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Wheat: HRW Prices Go Bullish – DTN

Wheat: HRW Prices Go Bullish – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 21, 2017

For the first time in three years, DTN’s national index of cash HRW wheat prices posted a new one-year high on June 16, a significant bullish change from the 13-year low that prices fell to last August. HRW wheat prices

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Grain Markets: Anticipating the June 30 Grain Stocks Report

Grain Markets: Anticipating the June 30 Grain Stocks Report

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 19, 2017

USDA’s release of the Quarterly Grain Stocks report on June 30 will provide an estimate of corn stocks in storage as of June 1, 2017. Since many of the consumption categories for corn can be derived from data provided during

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Wheat Market: Premiums for Protein on the Rise

Wheat Market: Premiums for Protein on the Rise

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Much needed rain across the U.S. Northern Plains this week gave emerging hard red spring (HRS) and durum crops a drink, but the rain was bookended by hot, windy conditions and likely did little to alleviate drought conditions. Total rainfall

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Corn Market: How Does Weather Affect Prices Over Time?

Corn Market: How Does Weather Affect Prices Over Time?

👤By Scott Irwin, Darrel Good, and Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 15, 2017

In the farmdoc daily article of June 7, 2017, we examined the long-term pattern of corn prices during the era spanning from 1973 through November 2006 and the new era that began in December 2006. We concluded that: there is

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Corn Prices Try to Climb for the Third Summer in a Row – DTN

Corn Prices Try to Climb for the Third Summer in a Row – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 15, 2017

The old saying “Fool me once shame on you; fool me twice shame on me” comes to mind when pondering corn as we again see prices trying to move higher for the third summer in three years. The first two

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Grain Markets: Slight Changes to USDA WASDE Report in June

Grain Markets: Slight Changes to USDA WASDE Report in June

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 12, 2017

The USDA’s June WASDE report of world supply and consumption projections contained a number of changes from the May report for corn and soybeans. The bulk of the changes related to world production estimates in the 2016-17 crop year. The

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Grain Cartel – Would It Help Raise Prices? – DTN

Grain Cartel – Would It Help Raise Prices? – DTN

👤By Elaine Kub, DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jun 9, 2017

“So it’s decided. We’ll all cut back our production — all of us! And then we’ll announce it to the press, and prices will go up. But it’s only going to work if every single producer of this commodity here

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Grain Markets: Are There Predictable Crop Price Cycles?

Grain Markets: Are There Predictable Crop Price Cycles?

👤By Darrel Good, Todd Hubbs, and Scott Irwin, University of Illinois, farmdocDaily 🕔Jun 8, 2017

The downturn in crop prices that began in mid- to late-2014 and continues today has led to declining farm income and downward pressure on farmland values and rents. The financial condition of many farms has worsened as a result. In

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Soybean Market: Curious Signs of Bullish News to Keep Your Eyes On – DTN

Soybean Market: Curious Signs of Bullish News to Keep Your Eyes On – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 7, 2017

It is no surprise by now that soybean prices are off to a bearish start in 2017, and the reasons are not difficult to understand. A record U.S. harvest last fall of 4.3 billion bushels was followed by a record

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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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