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 […]

Ag Economy: Gasoline Sales Lift Ethanol- Corn; Higher Prices Impacting Farmland Values Mar 31, 2021

🕔Mar 31, 2021
Reuters writer Stephanie Kelly reported this week that, “U.S. gasoline sales for 2021 have exceeded prior-year levels for the first time since last March, when officials first started to widely impose […]

Corn: Projected U.S. Exports, Prices Rise; Will “Rampant” Chinese Demand Continue? Feb 16, 2021

🕔Feb 16, 2021
Financial Times writers Emiko Terazono and Sun Yu reported last week that, “Record purchases by China have sent corn prices soaring since the end of last year, leaving farmers and analysts pondering how long the […]

Corn Market: Unrelenting Chinese Demand Boosts Prices Jan 28, 2021

🕔Jan 28, 2021
Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman and Nicholas Larkin reported this week that, “Corn prices in Chicago reached a seven-year high with China’s appetite for the grain stoking global supply concerns. “The U.S. Department […]

Corn, Soybean Prices Have Soared, Adding Firmness to Farmland Values Jan 27, 2021

🕔Jan 27, 2021
Jesse Newman reported on the front page of Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “A crop glut that battered American farmers is subsiding, fueling an unexpected recovery in the U.S. Farm Belt […]

Corn, Soybean Prices Climb with Beginning of New Year Jan 7, 2021

🕔Jan 7, 2021
Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman and Megan Durisin reported on Wednesday that, “Soybean futures in Chicago extended their winning streak for a sixth day and corn exceeded $5 a bushel on expectations that […]

Corn, Soybeans, Wheat: USDA’s Long-Run Price Forecasts Nov 11, 2020

🕔Nov 11, 2020
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its baseline projections providing ten-year estimates of supply and demand factors impacting U.S. agriculture. These projections suggest long-run prices of $3.55 per […]

Corn, Soybeans: Buyers Having a Tough Time as Farmers Wait on “Price Highs” – DTN Oct 29, 2020

🕔Oct 29, 2020
It’s been a crazy year for cash corn and even cash soybeans, a buyer told me. It’s crazy that prices during harvest remained strong with little harvest pressure on corn […]

Corn Market: What’s Behind Current Price Optimism? – DTN Oct 29, 2020

🕔Oct 29, 2020
If you’ve been so busy harvesting corn lately you haven’t noticed prices, you’ll be glad to hear December corn was up the first four days of this week and closed […]

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