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AFBF's Take on Secy. Vilsack's Op-Ed on Stepped-up Basis | Audio Report

American Farm Bureau Federation Managing Director for Public Policy Ryan Yates told Chip Flory on AgriTalk, "I don’t know how I can be more clear. This creates a new tax on hardworking farmers and ranchers."

USDA estimates the U.S. corn crop at just shy of 15 billion bushels

The department’s higher soybean crop estimate was in line with expectations, but its cotton production estimate came in quite a bit higher than the market anticipated.

Cotton export sales impress

China accounted for more than half the 453,000 RB in 2021-22 crop sales.

Conab once again lowers its Brazilian corn crop forecast

Brazilian government statistics agency now estimates Brazil’s total corn crop at 85.75 MMT, a 901,000-MT decline from its August production estimate and a 16.4% retreat from 2019-20.

Midweek Cash Markets | September 8, 2021

The national average soybean basis turned negative for the first time since late January.

Signal to Noise | September 7, 2021

Chip Flory and D.C. Policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer discuss domestic and foreign policy, and current trends in Washington...

USDA report preview: Bigger corn, soybean crop estimates expected

Changes to the corn and soybean crop estimates will impact new-crop balance sheets, with bigger carryover projections also expected.

Corn, soybean CCI ratings edge lower

The CCI rating has been little changed for corn and soybeans the past three weeks.