Corn Prices and Covid-19 Trends: Plenty Of “Numerical Uncertainty” – DTN Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
For many with an interest in ag markets, this has been another unpleasant week of watching grain and livestock prices slide lower, struggling to find any interest from the demand […]

Cotton: Bales And Bales Of Uncertainty Flood The Market – DTN Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
The worldwide COVID-19 health and economic crisis will make it difficult, but not impossible, for cotton farmers to make a profit this year. John R.C. Robinson, a Texas A&M professor […]

Commodity Markets: Needed Bulls Return – DTN Mar 20, 2020

🕔Mar 20, 2020
Commodity markets finally pushed back Thursday after a week of brutal trading days with futures prices in grains, livestock and energy sectors all ending in the green. Stocks and commodity […]

Big Outside Concerns – Shades of 2008? – DTN Mar 16, 2020

🕔Mar 16, 2020
Watching the week’s news unfold, it was frustrating to helplessly stand by and see corn, soybean and wheat prices fall lower, along with cattle and hogs. Nearly all commodity prices […]

Crop Insurance Guarantees Drop – How To Cope In 2020 – DTN Mar 3, 2020

🕔Mar 3, 2020
Spring crop insurance guarantees for corn and soybeans are the lowest since 2016, which means farmers will have less protection against lower prices in their revenue policies in 2020. At […]

USDA Outlook: How Reasonable Are the Numbers? – DTN Feb 24, 2020

🕔Feb 24, 2020
Coming off 2019 — when USDA made optimistic planting estimates when corn wasn’t planted, counted unharvested corn in fields as part of stored grain, and insisted production reached 13.69 billion […]

Soy, Corn Market: Pat on the Back for Hindsight – DTN Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned my dislike for making predictions, and I won’t repeat the reasons here. But before I declare all predictions worthless, I have to admit […]

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Proposes New Position Limits – DTN Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is taking another stab at establishing position limits in commodity markets, its fourth such attempt since Congress passed the requirement as part of 2010’s financial […]

Commodity Market Optimism Falls with Spread of Chinese Coronavirus – DTN Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
Optimism has fallen out of the commodity and stock markets as the number of infections rise from the coronavirus in China, which has spread to the U.S., Canada and now […]

China Deal: Taking a Closer Look at the Language – DTN Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
As often accompanies political events like the signing ceremony for the phase-one trade agreement with China on Wednesday, Jan. 15, there was a lot of self-congratulating and verbal high fives […]

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