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Dakotas soybean crops forecast to be record size

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The soybean crop in the Dakotas is forecast to be record size this year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture in its Nov. 10 report pegs North Dakota’s soybean crop at 201 million bushels, up 42 percent from last year. South D…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

More room planned at the North Dakota mill

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Agriculture officials and wheat producers are welcoming a planned expansion to the North Dakota Mill and Elevator in Grand Forks.
The $27 million expansion, approved by the North Dakota Industrial Commission in mid-September, is the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Corn futures slump to four-year low as US frost threat wanes

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — Corn dropped to the lowest in four years as waning prospects for frost damage last week boosted speculation that yields will be bigger than the government forecast in the U.S., the world’s biggest producer.

Farmers will harvest 14.276 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corn futures slump to four-year low as US frost threat wanes

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — Corn dropped to the lowest in four years as waning prospects for frost damage last week boosted speculation that yields will be bigger than the government forecast in the U.S., the world’s biggest producer.

Farmers will harvest 14.276 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

First freeze causes little damage to Northern Plains crops

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — The U.S. northern Plains and far western Midwest crop regions saw their first freeze of the season but the cold temperatures were only in pockets of the belt, limiting damage to immature corn and soybeans, agricultural meteorologists said…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Big Iron opener comes amid harvest worries: Farmers deal with crop, marketing uncertainties

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST FARGO — The annual Big Iron Farm Show has operated among euphoric times with strong agricultural prices many times in the past. Not this year.
With corn prices projected around $3 per bushel for the next two or three years, farmers are scratc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Big Iron opener comes amid harvest worries: Farmers deal with crop, marketing uncertainties

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST FARGO — The annual Big Iron Farm Show has operated among euphoric times with strong agricultural prices many times in the past. Not this year.
With corn prices projected around $3 per bushel for the next two or three years, farmers are scratc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Soy yields set for US record as rains fatten pods

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jeff Wilson

CHICAGO — After soybean fields from North Dakota to Ohio got more than twice the normal rainfall in August, Iowa farmer Jason Marienau expects the wet weather that plumped up his beans to boost yields to a record.

The showers h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Soy yields set for US record as rains fatten pods

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jeff Wilson

CHICAGO — After soybean fields from North Dakota to Ohio got more than twice the normal rainfall in August, Iowa farmer Jason Marienau expects the wet weather that plumped up his beans to boost yields to a record.

The showers h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Weather could dampen harvest momentum

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

A beautiful weekend marked by high temperatures got southwest North Dakota’s wheat harvest rolling, farmers said Monday.

But, the momentum likely won’t last long as frost-producing temperatures and rain in the forecast for the next three days look…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com