Stories about wheat
I’m delighted to report that our aerial seeding of wheat into standing soybeans is a success. Even though it’s been extremely dry, some rainfall evidently found its way to the wheat seeds lying beneath mulch provided by the fallen soybean leaves and every seed germinated.
Hello from Graze-N-Grow. I keep looking at the 10-day weather forecast for a return of fall, but so far it looks more like winter to me. Harvest is now over for us and thanks to my neighbor’s drill we have 75 acres of wheat that’s looking good.
Farmers Business Network released its first Fertilizer Price Transparency Report, an in-depth examination of how rapidly increasing fertilizer prices will impact farmers’ application rates this fall and planting decisions next year.
The Federal Reserve is finding it harder to cool the economy than almost anyone expected. Most corners of the U.S. economy are performing very well considering the Fed has been aggressively raising rates for seven months.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s supply and demand estimates and crop production reports featured a mixed bag of many moving parts for the trade to digest. Arlan Suderman, StoneX Group chief commodities economist, gave his insight on the USDA reports in a webinar.
Data from the recently released marketing year-end grain stocks report and small grains summary, combined with lower production pushed supplies lower, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
It’s been a year of ups and downs, but farmer Kendell Culp is optimistic about ag markets and the future of his farm. He shared an update with AgriNews.
The “final” old crop ending stocks for the 2021-2022 marketing year were featured in the quarterly grain stocks report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Corn, soybean and wheat year-over-year supplies were higher, and 2021 production revisions were reported, including increases in Illinois and Indiana average soybean yields, in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s quarterly grain stocks estimates.
Illinois matched last year’s record average wheat yield at 79 bushels per acre in 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported in its small grains summary.
There were two big events the stock and commodity markets faced this week, as well some breaking news that was positive for U.S. grain producers. As a result, this week was one for the record books by any measure.
Lower corn and soybean production tightened projected new crop ending stocks in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest supply and demand estimates.
Adverse growing conditions are among the concerns noted in several Federal Reserve districts as reported in the latest Beige Book.
A producer-based survey found less corn and soybean bushels in the “I” states and lower nationwide yield averages. Allendale Inc. projected U.S. corn to average 172.39 bushels per acre and a soybean average of 50.86 bushels per acre.
Pasture conditions are a wreck. Lack of any rainfall has finished off the grass for this season. Cows are existing on old growth and it’s disappearing at a breakneck pace. We are chopping corn as fast as machinery will allow.