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Grain Markets: Summer Pricing for Corn and Soybeans

Grain Markets: Summer Pricing for Corn and Soybeans

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔May 22, 2017

Recent corn and soybean price declines associated with the political situation in Brazil erased the slight gains since the release of the March 31 Prospective Planting report. The sudden drop gives an indication of the fragility of the current soybean

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Wheat Market: Digging Deeper – How Global Supplies Will Tighten in 2017/18

Wheat Market: Digging Deeper – How Global Supplies Will Tighten in 2017/18

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔May 18, 2017

While markets focused on USDA’s latest global supply and demand values, a deeper look provides perspective for wheat buyers. Breaking the supply values down into three categories — importer, exporter and China — shows some interesting trends. USDA expects world

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Corn: USDA’s Bullish News that World Use Could Exceed Production – DTN

Corn: USDA’s Bullish News that World Use Could Exceed Production – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔May 17, 2017

The end of the 2017-18 season is still more than a year away, but if USDA’s new estimates are close, world corn use will exceed production for the first time in seven seasons by 28.64 million metric tons or 1.13

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Grain Markets: 2017-18 Prospects for Corn and Soybeans

Grain Markets: 2017-18 Prospects for Corn and Soybeans

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔May 15, 2017

In the May 10 WASDE report, the USDA released the first projections for U.S. corn and soybean supply and demand in the 2017-18 marketing year. While the projections on crop production received quite a bit of the focus, the projections

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Grain Markets: Updating Corn and Soybean Export Pace

Grain Markets: Updating Corn and Soybean Export Pace

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔May 8, 2017

As the focus of corn and soybean markets turns to 2017 prospects for production, the pace of old crop corn and soybean consumption carries implications for carryover stocks into the 2017-18 marketing year. The level of corn and soybean consumption

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Wheat: When the Market Feels Like a Poker Game – DTN

Wheat: When the Market Feels Like a Poker Game – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔May 3, 2017

We already knew that noncommercial traders were heavily bearish in Chicago wheat in April, but after the spot price fell to a new contract low near $4.00, traders pushed even more chips on the table. Friday’s Commitments of Traders Report

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Soybean Market: Is Soy Oil Rally a Sign of Bullish Change? – DTN

Soybean Market: Is Soy Oil Rally a Sign of Bullish Change? – DTN

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

Last week was mostly bearish for grain prices, but I hope you caught DTN’s article by Staff Reporter Todd Neeley, “Biodiesel Probe Moves.”. In it, Neeley explained how the U.S. Commerce Department is looking into allegations that Argentina and Indonesia

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Corn Market: Current Price Factors for 2017

Corn Market: Current Price Factors for 2017

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 24, 2017

July corn futures price closed, over the past week, at the low end of the price range between $3.60- $3.80 that it has moved around in since early March. Lower corn prices appear to reflect mixed expectations regarding demand factors

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Wheat Market: Importer Ending Stocks Shrink to 6-Year Low

Wheat Market: Importer Ending Stocks Shrink to 6-Year Low

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Apr 20, 2017

On April 11, USDA released its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. With six weeks left in marketing year 2016/17, USDA expects wheat world ending stocks to reach a record high 252 million metric tons (MMT), up

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Corn, Soybeans: Planting Progress and Implications for Acreage

Corn, Soybeans: Planting Progress and Implications for Acreage

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Since the release of the March 31 Prospective Plantings Report and the April WASDE Report, the corn and soybean markets turn their focus to spring planting. The pace of planting reveals expectations that delays in planting may influence acreage decisions. Recent

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