GRAINNET News and Information for the Grain, Milling, Feed, Seed and BioFuels Industries http://www.grainnet.com Syngenta Accepts Settlements From Violators of Kansas Plant Variety Protection Act Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:10:40 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Syngenta_Accepts_Settlements_From_Violators_of_Kansas_Plant_Variety_Protection_Act-164818.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Syngenta_Accepts_Settlements_From_Violators_of_Kansas_Plant_Variety_Protection_Act-164818.html BNSF Reports Customers' Development Projects in 2016 Totaled Nearly $3.5 BIllion Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:06:15 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/BNSF_Reports_Customers__Development_Projects_in_2016_Totaled_Nearly__3_5_BIllion-164817.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/BNSF_Reports_Customers__Development_Projects_in_2016_Totaled_Nearly__3_5_BIllion-164817.html BNSF Train Carrying Grain Derails in Northeastern ND Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:04:13 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/BNSF_Train_Carrying_Grain_Derails_in_Northeastern_ND-164816.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/BNSF_Train_Carrying_Grain_Derails_in_Northeastern_ND-164816.html USDA Joint Ag Weather Facility Reports Temperatures Near 80 Degrees Across Plains Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:41:16 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Joint_Ag_Weather_Facility_Reports_Temperatures_Near_80_Degrees_Across_Plains-164814.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Joint_Ag_Weather_Facility_Reports_Temperatures_Near_80_Degrees_Across_Plains-164814.html NGFA-KSU Food Safety Modernization Act Training For Feed Industry Course ... May 23-25 ... Manhattan, KS Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:19:32 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/NGFA_KSU_Food_Safety_Modernization_Act_Training_For_Feed_Industry_Course_____May_23_25_____Manhattan__KS-164807.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/NGFA_KSU_Food_Safety_Modernization_Act_Training_For_Feed_Industry_Course_____May_23_25_____Manhattan__KS-164807.html MGEX Reports Top 25 Daily Volume Record on Tuesday, Feb. 21 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:13:11 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/MGEX_Reports_Top_25_Daily_Volume_Record_on_Tuesday__Feb__21-164805.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/MGEX_Reports_Top_25_Daily_Volume_Record_on_Tuesday__Feb__21-164805.html Minneapolis, MN - MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), had a total volume of 18,555 on Tuesday which is the 24th best day in its history. Open interest from Tuesday was the 11th best of all-time with 90,302. For more information, please contact Jesse Marie Green at 612-321-7122. Planned Minnesota Soybean Processors Soybean Crushing Plant to Benefit Spiritwood, ND Region Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:34:26 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Planned_Minnesota_Soybean_Processors_Soybean_Crushing_Plant_to_Benefit_Spiritwood__ND_Region-164802.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Planned_Minnesota_Soybean_Processors_Soybean_Crushing_Plant_to_Benefit_Spiritwood__ND_Region-164802.html USDA Weekly Grain Export Inspections For Week Ended Feb. 16 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:01:46 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Grain_Export_Inspections_For_Week_Ended_Feb__16-164794.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Grain_Export_Inspections_For_Week_Ended_Feb__16-164794.html Crop Consultant Dr. Michael Cordonnier Leaves Brazil Corn and Soybean Yield Estimates Unchanged Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:00:43 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Crop_Consultant_Dr__Michael_Cordonnier_Leaves_Brazil_Corn_and_Soybean_Yield_Estimates_Unchanged-164793.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Crop_Consultant_Dr__Michael_Cordonnier_Leaves_Brazil_Corn_and_Soybean_Yield_Estimates_Unchanged-164793.html USDA Weekly Grains Inspected For Export Report: Corn and Wheat Up; Soybeans and Sorghum Down Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:51:07 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Grains_Inspected_For_Export_Report__Corn_and_Wheat_Up__Soybeans_and_Sorghum_Down-164792.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Grains_Inspected_For_Export_Report__Corn_and_Wheat_Up__Soybeans_and_Sorghum_Down-164792.html GEAPS 510 Online Distance Education Course: Grain Facilities Planning and Design I ... March 20 - April 21 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:50:05 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/GEAPS_510_Online_Distance_Education_Course__Grain_Facilities_Planning_and_Design_I_____March_20___April_21-164791.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/GEAPS_510_Online_Distance_Education_Course__Grain_Facilities_Planning_and_Design_I_____March_20___April_21-164791.html USDA Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:14:41 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Weather_and_Crop_Bulletin-164766.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Weather_and_Crop_Bulletin-164766.html USDA and Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Data Shows Agricultural Debt Continues to Increase Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:54:02 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_and_Illinois_Farm_Business_Farm_Management_Data_Shows_Agricultural_Debt_Continues_to_Increase-164749.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_and_Illinois_Farm_Business_Farm_Management_Data_Shows_Agricultural_Debt_Continues_to_Increase-164749.html Bunge CEO Schroder Says U.S. Corn Offers Better Financial Deal Than South America Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:52:16 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Bunge_CEO_Schroder_Says_U_S__Corn_Offers_Better_Financial_Deal_Than_South_America-164748.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Bunge_CEO_Schroder_Says_U_S__Corn_Offers_Better_Financial_Deal_Than_South_America-164748.html Warm Temperatures Across U.S. Plains and Midwest May Bring Winter Wheat Crops Out of Dormancy Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:50:29 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Warm_Temperatures_Across_U_S__Plains_and_Midwest_May_Bring_Winter_Wheat_Crops_Out_of_Dormancy-164747.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Warm_Temperatures_Across_U_S__Plains_and_Midwest_May_Bring_Winter_Wheat_Crops_Out_of_Dormancy-164747.html Unseasonably Warm Weather Across KS Leads to Rapid Growth of Winter Wheat Crops Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:27:36 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Unseasonably_Warm_Weather_Across_KS_Leads_to_Rapid_Growth_of_Winter_Wheat_Crops-164746.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Unseasonably_Warm_Weather_Across_KS_Leads_to_Rapid_Growth_of_Winter_Wheat_Crops-164746.html Asian Trade Markets Prove Important to U.S. Agriculture Industry Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:26:13 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Asian_Trade_Markets_Prove_Important_to_U_S__Agriculture_Industry-164745.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Asian_Trade_Markets_Prove_Important_to_U_S__Agriculture_Industry-164745.html Grain Railcar Tips Off Tracks Near Bunge Oilseed Processing Elevator in Emporia, KS Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:40:19 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Grain_Railcar_Tips_Off_Tracks_Near_Bunge_Oilseed_Processing_Elevator_in_Emporia__KS-164736.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Grain_Railcar_Tips_Off_Tracks_Near_Bunge_Oilseed_Processing_Elevator_in_Emporia__KS-164736.html TEMA Re-Elects Ryan Pellett as Chairman For 2017 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:17:23 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/TEMA_Re_Elects_Ryan_Pellett_as_Chairman_For_2017-164732.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/TEMA_Re_Elects_Ryan_Pellett_as_Chairman_For_2017-164732.html Kansas City, MO - February 6, 2017 - TEGMA members have re-elected Ryan Pellett, president, J.D. Heiskell and Company of Elkhorn, Nebraska, as Chairman for 2017. The election came at the Association’s annual meeting on January 26, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Re-elected as First Vice Chairman was Roger Fray, chief commodity marketing officer, Landus Cooperative and Scott Mills, executive vice president-North America, Lansing Trade Group, as re-elected second vice president of the association. Active members elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors were: Patrick Bryan, Pacificor LLC, Portland, OR Terry McDermott, Bunge North America, St. Louis, European Commission Approves Bunge's Acquisition of Two Cargill Oilseed Processing Facilities Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:01:34 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/European_Commission_Approves_Bunge_s_Acquisition_of_Two_Cargill_Oilseed_Processing_Facilities-164731.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/European_Commission_Approves_Bunge_s_Acquisition_of_Two_Cargill_Oilseed_Processing_Facilities-164731.html The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of two Cargill oilseed processing facilities by Bunge of the Netherlands. The two Cargill oilseed facilities are an oilseed crushing and seed oil refining facilities located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and an oilseed crushing and storage facilities located in Brest, France. Bunge is a global agribusiness and food company, notably active in the production of vegetable oils and oilseed meals. Bunge and the Cargill assets sell soybean meal and soybean oil primarily to animal feed, food industry and biodiesel customers. The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would U.S. Corn Farmers Concerned as Mexico Attempts to Diversity Corn Supplies Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:29:19 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/U_S__Corn_Farmers_Concerned_as_Mexico_Attempts_to_Diversity_Corn_Supplies-164721.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/U_S__Corn_Farmers_Concerned_as_Mexico_Attempts_to_Diversity_Corn_Supplies-164721.html USDA Weekly Export Sales Report For Week Ending Feb. 9 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:23:16 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Export_Sales_Report_For_Week_Ending_Feb__9-164720.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/USDA_Weekly_Export_Sales_Report_For_Week_Ending_Feb__9-164720.html National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center Forecasts Warm Weather Across Midwest Region in March Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:22:08 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/National_Weather_Service_Climate_Prediction_Center_Forecasts_Warm_Weather_Across_Midwest_Region_in_March-164719.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/National_Weather_Service_Climate_Prediction_Center_Forecasts_Warm_Weather_Across_Midwest_Region_in_March-164719.html NGFA Annual Convention to Feature Transportation Open Forum ... March 19 ... New Orleans, LA Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:58:25 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/NGFA_Annual_Convention_to_Feature_Transportation_Open_Forum_____March_19_____New_Orleans__LA-164715.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/NGFA_Annual_Convention_to_Feature_Transportation_Open_Forum_____March_19_____New_Orleans__LA-164715.html Canadian Pacific Appoints John Brooks as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:23:49 EST http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Canadian_Pacific_Appoints_John_Brooks_as_Senior_Vice_President_and_Chief_Marketing_Officer-164708.html http://www.grainnet.com/articles/Canadian_Pacific_Appoints_John_Brooks_as_Senior_Vice_President_and_Chief_Marketing_Officer-164708.html