Corn, Soybean Acres: Impact of Prevent Plant

🕔Aug 16, 2019The Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture released county acreages for crops and prevent plantings based on acreage reports filed by farmers.  Even though prevent plant […]

USDA Reports Review – Breaking Down the Bearish Surprises – DTN

🕔Aug 14, 2019The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for August was a shock, with corn acreage, yield and production well above pre-report expectations, which sent corn to limit […]

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 […]

NASS Crop Acreage: Corn Up Despite Weather; Soy, Cotton, Wheat All Down

🕔Jun 28, 2019Corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 is estimated at 91.7 million acres, up 3 percent from last year. Compared with last year, planted acres are up or unchanged […]

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 […]

Corn, Soybeans: How Will Late Planting Affect 2019 Acreage?

🕔May 10, 2019In a series of farmdoc daily articles in recent weeks we examined how fast the U.S. corn crop can be planted, the likelihood that the corn crop can be planted this […]

Hubbs on Grain: USDA Reports Provide Surprises for Corn

🕔Apr 1, 2019The USDA’s quarterly Grain Stocks report and annual Prospective Planting report delivered surprises to the corn market.  A greater than expected corn stocks number combined with higher than expected planted […]

Corn Acres Up – Soybean Acres Down for 2019

🕔Apr 1, 2019On March 29, USDA released the much-anticipated Prospective Plantings report revealing farmers’ intentions for planted acreage for principal crops in 2019. Based on responses to a survey conducted during the first two […]

Hubbs on Grain: Illinois – How Many Soybean Acres Do We Need in 2019?

🕔Jan 29, 2019We have reached the time of the year where speculation about acreage for the 2019 crops begins in earnest.  While the number of acres planted to soybeans appears set to […]

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 […]

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