Soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Grain farmers: Know your cost of production http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/grain-farmers-know-your-cost-production <div class="node-body video-body"><p>David Kohl, professor emeritus, Virginia Tech University, spoke that the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies Conference at Wild Rose Farm, Inc., near Galesburg, Ill. Kohl stressed the importance of grain and livestock farmers knowing their cost of production in order to be successful.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/grain-farmers-know-your-cost-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/grain-farmers-know-your-cost-production#comments Corn Issues Soybeans corn production soybean production Management Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:38:00 +0000 92041 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Make smart risk management moves when marketing soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/make-smart-risk-management-moves-when-marketing-soybeans <div class="node-body blog-body">Soybeans continue to try and break downhill slalom records (breaking over a $1.30 in the past 8 trading sessions) on thoughts of a mammoth new-crop coming down the pipe and talk that many U.S. crushers are claiming to have enough coverage to make it through August, possibly holding out until U.S. southern new-crop bushels hit the supply pipeline.</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/make-smart-risk-management-moves-when-marketing-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/make-smart-risk-management-moves-when-marketing-soybeans#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:34:00 +0000 91991 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Rain increases risk for sudden death syndrome in soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/rain-increases-risk-sudden-death-syndrome-soybeans <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wet weather this season has increased the risk for sudden death syndrome (SDS) in soybeans, says Darren Mueller, Extension soybean pathologist at Iowa State University. “Unlike last year, most of the soybean crop was planted before the bulk of the rains started which further increases the risk of SDS."</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/soybeans/rain-increases-risk-sudden-death-syndrome-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/rain-increases-risk-sudden-death-syndrome-soybeans#comments Soybeans soybean production Sudden Death Syndrome Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:53:00 +0000 91981 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Sudden death syndrome on soybean leaf.</p> Photo: Daren Mueller, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org July 7 Crop progress: Corn silking, soybeans blooming; crop conditions holding steady overall http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/july-7-crop-progress-corn-silking-soybeans-blooming-crop-conditions-holding-steady-overall <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Now that all of the corn and the majority of the soybean crops have emerged, corn silking and soybean blooming have started. Silking is slightly behind average, and blooming is slightly ahead of average. Crop conditions for both corn and soybeans have held fairly steady in the good/excellent categories over the past week.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/july-7-crop-progress-corn-silking-soybeans-blooming-crop-conditions-holding-steady-overall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/july-7-crop-progress-corn-silking-soybeans-blooming-crop-conditions-holding-steady-overall#comments Corn Soybeans corn production soybean production Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 91971 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com USDA report shows increase in soybean acres http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-report-shows-increase-soybean-acres <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The late-June USDA Acreage Report is always highly anticipated, because it becomes the first hard data after the March USDA Plantings Intentions Report to give an indication of crop production levels in a given growing season, as of June 1. Many times the June USDA Report can have a big impact, either upwards or downwards, on grain market trends. </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-shows-increase-soybean-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-report-shows-increase-soybean-acres#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Focus on Ag Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 91951 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com USDA weather update, July 1: Flooding hampers fieldwork; growing conditions remain favorable http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-weather-update-july-1-flooding-hampers-fieldwork-growing-conditions-remain-favorable <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Pounding rains continued to hamper fieldwork and spark local flooding across portions of the Plains, Midwest and South, although overall growing conditions remained mostly favorable for summer crops. Weekly rainfall amounts in excess of 4 inches were scattered across all three regions, boosting month-to-date totals to 10 inches or more in several locations. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-weather-update-july-1-flooding-hampers-fieldwork-growing-conditions-remain-favorable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-weather-update-july-1-flooding-hampers-fieldwork-growing-conditions-remain-favorable#comments Corn Soybeans Weather Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:22:00 +0000 91931 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, July 3, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-3-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Corn diseases, white mold risk, flooded land replant, nutrient deficiencies and “Farmer” </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>This installment of 5 Agriculture stories to read offers information on corn diseases, as well as white mold. Also read tips on replanting flooded land to keep soil in condition, and see photos to help diagnose nutrient deficiencies. Finally, as we celebrate Independence Day, enjoy the Dodge Ram Super Bowl commercial, "Farmer."</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/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-3-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-3-2014#comments Corn Fertilizer Soybeans Conditions and Diseases Crops Flooding Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:42:00 +0000 91921 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Mid-year report: Weather, corn, soybeans, input prices, commodity prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/mid-year-report-weather-corn-soybeans-input-prices-commodity-prices <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Rabobank has released a mid-year agribusiness review, highlighting the economy, weather and growing conditions, margins and prices, grain stocks, global imports and exports and more. Here are some highlights.</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/marketing/mid-year-report-weather-corn-soybeans-input-prices-commodity-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/mid-year-report-weather-corn-soybeans-input-prices-commodity-prices#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans corn production soybean production Weather Prices Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:19:00 +0000 91911 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Are soybeans headed for $10? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-soybeans-headed-10 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean acres could get even larger from here. What if yield comes in better than 45 bushels per acre? All of a sudden we are looking at ending stocks of 400-500 million bushels and the trade taking about sub-$10 soybeans.</p></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/are-soybeans-headed-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-soybeans-headed-10#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:15:00 +0000 91901 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Tips for giant ragweed control in emerged soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/tips-giant-ragweed-control-emerged-soybeans <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Loux, Ohio State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If wet weather has delayed postemergence herbicide application to your soybean fields, there may be some large giant ragweed that needs treating. Mark Loux, Ohio State University, offers tips for herbicide application, depending on resistance levels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/tips-giant-ragweed-control-emerged-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/tips-giant-ragweed-control-emerged-soybeans#comments Crop Chemicals Soybeans Herbicides Weeds Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:28:00 +0000 91881 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com