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NAFTA: Will Trump or Won’t Trump? Grain Producers Have a Lot to Lose

NAFTA: Will Trump or Won’t Trump? Grain Producers Have a Lot to Lose

👤By Gary Schnitkey, Kathy Baylis, and Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Recent news from the Trump Administration has sowed confusion about the President’s intentions with respect to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Early this week, President Trump suggested that the United States would pull out of NAFTA. Later in

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DTN Grain Close: Wheat Holds Firm Into the Weekend

DTN Grain Close: Wheat Holds Firm Into the Weekend

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Apr 28, 2017

While there are plenty of weather concerns for all three crops heading into the weekend, trading was generally quiet and results were mixed on Friday. Corn and soybeans ended modestly lower while all three wheats finished a little higher.  

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DTN Grain Midday: Weather Pressure Intensifies

DTN Grain Midday: Weather Pressure Intensifies

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Row crops are weaker at midday with wheat mixed. CORN Corn trade is 4 to 5 cents lower at midday with selling picking up during the day session with the extended forecast looking drier. The weather forecast is still expected

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Grain TV: Big Rains To Slow Planting

Grain TV: Big Rains To Slow Planting

👤By Grain TV 🕔Apr 27, 2017

The White House announced that President Trump will not be issuing an Executive Order to pull out of NAFTA, but will instead seek to renegotiate the agreement instead, which provided support to markets. The updated forecast showed heavier rains expected

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DTN Grain Close: K.C. Wheat Gets a Lift

DTN Grain Close: K.C. Wheat Gets a Lift

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Apr 27, 2017

July K.C. wheat closed up 8 1/2 cents Thursday, bouncing back from last week’s new contract low with help from emerging weather threats to winter wheat. Corn and soybeans were steady to higher in a quiet day of trading, which

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DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Firms in Early Trade

DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Firms in Early Trade

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Wheat is firmer at midday with row crops mixed. CORN Corn trade is narrowly mixed at midday with trade waiting until the noon forecast to get more excited. The weather forecast is expected to bring heavy rains into the middle

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Grain TV: NAFTA AX Sends Corn Sharply Lower

Grain TV: NAFTA AX Sends Corn Sharply Lower

👤By Grain TV 🕔Apr 26, 2017

Grains started the day positive but was unable to hold gains. An announcement that the White House is considering an executive order to pull out of NAFTA was a hit to corn, which relies heavily on exports to Mexico. An

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DTN Grain Close: Row Crops Slide Lower

DTN Grain Close: Row Crops Slide Lower

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Apr 26, 2017

July corn gave back a nickel Wednesday and July soybeans slid 8 1/2 cents lower, still mindful of bearish pressure from South American crops while the U.S. encounters a variety of planting hurdles. July Chicago wheat was slightly lower while

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DTN Grain Midday: Showing Modest Strength

DTN Grain Midday: Showing Modest Strength

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Apr 26, 2017

Trade is modestly higher at midday in slow trade. CORN Corn trade is 1 to 2 cents higher at midday following the lead of the wheat market after early weakness. The weather forecast is expected to bring heavy rains into

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Grain TV: Corn Rallies On Weather Worries

Grain TV: Corn Rallies On Weather Worries

👤By Grain TV 🕔Apr 25, 2017

USDA’s planting progress reports had grains lower overnight, but corn and wheat were able to rally to decent gains. Heavy rains in the Midwest forecast raises concerns of delays in corn planting and a possible switch to higher soybean acres.

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