Corn: Here We Go Again – How Long to Plant the U.S. Crop?

🕔Apr 18, 2019USDA’s release of the March Prospective Planting report indicated an increase in planted acreage for corn in 2019.  At 92.8 million acres, the report shows approximately 3.7 million additional acres […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Fundamentals Showing Weakness

🕔Apr 15, 2019Corn price held steady last week after the bearish WASDE report projected a 200 million bushel increase in 2018-19 ending stocks.  At 2.035 billion bushels, the current ending stocks projection […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn, Soybean Exports – Where Do We Stand?

🕔Apr 9, 2019As the administration continues to negotiate a trade deal with China, the prospect of a resolution looms larger for corn and soybean export potential in 2019.  Corn exports weakened in […]

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 […]

Hubbs on Grain: Anticipating March 1 Corn Stocks

🕔Mar 25, 2019The USDA releases an estimate of corn stocks in storage as of March 1.  The Quarterly Grain Stocks estimate provides insight into the pace of feed and residual use and information on […]

Hubbs on Grain: Early Predictions for Prospective Plantings

🕔Mar 18, 2019Uncertainty on trade issues and the subsequent price movements associated with speculation on the topic added a degree of difficulty to acreage decisions this year. The March 29 Prospective Plantings […]

Webinar: Corn, Soybean Prices – Implications of USDA Reports, March 29

🕔Mar 12, 2019Presented by Todd Hubbs, Ag Economist with the University of Illinois, the webinar “Implications of USDA Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings Reports for Corn and Soybean Prices” will be held […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Marketing – Old Crop Concerns vs. New Crop Potential

🕔Mar 5, 2019The midpoint of the 2018-19 marketing year for corn arrived on Friday, March 1.  Typically, the market begins to focus on new crop acreage and production prospects.  Uncertainty regarding trade […]

Hubbs on Grain: Tracking the Pace of Soybean Consumption

🕔Feb 26, 2019Recent developments in trade negotiations with China provided support to soybean prices and raised hopes of reducing the 910 million bushel ending stock projection for this marketing year.  The current […]

Hubbs on Grain: What Can We Expect for Corn Acreage?

🕔Feb 18, 2019Corn prices, since the release of the February USDA reports, remain relatively flat.  The potential for increased corn production in 2019 via higher planted acreage appears to be a significant […]

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