Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying. Demand continues to be strong with export sales this marketing year expected to top 2 billion bushels. The trade in beans lately has been push and pull between that demand and the expected record production. Soybean meal and oil were higher. ABIOVE projects Brazilâs 2017 production at […]
The cattle trade was very slow in developing on Friday afternoon as buyers and sellers waited for the cattle on feed report results. There were only a few scattered bids on the table by mid-afternoon at 98.00 live in the South, and 154.00 to 155.00 in the North. Asking prices were around 100.00 to 102.00 […]
A lack of grain storage has not been an issue so far this harvest season in Missouri. Agriculture director Richard Fordyce says there are some growers who are storing corn outside but Missouri now has facilities that it didnât have 10 years ago, âA lot of our shuttle loading facilities are basically dedicated to taking […]
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The nationâs top cranberry producing state could see another record crop.Â Scott Schultz raises eight varieties of cranberries on 230 acres near Warrens in west central Wisconsin.Â He tells Brownfield, Mother Nature has been good to the crop this year, and the harvest is nearly finished. Â Schultz says, âThe end is in sight. Â Next week, […]
The USDA says fewer cattle were placed on feed in September 2016 than in September 2015. A lower placement figure implies tighter market ready numbers, lower slaughter rates, and less beef produced in coming months. At 1.905 million head, placements were down 2% and the lowest for the month since the series of reports started […]