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Impressive new-crop bean sales, driven by sales to China and ‘unknown’

The reporting period preceded Hurricane Ida. New-crop sales of soymeal were also impressive at nearly 400,000 MT.

Midweek Cash Markets | September 1, 2021

Corn and soybean basis and cash prices plunged over the past week.

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EPA requests remand of 31 SREs from 2018

The Renewable Fuels Association supports EPA’s reevaluation of the exemptions, but it objects to EPA’s remand request.

USDA to review acreage earlier for some crops, including corn, soybeans and cotton

If the review justifies any changes, NASS will publish updated planted and harvested acreage estimates in the Sept. 10 Crop Production Report.

Direct Hit to Key Export Elevators, 22 Barges on the Loose: Logistical Nightmare Unfolds from Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida caused "significant damage" to a Louisiana grain export elevator owned by Cargill Inc. Ken Erickson, Senior VP agribusiness with IHS market, says the Hurricane's potential impact on exports is huge.

Ag Secretary to Join Virtual Town Hall, Discussing Most Pressing Issues in Agriculture

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will join Clinton Griffiths for a virtual live town-hall Sept. 2 at 2 p.m. CDT. Farmers and ranchers will ask about the most pressing issues and opportunities they face.

Climate-smart agriculture is a sustainability solution

"The loud and angry debates over crop-protection products in Europe can give the false impression that farmers like me are prone to over-use chemicals on what we grow," Maria Gabriela Cruz says in this guest blog post.

Argentina extends limits on beef exports another two months

Argentina’s government has extended its restrictions on beef exports until the end of October, a politically charged move that’s likely to anger the country’s meat producers.