Corn, Soybean Acres: Impact of Prevent Plant Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019The Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture released county acreages for crops and prevent plantings based on acreage reports filed by farmers.  Even though prevent plant […]

Prevented Planting – Where Did USDA Get So Many ‘Corn’ Acres? – DTN Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019It may be obvious to anyone who filled out their own Farm Service Agency (FSA) acreage maps this year, but less so to others in the industry, so I thought […]

USDA Reports Review – Breaking Down the Bearish Surprises – DTN Aug 14, 2019

🕔Aug 14, 2019The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for August was a shock, with corn acreage, yield and production well above pre-report expectations, which sent corn to limit […]

Hubbs on Grain: Market Uncertainty Intensifies Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019On June 28, the USDA released the Acreage and Grain Stocks reports. While the Grain Stocks report provided support for both corn and soybeans, the Acreage report indicated higher than expected corn acres and lower than […]

NASS Crop Acreage: Corn Up Despite Weather; Soy, Cotton, Wheat All Down Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019Corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 is estimated at 91.7 million acres, up 3 percent from last year. Compared with last year, planted acres are up or unchanged […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Acreage and Stocks – Where Do We Stand? Jun 17, 2019

🕔Jun 17, 2019Corn futures prices rallied about $0.90 per bushel since the beginning of May. The rally reflects expectations that planted acreage will fall well short of March intentions and on yield […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Price Strength Grows on Supply Issues May 28, 2019

🕔May 28, 2019Reduced acreage and lost yield potential for the 2019 corn crop look to drive prices higher as the wet weather continues to cover much of the Corn Belt.  The magnitude […]

Midwest Corn: How Will Late Planting Affect Acreage, Yield, Marketing? May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019USDA’s release of the Crop Progress report on May 20 showed corn planting at 49 percent nationally.  The planting progress in numerous major corn producing states lags behind historical averages significantly. The […]

Corn, Soybeans: How Will Late Planting Affect 2019 Acreage? May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019In a series of farmdoc daily articles in recent weeks we examined how fast the U.S. corn crop can be planted, the likelihood that the corn crop can be planted this […]

Hubbs on Grain: USDA Reports Provide Surprises for Corn Apr 1, 2019

🕔Apr 1, 2019The USDA’s quarterly Grain Stocks report and annual Prospective Planting report delivered surprises to the corn market.  A greater than expected corn stocks number combined with higher than expected planted […]

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