NEWS
Informa Ups Corn, Soy Estimates
Fri Oct 4, 2013 12:00 PM CDT

CHICAGO (Dow Jones) -- Informa Economics, a private forecaster, said U.S. corn and soybean production will be higher than the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated last month due to improved yields for both crops, according to traders.

Informa on Friday forecast corn production this year at 14.01 billion bushels on yields of 158.8 bushels an acre, traders said. Informa pegged soybean production at 3.176 billion bushels on yields of 41.7 bushels per acre.

The Memphis, Tenn.-based firm's projections for corn production were higher than the U.S. Department of Agriculture's September forecast of 13.843 billion bushels, and its yield outlook topped ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Batten Down the Hatches Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean prod...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
View From the Cab
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Exporters Report Sorghum Sale
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Soy Inspections Bullish
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments