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Down day for soybeans, corn ahead of USDA reports

Soybeans were modestly lower on fund and technical selling. Soybeans saw another round of spillover from bean oil and palm oil, this time sparked by lower moves in China ahead of the U.S. open. Soybean meal was mixed at times, eventually closing lower... Read More.

Down day for soybeans, corn, wheat ahead of USDA reports

Soybeans were lower on profit taking and technical selling. Beans gave back part of Monday’s gains, waiting for Thursday’s USDA numbers. The USDA’s Prospective Plantings report, Quarterly Grain Stocks, and weekly export sales numbers are all out on the 28th. Soybean meal and... Read More.

Soybeans mixed, corn, wheat down ahead of USDA reports

Soybeans steady to modestly higher. Beans are oversold, having dropped nearly a dollar since the end of 2023, pressured by rain in dry parts of Brazil and generally favorable conditions in Argentina. The trade was getting ready for several USDA reports out Friday,... Read More.

A preview of the upcoming USDA reports

A chief commodities economist with StoneX Group says he’s anticipating a boost in U.S. corn and soybean production when USDA releases supply and demand data at the end of the week. Arlan Suderman tells Brownfield “if we look at the average trade estimates, forecasters... Read More.

Previewing this week’s USDA reports

It’s one of the biggest weeks of the year for livestock reports from the USDA. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says this final round of reports from the USDA for 2023 has both cattle and hog producers waiting in anticipation. On the hog side,... Read More.

USD 308 Reports Enrollment Count Day Numbers for 2023-2024

By Hutchinson Public Schools HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Each year, Kansas statute designates September 20 as Enrollment Count Day; the date that is used to determine the number of students regularly enrolled for funding purposes. As of September 20, 2023, USD 308 student population is 4,030.... Read More.

K-State Releases Reports from 2022 Kansas Crop Performance Tests

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension News Service MANHATTAN, Kan. ( – Each year, Kansas State University tests the performance of the major crops grown in the state to provide unbiased, agronomic information to producers, extensional workers and seed industry personnel.In 2022, Mother Nature... Read More.