiting (08/19/14)

Commodity Info



Montana Cash Grain Prices (09/02/14)

East River South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (09/02/14)

Grain Prices @ Illinois Interior Country Elevators (09/02/14)

Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (09/02/14)

Grain Prices Illinois River Barge Points (09/02/14)

Kentucky Daily Barge Report (09/02/14)

Export Grain Bids (09/02/14)

Minneapolis Daily BASIS Report (09/02/14)

CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (09/02/14)

North Carolina Grain (09/02/14)

Key Reports/Outlook

U.S. spring wheat areas, production unchanged (09/16/13)

World wheat trade up slightly (09/16/13)

Higher projected wheat imports raise 2013-2014 ending stocks (09/16/13)

World wheat production prospects boosted further (09/16/13)

Foreign wheat use to reach a record (08/15/13)

Record-high world wheat production projected (08/14/13)

U.S. wheat price prospects lower despite increased exports (08/14/13)

Exports: Corn sales bounce (08/01/13)

U.S. corn planted acreage highest since 1936 (06/28/13)

Corn stocks down 12 percent from June 2012 (06/28/13)

Market Commentary

Afternoon Comments 09/02

The wheat markets turned decidedly lower Tuesday. Recent rainfall over the northern Plains hasn’t been conducive to a good spring wheat harvest, but traders seem to think it favors a strong start to winter wheat planting and growth. The tense Black Sea situation is obviously tense, but continued Ukrainian shipments seemed to undercut prices today. December CBOT wheat fell 8.5 cents to $5.55/bushel as Tuesday’s trading ended, while December KC wheat dropped 10.25 cents to $6.325/bushel, and December MWE wheat slumped 7.0 to $6.2275.
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