GRAINNET News and Information for the Grain, Milling, Feed, Seed and BioFuels Industries USDA Economic Research Service Forecasts Farm Profits to Slump Along With Grain Prices (Reuters) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:48:25 EST Oklahoma Winter Wheat Crop Welcomes Weekend Rainfall Following Cold Temperatures (Altus Times) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:30:12 EST Australian National Wheat Harvest Expected to Be Down 18% Following Dry Conditions, Frost, and Hot Temperatures (ABC Rural) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:27:05 EST Grain Industry Requires Renovated Highways, Bridges, and River Systems to Move Efficiently (Farm Futures) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:18:54 EST Historic Alberta Farmers' Copperative Elevator Company Row Demolished (Alberta Farm Express) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:00:54 EST Cold Weather Could Acclimate Wheat Crop to Winter Conditions; KS Crop Vulnerable to Dormancy (Southwest Farm Press) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:15:11 EST Arrival of Winter Conditions Interrupts Upper Midwest Corn and Sunflower Harvest (Ag Week) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:11:34 EST USDA/NASS Reports Kansas Harvest Status: Soybeans, 96%; Sorghum, 90%; Sunflowers, 86% (KAKE) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:08:20 EST Kentucky Producers Explains Benefits of Investing in On-Farm Grain Storage (Southeast Farm Press) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:48:38 EST TEMCO Grain Terminal Loading Facility Expansion at Port of Kalama, WA Nearly Complete (TDN) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:26:03 EST In Lawsuit Against Syngenta, ADM Says GMO Corn is Killing Exports to China (Courthouse News Service) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:25:06 EST USDA Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:18:43 EST False Labeling Complaint Center Urges Contact With Corn Farmers Over Syngenta Agrisure Corn (WBOY) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:50:26 EST ND Grain Farmers Not Eager to Sell at Low Prices, Causing Train Demand to Slow (Ag Week) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:56:31 EST U.S. Soybean Farmers Export Record Two Billion Bushels; China Imports Over One Billion Bushels (United Soybean Board) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:38:14 EST Scientist Experiments With GMO Corn in Effort to Produce Hepatitis B Vaccine (Tribune) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:34:52 EST Online Registration Now Open For U.S. Grains Council Winter Annual Meeting, Costa Rica, Feb. 9-11, 2015 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:24:29 EST Registration is now open for the U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC) 12th International Marketing Conference and 55th Annual Membership Meeting, scheduled for Feb. 9 to 11, 2015, in Heredia, Costa Rica. A small but strategically located market, Costa Rica takes about 47 percent of its total imports from the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. “While Costa Rica may represent only a small portion of the total U.S. agricultural exports, it is a valuable contributor to our new record high exports of $152.5 billion,” said USGC Chairman Ron Gray. This year’s conference will feature dynamic discussions about new developments and USDA Crop Progress Report: Corn: 94% Harvested; Soybeans: 95% Harvested; Sorghum: 96% Harvested; Winter Wheat: 92% Emerged Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:14:22 EST Oklahoma Drought Causing Serious Problems For Wheat Production; Farmers Turning Out One Third of Expected Production (Stillwater News Press) Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:21:10 EST Federal Register: Commodity Futures Trading Commission Announces Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting, Dec. 9 ... Washington, D.C. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:47:09 EST The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) announced that on December 9, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) will hold a public meeting at the CFTC's Washington, DC, headquarters. The meeting will focus on, among other issues, topics related to the agricultural economy, as well as the deliverable supplies of agricultural commodities as they pertain to position limits. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by December CHS Foundation Contributes $250,000 to K-State University Center For Risk Management Education and Research Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:07:01 EST St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 24, 2014 — The CHS Foundation announced today it has contributed $250,000 to Kansas State University's Center for Risk Management Education and Research. The CHS Foundation is the major giving entity of CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company. The Kansas State University's Center for Risk Management Education and Research engages students and industry partners in innovative education and research, advancing their risk management skills and knowledge. Through undergraduate and graduate education, executive and professional education, and collaborative research, the center actively contributes to facilitating effective risk USDA-ARS Research Kernels: December 2014 Edition Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:59:53 EST North Dakota Public Service Commission to Amend Administrative Rules Concerning Grain Elevators and Grain Buyers (AgWeek) Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:47:43 EST Cold Temperatures Expected to Affect KS Winter Wheat Crop (Osage County Online) Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:08:06 EST U.S. Wheat Prices Receive Boost From Corn and Soybeans; Rebound From Four-Year Low (Wall St. Journal) Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:40:02 EST