STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Wonderful weather for wheat
A year ago at this time, I was impressed by the many fields of fine-looking wheat I saw across Agweek country. In the fall of 2014, I did a cover story on the run of strong wheat crops that the region... Posted on 6/23/15 at 8:18 AM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars
These pumpkin bars are as delicious with whole wheat flour as they are when made with all purpose flour! There are not too many recipes that I can say that for, but this one is really true. Of course,... Posted on 10/31/13 at 9:58 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Sexy, Brooding, Dark Chocolate Muffins
Let's face it: food is sensual, and lest you think that the kids can't read this column, get a grip on the word "sensual" -- we're talking about appealing to our senses of taste, sight, smell, touch... Posted on 10/8/13 at 2:35 PM
CHICAGO - Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures plunged 4.4 percent on Wednesday, with the front-month contract crashing from a six-month high as investors locked in profits from Tuesday's corn-led rally, traders said.
As expected, farmers this spring planted more durum, barley, flax and sunflowers — crops in which the Upper Midwest, particularly North Dakota, leads the nation, the National Agricultural Statistics Service, an arm of USDA, says in its June 30 planted acreage report.
CHICAGO - Flooding halted barge traffic on the Illinois River on Wednesday and high water levels prompted futures market operator CME Group Inc to declare force majeure for all corn and soybean shipping stations for the first time in more than two years.
CHICAGO - Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures rose 1.2 percent on Wednesday, pulled higher by concerns that rainy weather may delay harvesting of the crop in the U.S. Midwest, traders said.
CHICAGO - Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures sank 2.9 percent on Monday, hitting a two-week low on expectations that drier conditions in the U.S. Plains will allow farmers to harvest a bumper crop, traders said.
CHICAGO - Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures plunged 3 percent on Monday, hitting their lowest since June 1 on expectations that drier conditions in the U.S. Plains will allow farmers to harvest a bumper crop, traders said.
LONDON - Chicago wheat futures fell on Monday, extending last week's slide driven by ample supplies and sluggish demand for U.S. exports.
Wheat lost 2.6 percent last week after the U.S. Department of Agriculture lifted its production estimate for the winter wheat crop as well as overall U.S. ending stocks for 2015/16.
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