USDA: Soybean, Corn Harvests Well Underway in IllinoisThe corn and soybean harvests are well underway in Illinois with federal agriculture officials saying farmers are making "rapid progress."
Missouri Corn and Soybean Production Up in 2013Figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show Missouri farmers produced an estimated 435 million bushels of corn last year, up 76 percent from 2012.
High Temps, Low Moisture Taking Toll on Mo. CropsThe weekly report says just 1 percent of the corn crop has been harvested, compared with 42 percent at the same time last year and a five-year average of 13 percent.
Monsanto Suit To Be Heard By Supreme Court TodayVernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotary-dial telephone he used in a conference call with reporters.
Billions Of Dollars At Risk As Farmers Brace For Mississippi Shutdown"Any kind of supply disruption during this critical time of the year is very similar to having a supply chain disruption for retailers prior to the Christmas season."
Farmers Hopeful for Soybean Crops Despite DroughtOne farmer believes his soybeans could yield some 90 percent of what he's typically get.
Monsanto Low-Fat Soybean Breakthrough "We believe because of the trans-fat labeling, 4.6 billion pounds of edible soybean oil was not used for food over a three-year period,''