Hubbs on Grain: Is Corn Bottoming or Taking a Breather? Aug 10, 2020

🕔Aug 10, 2020
The December futures price of corn settled in a range of $3.20 – $3.25 over the last few trading sessions.  Questions regarding a price bottom for corn bubbled up in […]

Wheat Market: Trade Policy, Competitive Prices Support U.S. Export Sales Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
USDA estimates the United States will export 25.9 million metric tons (MMT) of wheat in 2020/21, 2 percent behind last year’s pace if realized. However, two months into marketing year […]

Soybeans: Bearish Market Has One Bright Spot – DTN Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
Tuesday’s corn and soybean prices took hits this week from USDA’s higher good-to-excellent crop ratings and, in the case of corn, revived prospects for a record corn crop this fall. […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Crop Potential Tempering Demand News Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
Soybean prices seem likely to vacillate between news on crop conditions and more robust demand prospects over the near term.  USDA’s Crop Production report, due out August 12, holds the […]

Corn: Basis Levels Largely Ignore Illinois River Closure – DTN Jul 30, 2020

🕔Jul 30, 2020
All basis, like all politics, is local. A spring wheat farmer in Montana probably doesn’t care that corn basis at the Gulf of Mexico is 57 cents over the nearby […]

Corn Market: Will Prices Hit an Early Harvest Low? – DTN Jul 28, 2020

🕔Jul 28, 2020
I apologize to corn producers for rehashing painful topics in 2020, but it’s important to set the stage when talking about corn prices. USDA’s first estimate of U.S. ending corn […]

SRW Wheat: Bullish Supplies for 2nd Consecutive Year – DTN Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Just over a year ago, much of the Midwest was under water and row crops were being planted much later than usual. Many of us were wondering how corn supplies […]

Hubbs on Grain: Revisiting Corn Use for Ethanol Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
Stronger export numbers and lower acreage boosted corn prices since the end of June.  Concerns about demand weakness in ethanol production emerged recently. A recovery in economic activity helped ethanol […]

Grain Markets Suffer Bearish Reaction to USDA Reports – DTN Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
The USDA Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) reports, released Friday, July 10, had a bearish reaction in the markets. In the corn and soy markets, […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Demand Linked to Economic Recovery Jul 13, 2020

🕔Jul 13, 2020
Wet and warm conditions over some key soybean growing regions pressured soybean prices recently.  The prospect of a good soybean crop places added emphasis on demand over the next year.  […]

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