A faba fix for corn’s nitrogen need?

American Society of Agronomy – Researchers have good news for growers. Farmers raising a nitrogen-hungry crop like sweet corn may save up to half of their nitrogen fertilizer cost. The key: using a faba bean cover crop. Faba bean is an ancient crop increasingly used as a cover crop. Cover crops are grown in the […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: April 11

USDA – Compared with two weeks ago, trade activity and demand on organic feed grade corn and soybeans moderate to good. Forward contract activity for new crop is limited compared to two weeks ago. Feed grade corn traded 1.16 lower. No trend available on feed grade soybeans or wheat. Soybean meal and oil activity light […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: March 28

USDA – Compared to two weeks ago, feed corn demand good on active trade.  Feed corn traded 86 cents higher FOB.  Forward Contract activity mostly on transactions directly between the grower and end user, with delivery out as far as Q3 of 2019, whereas the same time last year buyers where only contracting out into the […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: March 14

USDA – Compared with two weeks ago, trade activity moderate on good demand for feed grade corn trading 9 cents lower. Contract activity increasing on new crop in states east of the Mississippi. No trend available due to a lack of comparable trades for feed grade soybeans, but trade activity moderate on good demand. Food grade soybean […]

Whole Peeled, Unpeeled and Rolled Oats

National Organic Grain and Feedstuffs: February 28

USDA – Compared to two week’s ago, feed grade corn demand good on moderate activity, trading 42 cents higher FOB with the bulk of trade on the west coast. Feed grade soybean activity too limited to trend, but prices steady. Food grade wheat activity too limited to trend, but prices steady. Soybean meal demand good […]