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Rain delays crops from being planted

TOPEKA (KSNT) — Rain is usually a sight that many farmers love, but unfortunately in the past few weeks in Topeka, they have seen it way too much. 260 more words


Kafkaesque Activity in Grains- The Chinese Strike Again with Cofco

May 19, 2015

China is the demand side of the equation in the world of commodities. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha I explain how last year’s purchase of America’s largest pork producer and the recent creation of a company that will compete with the largest grain traders in the world is just another step on China’s march to be the most influential commodity trader in the world. 34 more words


Planting Soybeans

Yesterday Dad started planting soybeans in the back fields.

It took 20 bags of seed to fill up the planter!

Then Dad had to mix the inoculant into the beans. 12 more words


Technical Analysis: May 15


July CBOT corn rallied to a higher close on Thursday trading through the resistance level at the 10-day moving average but couldn’t quite get above the 20-day moving average.  223 more words



A note from our editor…

We’re more than half way through planting season here in north-central Illinois and the corn is finally starting to pop up. 232 more words

Fun In The Field

A little sun, a little rain

After a below normal moisture winter and early spring, the rains have begun to come.  We’ve had a little sun, a little rain, and not much for heat.   231 more words