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      Brazilian Corn: Safrinha Crop Projections Shrink as Prices Hit Record High Jul 9, 2021

      🕔Jul 9, 2021
      Projections for the safrinha corn (second crop) in Brazil were reduced as the drought continued in the main producing regions, and more recently frosts seen in South-Central. The most recent […]

      Corn, Soybeans: Prices Highest Since Ethanol Boom – Looking at Market Factors – DTN Jul 3, 2021

      🕔Jul 3, 2021
      After seven years of low to nonexistent profit margins, first-generation Kentucky farmer Ryan Bivens is looking forward to better revenue. However, he worries rising input costs will eat away at […]

      Grain Farms: High Commodity Prices Lead to Increased Production Costs Jun 14, 2021

      🕔Jun 14, 2021
      Over time, per acre input costs on grain farms tend to rise with commodity price increases. In this article, we illustrate this relationship for corn in 1) central Illinois using […]

      Corn Market: Weather Risk Premium in New-Crop Futures Prices Jun 11, 2021

      🕔Jun 11, 2021
      As spring planting nears completion in much of the corn belt, attention turns to the weather and its impact on crop yields and prices. Market analysts often speak of a […]

      Corn, Soybeans: Chances of Lower Harvest Time Prices on 2021 Futures Contracts May 12, 2021

      🕔May 12, 2021
      Prices on 2021 harvest-time futures contracts are above $6.00 per bushel for corn and $14.00 per bushel for soybeans, well above most prices since 2013. Some farmers express concerns about […]

      Corn Prices Climb Nearly 50% in 2021 May 11, 2021

      🕔May 11, 2021
      Wall Street Journal writers Ryan Dezember and Kirk Maltais reported on Monday that, “America’s biggest cash crop has rarely been more expensive. Corn prices have risen roughly 50% in 2021 and a […]

      Corn Trades Above $7 – U.S. Corn Acres a Source of Speculation May 5, 2021

      🕔May 5, 2021
      Bloomberg writers Breanna T Bradham, Kim Chipman, and Fabiana Batista reported on Tuesday that, “Corn futures surged above $7 a bushel for the first time in more than eight years as lack […]

      Corn Prices Boosted by Ethanol Demand; Impacts on Wheat Usage Apr 30, 2021

      🕔Apr 30, 2021
      Bloomberg writer Kim Chipman reported earlier this week that, “Corn’s stunning price rally is getting an extra boost as more U.S. drivers return to the open road. “Gasoline demand is on the rise, which […]

      Corn Market: Exports Drive Demand as Available Supply Diminishes Apr 27, 2021

      🕔Apr 27, 2021
      Introduction Spring planting continues across the Midwest United States. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported corn plantings as a percentage of planting expectations of 17 percent for the week of […]

      $6 Cash Corn Bids Blanket Midwest – DTN Apr 26, 2021

      🕔Apr 26, 2021
      Wonders never cease. On Tuesday, May corn closed above $6.00, the first time for a spot contract since 2013. By Thursday, May corn was at $6.50 1/2, held back by […]

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