Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Tick Up; New Orleans Port Closed

🕔Jul 19, 2019Ocean Freight Rates Ticked Up in Past Two Weeks Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk commodities, including grain, increased for two consecutive weeks. As of July 11, the rate for […]

DTN Cotton Close: Higher on Short-Covering

🕔Jul 19, 2019After being pummeled for days, the market had become so speculatively oversold that it was time for a snap up. Thus, the December cotton finished with triple-digit gains Friday. Coming […]

DTN Grain Close: Weather Heats Up Soybeans

🕔Jul 19, 2019November soybeans closed up 20 1/4 cents as hot temperatures covered the Midwest and northeastern U.S. on Friday. December corn was up 6 cents and all three wheats finished higher, […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Hog Futures Regain Momentum

🕔Jul 19, 2019Active support returned to lean hog trade Friday morning following lackluster interest during early trade. The focus on breaking out of recent sideways trends sparked renewed interest. General Comments Wide […]

DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lead Markets Higher

🕔Jul 19, 2019Soybeans lead broadly firmer trade. CORN Corn trade is 6 to 8 cents higher at midday with trade following soybeans higher after the broad selling to start the week. Cooler […]

DTN Cotton Open: Higher on TGIF Recovery

🕔Jul 19, 2019After a week of bearish pounding by the bears, the cotton market is attempting a snap-up today. This week saw the market down some 400 points from its Friday close […]

Rice Update: Avoids Tropical Storm Damage, Harvest Days Away

🕔Jul 19, 2019The rice market doldrums continue as new crop harvest looms on the horizon and the market looks for news to process ahead of the harvest interval. The governmental reports showed a […]

Rice – Harvest Starts On A Small Scale – AgFax

🕔Jul 19, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Harvest has started on a minuscule basis in southwest […]

Corn Basis: Summer Averages – Are You Aiming High or Low? – DTN

🕔Jul 19, 2019Here’s a story about averages, to illustrate the dangers of using this statistical tool:  Two pheasant hunters were walking through the prairie and flushed a big rooster. The first hunter […]

DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Futures Expected Mixed

🕔Jul 19, 2019Ahead of Friday’s cattle reports, live cattle and feeder cattle are expected to be mixed with traders adjusting positions. Firm market support is expected through the end of the week. […]

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