Feed Outlook: Corn Crop Grows on Yield Increase

🕔Aug 21, 2019The 2019/20 U.S. corn crop projection is raised 26 million bushels this month as a 3.5-bushel-per-acre increase in yield to 169.5 bushels virtually offsets a 1.6-million-acre decline in harvested area […]

Hubbs on Grain: Questions About Corn Crop Continue

🕔Aug 19, 2019The USDA’s August crop production forecast delivered a shock to corn markets with much larger production than expected.  Market participants continue to question the size of the 2019 corn crop, […]

Hubbs on Grain: USDA Raises Corn Production Estimate, Lowers Soybeans

🕔Aug 14, 2019The highly anticipated August Crop Production report contained a larger than expected production forecast for the 2019 U.S. corn crop.  Soybean production came in lower on smaller acreage. For corn, […]

USDA Reports Review – Breaking Down the Bearish Surprises – DTN

🕔Aug 14, 2019The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for August was a shock, with corn acreage, yield and production well above pre-report expectations, which sent corn to limit […]

Ohio Corn: Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Fields

🕔Aug 13, 2019Many corn fields are still silking (and some are just past the mid-vegetative stages)….so, it may seem a little early to discuss estimating grain yields. However, according to the most […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Reduced U.S. Corn Demand, Higher Stocks

🕔Aug 13, 2019This month’s 2019/20 U.S. corn outlook is for larger supplies, reduced exports and corn used for ethanol, and greater ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 13.9 billion bushels, up […]

Minnesota Corn: Stress Now Reduces Kernel Number

🕔Aug 6, 2019Much of the corn in Minnesota has finished pollinating and the kernels are in the blister stage. Kernels enter the blister stage at about 12 days after tasseling and the […]

Hubbs on Grain: What’s Going on with Corn Prices?

🕔Aug 6, 2019The December futures price of corn fell back to levels not seen since late May in last week’s trading despite substantial uncertainty regarding acreage and yield for the 2019 crop. […]

Ohio Corn: Pollination to Go Well into Aug.

🕔Jul 30, 2019According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending July 28, 2019, 32% of the state’s corn was silking compared to 75% for the 5-year average. Given the […]

Nebraska Corn: How Extended High Heat Disrupts Pollination

🕔Jul 25, 2019As of July 15, the USDA NASS survey showed 11% of corn was silking, behind 60% last year and the 42% average. Growers with corn fields currently pollinating have been […]

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