What Do $3.80 Corn and $10 Soybean Midpoints Mean for 2018 Crop Revenues?

🕔May 24, 2018The World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report contained its first estimates of 2018/2019 supply and use. Midpoints of their market year average (MYA) prices ranges are $3.80 per […]

Grain Markets: Soybean Prices Focus on Trade and Weather

🕔May 21, 2018Listen to MP3 Podcast Soybean prices moved lower last week despite the positive outlook in the USDA’s May WASDE report. The report, released on May 9, projected that stocks of […]

Wheat Market: U.S. Production Raised Despite Lower HRW Outlook

🕔May 17, 2018With the small, stressed hard red winter (HRW) wheat crop getting the lion’s share of attention, it was an initial surprise to read in USDA’s May World Agricultural Supply and […]

Grain Markets: 2018-19 Outlook for Corn and Soybeans

🕔May 14, 2018The USDA released the first projections for U.S. corn and soybean supply and demand in the 2018-19 marketing year on May 10. Forecasts for both crops indicate lower ending stocks […]

Corn Market: Brazil, Argentina Drought – Someone Wins, Someone Loses – DTN

🕔May 9, 2018Just over four months into 2018 and we have already seen one bullish surprise for corn as drought hit Argentina and took USDA’s estimate of Argentina’s corn crop down, from […]

Grain Markets: Soybean Crush Strength Continues

🕔May 7, 2018Soybean crush levels picked up substantially over the last few months due to strong crush margins. Driven by production issues in Argentina, the increase in crush margin recently is attributed […]

Wheat Tour Scouts Expect Sharply Lower 2018/19 Production

🕔May 3, 2018This week I joined the annual Wheat Quality Council (WQC) Hard Red Wheat (HRW) Tour for an early survey of the new crop. Each year, participants gather in Manhattan, Kan., […]

Texas: Marketing Plans Help Farmers Capitalize on Grain Markets

🕔May 2, 2018The impacts of potential trade tariffs on crops such as soybeans would send ripple effects through other agricultural commodities, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Mark Welch, grains […]

Corn, Soy Prices: ‘New Ball Game Once Growing Season Begins’ – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018We are just past mid-April, and sensing the warmth of a new growing season across the Midwest, we have to say that row-crop prices have done fairly well, considering last […]

Grain Markets: Is Corn Setting Up for a Rally?

🕔Apr 23, 2018Corn futures prices moved lower last week despite the slow pace of corn planting thus far this year. High levels of corn consumption continue to peck away at the corn […]

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