WILLAg Notes

March 11, 2016

Illinois Soybean Summit | Rockford Edition

This morning, March 11th, DTN Progressive Farmer meteorologist Bryce Anderson told farmers at the Illinois Soybean Summit weather would cap this year’s potential yields. Todd Gleason is emceeing the event, and asked Anderson if he means it is unlikely for yields to be better than USDA’s trendline.



The Senior Grains Analyst for Farm Futures Magazine was also at the summit. Bryce Knorr told the group to reward market rallies.



The Illinois Soybean Summit took place Friday March 11, 2016 in Rockford.


March 09, 2016

WASDE Report a Shade Friendly

USDA’s March World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report didn’t really change much, still that seems a shade friendlier than before to University of Illinois Agricultural Economist Darrel Good.


 

Summary Table
USDA WASDE - United States


 

U.S. Ending Stocks
2015/2016 Marketing Year

 

World Ending Stocks
2015/2016 Marketing Year (in million metric tons & billion bushels)


March 09, 2016

El NiƱo & 2016 Corn Yields

There continues to be an immense amount of discussion about the impact of El Niño on agriculture. Many are wondering what will happen to the Midwest corn crop this summer. Univesity of Illinois agricultural economist Darrel Good and Scott Irwin explored the historical data in order to develop some 2016 expectations. You may read their conclusions on the FarmDocDaily website. Irwin spoke at length with Univesity of Illinois Extension’s Todd Gleason about the research during WILLAg.org’s Closing Market Report.




February 29, 2016

Benchmarking Soybean Production Systems

Soybean farmers in ten states across the Midwest are being asked twenty questions. Todd Gleason has more on a Soybean Checkoff funded project to benchmark the yield impact of different production practices.


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