Crop declines ‘threaten US corn, soy yield cuts’

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A further decline in the condition of US crops, notably in Illinois, the second-ranked producing state of corn and soybeans, has raised fears of further downgrades to official yield estimates. "Condition ratings in key Corn Belt state Illinois continue to plummet," Paul Deane at Australia & New Zealand Bank said, after the US Department of…


Syngenta sues grain elevator over biotech corn ban

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Seed maker Syngenta is suing a grain elevator operator that has banned the company’s biotech corn. Bunge North America, which operates grain elevators across North America, including one in Council Bluffs, recently posted notices that it would not accept corn planted with Syngenta’s Agrisure Viptera seed, The Sioux City Journal reported Tuesday. In the lawsuit…


It’s good news for corn, not-so-good news for soybeans

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IOWA – Corn yields are looking up while soybean yields are looking down, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report released Thursday, Aug. 11. Nationwide, corn production is forecast at 12.9 billion bushels – up 12.45 billion bushels, or 4 percent from 2010. “Based on conditions as of Aug. 1, yields are expected…


Evening markets: weather fears boost corn and soybean prices

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Grains closed higher, but by the close of play it wasn’t wheat which was making the running. Sure, there was still some bullish news around on wheat, with the fears for quality spreading to Russia, besides mounting in Germany, besides the general help from benign conditions on external markets, where crude rebounded to stand 2.3%…


Wheat, corn extend losses as economic worries weigh

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SINGAPORE/MILAN: Chicago corn hit a one-week low on Friday and wheat and soybeans lost more ground as renewed concerns over the US economy sliding into a recession hammered commodities and equities. A sell-off in global stocks gathered pace on Friday as nervous investors fled to the safety of core government bonds, Swiss francs and gold,…


U.S. grain and soy review: Crop woes focus on spring wheat, corn

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U.S. grain and soybean futures soared Friday on increasing concerns about crop losses due to poor weather in the Midwest and northern Plains earlier this year. Worries focused on the spring wheat and corn crops as traders said early harvest reports revealed yields were lower than expected. Excessive rains delayed planting of both crops this…


Dairy Focus: Harvest corn at right moisture content

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While the corn silage harvest may be a ways off in North Dakota, it is getting under way in the eastern portion of the U.S. While the corn silage harvest may be a ways off in North Dakota, it is getting under way in the eastern portion of the U.S. Therefore, this is not too…


Corn Climbs in Chicago on Falling Stockpiles; Wheat, Soybeans Also Advance

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Corn climbed for the first time in three sessions as falling stockpiles revived speculation that supplies aren’t enough to meet demand. Wheat and soybeans rose. Global corn stockpiles may fall 6.8 percent in the 2011-12 marketing year to 114.5 million metric tons, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a report on Aug. 11. The…


ISU expert: USDA’s outlook for corn too rosy

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Iowa State University agronomy climatologist Elwynn Taylor warned Thursday that the U.S. corn yield is likely to average 149 bushels per acre, which would be lowest in five years. Taylor’s estimate was four bushels per acre below the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimate released last week. Other agronomists and farmers believe the government’s estimate is…


Barclays: Future of wheat price is tightly coupled with corn

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Wheat market fundamentals are less compelling than Corn or even soybeans, but substitution in demand and supply will mean the trajectory of corn prices will have a decisive effect on how Wheat trades, says Barclays Poor weather in key producers has not affected production, while a return of Black Sea exporters and a record Indian…


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