Hubbs on Grain: Corn Prices Heating Up

🕔Jul 15, 2019Despite the USDA raising 2018-19 marketing year ending stocks for corn in last Thursday’s WASDE report, corn prices moved higher to end the week.  December corn futures prices returned to […]

Hubbs on Grain: Market Uncertainty Intensifies

🕔Jul 2, 2019On June 28, the USDA released the Acreage and Grain Stocks reports. While the Grain Stocks report provided support for both corn and soybeans, the Acreage report indicated higher than expected corn acres and lower than […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Acreage Report Will Set Price Expectations

🕔Jun 24, 2019The USDA will release the quarterly Grain Stocks report, with estimates of crop inventories as of June 1, and the annual Acreage report on June 28.  The June 1 soybean stocks estimate this year […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Acreage and Stocks – Where Do We Stand?

🕔Jun 17, 2019Corn futures prices rallied about $0.90 per bushel since the beginning of May. The rally reflects expectations that planted acreage will fall well short of March intentions and on yield […]

Hubbs on Grain: U.S. Corn, Soybean Yield Prospects

🕔Jun 14, 2019Market attention continues to focus on the potential size of the U.S. corn and soybean crops. Acreage totals look to remain uncertain for the rest of the year and any […]

Wheat Market: U.S. Exports End Marketing Year Close to USDA Estimate

🕔Jun 14, 2019Despite challenging market factors, U.S. wheat exports for marketing year (MY) 2018/19, which ended May 31, totaled 25.8 million metric tons (MMT) (948 million bushels), in line with USDA’s adjusted […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybeans Face More Acres, Weak Demand

🕔Jun 3, 2019Soybean prices rallied over the last two weeks on planting issues across large swathes of the Corn Belt.  Based on current consumption pace, soybean use this marketing year looks to […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Price Strength Grows on Supply Issues

🕔May 28, 2019Reduced acreage and lost yield potential for the 2019 corn crop look to drive prices higher as the wet weather continues to cover much of the Corn Belt.  The magnitude […]

Hubbs on Grain: Time to Price 2019 Soybeans?

🕔May 22, 2019Recent soybean price volatility highlights the uncertainty underpinning the soybean market.  The sudden drop last Friday gives an indication of the fragility of the current soybean market, in particular.  The […]

Hubbs on Grain: Reconsidering USDA’s Corn Projections

🕔May 13, 2019The USDA’s WASDE report released on May 10 contained updated balance sheet projections for U.S. corn during the current marketing year and the 2019-20 marketing year.  Corn price fell on a forecast […]

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