Trade Aid – Could We Have Done Better? – Commentary Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Recently President Trump announced a second round of trade mitigation payments bringing the 2-year total to $28 billion. In response to that announcement we have been asked, “Could we have […]

Hubbs on Grain: Have Soybean Prices Put in a Low? Sep 16, 2019

🕔Sep 16, 2019Last week’s price rally in the soybean market relied on the prospects of easing trade tensions with China.  The potential for soybean prices to maintain recent momentum depends on developments […]

Ag Economy: Yield Assessments Uncertain After ‘Planting Season from Hell’ Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Wall Street Journal writer Lauren Silva Laughlin reported earlier this month that, “Losses are popping up in farmers’ income statements and the pain can be seen in the share prices […]

Corn, Soybean Prices: A Worst Case Look at 2020, 2021 Aug 14, 2019

🕔Aug 14, 2019Prospects are that soybean prices will continue to be low over the next several years, leading to a period of lower farm incomes.  Even given those prospects, prices could go […]

WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Production Lowered Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019U.S. oilseed production for 2019/20 is projected at 111.5 million tons, down 4.5 million from last month mainly due to a lower soybean production forecast. Soybean production is forecast at […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Spring Wetness Already Altering Trajectory of 2019/20 Crops Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019USDA lowered its 2018/19 forecast of U.S. soybean exports by 75 million bushels this month to 1.7 billion. Fewer expected exports raise the forecast of season-ending stocks by 75 million […]

Hubbs on Grain: Time to Price 2019 Soybeans? May 22, 2019

🕔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 […]

Midwest Grain: Low Soy Prices Pushing More Acres to Corn – DTN May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019Midwest farmers are doing the unthinkable as the corn-planting window slams shut. Some growers are switching intended soybean acres to corn, or at least thinking about it. Usually the opposite […]

Soybean Prices: What Happens if There is No Chinese Trade Agreement? – DTN May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019It’s not a pretty sight, but let’s consider what soybean prices might look like, should there be no trade agreement with China. You may find this hard to believe, but […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Lower U.S. Soybean Production; Increased Usage May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019The 2019/20 outlook for U.S. soybeans is for higher supplies, crush, exports, and slightly lower ending stocks compared to 2018/19. The soybean crop is projected at 4,150 million bushels, down […]

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