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Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Grain Barge Rates Decline Since October… St. Louis barge rates for export grain peaked on October 3 at 800 percent of tariff ($31.92 per ton), but dropped significantly to 338 percent of tariff ($13.49 per ton) by the end of

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Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

Wheat Market: Futures Tumble, While Protein Premiums Soar

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

As the Dec. 12 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) confirms, global wheat supplies are at a record high this year. USDA increased its estimate for 2017/18 global wheat production to 755 million metric tons (MMT), up slightly from

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DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Slide Lower With Rain in the Forecast

DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Slide Lower With Rain in the Forecast

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

January soybeans fell 11 1/2 cents to within a cent of their November low as bullish traders may be losing patience with the latest forecasts of rain for Argentina. Corn ended slightly lower and all three wheats were a little

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DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lower; Wheat, Corn Slightly Higher

DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lower; Wheat, Corn Slightly Higher

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Soybeans are down a dime at midday, while wheat and corn are lightly firmer. CORN: Corn trade is fractionally higher in quiet trade at midday as we continue to work around the lower end of the range. Ethanol futures have

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DTN Grain Open: Markets Resume Grinding Lower

DTN Grain Open: Markets Resume Grinding Lower

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was fractionally lower, January soybeans were 5 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was fractionally lower. CME Globex Recap: Soybeans were under pressure again overnight, losing about a nickel through early Thursday morning. Light

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DTN Grain Close: After New Lows, Wheat Finds Support

DTN Grain Close: After New Lows, Wheat Finds Support

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Dec 13, 2017

After making new contract lows earlier this week, March Chicago and K.C. wheat contracts got a lift of light commercial buying Wednesday, ending up 6 cents and 5 cents respectively. March corn managed a slight gain and January soybeans were

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The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Ready or not, 2017 is just a few weeks away from flipping the calendar. I always find it interesting to step back and take a look at the winners and losers for the year. As we saw in last year’s

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DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads Lightly Higher

DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads Lightly Higher

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Wheat leads lightly higher trade at midday. CORN: Corn trade is flat to 2 cents higher at midday with trade staying near the bottom of the range after scoring fresh lows Tuesday after the initial post-USDA report rally failed. The

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Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Indonesia: Strong Wheat Imports Displace Other Grains Indonesia’s drive for self-sufficiency is resulting in record wheat imports displacing imported rice and corn. The country’s rise to the second-largest wheat importer has been spurred by growth not only for food but

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Illinois: How Has Crop Acreage Shifted Since 1996?

Illinois: How Has Crop Acreage Shifted Since 1996?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Since 2012, acres in the U.S. have been shifting out of corn and into soybeans, likely as a result of higher returns for soybeans than for corn. The longer termed trends since 1996 have been increases in corn and soybean

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