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Grain Markets: Corn Supply A Burden To Prices

Grain Markets: Corn Supply A Burden To Prices

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Nov 13, 2017

The USDA’s Crop Production report released on November 9 reported an unexpectedly large corn yield increase for the 2017 crop. Corn prices suffered a moderate decline following the report release considering the magnitude of the yield increase. Corn prices will

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WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Demand Offset by Higher Production

WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Demand Offset by Higher Production

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger production, increased feed and residual use and exports, and greater ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.578 billion bushels, up 298 million from last month on a record-high yield. Feed

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Grain Markets: Is Global Demand Waking Up? – DTN

Grain Markets: Is Global Demand Waking Up? – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Nov 8, 2017

I realize corn’s bearish woes are well known by now, so pardon me for repeating the main points. USDA is estimating 2.43 billion bushels of U.S. ending corn stocks for 2017-18, with another increase in the crop estimate possibly coming

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Illinois: Corn and Soybean Crop Revenue – Narrowing the Gap

Illinois: Corn and Soybean Crop Revenue – Narrowing the Gap

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Nov 1, 2017

On average in Illinois, soybeans have been more profitable than corn since 2014 (farmdoc daily, July 25, 2017), an unusual situation given that Illinois is in the heart of the Corn Belt. Both costs and revenue from the two crops contribute

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Grain Markets: Current Corn Price Prospects

Grain Markets: Current Corn Price Prospects

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Oct 30, 2017

December corn futures closed the week ending October 27 at $3.48 per bushel continuing a pattern over the last month of small deviations within a range between $3.45 and $3.55. Additionally, the monthly average price of corn received by U.S.

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Grain Market Analysis: Reading the Tarot Cards – DTN

Grain Market Analysis: Reading the Tarot Cards – DTN

👤By Elaine Kub DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Oct 26, 2017

Back in the Middle Ages when this stuff was popular, agriculture was one of the chief topics on which occult magic was focused. On a visit to his local astrologer, wizard or “cunning woman,” a person might ask about his

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Corn Belt: ‘Breakeven’ in a Tough Environment

Corn Belt: ‘Breakeven’ in a Tough Environment

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 26, 2017

An article on the front page of Saturday’s Des Moines Register explored issues associated with corn and soybean production, prices, and farm profitability in Iowa.   Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released a paper last week which

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Commodity Prices Move in Synch with Each Other – DTN

Commodity Prices Move in Synch with Each Other – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 26, 2017

Even though the Oct. 20 close in December corn was still slightly above the August low of $3.44 1/4, there was nothing about last week’s 8 1/4-cent drop in prices that suggested the seasonal low in corn was in yet.

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Grain Markets: Expectations for Corn, Soybean Prices over Next 5 Years

Grain Markets: Expectations for Corn, Soybean Prices over Next 5 Years

👤By Gary Schnitkey and Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economists 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Many farm decisions are aided by having longer-run projections of corn and soybean prices. For example, determining the appropriate level of cash rents is aided by price projections. In this article, several longer-termed projections are presented. For the 2017 marketing

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WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production Offsets Increased Usage

WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production Offsets Increased Usage

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 12, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger production, increased feed and residual use, and nearly unchanged ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.280 billion bushels, up 96 million from last month. Corn supplies are higher, as a

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