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  • Sep 28, 2012
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    Here Comes The Brazilian Corn 1

    The U.S. is the world’s greatest producer and exporter of corn. So it was big news this week when Reuters reported the U.S. purchase of 750,000 metric tons of corn from Brazil....More
  • Aug 31, 2012
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    Corn Crop Continues To Jangle Industry Nerves 1

    Because of the widespread nature of this summer’s drought, the implications for the U.S. beef industry go far beyond the effect that corn will have on calf prices this fall. Of course, the difference between $8/bu. and $10/bu. corn is monumental in the short term, but the greatest impact for the cattle industry is likely to be in the long term....More
  • Aug 9, 2012
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    Corn Crop Woes Take A Toll On Cattle 1

    At the start of 2012, most in the U.S. beef industry were thinking that this was the year that expansion would begin in earnest. Instead, this season’s disastrous crop prospects have many thinking that maybe it’s time to collect on land appreciation and get out of the business....More
  • Aug 6, 2012
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    Get The Most Of Your Corn Crop

    I’m counting my blessings, as we got a sprinkle of rain last week. Even though it was hardly enough to get the ground wet, I will take any moisture we can get in this epic drought that is impacting 56% of the nation....More
  • Jul 5, 2012
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    The Corn Rally Is On

    With little rain in the forecast for the eastern Corn Belt and temps over 100° F, there’s significant concern of yield losses. Already, some private forecasts are indicating they expect corn yields for 2012-13 to be in the low 150 bu./acre, the CME Group reports....More
  • Dry Corn Photo Courtesy of Farm Industry News
    Jun 28, 2012
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    Concerns Over The Corn Crop Begin To Mount

    An early spring, favorable planting conditions and early moisture all pointed to a great grain crop for 2012. But continuing dry weather has dampened early enthusiasm, making many folks nervous about prospects for the final crop. Not the least of these are cattle feeders, most of whom are not as far out in front of the corn market as they traditionally have been....More

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