Supermoon 70 Years in the Making

Supermoon 70 Years in the Making






Supermoon 70 Years in the Making The Supermoon, which will appear bigger and brighter than any in 70 years, gives competition to Taurid and Leonid meteor showers. November’s huger-and-brighter-than-usual Supermoon on Monday, 14 November is the star of the sky show in November, it will appear closer to the Earth than any Moon in nearly […]






Dry Winds to Bring Extreme Fire Danger

Dry Winds to Bring Extreme Fire Danger






Dry Winds to Bring Extreme Fire Danger A mixture of strong, dry winds and warm weather Thursday raise the area’s wildfire danger to ‘extreme,’ in Southern California Strong winds will blow Thursday afternoon and evening in bone-dry areas of the Southern California accompanied by low humidity, creating extreme fire-weather conditions, the National Weather said today. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and wheat fell Thursday, pressured by abundant supplies, while Soybean prices rose slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 4 cents, or 1.19%, to 3.31 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 7 cents, or 1.71%, to 4.0325 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities fell Monday on mostly favorable weather forecasts in the US Midwest, driving expectations for bumper crop harvest this Fall. The most active Corn contract for December delivery shed 8.5 cents, or 2.48%, to 3.3425 bu. September Wheat delivery was lower […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures rose Friday on continued signs of demand for US supplies and on expectations that hot temperatures will return to the US Midwest this week, prices for Corn rose while Wheat fell. The most active Corn contract for December delivery closed […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean futures all retreated and finished lower Thursday, pressured by ample existing supplies and largely favorable growing conditions that will likely lead to huge harvests this fall, agriculture analysts said. The most active Corn contract for December delivery shed […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures extended gains Wednesday as Midwest weather forecasts turned warmer and drier and evidence of continued export demand buoyed the market. Prices for Corn rose, Wheat slipped. The most active Corn contract for December delivery closed up 3.5 cents, or 1.03%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural commodities close mixed Monday, with Soybean extending losses on fund selling, favorable weather. Wheat futures were slightly higher, lifted by crop concerns in Europe, Corn prices fell slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.5 cents, or 0.15%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures fell Friday, as US crop prospects improved amid forecasts for largely favorable weather across the Farm Belt in August. Wheat and Corn futures firmed, recovering from early weakness, as investment funds unwound Bearish bets ahead of the weekend. Support […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean futures all fell Tuesday, pressured by historically high crop ratings and forecasts for moderating temperatures next week. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 14.75 cents, or 4.1%, to 3.485 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 11.5 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Up

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Up






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Up $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all rebounded Monday to open the week. The most active Corn contract for December delivery gained 5 cents, or 1.40%, to 3.6325 bu. September Wheat delivery added 4.75 cents, or 1.12%, to 4.295 bu. November Soybean advanced 9 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all retreated and finished lower Thursday. The most active Corn contract for December delivery shed 5 cents, or 1.35%, to 3.6475 bu. September Wheat delivery was down by 5.75 cents, or 1.31%, to 4.34 bu. Nov Soybean declined […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all extended gains Wednesday as weather forecast put hotter and drier weather in Key Corn and Soybean fields in US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for December delivery gained 9.50 cents, or 2.64%, to 3.6975 bu. Sept […]






It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated

It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated






It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated As Summer temperatures rise, so do the numbers of patients admitted to medical centers for dehydration, fatigue, and heatstroke. According to the Institute of Medicine, 75% of Americans consume far below the recommended daily minimum of water, regardless of the season — even though we all […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all finished higher Tuesday after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery added 4.75 cents, or 1.34%, to 3.6025 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Monday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean finished lower Monday before the US Department of Agriculture’s monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report and crop progress report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was lower of 7 cents, or 1.93%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean settled sharply higher Friday on bargain buying and dry weather concerns. The most active Corn contract for December delivery added 14 cents, or 4.02%, to 3.625 bu. September Wheat delivery rose 9.5 cents, or 2.23%, to 4.35 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all finished lower Friday before the US Independence Day Holiday long weekend. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery lost 4.25 cents, or 1.14%, to 3.67 bu. Sept Wheat delivery fell 15.25 cents, or 3.42%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn unchanged Tuesday, Wheat retreated, and Soybeans rose to a 1-week high. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was Unchanged at 3.8525 bu. Sept Wheat delivery shed 1 cents, or 0.22%, at 4.5725 bu. Nov Soybean added 15.50 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all retreated and settled lower Monday as weather forecast favored beneficial rain in the US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery shed 16.50 cents, or 3.77%, to close at 4.2125 bu. Jul Wheat delivery lost […]






Wildfires in Southern California Raging, 100’s in Danger

Wildfires in Southern California Raging, 100’s in Danger






Wildfires in Southern California Raging, 100’s in Danger A wildfire in Southern California more than 3X’d in size overnight and forced officials to close a major highway, 100’s of homes in danger,  another blaze in New Mexico had communities on edge after destroying 24 homes, officials said on Friday. California’s Sherpa Fire, burning in chapparal […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extend Losses

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extend Losses






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extend Losses $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean extended losses Thursday as wet weather is around the corner in the US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was lower of 3.75 cents, or 0.87%, to close at 4.2525 bu. Jul Wheat delivery shed […]






Fire Ravaged Ft. McMurray Canada Hit with Flash Floods

Fire Ravaged Ft. McMurray Canada Hit with Flash Floods






Fire Ravaged Ft. McMurray Canada Hit with Flash Floods As if the May wildfires were not enough, last Thursday a stationary front in the northern prairies brought heavy rain and flash flooding to Ft. McMurray, The rainfall lead to isolated flash flooding in several neighborhoods across the city including Thickwood and Timeberlea, according to the reports, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean settled higher for their 5th day running Tuesday The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was higher of 0.5 cents, or 0.12%, to close at 4.2775 bu. Jul Wheat delivery added 1.50 cents, or 0.30%, to settle […]






Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast






Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast Forecasters warn of severe thunderstorms along the East Coast and have issued a tropical storm warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast. National forecasters also issued a tropical storm warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast after a tropical depression gusting winds around 35 mph formed about 125 miles northwest of Cozumel, […]






Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California

Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California






Bark Beetles Ravage Drought-stricken Forests in California Armies of bark beetles are ravaging drought-weakened pine trees forests throughout California in a fast spreading epidemic that biologists fear could soon turn catastrophic. Local, state and federal officials are helpless against the pestilence, which has turned hundreds of thousands of acres of forest brown and left huge […]






A Ft. McMurray Like Wildfire Could Easily Happen In Australia

A Ft. McMurray Like Wildfire Could Easily Happen In Australia






A Ft. McMurray Like Wildfire Could Easily Happen In Australia As a huge and destructive wildfire burned a path through central Canada, an Australian fire expert has issued a strong warning, “it could easily happen here “It sounds extreme, our cities could burn down, or parts of our suburbs could burn down, but it could happen,” […]






Smoke From Wildfires Kill People

Smoke From Wildfires Kill People






Smoke From Wildfires Kill People Wildfires like the ones raging in Indonesia cross mountains and oceans, spreading lung-clogging particles and toxic chemicals. The emissions from wildfire smoke have tremendous public health implications. Around the world, billions of people are finding that the air carries a dangerous dose of smoke as wildfires become bigger and more intense. […]






The Latest on the Ft. McMurray Wildfire

The Latest on the Ft. McMurray Wildfire






The Latest on the Ft. McMurray Wildfire In Alberta, Canada there is a Province wide ban on open fires, including campfires and the use of charcoal briquettes. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went to Fort McMurray Friday to survey the damage firsthand and meet with emergency responders. He was also meeting Alberta Premier Rachel Notley in Edmonton. As crews […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat rebounded and settled higher Thursday, Soybean extended losses after the US Department of Agriculture released its week export sale data. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery added 11.50 cents, or 3.05%, to close at 3.89 bu. Jul Wheat […]






Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources

Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources






Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources Australia’s firefighting resources will come under increasing strain as climate change causes Northern and Southern hemisphere bushfire seasons to overlap. Dozens of Australian firefighters have traveled to the United States to help fight more than 70 wildfires as the nation weathers one of its worst wildfire seasons in recent […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities All Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities All Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities All Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Wheat, Corn and Soybean futures all finished higher Tuesday, as the USD showed weakness, and investors expected Soybean and Corn production in South America would be less than expected due to adverse harvest weather conditions. Chicago Wheat led the gains as […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean finished higher Monday, as funds added buying in grains, soybeans, despite improving weather and excessive supplies in cash markets. Chicago Corn led the gains as the most active Corn contract for July delivery added 6.5 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Soybean and Wheat futures closed all sharply lower on Friday as improving weather and soybean production estimates from Argentina can not support investors bet on higher crop prices. Chicago Wheat led the losses as the most active wheat contract for […]






Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood

Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood






Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood The Big Q: Why has the US been hit by major even historic flood after another recently? The flooding that is hammering the City of Houston, Texas is the 8th historic flood in the US since the end of September. The Texas city’s officials have labeled the flooding […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Wheat, Corn and Coybean futures all finished sharply higher Tuesday, as investors expected Argentine Soybean production would be cut severely due to wet harvest weather. Chicago Soybean led the gainers as the most active Soybean contract for July delivery rallied 31.75 cents, […]