Soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Soybean prices wait on March 31 crop reports http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/soybean-prices-wait-march-31-crop-reports <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Already depressed due to large U.S. supplies, a projected strong South American crop and a volatile U.S. dollar, soybean prices could face even more pressure from high prospected planting numbers expected from USDA on Tuesday. Once the planting and stocks reports are released, it could be “opening the gates at a horse race,” says one commodity market analyst.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/soybean-prices-wait-march-31-crop-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/soybean-prices-wait-march-31-crop-reports#comments Marketing Soybeans Prices Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:39:00 +0000 96681 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, March 27, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-27-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, read about applying nitrogen to soybeans and find a different way to evaluate your profits. Learn about the impact of Chinese corn imports, as well as marketing strategies in a high-risk environment. And last, you can now buy the Farmland movie on DVD.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-27-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-27-2015#comments Fertilizer Marketing Soybeans China soybean production Nitrogen Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:12:00 +0000 96671 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Tips for increasing corn, soybean yield http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/tips-increasing-corn-soybean-yield <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Despite low prices, farmers still need to make a profit when growing corn and soybeans. Increasing yield is key to that profit. From no-till tips to fertilizer choices, healthy soil to on-farm experiments, there are some of our best stories offering tips and insight to increasing corn and soybean yields this growing season.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/tips-increasing-corn-soybean-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/tips-increasing-corn-soybean-yield#comments Corn Soybeans Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:34:00 +0000 96661 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Future challenges for crop insurance http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/future-challenges-crop-insurance <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The Obama Administration and some members of Congress are currently proposing some major changes in the federal crop insurance program. At the same time, other members of Congress and agricultural leaders are stressing the need to maintain a strong crop insurance program as the centerpiece of a risk protection program for U.S. crop producers.</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/future-challenges-crop-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/future-challenges-crop-insurance#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Crop Focus on Ag Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:09:00 +0000 96601 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Tips and information for making farm program choices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/tips-and-information-making-farm-program-choices <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>There are just days left before farmers have to finalize their farm program choices in the 2014 Farm Bill. For those who still need some explanations, help, tips or further information, we've put together a collection of stories for reference. From farm program basics to cash flow planning and market prices, here is the information you need to help finalize your farm program decision.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/tips-and-information-making-farm-program-choices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/tips-and-information-making-farm-program-choices#comments Corn Soybeans Farm Bill Farm Programs Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:26:00 +0000 96591 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Can South America news support soybean prices? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-south-america-news-support-soybean-prices <div class="node-body blog-body">Without the problematic political and labor headlines out of South America and no leverage from the weather at this point, soybean bulls are facing an increasingly tough uphill battle. Crush margins are drastically backpedaling here in the U.S., and South American exporters are clearly starting to get their legs underneath them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-south-america-news-support-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-south-america-news-support-soybean-prices#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:21:00 +0000 96571 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Survivalist grain marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/survivalist-grain-marketing <div class="field-deck"> Economists outline strategies and market movers to watch when selling your corn and soybeans. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With USDA projecting an average corn price of $3.50 to $3.60 and soybeans at $9, these times require risk management survivalist mode. Dan O’Brien, Kansas State University Extension grain marketing economist, says the foreign crop production, U.S. weather during planting, the U.S. dollar and other factors may impact prices at any time. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/survivalist-grain-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/survivalist-grain-marketing#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Strategy Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:35:00 +0000 96551 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Impact of climate change on corn, soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/impact-climate-change-corn-soybeans <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/how-warmer-temps-higher-c02-will-affect-your-corn-soybeans" target="_blank"><strong>Read more about the impact of warmer temps and higher C02 rates on crops.</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/impact-climate-change-corn-soybeans#comments Corn Soybeans Weather Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:34:00 +0000 96541 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How warmer temps, higher C02 will affect your corn, soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/how-warmer-temps-higher-c02-will-affect-your-corn-soybeans <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If Midwestern night temperatures rise by 9 degrees by 2100, as many climate scientists predict, the corn yield/July temperature relationship from Indiana suggests a yield decrease of 2.1 bushels per acre for every degree Fahrenheit increase.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/how-warmer-temps-higher-c02-will-affect-your-corn-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/how-warmer-temps-higher-c02-will-affect-your-corn-soybeans#comments Corn Soybeans Weather Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:25:00 +0000 96531 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>The red line shows projected temperature increases through 2100 based on continued high emissions of carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases. The other lines show progressively lower increases, representing lower emissions.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Credit: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Max Planck Institute​ National Ag Week 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/national-ag-week-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>National Ag Week is being celebrated March 15-21 all across the United States, with Wednesday, March 18, designated as National Ag Day. As we celebrate National Ag Week, it is a good time to reflect on all the traditions and advancements that help make the U.S. agriculture industry second to none! Here are some interesting statistics about today’s agriculture industry.</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/national-ag-week-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/national-ag-week-2015#comments Corn Soybeans Crops Focus on Ag Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:45:00 +0000 96471 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com