Hubbs on Grain: Have Soybean Prices Put in a Low?

🕔Sep 16, 2019Last week’s price rally in the soybean market relied on the prospects of easing trade tensions with China.  The potential for soybean prices to maintain recent momentum depends on developments […]

USDA Reports: No Game Changer – DTN

🕔Sep 13, 2019The Sept. 12 USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for September held little fanfare for traders who had already expected lower yield and production numbers. While corn […]

Wheat Market Looks Grim – DTN

🕔Aug 29, 2019The slow progress and overall lateness of grain crops persists into the late summer of 2019, with the plants never really catching up after their inauspicious start. As of Aug. […]

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, […]

Corn, Soybean Acres: Impact of Prevent Plant

🕔Aug 16, 2019The Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture released county acreages for crops and prevent plantings based on acreage reports filed by farmers.  Even though prevent plant […]

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, […]

Corn, Soybean Prices: A Worst Case Look at 2020, 2021

🕔Aug 14, 2019Prospects are that soybean prices will continue to be low over the next several years, leading to a period of lower farm incomes.  Even given those prospects, prices could go […]

Wheat: Reduced Production Estimates Boost Russian Export Prices

🕔Aug 8, 2019Extremely high temperatures and below-average precipitation levels prompted USDA to reduce its Russian wheat production forecast from 78.0 million metric tons (MMT) in its June World Agricultural Supply and Demand […]

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. […]

Webinar: Corn, Soybeans – Updated Supply, Demand, Price Prospects, Aug. 13

🕔Jul 30, 2019Todd Hubbs and Scott Irwin of the University of Illinois Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday, August 13 to discuss the updated supply […]

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