Global Markets: Corn – Ethanol and DDGS Buoy U.S. Performance

🕔Jun 12, 2019The United States will continue to face stiff competition from Argentina and Brazil in global corn trade. However, U.S. corn processing capabilities allow for production of fuel ethanol and its […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Sharply Lower U.S. Corn Production

🕔Jun 11, 2019This month’s 2019/20 U.S. corn outlook is for increased beginning stocks and imports, sharply lower production, reduced feed and residual use and exports, and smaller ending stocks. Beginning stocks are […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Price Strength Grows on Supply Issues

🕔May 28, 2019Reduced acreage and lost yield potential for the 2019 corn crop look to drive prices higher as the wet weather continues to cover much of the Corn Belt.  The magnitude […]

Hubbs on Grain: Reconsidering USDA’s Corn Projections

🕔May 13, 2019The USDA’s WASDE report released on May 10 contained updated balance sheet projections for U.S. corn during the current marketing year and the 2019-20 marketing year.  Corn price fell on a forecast […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Increased U.S. Corn Acres Offset Lower Yields

🕔May 10, 2019The U.S. feed-grain outlook for 2019/20 is for larger production and domestic use, lower exports, and greater ending stocks. The corn crop is projected at 15.0 billion bushels, up from […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Fundamentals Showing Weakness

🕔Apr 15, 2019Corn price held steady last week after the bearish WASDE report projected a 200 million bushel increase in 2018-19 ending stocks.  At 2.035 billion bushels, the current ending stocks projection […]

Global Markets: Corn – U.S. Exports Face Stiffer Competition

🕔Apr 10, 2019Combined, four countries (Argentina, Brazil, Ukraine, and the United States) account for nearly 90 percent of global corn exports. While their dominance in global exports continues, prospects for Argentina, Brazil, […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn, Soybean Exports – Where Do We Stand?

🕔Apr 9, 2019As the administration continues to negotiate a trade deal with China, the prospect of a resolution looms larger for corn and soybean export potential in 2019.  Corn exports weakened in […]

WASDE Coarse Grains: Lower U.S. Corn Usage, Increased Ending Stocks

🕔Apr 9, 2019This month’s 2018/19 U.S. corn outlook is for lower feed and residual use, reductions in corn used for ethanol and exports, and larger stocks. Feed and residual use is lowered […]

Ag Economy: Diminished Optimism in the Corn Belt

🕔Apr 1, 2019Flooding and gloomy price prospects for corn and soybeans are diminishing optimism in the Corn Belt as spring planting nears.  Recent news articles continue to discuss the ongoing negative impacts […]

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