The U.S. Department of Agriculture added to the bearish tone in grain markets with larger-than-expected yield, production and stocks estimates in a series of reports published on Friday. Both the headline corn and soybean yield numbers for 2023 were higher than all trade estimates prior to the report, with corn yield pegged at a record… Read More

Farmers and commodity traders alike have heard plenty of gloomy predictions from market analysts over the past few months. There are a lot of bearish feelings regarding grain markets, Chip Flory of AgriTalk says, but there are signs that commodity prices may be finding support. “The corn market is finding what it needs to do… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio with host Shaun Haney. Today’s episode we will hear from Chip Flory, host of AgriTalk, with a grain market update and full analysis of the week’s price moves. We will also hear from David Coletto, of Abacus Data, on union membership and leadership being… Read More

EPA announced a final rule Wednesday to establish renewable volume obligations (RVO) and associated percentage standards for cellulosic biofuel, biomass-based diesel (BBD), advanced biofuel, and total renewable fuel for 2023–2025. The industry had been waiting for this final rule after a disappointing proposed rule months ago. Stakeholders’ reaction to the final rule was consistently negative,… Read More

With California on an aggressive timeline to implement the Farm Animal Confinement Initiative — more commonly known as Prop 12 — requirements by July 1, 2023 the United States pork industry is still reeling with questions regarding the details of verification, logistics, and supply. Last week, we heard from the Canadian Pork Council on concerns… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg on the Weekend! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by Scott Kehler of Weatherlogics, to provide a spring weather forecast, Chip Flory of AgriTalk to discuss the wheat markets, and Haney will also take a look at the results from the March RealAgristudies Canadian Farmer Sentiment Index…. Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by Chip Flory, host of Agritalk, to discuss the spring wheat, corn and soybean markets. As well, Justin Funk of RealAgristudies is on to discuss the March results from the Canadian Farmer sentiment index. Don’t miss… Read More

We’re talking markets, markets, markets, on this wild Wednesday! Today’s episode of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Corteva Canada, is one you won’t want to miss. You’ll hear: Jeff Loessin of Corteva Canada, for a spotlight interview; Chip Flory of AgriTalk, with a deep dive into these markets, and how we can attempt to… Read More

As farmers contemplate a multitude of variables heading into this growing season, crop prices are favourable, indeed. Favourable does not mean stress-free by any means. With commodity prices hovering high for numerous crops, many farmers have yet to pull the trigger on locking in prices with the optimism and hope that those numbers will continue… Read More


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