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UPDATE 2-Bumper yields projected in Kansas wheat, but crop needs time -tour

02 May 2019

MANHATTAN, Kan., May 2 Wheat yield potential in Kansas was estimated at 47.2 bushels per acre (bpa), crop scouts on the annual Wheat Quality Council crop tour said on Thursday.

USDA will not survey for volume of grain lost to U.S. March floods

24 Apr 2019

CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture's statistical arm will not collect data on the volume of harvested grain lost when farms from the Dakotas to Missouri were hit by flooding in March that burst grain storage bins, a government official said on Tuesday.

Heavy N.Dakota snows threaten wheat planting in latest U.S. weather woes

25 Mar 2019

CHICAGO, March 25 A blanket of heavy, wet snow covering most of North Dakota, the top U.S. wheat state, threatens to delay planting of spring wheat in another blow to a U.S. farm belt already facing billions of dollars in damage from flooding.

Busiest U.S. grains port swamped by flooding as exporters await China deal

01 Mar 2019

Flooding and ice buildup on key rivers in the U.S. Midwest has stalled the movement of barges that supply export terminals at the Gulf of Mexico with grain and soy, barge and grain traders said.

Busiest U.S. grains port swamped by flooding as exporters await China deal

01 Mar 2019

March 1 Flooding and ice buildup on key rivers in the U.S. Midwest has stalled the movement of barges that supply export terminals at the Gulf of Mexico with grain and soy, barge and grain traders said.

Farm real estate prices holding up, but USDA worried about a fall

22 Feb 2019

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is concerned about a potential decline in farmland real estate prices, but has seen no sign of that happening so far, USDA chief economist Robert Johansson said on Thursday.

U.S., Canada, Mexico work to prevent swine fever reaching region

22 Feb 2019

ARLINGTON, Va. The United States, Canada and Mexico are coordinating efforts to prevent the arrival of a highly contagious swine disease that has swept through China's hog herd and parts of Europe, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday.

USDA says farm real estate prices holding up, but worried about a fall

21 Feb 2019

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb 21 The U.S. Department of Agriculture is concerned about a potential decline in farmland real estate prices, but has seen no sign of that happening so far, USDA chief economist Robert Johansson said on Thursday.

Snow, cold take aim at U.S. farm belt this weekend

18 Jan 2019

CHICAGO A winter storm this weekend followed by a plunge in temperatures, coupled with another cold push late this month, could threaten livestock in the U.S. Plains and possibly winter wheat in parts of the Midwest, meteorologists said.

DowDuPont farm unit plans to launch Enlist E3 soy broadly in 2020

17 Jan 2019

CHICAGO DowDuPont's agriculture unit, Corteva Agriscience, is gearing up to broadly sell farmers in North America and Brazil a new type of genetically modified soybean for planting next year in a challenge to rival Bayer AG.

World News

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security.