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Texas Extension Economist Comments On Corn Market

Mark Welch is a well-respected Texas AgriLife Extension Economist who publishes the “Feed Grain Market Outlook.” Following are highlights from Jan. 13, 2014: “On Jan. 10, 2014, World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates reported a decrease in corn supply and an increase in use compared to the December report. Feed use increased 100 million bushels, and ending stocks decreased 161 ... Read More »

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The Farmer in All of Us Recently Published Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season, the Ram Truck brand is launching a new photography book with National Geographic titled, The Farmer in All of Us: An American Portrait. The book is available for purchase now for $45 at www.ramtrucks.com/outfitter and will be in retail stores beginning late spring 2014. ... Read More »

Market Outlook – February 2013

By Mark Welch Editor’s Note: Mark Welch is a Texas AgriLife Extension Economist. Opinions and recommendations expressed are solely those of the author and are intended for educational purposes only. Texas AgriLife Extension Service assumes no liability. USDA reported another week of sluggish corn export sales in the Jan. 25 release of activity for the week of Jan. 17. After ... Read More »

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Zidua Herbicide Receives Federal Registration Corn growers battling tough-to-control, small-seeded broadleaf weeds and grasses will have a powerful new tool, as BASF announces the federal registration of Zidua herbicide. Future registrations for use in soybean and wheat are anticipated in early 2013. According to 10 years of research and field trials, the residual weed control provided by Zidua lasts up ... Read More »

Market Outlook October 2012

Fertility treatment options and hybrid testing program benefit corn producers By Rick Mascagni Editor’s Note: Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Economist, is based in College Station, Texas. The opinions and recommendations expressed are solely those of the author and are intended for educational purposes only as part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Texas AgriLife Extension Service assumes no liability ... Read More »

Industry News February 2012

New Research Shows Atrazine Boosts Corn Yields By 600 Million Bushels Per Year A recent study by Dr. David C. Bridges, agronomist and president of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga., shows atrazine increases corn crop yields in the United States by about seven bushels per acre, or more than 600 million bushels per year. In sorghum crops, yields ... Read More »

Special Report: Market Outlook

Editor’s Note: Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Economist, is based in College Station, Texas. The opinions and recommendations expressed are solely those of the author and are intended for educational purposes only as part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Texas AgriLife Extension Service assumes no liability for the use of this newsletter. This edition of Welch’s Feedgrain Market Outlook ... Read More »

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Carryover Adjustments The March 11, 2009, USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report projects increasing U.S. wheat carryover and somewhat lower ending stocks expected for corn and soybeans. World grain supplies continue to increase. Expected corn use for ethanol production was increased 100 million bushels to 3.7 billion bushels as blender margins have improved recently. However, the 2008-09 ... Read More »

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Used Equipment Web Site John Deere announces that it has overhauled and redesigned its Web site (www.MachineFinder.com). The re-vamped MachineFinder used equipment Web site features an enhanced search and browsing system, built-in shipping integration and the ability to save searches. The changes make it easier to find and review pre-owned ag, construction, forestry, commercial and residential equipment from authorized dealers. ... Read More »

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  MANA’s New Hires MANA announces the addition of Duane A. Martin, Ph.D., as the company’s new business and product development manager and Tim Ford as an area business manager on its sales team across Louisiana and southern Mississippi. Martin comes to MANA with nearly 20 years of experience in the crop protection industry. He most recently worked as the ... Read More »