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USDA Report says American farmers are growing more pulse crops

USDA Report says American farmers are growing more pulse crops

Jan 19, 2024 | 11:38am
US farmers are growing more lentils, pea, and chickpeas. The final 2023 production estimates were released by the US Department of Agriculture last Friday. Improved yields more than offset a decline in lentil area south of the border. Lentil production was up 1.5 percent, even with a 20 percent decline in area. The average lentil […]
Wheat harvest progressing in U.S., rain helps corn and soybean conditions

Wheat harvest progressing in U.S., rain helps corn and soybean conditions

Aug 8, 2023 | 3:10pm
USDA reports the spring wheat harvest is now 11% complete. That is 3% behind the five-year average of 14%. South Dakota leads the way at 38% harvested, while North Dakota is at 2%. USDA said 41% of the spring wheat crop was rated good to excellent.   Winter wheat harvest in the U.S. is now 87% complete. That […]
U.S. crop conditions down due to heat wave: USDA Crop Report

U.S. crop conditions down due to heat wave: USDA Crop Report

Aug 1, 2023 | 2:30pm
U.S. corn condition fell for the first time in several weeks as intense heat baked much of the country last week. According to the USDA’s weekly crop progress report, 55% of corn was rated good to excellent, down 2 percentage points from the previous week. The condition of the U.S. soybean crop also suffered in the heat.  […]
Canada Wheat Exports for Week 47 down from previous week

Canada Wheat Exports for Week 47 down from previous week

Jul 4, 2023 | 2:39pm
Canada’s all-wheat exports for Grain Week 47, the week ending June 25 were 424,400 metric tons, down from the previous week while above the four-week average of 388,050 mt. Canada’s cumulative licensed all-wheat exports at over 22.58 mmt are up 82% from one year ago and 19.8% higher than the three-year average. Agriculture and Agri-Food […]
USDA releases weekly Crop Progress Report

USDA releases weekly Crop Progress Report

Jul 4, 2023 | 2:34pm
After falling for three weeks in a row, corn conditions in the U.S. improved slightly last week. That is according to the USDA weekly Crop Progress report released yesterday. Soybean condition, on the other hand, logged its fourth weekly decline. Nationally, corn was rated 51% good to excellent, up just 1 percentage point from 50% […]