Spurred by late spring and early summer rainfall, farmers’ row crops across much of Kansas are thriving. And so are the weeds they’re trying to control, including Palmer amaranth, an aggressive and invasive weed that used to be controlled by the popular herbicide glyphosate.
Advanced genome-editing techniques have been used to create a strain of wheat resistant to a destructive fungal pathogen—called powdery mildew—that is a major bane to the world’s top food source, according to scientists at one of China’s leading centers for agricultural research.
An international team of plant geneticists is trialling a rapid method of producing new varieties of wheat and barley ready for field trials.
Phosphorus fertility for wheat (07/21/14)
Wheat blends: Advantages and disadvantages (07/21/14)
Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (07/23/14)
Export Grain Bids (07/23/14)
Minneapolis Daily BASIS Report (07/23/14)
CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (07/23/14)
Montana Cash Grain Prices (07/23/14)
South Carolina Closing Grain Bids (07/23/14)
North Carolina Grain (07/23/14)
Minneapolis, MN Daily Cash Grain Report (07/23/14)
World wheat trade up slightly (09/16/13)
Foreign wheat use to reach a record (08/15/13)
Record-high world wheat production projected (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)
Afternoon Comments 07/23
The wheat markets rebounded as well. Current wheat fundamentals seem less than supportive, especially with the corn market depressed. U.S. wheat was also shut out of the latest Egyptian tender, which didn’t help market psychology. Nevertheless, prices turned higher around midsession, with wheat traders apparently expecting soy strength to raise all boats in the crop sector. September CBOT wheat climbed 6.25 cent to $5.3075/bushel as Wednesday’s pit session ended, while September KC wheat moved up 2.25 cents to $6.235/bushel, and September MWE wheat gained 2.25 cents to $6.21.