Hubbs on Grain: What to Plant? Looking at Recent Market Developments. Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
The planting season begins another year under considerable uncertainty. While trade issues remain, the continued spread of the coronavirus and the ensuing market collapse complicates an already difficult decision. Projections […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Demand Over the Near Term Mar 16, 2020

🕔Mar 16, 2020
The sharp price drops across equity and commodity markets over recent trading sessions indicate investors foresee a drop off in economic activity over the near term.  Only the duration and […]

Hubbs on Grain: The Pace of Soybean Use Mar 9, 2020

🕔Mar 9, 2020
USDA’s soybean ending stocks forecast of 425 million bushels for the marketing year may show little if any change in the upcoming WASDE report.  Despite the recent strength in soybean […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Use for Ethanol – Prospects for 2020 Mar 3, 2020

🕔Mar 3, 2020
On March 2, the latest USDA Grain Crushing report provides an estimate of corn used for ethanol production in January. In the February WASDE report, the USDA raised corn used […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Prices – Farmer Holding and the Coronavirus Feb 24, 2020

🕔Feb 24, 2020
Old crop corn basis and futures spreads continue to signal a smaller crop scenario than the price levels in the futures market suggest.  Futures price levels reflect the uncertainty associated […]

Hubbs on Grain: 2020 Soybean Price Prospects Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
Soybean prices put in a moderate rally last week. An outlook for a large South American soybean crop and uncertainty of the impact on economic growth associated with the evolving […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Consumption Showing Improvement Feb 10, 2020

🕔Feb 10, 2020
Uncertainties regarding the potential trade deal and coronavirus outbreak remain as negative forces for commodity markets.  Corn prices came through the difficulty relatively well over the last couple of weeks. […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybeans Need Good News Jan 27, 2020

🕔Jan 27, 2020
Soybean futures prices fell again last week on reports of a coronavirus outbreak rattling the Chinese economy and the prospects of a huge Brazilian crop.  A double hit associated with […]

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 […]

Hubbs on Grain: Waiting for the Trade Deal Jan 13, 2020

🕔Jan 13, 2020
The highly anticipated release of USDA’s crop production and ending stocks reports last Friday created a somewhat negative tone in corn and soybean markets. Despite the slightly bearish tilt, prices […]

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