GRAINNET News and Information for the Grain, Milling, Feed, Seed and BioFuels Industries http://www.grainnet.com MGEX Reports Third-Best Daily Volume Record on Tuesday, Jan. 17 Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:22:56 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/MGEX_Reports_Third_Best_Daily_Volume_Record_on_Tuesday__Jan__17-164179.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/MGEX_Reports_Third_Best_Daily_Volume_Record_on_Tuesday__Jan__17-164179.html Minneapolis, MN - MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), continued its streak of high daily volume on Tuesday by reporting its 3rd-best daily volume of all time, with 24,457 contracts traded. Open Interest also reached a top ten record, coming in 10th place at 82,868. Additionally, electronic volume came in third, with a total volume of 22,246. MGEX continues to start 2017 off strong, with four consecutive top 25 records to date this month. For more information, please contact Jesse Marie Green at 612-321-7122. GEAPS 506 Online Distance Education Course: The Grain Industry in Canada: Climate, Crops, and People ... Feb. 13 - March 17 Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:54:28 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/GEAPS_506_Online_Distance_Education_Course__The_Grain_Industry_in_Canada__Climate__Crops__and_People_____Feb__13___March_17-164177.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/GEAPS_506_Online_Distance_Education_Course__The_Grain_Industry_in_Canada__Climate__Crops__and_People_____Feb__13___March_17-164177.html Decreased Plantings of U.S. Winter Wheat Crop Will Not Cause Wheat Price Rally Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:26:01 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Decreased_Plantings_of_U_S__Winter_Wheat_Crop_Will_Not_Cause_Wheat_Price_Rally-164170.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Decreased_Plantings_of_U_S__Winter_Wheat_Crop_Will_Not_Cause_Wheat_Price_Rally-164170.html University of Nebraska-Lincoln to Use USDA Grant to Fund Research of New Wheat Hybrid Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:14:20 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/University_of_Nebraska_Lincoln_to_Use_USDA_Grant_to_Fund_Research_of_New_Wheat_Hybrid-164168.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/University_of_Nebraska_Lincoln_to_Use_USDA_Grant_to_Fund_Research_of_New_Wheat_Hybrid-164168.html USDA January Oil Crops Outlook Report: Soybean Stocks to Remain in 2016/17 Despite Record Demand Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:08:58 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_January_Oil_Crops_Outlook_Report__Soybean_Stocks_to_Remain_in_2016_17_Despite_Record_Demand-164167.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_January_Oil_Crops_Outlook_Report__Soybean_Stocks_to_Remain_in_2016_17_Despite_Record_Demand-164167.html USDA January Wheat Outlook Report: 2017 Winter Wheat Plantings Lowest in 108 Years; 2016/17 Endings Stocks Raised on Lower Seed, Feed, and Residual Use Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:07:52 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_January_Wheat_Outlook_Report__2017_Winter_Wheat_Plantings_Lowest_in_108_Years__2016_17_Endings_Stocks_Raised_on_Lower_Seed__Feed__and_Residual_Use-164166.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_January_Wheat_Outlook_Report__2017_Winter_Wheat_Plantings_Lowest_in_108_Years__2016_17_Endings_Stocks_Raised_on_Lower_Seed__Feed__and_Residual_Use-164166.html USDA January Feed Outlook Report: U.S. Corn Production Lowered Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:06:22 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_January_Feed_Outlook_Report__U_S__Corn_Production_Lowered-164165.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_January_Feed_Outlook_Report__U_S__Corn_Production_Lowered-164165.html USDA January Rice Outlook Report: U.S. 2016/17 Production Estimate Lowered to 224.1 Million Cwt Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:04:51 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_January_Rice_Outlook_Report__U_S__2016_17_Production_Estimate_Lowered_to_224_1_Million_Cwt-164164.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_January_Rice_Outlook_Report__U_S__2016_17_Production_Estimate_Lowered_to_224_1_Million_Cwt-164164.html USDA Weekly Grain Export Inspections For Week Ended Jan. 12 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:52:57 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Grain_Export_Inspections_For_Week_Ended_Jan__12-164158.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Grain_Export_Inspections_For_Week_Ended_Jan__12-164158.html USDA NASS Report Shows Grain Storage Across WI Virtually Unchanged From 2015 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:50:13 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_NASS_Report_Shows_Grain_Storage_Across_WI_Virtually_Unchanged_From_2015-164155.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_NASS_Report_Shows_Grain_Storage_Across_WI_Virtually_Unchanged_From_2015-164155.html U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Says T-TIP Isn't Dead Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:36:16 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/U_S__Trade_Representative_Michael_Froman_Says_T_TIP_Isn_t_Dead-164150.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/U_S__Trade_Representative_Michael_Froman_Says_T_TIP_Isn_t_Dead-164150.html Aflatoxin Mitigation Center For Excellence Approves Seven New Research Projects For 2017 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:33:58 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Aflatoxin_Mitigation_Center_For_Excellence_Approves_Seven_New_Research_Projects_For_2017-164149.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Aflatoxin_Mitigation_Center_For_Excellence_Approves_Seven_New_Research_Projects_For_2017-164149.html USDA Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:12:29 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Weather_and_Crop_Bulletin-164148.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Weather_and_Crop_Bulletin-164148.html Resignation of Cofco Corp. CEO Raises Grain Trading Growth Questions Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:10:22 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Resignation_of_Cofco_Corp__CEO_Raises_Grain_Trading_Growth_Questions-164147.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Resignation_of_Cofco_Corp__CEO_Raises_Grain_Trading_Growth_Questions-164147.html MGEX Reports Top 25 Daily Volume Record on Friday, Jan. 13 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:41:26 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/MGEX_Reports_Top_25_Daily_Volume_Record_on_Friday__Jan__13-164146.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/MGEX_Reports_Top_25_Daily_Volume_Record_on_Friday__Jan__13-164146.html Minneapolis, MN - MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), reports its 25th-best daily volume that occurred on Friday, with a total volume of 18,134. Additionally, electronic volume set a top 25 daily record, with 16,097 contracts traded. This is the third top 25 daily volume record to be reported this month. Open interest following Friday’s activity was 80,935. For more information, please contact Jesse Marie Green at 612-321-7122. U.S. Dairy Export Council Appoints Tom Vilsack as President and CEO, Effective Feb. 1 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:17:37 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/U_S__Dairy_Export_Council_Appoints_Tom_Vilsack_as_President_and_CEO__Effective_Feb__1-164140.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/U_S__Dairy_Export_Council_Appoints_Tom_Vilsack_as_President_and_CEO__Effective_Feb__1-164140.html Arlington, VA - Jan. 17, 2017 - The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) today announced that former U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will join the organization as president and CEO, effective Feb. 1, 2017. USDEC is a non-profit, independent organization that seeks to enhance the global demand for U.S. dairy products and ingredients. "Growing the global market for U.S. dairy products is essential to the future of the dairy industry and America's dairy farmers. "I've spent my career in public service as a tireless advocate for farmers and American agriculture and can think of no better way to KS 2017 Winter Wheat Planted Acreage Lowest in Century Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:11:05 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/KS_2017_Winter_Wheat_Planted_Acreage_Lowest_in_Century-164139.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/KS_2017_Winter_Wheat_Planted_Acreage_Lowest_in_Century-164139.html Winter Wheat Crops in San Angelo, TX Benefit From Weekend Rainfall Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:51:17 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Winter_Wheat_Crops_in_San_Angelo__TX_Benefit_From_Weekend_Rainfall-164137.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Winter_Wheat_Crops_in_San_Angelo__TX_Benefit_From_Weekend_Rainfall-164137.html USDA Reports IL 2016 Wheat Harvest Significantly Topped Previous Record Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:06:32 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Reports_IL_2016_Wheat_Harvest_Significantly_Topped_Previous_Record-164130.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Reports_IL_2016_Wheat_Harvest_Significantly_Topped_Previous_Record-164130.html North Dakota Public Service Commission Proposes Changes In Farmer Protection With Grain Elevator Insolvency Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:03:44 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/North_Dakota_Public_Service_Commission_Proposes_Changes_In_Farmer_Protection_With_Grain_Elevator_Insolvency-164129.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/North_Dakota_Public_Service_Commission_Proposes_Changes_In_Farmer_Protection_With_Grain_Elevator_Insolvency-164129.html No Injuries Reported Followed Union Pacific Grain Train Derailment Near Starbuck, WA Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:58:39 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/No_Injuries_Reported_Followed_Union_Pacific_Grain_Train_Derailment_Near_Starbuck__WA_-164127.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/No_Injuries_Reported_Followed_Union_Pacific_Grain_Train_Derailment_Near_Starbuck__WA_-164127.html USDA Estimates SD Winter Wheat Crop Plantings at Lowest Level in Several Years Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:38:55 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Estimates_SD_Winter_Wheat_Crop_Plantings_at_Lowest_Level_in_Several_Years-164123.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Estimates_SD_Winter_Wheat_Crop_Plantings_at_Lowest_Level_in_Several_Years-164123.html Old United Cooperative Farmers Grain Elevator in Fitchburg, MA to be Demolished Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:21:53 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Old_United_Cooperative_Farmers_Grain_Elevator_in_Fitchburg__MA_to_be_Demolished-164122.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Old_United_Cooperative_Farmers_Grain_Elevator_in_Fitchburg__MA_to_be_Demolished-164122.html St. Lawrence, NY County Planning Board Approves $16 Million Soybean Plant Proposal Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:56:41 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/St__Lawrence__NY_County_Planning_Board_Approves__16_Million_Soybean_Plant_Proposal-164120.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/St__Lawrence__NY_County_Planning_Board_Approves__16_Million_Soybean_Plant_Proposal-164120.html More Than 1,000 Employees Affected By The Andersons Store Closures Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:44:45 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/More_Than_1_000_Employees_Affected_By_The_Andersons_Store_Closures-164117.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/More_Than_1_000_Employees_Affected_By_The_Andersons_Store_Closures-164117.html