Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:01AM CDT
As a soggy September continues and grain prices head lower, entomologists warn growers to manage mold and insect infestations wisely if they plan on storing corn indefinitely.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:40AM CDT
Corn and soybean harvest is drawing near in many parts of the U.S., but in Madison, Fla., where View From the Cab producer Jamie Harris farms with his family, it's time to plant one last crop of 2014: broccoli. Meanwhile, while they wait for their crops to reach maturity, Karen Johnson and her husband Bill of Avoca, Iowa, have been busy working cattle.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 3:25PM CDT
As harvest nears, farmers need to make sure any corn they planted that contains biotech traits not approved in major export markets stays out of export channels.
Corn is lower at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are higher; wheat is lower.
The cattle complex should open moderately lower, falling from the midweek rally thanks to profit taking and renewed beef demand worries. Lean hog futures are also expected to begin on the defensive, pressured by follow-through selling and seasonal fundamentals.