Wheat: Income Potential, Weather Fight Against Winter Seeding Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
With winter wheat prices remaining at or less than the cost of production and with a very wet planting season, it is no surprise that many U.S. farmers chose to […]

Hubbs on Grain: 2 Trade Deals and a Price Drop Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
The signing of the Phase 1 trade deal with China and approval in the Senate of the USMCA last week saw two positive developments on the trade front. Despite some […]

Corn: Record U.S. Production Possible in 2020, Prices to Remain Flat Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
With a whirlwind of trade activity as a backdrop,  commodity market gyrations have made unsettling times for grain producers in Texas and across the nation, but there’s hope those are […]

Corn: Why Are Harvested Acres Always Predictably Lower Than Planted? – DTN Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
There are many unanswerable questions and unknowable answers in this business, so I feel a special sort of relief when someone asks me a question that actually has a straightforward […]

USDA Estimates: Big Numbers, Big Errors, and More Adjustments Ahead – DTN Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
USDA is dealing with the largest numbers it has ever had to deal with. While the flooding reduced this year’s planted acres in several crops, U.S. total supplies are still […]

Corn Basis: Hot Spots, Cold Spots And Maybe Opportunities – DTN Dec 19, 2019

🕔Dec 19, 2019
Countryside corn basis is pretty strong everywhere this December — as a U.S. nationwide average, corn basis bids are about 15 cents stronger than they were at this time last […]

Hubbs on Grain: What Can We Expect for Dec. Corn Stocks? Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
Recent announcements on the completion of a phase one trade deal show promise for stronger corn prices in 2020 despite limited details on the actual outlines of the agreement.  While […]

Grain Markets – 2020 Could Be Short On Bulls – DTN Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
It was a privilege to speak to the members at the Arkansas Farm Bureau convention Wednesday (12/4/19) and I had to admit from the outset that there is simply no […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Price Prospects Moving into 2020 Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019
The two major drivers of uncertainty impacting soybean prices in 2019 appear set to carry over into 2020.  The status of trade negotiations with China continues to move soybean markets […]

Hubbs on Grain: What Can We Expect for 2020 Acreage? Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
The 2019 crop year will live long in the memory.  A record amount of prevent plant acres, delayed harvest, and considerable dismay over USDA reports compounded the uncertainty associated with […]

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