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2020 Ground Work: Planting Preparation in Arkansas

Brad DoyleMar 20, 2020

March has been relatively dry in our area of Arkansas, in the south-central U.S., so we’ve already gotten started on some fieldwork before planting. We’re…

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U.S. Soybean Growers, Market Eye February Prices Ahead of Plantings

Rob HatchettFeb 25, 2020

February is a crucial month for many U.S. growers of summer crops as prices during this period help to drive planting intentions for the upcoming…

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Brazilian Farmers Weigh Trade, Weather Ahead of Planting Season

Rob HatchettOct 4, 2019

As the U.S. market focuses on the weather as soybeans move into the final development stages of growth, Brazilian farmers are eyeing key factors that…

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Argentine Farmers Mull Politics, Weather Ahead of Planting Season

Rob HatchettOct 1, 2019

While early soybean plantings have already begun in Brazil, farmers in Argentina face a later start as it is further from the equator and thus…

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August USDA Inputs Prove Somewhat Supportive for Soybean Market

Rob HatchettAug 16, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) revised its 2019 U.S. soybean planted area estimate to 31.039 million hectares from its June acreage forecast at 32.391…

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Soybean Futures Firm on U.S. Planting Concerns

Rob HatchettJun 21, 2019

Extended forecasts for additional moisture across much of the eastern portion of major U.S. soybean areas have stoked buying interest in the Chicago futures market…