The National Corn Growers Association urges all ag professionals to contact their senators and ask for their support of the Roberts-Stabenow agreement on GMO labeling. An important vote on this legislation is scheduled
Small ag startups just got the chance to make it big. According to The New York Times, major seed companies such as Bayer and Syngenta are backing a new effort dedicated to speeding the development of crop technology.
Chicago corn and soybeans rose more than 1 percent on Monday to recoup some of their heavy losses last week as the run-up to closely watched U.S. government crop reports put attention back on weather risks and strong ex
The grains market is abuzz with speculation that drought-hit Brazil has bought its first major cargo of U.S. corn in two decades, as the world's third-largest corn grower scrambles to secure feedstock with no sign of th
U.S. soybeans climbed to an eight-month peak on Wednesday, while corn traded at its highest in six months as short-covering by investment funds buoyed agricultural markets amid concerns over South American weather.
U.S. soybeans fell on Wednesday, retreating from Tuesday's one-week high on expectations the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will estimate U.S. farmers have increased soybean sowings for this year's crop.
As the U.S. farming sector enters the third year of a downturn caused by a global glut of grains and slumping commodity prices, bankers across the Midwest are starting to tighten lending conditions and even cutting some
The latest news that Bayer AG wants to buy Monsanto has the agriculture industry wondering yet again how the growing consolidation in the seed and crop chemical industry could affect farmers large and small.
The grain and soy markets are range trading. Nearby corn futures seem to be consolidating their January rally culminating in last Friday's seemingly decisive push above pivotal 40-day moving average resistance.
Facing mounting bills and nervous creditors, U.S. farmers are beginning to sell off their crop stockpile - sometimes at a loss - and easing a months-long logjam prompted by the lowest grains prices in at least five year
Acres allocated to crop enterprises can change for any number of reasons. Large areas of southern Illinois can easily fit double crop soybeans into a rotation while that feat would be very difficult in most of northern
Monsanto Company is in talks with Bayer AG and other companies regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after it rejected the German company's $62-billion takeover offer, the U.S. seed producer said on Wednesd
University of Aarhus researchers say results from a recently conducted feeding trial for newly weaned piglets have some surprisingly positive results, due mostly to the nature of the feedstuffs being tested.