Farmers’ Sentiment Steady, Lack of a Farm Bill a Concern – Ag Barometer

🕔Dec 4, 2018The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer November reading was 134, a decline of just over 1 percent from a month earlier when the barometer stood at 136. The November […]

Webinar: 2018 Planting Intentions Report, March 29

🕔Mar 28, 2018Join us on Thursday, March 29 at 4 p.m. CST as Eugene Young and Jarrod Hardke discuss and answer your questions related to USDA’s March 29, 2018 Planting Intentions Report […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Careful Now, Let’s Not Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth.

🕔Jan 6, 2018The cotton market, just like a year ago, continues to demonstrate its desire to move higher. Technicians call the market a strong buy, but the trader in me says it […]

Soybeans: Will Shift in Acreage Impact National Yield in 2017?

🕔Apr 20, 2017USDA’s release of the March Prospective Planting report indicated an increase in planted acreage for soybeans in 2017. At a record high of 89.5 million acres, the report shows approximately […]

Crop Planting Intentions Highlight Land-Use Changes

🕔Apr 17, 2017The end-of-March 2017 wheat planted acreage numbers decreased 8.2 percent from one year ago at 46.1 million acres, driven by poor wheat prices and following a general trend of decreasing […]

Grain Markets: What Do Last Week’s Reports Mean for Corn, Soybean Prices?

🕔Apr 3, 2017On March 31, the USDA released the Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports. The Grain Stocks report gives an opportunity to assess the pace of consumption for corn and soybeans […]

Grain Market: USDA Plantings Report Lit a Fire Under the Bears – DTN

🕔Apr 3, 2017All winter long, there has been a lot of talk about how new-crop grain prices favored soybean acres this spring, and the bearish-leaning nervousness expressed in this week’s soybean trade […]

Arkansas: Acres Shift to More Soybeans, Cotton

🕔Mar 31, 2017Soybeans and cotton acreage are expected to expand in 2017 compared to last year, while rice, corn and grain sorghum acres will slide in a landscape shaped by markets, cost […]

Welch on Grain: Corn Planting Intentions Just Under 90M Acres

🕔Mar 31, 2017Market Situation Prospective Plantings. Corn planting intentions for 2017 came in at 89.996 million acres in today’s Prospective Plantings report. This number was just slightly below the average trade guess […]

Mississippi: Producers Forecast to Grow More Cotton, Less Corn

🕔Mar 31, 2017Strong export demand for cotton and soybean is causing Mississippi producers to shift away from corn and rice as they finalize their planting plans for 2017. The U.S. Department of […]

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