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Grain Markets: Commercials Turn Net Long – DTN

Grain Markets: Commercials Turn Net Long – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 20, 2017

After USDA disappointed many again with a corn yield estimate of 169.9 bushels per acre, my first thought went directly to commercials, wondering if they would be buying corn as December prices dipped near their August lows. After all, securing

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Grain Markets: Corn, Soybean Production Outlook in 2017-18

Grain Markets: Corn, Soybean Production Outlook in 2017-18

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Given the price reaction, the market remains uncertain about the USDA’s September forecast of 2017 corn and soybean production. November 2017 soybean futures closed at $9.68 on September 15 down seven cents on the day but up from the $9.61

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

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

👤From UDSA 🕔Sep 12, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for increased production, greater feed and residual use, higher ending stocks, and lower prices. Corn production is forecast at 14.184 billion bushels, up 32 million from last month. Corn supplies are up from

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FAPRI Baseline Update: A More Nuanced Outlook for Ag Markets

FAPRI Baseline Update: A More Nuanced Outlook for Ag Markets

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Last month, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri released its latest baseline update for U.S. agricultural markets. Recall that in its March baseline report, FAPRI indicated that, “The latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from

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2014 Farm Bill Was Designed for Corn Prices to Remain Above $4 – Commentary

2014 Farm Bill Was Designed for Corn Prices to Remain Above $4 – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Sep 7, 2017

What was expected to be the 2012 Farm Bill had an auspicious start in 2011 when the leadership of the House Agriculture Committee indicated their intent to complete work on the replacement for the 2008 Farm Bill a year early.

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Corn Prices are Not Just About Yields – DTN

Corn Prices are Not Just About Yields – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Sep 7, 2017

Last week in this space, we talked about how, for the past 20 years, grain prices have shown remarkably high correlations to other commodity prices and what that means for understanding grain markets. It still seems odd that corn prices

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Grain Markets: Storing Corn and Soybeans in 2017

Grain Markets: Storing Corn and Soybeans in 2017

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Sep 5, 2017

Listen to MP3 Podcast The current price structure of corn and soybean futures markets indicate positive carry in both markets and raises the question of whether producers should make decisions about grain sales. The decision by producers to store corn

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Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Mississippi producers are optimistic that the remnants of Hurricane Harvey that moved through the state in late August were not enough to stop corn harvests from reaching a new record. As of Aug. 27, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated

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RFS: Iowa Study Finds Economic Value; Questions Greenhouse Gas Emissions – DTN

RFS: Iowa Study Finds Economic Value; Questions Greenhouse Gas Emissions – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The Renewable Fuel Standard has had an overall positive impact on U.S. agriculture and on the U.S. economy as a whole, a new economic study by Iowa State University shows. However, the policy has done little to reduce greenhouse gas

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Corn Market: USDA Report Threw a Curve Ball at Traders. What Happened? – DTN

Corn Market: USDA Report Threw a Curve Ball at Traders. What Happened? – DTN

👤By Alan Brugler DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Aug 14, 2017

In a ballgame eerily similar to last year, USDA threw a curve ball at the corn market Thursday. But unlike last August when the bulls were able to hit that bearish offering and close higher, this year they clearly swung

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