Thu Sep 4, 2014 04:17 PM CDT Sometimes when I get on a roll with a project (or two), and I lose focus on my regular tasks, like keeping the blog fresh. Here are just a few interesting snippets from my overflowing notebook.
Wed Aug 27, 2014 05:19 PM CDT Tuesday's U.S. spring wheat trade saw basis levels for high protein milling wheat gain as much as $1.75/bushel, a sign that protein is potentially poised to be a growing issue.
Fri Aug 8, 2014 02:17 PM CDT With a large corn and soybean harvest looming and an abundant wheat crop expected in the Northern Plains, farmers and elevators are nervous that the delay in rail car placements will continue and storage will fill up on the farm and at the elevator, forcing some to store grain on the ground.
Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:54 PM CDT Deliveries of past-due rail cars are still lagging in parts of the U.S. and Canada, and grain shippers worry the upcoming harvest will put railroads even further behind schedule.
Wed Jun 18, 2014 02:22 PM CDT It's difficult to overstate the importance of the Chinese when it comes to American agriculture. A pair of headlines caught my eye this morning. In the short-term, the Chinese think their economy will keep growing. In the long-term, they see agriculture investment as a key play.