Oil Crops Outlook: Higher U.S. Soybean Yields Swell Crop Supplies

🕔Aug 16, 2018USDA’s first assessment of the 2018/19 U.S. soybean crop based on an objective yield survey forecasts a national average yield of 51.6 bushels per acre. On a harvested area estimate […]

Corn, Soybeans: What Are Harvest Prices Looking Like?

🕔Aug 16, 2018The purpose of this farmdoc daily post is to evaluate the market’s current implied price distribution for fall-time corn and soybean prices, and assess the implication for possible levels of crop revenue. […]

USDA Reports Update: Corn, Soybean Yields Raised – DTN

🕔Aug 14, 2018USDA pegged the national average corn yield at 178.4 bushels per acre (bpa), higher than last month’s 174 bpa estimate and the average pre-report estimate. That bumped up estimated production […]

Corn, Soybeans: Large Yield Forecasts Hurt Price Prospects

🕔Aug 13, 2018The USDA August Crop Production report contained larger than expected forecasts for the 2018 U.S. corn and soybean crops.  At 178.4 bushels per acre and 51.6 bushels per acre respectively, […]

WASDE Oilseeds: U.S. Soybean Production Raised on Higher Yields

🕔Aug 10, 2018U.S. oilseed production for 2018/19 is projected at 135.6 million tons, up 7.7 million from last month mainly due to a higher soybean production forecast. Soybean production is forecast at […]

Louisiana Soybeans: AgCenter Economists Foresee Strong Demand

🕔Aug 10, 2018Worldwide demand for U.S. soybeans remains strong in the midst of a trade war, and China still needs America’s soybeans, according to an LSU AgCenter report on trade tensions with […]

Farm Economy Dip – Soy and Corn Prices – KC Ag Credit Survey

🕔Aug 10, 2018The farm economy in the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District dipped in the second quarter of 2018 alongside a sharp drop in the prices of key agricultural commodities. Agricultural credit conditions […]

Farmers Turn Negative: Weak Prices, Trade War – Ag Barometer

🕔Aug 7, 2018Ag producer sentiment fell sharply during July as the impact of commodity price declines and concerns about ag trade prospects weighed on producers’ perceptions of both current and future conditions […]

Grain Market Volatility – No Magic Pill, Hold on to Your Hat – DTN

🕔Aug 6, 2018Part of my job as DTN’s grain market analyst is to keep track of price trends for various markets and let our readers know when those trends change. Most of […]

Cash Rents, 2019: Potential Trade Disruptions Increase Uncertainty

🕔Aug 3, 2018Landowners and farmers will soon begin thinking about setting 2019 cash rent levels with the current trade uncertainty as a backdrop to those rental negotiations.  The possibility of trade disruptions […]

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