Grain Markets: Is Corn Oversold?

🕔Jun 18, 2018A combination of trade uncertainty and a strong start to the growing season led corn prices to tumble lower last week. The sharp selloff in the corn market occurred despite […]

Corn Growth Spurts: Check for Twisted Whorls, Yellow Leaves, Weakened Stems – DTN

🕔Jun 14, 2018Adolescence is the worst. Just ask your corn. Corn plants in the V5 to V7 growth stage may be showing some symptoms of a giant growth spurt — twisted whorls, […]

Global Markets: Corn – U.S.’s Advantage in Peru Recedes in the Short Term

🕔Jun 13, 2018Peru corn imports from the world have more than doubled over the past decade, supported by growing demand primarily for poultry feed. For the past several years, U.S. corn has […]

Growing Corn: Warmer Climate Will Dramatically Increase Yield Volatility

🕔Jun 13, 2018Corn, or maize, is the most widely grown crop in the world. Used in food, cooking oil, industrialized foods, livestock feed and even automobile fuel, the crop is one that […]

USDA Reports Trimmed Soy, Corn Stocks – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018USDA trimmed both 2017-18 (old-crop) and 2018-19 (new-crop) corn and soybean ending stocks in its release of June Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) this month. […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower U.S. Corn Stocks

🕔Jun 12, 2018This month’s 2018/19 U.S. corn outlook is for reduced beginning stocks, lower feed and residual use, greater corn used for ethanol production, and lower ending stocks. Beginning stocks are down […]

Iowa Corn: Buggy Whipping, Twisted Whorls, Yellow Leaves

🕔Jun 6, 2018Over the last week there have been sightings of twisted whorls and buggy whipping or corn leaves. It’s also known as rapid growth syndrome, accelerated growth syndrome, roping, wrapped whorls, […]

Corn Market: Bullish Impact Fades – Large Position Liquidations – DTN

🕔Jun 6, 2018Nearly a month ago, this column showed how corn prices deviated from their usual script and broke higher, thanks to drought in Brazil. (Read that column here) Brazil’s second corn […]

Corn Production: How Competitive is the U.S. vs. Argentina, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine?

🕔Jun 1, 2018Examining the competitiveness of corn production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured. To […]

Kentucky Corn: Erratic Crops in an Erratic Spring

🕔Jun 1, 2018Corn across Kentucky has had a difficult week. Corn looks erratic in many fields, especially in the eastern half of the Commonwealth. Much of the crop is finally large enough […]

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