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  • Sep 17, 2013
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    September 2013 USDA Crop Production summary

    The USDA Crop Production Report released on Sept. 12 made a slight increase in the expected U.S. corn production for 2013, as compared to the August USDA Report, while making a 3% reduction in estimated 2013 U.S. soybean production. USDA is now estimating total 2013 corn production at 13.8 billion bushels, which if realized, would result a new record for annual U.S. corn production. Total U.S. corn production was 10.8 billion bushels in the drought year of 2012, 12.3 billion bushels in 2011, and 12.5 billion bushels in 2010. USDA left the anticipated harvested corn acres at 89.1 million acres, which is unchanged from the Aug. 1 estimate....More
  • Sep 12, 2013
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    Are you thinking about 2014 fertilizer?

    The question most producers are asking is how much lower will we go?...More
  • Sep 10, 2013
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    South American Grains Outlook

    Renato Rasmussen, Rabobank International, Brazil, talked with CSD Editor Kurt Lawton at the recent Farm Progress Show about the South American grains outlook. Rasmussen, grain analyst for Rabobank, offered his insight on the increase in Brazilian production, as well as the transportation and logistics problems that have occurred in the past couple growing seasons....More
  • Sep 6, 2013
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    Are we approaching a double bottom?

    Should you be harvesting corn at high moisture levels this year?...More
  • Sep 5, 2013
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    Are the bullish corn cards drying up?

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  • Aug 30, 2013
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Fall 2013 Marketing Outlook 7

    CSD Editor Kurt Lawton spoke with Sterling Lidell, senior VP of food and agribusiness research at Rabo AgriFinance, at the 2013 Farm Progress Show. Lidell offers a fall marketing outlook for corn and soybeans, saying that there's a record spread between corn and soybeans right now....More
  • Aug 27, 2013
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    How 2013 crops compare with 2009 crops 25

    Could crops drastically improve from August forward similar to 2009??...More
  • Aug 26, 2013
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Post-harvest marketing tips for 2013 20

    Ed Usset, grain marketing specialist at the University of Minnesota, offers his tips and thoughts on post-harvest grain markets for 2013. Usset talks here about carrying charges, possible storage and speaks to a soybean strategy and a corn strategy for the coming weeks....More
  • Aug 20, 2013
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    Aug. 12 USDA crop report analysis 20

    There has been a lot of uncertainty in many portions of the major corn and soybean producing areas of the United States during the 2013 growing season, which lead to a very highly anticipated Aug. 12 USDA Crop Report. Large areas of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota were severely impacted by very late planting, which lead to a significant amount of prevented planted crop acres. Much of this same region was also negatively impacted by excessive rainfall in May and June, and is now dealing with concerns related to slower than normal crop development, due to very cool temperatures in late July and early August....More
  • Aug 6, 2013
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    USDA Projections for the Next Decade 4

    Periodically, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) updates and releases the baseline projections for U.S. crop and livestock production for the next decade. A few months ago, NASS released the latest updated baseline projections for U.S. crop production. While projections this far into the future may seem insignificant, they do become important in the future long-range planning process for farm operators, ag lenders, ag policy makers and others....More
  • Aug 6, 2013
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    Insight into August 12 Supply & Demand Report 3

    Insights into what the trade seems to be thinking for the upcoming USDA report....More
  • Jul 31, 2013
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    When will the soybean free fall end?

    The old-crop soybean story seems to be somewhat dead in regards to "exports," but......More
  • Jul 23, 2013
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    Pricing Corn vs. Insurance 3

    Should you be selling corn even if you have insurance set at $5.65?...More
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