Corn Growers Focus on Demand for 2015

  With corn prices almost half of what they were a year ago, the National Corn Growers Association is making demand for corn a top priority in 2015.  Chris Novak, executive director of NCGA, says increasing demand for corn is

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Seed Company Sees Definitive Shift to Soybeans for 2015

Upbeat is how one Commodity Classic vendor described the farmers who were in attendance. A little bit of a mild surge in grain prices recently has a little something to do with that, but also it is nearing time to


Trupointe, Cargill form TruHorizons in Indiana

Trupointe Cooperative Inc. and Cargill Inc. signed the final agreement to create the joint venture TruHorizons, bringing together their current grain and agronomy operations under one name at Milford, Bremen and La Paz, Indiana Operations of TruHorizons begin today. The TruHorizons


Checkoff Positions U.S. Soy Industry as Global Leader

When farmer-leaders of the United Soybean Board (USB) wrote the organization’s current long-range strategic plan, they included their vision that U.S. soybeans will be the leader of the global oilseed industry. This summer, USB will join the American Soybean Association

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Hoosier Conservation Leader Honored by NCGA

At the National Association of Corn Growers banquet at Commodity Classic Friday night Indiana farmer received the organization’s Good Steward Recognition. Shuter is just the second recipient of the honor, one he proudly accepted after many years of stewarding the

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Biological Farming Workshop Teaches Growers to Maximize Soils

As spring planting season rolls around, farmers are gathering last minute info on how to maximize their dollar this year. Pro-Soil Ag Solutions urges farmers to utilize biological fertilizer and soil management practices in 2015. A healthy biological foundation will


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Closing Comments Corn Traders ignore strong export shipments in the face of a strong dollar and double-digit losses in soybeans and wheat. Exporters shipped a 10-month high of 50.4 million bushels of corn in the week ending February 26, with


Jim Riley Market Review for 3/2/2015

Agriculture today is not what it was a decade ago and the futures market that is at the heart of the world farm economy has changed dramatically in just the past few years. Electronic trading and speculative funds have rendered

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