China Buys 4.8 MMT of Soybeans
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:04PM CDT
Chinese crushing companies agreed to buy $2.3 billion worth of soybeans on Monday, equivalent in value to what they agreed to buy at a similar signing ceremony last fall. Total tonnage increased due to lower prices.
Mo. Farmer Builds Methane Production
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:35PM CDT
Missouri-based Roeslein Alternative Energy is launching a new methane-capture project taking advantage of manure from pig-confinement operations and energy from biomass cover crops.
Insure Your Revenue Guarantee
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:50AM CDT
Private crop insurance riders let you lock a minimum-price crop-insurance guarantee 12 months a year, not just at planting. That deflects damage should futures prices continue to spiral below production cost by February.
GAO Vindicates Corps
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:59PM CDT
A new Government Accountability Office report said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did all it could to manage snow melt and heavy rain in the 2011 flood of the Missouri River basin.