USDA Crop Progress – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2018Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined nationwide last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service’s weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated that 72% […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Lower Amid Steady Crop Ratings

🕔Jul 17, 2018The market was lower overnight as USDA reported unchanged crop condition data in its weekly report. Given the reduction in bales just seen last week in the July supply-demand report, […]

Corn Prices in the Dumps – WASDE Looks Bullish – What Gives? – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2018If we look at Thursday’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report from USDA, especially the world estimates for corn, it is easy to get a bullish feeling for […]

Crop Insurance Fraud: Stamp Farms Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2018One of three men indicted on 14 counts of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and making false statements to attain loans and crop insurance for Decatur, Michigan-based Stamp Farms LLC, […]

DTN Livestock Open: Nearby Gaining on Deferreds

🕔Jul 17, 2018Live and feeder contracts should open unevenly with nearbys gaining on deferreds. Lean hog issues should also start out on a mixed note with new spot August supported somewhat by […]

DTN Grain Open: Row Crops Show Stress, Start Higher

🕔Jul 17, 20186:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was up 3 1/4 cents, November soybeans were up 4 cents, and September Kansas City (HRW) wheat was up 6 1/4 cents. CME Globex […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Launch Week Sharply Higher

🕔Jul 16, 2018Live and feeder contracts closed sharply higher Monday, supported by large cash premiums and aggressive sort covering. Lean hog issues settled lower with fourth quarter prices losing more ground to […]

DTN Cotton Close: Dec. Contract Finishes Lower

🕔Jul 16, 2018December cotton finished fractionally lower on slow volume in Monday’s session. The market essentially see-sawed all day within its 106 point range on a total estimated volume of less than […]

DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Higher, Wheat Lower on Quiet Day

🕔Jul 16, 2018November soybeans gained 11 1/2 cents Monday while September K.C. wheat was down 8 1/2 cents in a quiet day of trading that also saw December corn inch up a […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Gains Sweep Through Cattle Trade

🕔Jul 16, 2018The overall support in cattle markets has taken the entire complex by surprise as live cattle futures have moved from sluggishly traded to strong triple-digit gains during late-morning activity. GENERAL […]

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