Corn, Soybeans: Prices Highest Since Ethanol Boom – Looking at Market Factors – DTN Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
After seven years of low to nonexistent profit margins, first-generation Kentucky farmer Ryan Bivens is looking forward to better revenue. However, he worries rising input costs will eat away at […]

Soybeans: The (Absence of a) Weather Risk Premium in New-Crop Futures Prices Jun 28, 2021

🕔Jun 28, 2021
A recent farmdoc daily article considered whether new-crop corn futures price behavior in the pre-harvest period is consistent with the presence of a growing season weather risk premium. The basic idea […]

Spring Wheat: Severe Drought Continues Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
Hard red spring (HRS) futures rose $0.85 week-over-week to close at $8.10 per bushel on Friday, June 4, a level nearly $3.00 more per bushel than they were a year […]

Corn Market: Weather Risk Premium in New-Crop Futures Prices Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
As spring planting nears completion in much of the corn belt, attention turns to the weather and its impact on crop yields and prices. Market analysts often speak of a […]

World Wheat Market Factors to Watch in New U.S. Marketing Year Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
The first predictions for global wheat supplies and demand in the new U.S. marketing year (June 1, 2021, to May 31, 2022) are in. Most estimates call for relatively stable […]

USDA Reports Neutral for Soybeans, Bearish for Wheat, Corn – DTN May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
While the May USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report featured little earth-shattering news for soybeans, it was new-crop December corn futures that reacted in a dramatically bearish […]

Corn, Soybeans: Chances of Lower Harvest Time Prices on 2021 Futures Contracts May 12, 2021

🕔May 12, 2021
Prices on 2021 harvest-time futures contracts are above $6.00 per bushel for corn and $14.00 per bushel for soybeans, well above most prices since 2013. Some farmers express concerns about […]

Corn Market: Exports Drive Demand as Available Supply Diminishes Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
Introduction Spring planting continues across the Midwest United States. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported corn plantings as a percentage of planting expectations of 17 percent for the week of […]

Corn, Soybeans: How Do USDA Planted Acreage Revisions Affect Price, Planting Progress? Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
The USDA Prospective Plantings report on March 31st indicated that U.S. farmers this year intended to plant 91.444 million acres of corn and 87.6 million acres of soybeans.  These estimates sent shockwaves through […]

$6 Cash Corn Bids Blanket Midwest – DTN Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
Wonders never cease. On Tuesday, May corn closed above $6.00, the first time for a spot contract since 2013. By Thursday, May corn was at $6.50 1/2, held back by […]

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