Corn, Soybeans: What Are Harvest Prices Looking Like?

🕔Aug 16, 2018The purpose of this farmdoc daily post is to evaluate the market’s current implied price distribution for fall-time corn and soybean prices, and assess the implication for possible levels of crop revenue. […]

USDA Reports Update: Corn, Soybean Yields Raised – DTN

🕔Aug 14, 2018USDA pegged the national average corn yield at 178.4 bushels per acre (bpa), higher than last month’s 174 bpa estimate and the average pre-report estimate. That bumped up estimated production […]

Corn, Soybeans: Large Yield Forecasts Hurt Price Prospects

🕔Aug 13, 2018The USDA August Crop Production report contained larger than expected forecasts for the 2018 U.S. corn and soybean crops.  At 178.4 bushels per acre and 51.6 bushels per acre respectively, […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Use, Exports, Higher Ending Stocks

🕔Aug 10, 2018This month’s 2018/19 U.S. corn outlook is for larger supplies, greater feed and residual use, increased exports, and larger ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.6 billion bushels, up […]

Farm Economy Dip – Soy and Corn Prices – KC Ag Credit Survey

🕔Aug 10, 2018The farm economy in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District dipped in the second quarter of 2018 alongside a sharp drop in the prices of key agricultural commodities. Agricultural credit conditions […]

Farmers Turn Negative: Weak Prices, Trade War – Ag Barometer

🕔Aug 7, 2018Ag producer sentiment fell sharply during July as the impact of commodity price declines and concerns about ag trade prospects weighed on producers’ perceptions of both current and future conditions […]

Cash Rents, 2019: Potential Trade Disruptions Increase Uncertainty

🕔Aug 3, 2018Landowners and farmers will soon begin thinking about setting 2019 cash rent levels with the current trade uncertainty as a backdrop to those rental negotiations.  The possibility of trade disruptions […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Have Trade Negotiations Affected Prices?

🕔Aug 1, 2018Introduction China has become an increasingly important trading partner for U.S. agriculture, which makes the escalation of the conflict over tariffs and retaliation particularly troubling for American farmers.  In Illinois, […]

Corn Prices in the Dumps – WASDE Looks Bullish – What Gives? – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2018If we look at Thursday’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report from USDA, especially the world estimates for corn, it is easy to get a bullish feeling for […]

WASDE Coarse Grain: Larger Domestic Corn Supplies, Greater Demand

🕔Jul 12, 2018This month’s 2018/19 U.S. corn outlook is for larger supplies, greater feed and residual use, increased exports, and lower ending stocks. Corn beginning stocks are lowered 75 million bushels as […]

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