Grain Markets Show Little Response to USDA Reports – DTN Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
USDA’s Prospective Plantings and March 1 Grain Stocks reports held a few surprises, but market action was a bit subdued on corn and soybeans, while new-crop wheat reacted to the […]

Corn Planting Intentions Beat Expectations; Grain Stocks Fall – DTN Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
USDA on Tuesday released its annual Planting Intentions and quarterly March 1 Grain Stocks reports. According to DTN Lead Analyst Todd Hultman, Tuesday’s Grain Stocks report was bullish for corn, […]

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 […]

Midwest: Planting Decisions in the Face of COVID-19 Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
Trade conflicts, prevented and late planting, and policy innovations have presented a difficult decision-making environment to farmers over the past several years. The decisions for this spring are now drastically […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Profitability and Acreage Shifts Mar 11, 2020

🕔Mar 11, 2020
At its recent Agricultural Outlook Forum, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released estimates of 2020 planted acres in the United States, with both corn and soybean acres increasing from 2019 […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybeans Face More Acres, Weak Demand Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019
Soybean 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: Soybeans – Concerns of More Acres, Weak Exports May 6, 2019

🕔May 6, 2019
Soybean prices continue to fall with indications that a resolution to the trade fight with China may be fading.  Concerns about the potential for more soybean acres and weak export […]

U.S. Corn Acres Down, Soybean Acres Up – Taking a Closer Look Mar 24, 2017

🕔Mar 24, 2017
At its annual Agricultural Outlook Conference in February, USDA projected that planted acres of corn would decrease from 94.0 million acres in 2016 to 90.0 million in 2017, a decrease […]

Corn, Soybeans: Using the Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratio to Predict March Planting Intentions Mar 8, 2017

🕔Mar 8, 2017
The magnitude of U.S. planted acreage of corn and soybeans will be important in determining prices for both crops during the 2017-18 marketing year. Projections of planted acreage are currently […]

Ag Economy Barometer: Producer Sentiment Backs Off from Jan. Peak Mar 7, 2017

🕔Mar 7, 2017
Following three months of strong gains, the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer shifted course during February, declining to a reading of 134 compared to 153 a month earlier. Although the […]

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