Illinois Corn, Soy: Reviewing Prices and Market Facilitation Payments

🕔Oct 12, 2018As the trade conflict with China continues, prices for many agricultural commodities remain relatively low. Illinois corn and soybean prices dipped to new lows in September, coinciding with the latest […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower Corn Production, Increased Exports, Higher Ending Stocks

🕔Oct 11, 2018This month’s 2018/19 U.S. corn outlook is for lower production, increased exports, reduced feed and residual use and larger ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.778 billion bushels, down […]

Kentucky: Wheat, Double-Crop Soybeans Look Profitable in 2019

🕔Sep 19, 2018As Kentucky grain producers look ahead to 2019, they may want to consider adding wheat seeding to their plans this fall. The combination of wheat followed by double-crop soybeans is […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2019 Crop Budgets Suggest Dismal Returns

🕔Sep 19, 2018Due to lower soybean prices and higher costs, budgets suggest returns will be very low for corn and soybeans in 2019.  Conserving cash, cutting investments, reducing costs, and renegotiating cash […]

Corn Market: USDA Record Yield Forecast Weakens Prices – Video

🕔Sep 18, 2018The USDA crop production report released last Wednesday led to a drop in corn prices as a record yield forecast surprised the market. The December corn futures price dropped to […]

Corn’s Bullish Outlook and the Charlie Brown Syndrome – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2018Each fall, when Lucy convinces Charlie Brown that he is supporting the great Thanksgiving tradition of kicking the football, we plead with him not to do it. Of course, Lucy […]

USDA Reports: “We’ll See You One and Raise You One” – DTN

🕔Sep 14, 2018USDA threw some bearish numbers at the corn market Wednesday, but pulled their punches a bit on the ending stocks side of the equation.  As you may have heard by […]

Soybean Prices: Yuck – But Look at Corn Futures! – DTN

🕔Sep 14, 2018Soybean prices — yuck. The National Soybean Index, an average of all the cash bids collected by DTN across the country each day, was $7.32 per bushel Tuesday. It’s all […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Higher U.S. Corn Production Offsets Increased Demand

🕔Sep 12, 2018This month’s 2018/19 U.S. corn outlook is for larger production, increased domestic use, greater exports, and higher ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.827 billion bushels, up 241 million […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2018 Gross Revenue Depends on Yields, Pre-Harvest Hedging

🕔Sep 12, 2018Recently released yield estimates and the announcement of Market Facilitation Program details allows for more accurate estimates of 2018 gross revenue for corn and soybeans. Gross revenue in 2018 could […]

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