More corn acres, large carryover hurts price

Additional corn area will give users more confidence 
in getting adequate supply even if hot weather arrives

Farmers in the United States found an extra 3.3 million acres of corn, soybeans and wheat to put in the ground between the March and June planting intentions reports. The number in the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeded acreage report June 30 that caught analysts by surprise was the estimate for 94.1 million acres of […] Read more


Sunflower crops, prices look good

The drought and sizzling temperatures that baked U.S. corn and soybean crops this summer didn’t demolish the country’s sunflower crop, says an industry spokesperson. Given the sizable U.S. crop, prices are lower than last year, but better than the long term average . John Sandbakken, executive director of the U.S. National Sunflower Association, said most […] Read more