Grain Markets: What Are Long-Run Prices? Jun 1, 2022

🕔Jun 1, 2022
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released projected outlays for Federal farm programs from 2021 to 2031. To make these ten-year projections, CBO used estimates of commodity prices over the next […]

Ag Trade: U.S. Wheat Price Projected at Record High, Major Exporters’ Ending Stocks Lowest in a Decade May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
In its monthly Wheat Outlook report on Monday, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) stated that, “The U.S. season-average farm price (SAFP) for 2022/23 is projected to reach a record $10.75 per bushel, supported by tight […]

Prices of Most Fertilizers Continue Rise, Wheat Prices Climb on Supply Concerns May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
DTN writer Russ Quinn reported earlier this week that, “According to retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the fourth week of April 2022, prices are somewhat mixed to end the month of April. “Six […]

Ukraine Planting Area in Focus, as Global Fertilizer Sourcing Evolves Mar 16, 2022

🕔Mar 16, 2022
Reuters News reported yesterday that, “The area sown with Ukraine’s 2022 spring grain crops could fall 39% to 4.7 million hectares due to Russia’s military invasion, the APK-Inform agriculture consultancy said on Tuesday.” ‘After […]

Russian Conflict – Wheat Price Swings Wildly, as Food Inflation and Hunger Concerns Mount Mar 9, 2022

🕔Mar 9, 2022
David L. Stern, Ellen Francis, Ellen Nakashima and Joanna Slater reported on the front page of today’s Washington Post that, “The desperate effort to secure safe passage for civilians trapped in Ukrainian cities […]

Chicago Wheat Sets Record High, as Markets Sort Out Supply Concerns Mar 8, 2022

🕔Mar 8, 2022
Nabih Bulos, Laura King, and Henry Chu reported on the front page of today’s Los Angeles Times that, “A dozen days into a devastating war and a burgeoning refugee crisis, Russian […]

Winter Wheat Basis Crashes as Futures Skyrocket – DTN Mar 7, 2022

🕔Mar 7, 2022
Beginning traders learn the simple math of how to define a basis by taking the cash price (also known as the flat price) minus the futures price. They also learn […]

Ukrainian Farmers Ask – “To Plant or Not to Plant” Mar 7, 2022

🕔Mar 7, 2022
David L. Stern, Joby Warrick, Kareem Fahim, Dan Lamothe and Missy Ryan reported on the front page of today’s Washington Post that, “Russian forces pounded key airfields in central Ukraine and […]

Wheat: “Crazed Cash Market,” Many Elevators Stop Issuing Bids as Futures and Cash Prices Diverge Mar 5, 2022

🕔Mar 5, 2022
Financial Times writer Guy Chazan reported today that, “Russia called a temporary halt to its bombardment of the Ukrainian port of Mariupol on Saturday, enabling thousands of civilians to take advantage of the […]

Wheat Soars to 14-Year High; Surge to $14 Possible, Citigroup Says Mar 4, 2022

🕔Mar 4, 2022
David L. Stern, Alex Horton, Loveday Morris and Cate Cadell reported on the front page of today’s Washington Post that, “Russia has sent nearly all its assembled combat power into Ukraine and […]

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