Little planter busts record

A 16-row Vaderstad Tempo corn planter set a new world record putting down 1,240 acres in 24 hours, breaking the old record of 1,108 acres set with a 24-row planter. The record run of the Tempo L 16 averaged more than 13 m.p.h., including stops for the crew to manually fill the hoppers. At the […] Read more

Corn prices dropping to discourage big crop

The trade has pushed down corn prices and lifted soybean and wheat values to discourage American farmers from carrying out their plans to expand corn acreage by 6.4 percent. Canola and wheat prices in Canada also rose, but the lower corn price will weigh down feed barley. The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week released […] Read more