Bird Flu Prompts Quarantines as Chicken Farmers Fight Back
Apr 11, 2017
byLydia Mulvany, @lydiamulvanyMore stories by Lydia Mulvany,Megan Durisin @megandurisinMore stories by Megan Durisin, and Shruti Singh@shrutidatesinghMore stories by Shruti Singh ‎March‎ ‎6‎, ‎2017‎ ‎6‎:‎00‎ ‎PM‎ ‎CST ‎March‎ ‎7‎, ‎2017‎ ‎5‎:‎51‎ ‎AM‎ ‎CST The merest mention of bird... Read more

Why the King of Margarine Wants Out
Apr 7, 2017
By Justin Fox Unilever, formed in 1930 by the merger of a Dutch margarine maker (Margarine Unie) and a British soapmaker (Lever Brothers), is ditching the margarine. From Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman's statement today: After a long history... Read more

Bumper Crops of Wheat, Corn and Soybeans Save the Day as Railroads See Slump in Hauling Coal, Forest Products
Feb 15, 2017
It all started in Kansas in the first week of June: the great ag avalanche of 2016. “That is when we saw the first uptick,” said John Miller, ag group vice president for... Read more

U.S. Wheat Crop to Be Smallest Since 1913, USDA Report May Show
Jan 12, 2017
2017-01-11  By Jeff Wilson and Megan Durisin Bloomberg) -- Booming grain inventories and a dwindling winter wheat crop -- there will be plenty to look for when the U.S. Department of Agriculture releases a... Read more

U.S. Exports to China Key to Soybean Performance
Dec 2, 2016
KANSAS CITY — The key to understanding both the pressures and opportunities in the U.S. soybean market in the months ahead can almost be boiled down to a single word:  China. China is... Read more

One More Reason to Give Thanks: Falling Turkey Prices
Nov 23, 2016
Here’s another excuse to pig out this Thanksgiving: turkey prices are down. After suffering from an outbreak of bird flu in 2015, American turkey producers have come back in a big way. Low... Read more

Impact of Record Yield Trifecta
Nov 17, 2016
written by: Mark Dorenkamp U.S. farmers have produced record corn, soybean and wheat yields in the same year for the first time since 1979. Advanced Economic Solutions president Bill Lapp says this rare trifecta could... Read more

Markets Affected By Trump Turnaround
Nov 17, 2016
The market continues to sort out the impacts of Tuesday’s surprise win for president-elect Donald Trump. The fundamentals of supply and demand will continue to have a large role in those prices,... Read more

Eye on the Ag Supply Chain: Millennial Food Choices, Weather, Supply and Demand at the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit
Oct 19, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2016       /PRNewswire/ -- Featured speaker Eve Turow Paul will address the impact on ag from a rising generation of consumers at next month's Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit where she will present,... Read more

US farms set to provide record corn and soyabean harvests
Sep 7, 2016
Written by Gregory Meyer in New York...Published August 12, 2016 Surveyors who visited farm fields this month have kicked dirt off their shoes and reached a striking conclusion: the US is on the... Read more

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