Organizations http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/5490/more en USDA projects lower soybean plantings lower than trade expectations http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-projects-lower-soybean-plantings-lower-trade-expectations <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Although USDA projects that plantings will decline among the three commodities, recent reports actually suggest that many U.S. farmers may be preparing to switch more acres from corn into soybeans due to the lower costs of production. Such a scenario would lead to increases in soybean plantings for 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-projects-lower-soybean-plantings-lower-trade-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-projects-lower-soybean-plantings-lower-trade-expectations#comments Corn Soybeans corn planting soybean planting USDA Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:55:00 +0000 96021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com USDA report recap, January 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-report-recap-january-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>As expected, the USDA Crop Production Report released on Jan. 12 indicates that both the total U.S. corn production and soybean production for 2014 were at record levels. The final 2014 national average yields per acre for both corn and soybeans were also at record levels. Following are some highlights of the recent USDA Crop Production Report, as well as the latest USDA Supply and Demand (WADSE) Report.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-report-recap-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-report-recap-january-2015#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans USDA Focus on Ag Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:59:00 +0000 95501 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn stocks up 7% from December 2013, soybean stocks up 17% http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-stocks-7-december-2013-soybean-stocks-17 <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Jan. 12 Grain Stocks report from USDA estimated corn stocks up 7% and soybean stocks up 17% from the December 2013 report. Bushels stored on farm are also up over a year ago, for both corn and soybeans.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-stocks-7-december-2013-soybean-stocks-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-stocks-7-december-2013-soybean-stocks-17#comments Corn Soybeans corn production soybean production USDA Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:02:00 +0000 95361 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Align COOL to WTO standards http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/align-cool-wto-standards <div class="field-byline"> By Doug Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It is time to work with the USDA and other key stakeholders on how we can align COOL to WTO standards, while keeping the integrity of the law and its purpose in place. It only makes economic sense to favor our own domestic products that are of a higher standard and support American farmers and ranchers. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/align-cool-wto-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/align-cool-wto-standards#comments Issues USDA Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:41:00 +0000 94141 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: 16.2000007629395px;">The &#39;COOL&#39; label would be required on fresh and frozen produce, some nuts, fresh meat, poultry and fish.</span></p> Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images USDA projects record 2014 crop production http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-projects-record-2014-crop-production <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The USDA Crop Production Report released Sept. 11 is projecting record U.S. production in 2014 for both corn and soybeans. Production levels for both crops were increased by about 3% in the latest USDA report, as compared to the August USDA report. USDA left the anticipated harvested acres for corn at 83.8 million acres, and for soybeans at 84.1 million acres, which are unchanged from the Aug. 1 estimate. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-projects-record-2014-crop-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-projects-record-2014-crop-production#comments Corn Soybeans Prices USDA Focus on Ag Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:08:00 +0000 93411 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Trends in federal conservation spending http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/trends-federal-conservation-spending <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The new 2014 Farm Bill substantially streamlines the number of conservation programs and moderately reduces overall conservation funding by 6.5% from the existing 10-year baseline budget over 2014-2023. Many of the cuts are slated for 2018-2023.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/trends-federal-conservation-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/trends-federal-conservation-spending#comments Conservation Issues USDA Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 92001 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com USDA reports show increase in grain stocks http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-reports-show-increase-grain-stocks <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The USDA Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WADSE) Reports released on May 9 were regarded as neutral to bearish for the corn and soybean market in the coming months. Corn stocks are expected to increase by more than 50% by the end of the next crop marketing year, while the ending stocks for soybeans are expected to more than double by the end of the 2014-15 marketing year, which runs from September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-reports-show-increase-grain-stocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-reports-show-increase-grain-stocks#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Operating units Focus on Ag Tue, 13 May 2014 21:13:00 +0000 90941 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com May 2014 WASDE: Higher corn yields and record soybean production expected for 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/may-2014-wasde-higher-corn-yields-and-record-soybean-production-expected-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The USDA released the monthly WASDE report on May 9, estimating corn production up from the record 2013-14 year with higher corn yields offsetting reduced plantings. Average corn price is projected down to $3.85-$4.55. Soybean production is at record highs due to record yields and harvested area. Average price has dropped to $9.75-11.75.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/may-2014-wasde-higher-corn-yields-and-record-soybean-production-expected-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/may-2014-wasde-higher-corn-yields-and-record-soybean-production-expected-2014#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans corn production soybean production USDA Fri, 09 May 2014 19:23:00 +0000 90831 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 2012 Ag Census data provide an agriculture snapshot http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2012-ag-census-data-provide-agriculture-snapshot <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The 2012 Ag Census data, showed a decrease in total farm numbers, with a lot of variation relative to farm size and scope, as well as increases in the number of minority farm operators, large increases in total farm sales, and many other interesting trends. </p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2012-ag-census-data-provide-agriculture-snapshot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2012-ag-census-data-provide-agriculture-snapshot#comments Issues USDA Focus on Ag Tue, 06 May 2014 19:25:00 +0000 90771 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Final 2012 Census of Agriculture data released http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/final-2012-census-agriculture-data-released <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The USDA has released more data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture. The final report has been published online and is broken down into a U.S. summary, state data, county data and specialty crops. Puerto Rico results, as well as some other details, are expected next month. The USDA has also created infographics illustrating the results.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/final-2012-census-agriculture-data-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/final-2012-census-agriculture-data-released#comments Issues USDA Fri, 02 May 2014 19:43:00 +0000 90711 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com