RURAL REFLECTIONS Coming Home
(Highlanding, Minnesota is a former townsite near the city of Goodridge-about 17 miles east of Thief River Falls, Minnesota.GN)
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James ... Posted on 7/21/11 at 11:26 AM
WASHINGTON - Lower prices created resurgent demand for U.S. corn at home and abroad, including in the ethanol market, the U.S. government forecast on Tuesday, resulting in smaller, but still ample, stocks at the end of this marketing year.
WASHINGTON - The lead agricultural negotiators in the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday that a new bill would not be completed before January as Democrats and Republicans struggle to reach a compromise on sticking points such as funding for food stamps.
If you have a contract for your mustard, count yourself lucky, at least if you’re in any hurry to deliver. Mustard is beset by the same transportation problems that every other crop has in this year of record supplies — lack of transport.
Wheat traded on the defense last week, losing ground in almost every session. Selling pressure was caused by poor exports and a bearish Statistics Canada report (which reported record Canadian production). For the week ending Dec. 5, March Minneapolis dropped 23.25 cents, March Chicago dropped 16.75 cents, and March Kansas City dropped 25.5 cents.
The U.S. government in recent years has not needed to prop up grain farmers’ income with subsidies, but those payments could come roaring back if the lower ethanol mandate proposed this month drives corn prices lower.
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