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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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Corn Market: Commercial Buyers Responding Favorably to Current Prices – DTN

Corn Market: Commercial Buyers Responding Favorably to Current Prices – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Apr 12, 2017

So far in 2017, May corn has traded within a 33-cent range, between a high of $3.87 1/4 in mid-February and a low of $3.54 1/4 on March 27. Even though prices were down in March, the low is still

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USDA Report Review: Brazil Soybeans; Corn Exports – DTN

USDA Report Review: Brazil Soybeans; Corn Exports – DTN

👤By Darin Newsom, DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Apr 12, 2017

Let me begin by saying that if you’ve been following along on your DTN heading into USDA’s April round of monthly Supply and Demand reports, you weren’t surprised by any of the numbers. The main takeaway is that USDA basically

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Wheat Market: U.S. Planted Area Falls to Record Low

Wheat Market: U.S. Planted Area Falls to Record Low

👤 By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Apr 6, 2017

Over the past decade, U.S. wheat planted area peaked in 2008/09 at 63.2 million acres (25.6 million hectares). Since then, U.S. wheat planted area has fallen 27 percent to a projected 46.1 million acres (18.7 million hectares) in 2017/18 according

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Soybean Market: Bearish Behavior is a Warning Sign of Things to Come – DTN

Soybean Market: Bearish Behavior is a Warning Sign of Things to Come – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Apr 6, 2017

One year ago, USDA’s March 9 WASDE report offered a familiar bearish prognosis for soybeans. U.S. ending soybean stocks were expected to reach 460 million bushels in 2015-16, up from 191 million bushels the prior season, and USDA expected an

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Corn, Soybeans: 2017 Break-Even Prices for Equal Profitability

Corn, Soybeans: 2017 Break-Even Prices for Equal Profitability

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Corn and soybean returns are revisited because of recent changes in soybean prices and the release of USDA reports at the end of March. Overall, soybeans are still projected to be more profitable than corn for 2017 even in the

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Grain Markets: Corn Prices Moving Forward

Grain Markets: Corn Prices Moving Forward

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Listen to MP3 Podcast May corn futures prices tumbled to the lowest price level since December during the week ending March 24. Large crop estimates from around the world placed downward pressure on the corn market despite some positive domestic

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Soybean Market: Holding Too Long? – DTN

Soybean Market: Holding Too Long? – DTN

🕔Mar 22, 2017

Similar to last week’s column on corn’s seasonal influence, this week takes a look at the numbers for soybeans. Using the same logic of trying to identify a time of year when the market is not focused on new soybeans

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Grain Markets: Anticipating March 31 Soybean Stocks Estimate

Grain Markets: Anticipating March 31 Soybean Stocks Estimate

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 20, 2017

On March 31, the USDA will release the quarterly Grain Stocks report, with estimates of crop inventories as of March 1, and the annual Prospective Plantings report. For soybeans, the stocks estimate is typically overshadowed by the estimate of planting

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