Grain Market Viewpoint http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/73091/feed en Is there still a bullish corn card to be played? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/there-still-bullish-corn-card-be-played <div class="node-body blog-body">Corn continues to trade inside a tight 10ยข range. U.S. exporters were happy to see better than expected weekly corn sales, but there is still talk of traditional buyers like South Korea going to Brazil for supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/there-still-bullish-corn-card-be-played" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/there-still-bullish-corn-card-be-played#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:17:00 +0000 100311 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com After a rough week for soybeans, is the low price in? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/after-rough-week-soybeans-low-price <div class="node-body blog-body">Soybeans continue to trade toward the low end of their range. The bulls are talking about the possibility of an additional 1 million acre reduction in U.S. harvested acreage and that U.S. exports to China might be picking up out of both the Gulf and the PNW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/after-rough-week-soybeans-low-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/after-rough-week-soybeans-low-price#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:07:00 +0000 100221 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn acreage estimates continue to be disputed http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-acreage-estimates-continue-be-disputed <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn continues to show mixed tendencies as the initial FSA numbers and private crop tours leave more uncertainty and ambiguity than solid definitive answers. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-acreage-estimates-continue-be-disputed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-acreage-estimates-continue-be-disputed#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 18 Aug 2015 21:41:00 +0000 100151 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com What's next for the soybean market? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/whats-next-soybean-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean bulls, similar to corn, are having a tough time digesting what appears to be an overly optimistic yield estimate by the USDA. The bulls are also questioning what they believe is a very conservative adjustment to harvested acres. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/whats-next-soybean-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/whats-next-soybean-market#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:47:00 +0000 100111 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Soybean exports fuel bulls' fire http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-exports-fuel-bulls-fire <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean bulls were happy to finally see weekly new-crop export sales above 1.0 million metric tons, which I believe is the first time that&#39;s happened this entire season.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-exports-fuel-bulls-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-exports-fuel-bulls-fire#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:22:00 +0000 99991 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com When will we see a change in soybean market dynamics? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/when-will-we-see-change-soybean-market-dynamics <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The soybean market, similar to corn, is enduring a wave of bearish headwinds created by record supply being harvested once again in South America, a strong U.S. dollar, heavy uncertainty about U.S. export demand and a less fearful U.S. weather forecast. No need to continue rewriting the obvious and old.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/when-will-we-see-change-soybean-market-dynamics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/when-will-we-see-change-soybean-market-dynamics#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:45:00 +0000 99921 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Soybean price uncertainty http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-price-uncertainty <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>U.S. weather and Argentine politics and China provide uncertainty for the soybean market. Soybean acres and yields will be debated in next USDA report.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-price-uncertainty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-price-uncertainty#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Prices Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:32:00 +0000 99851 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Weather uncertainty, production complications support corn prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-uncertainty-production-complications-support-corn-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn bulls are talking about more complications in Europe, continuing uncertainty in the eastern part of the Corn Belt, especially IL, IN and OH, and some recent arising heat and dryness concerns out in the western Corn Belt.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-uncertainty-production-complications-support-corn-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-uncertainty-production-complications-support-corn-prices#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Prices Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21:24:00 +0000 99791 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will soybeans see a late-inning price rally? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-soybeans-see-late-inning-price-rally <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybeans have given back a large portion of the late-June and early-July gains, but I still believe there is room for price appreciation to the upside. I also believe U.S. production still remains a major question mark and the uncertainty could certainly provide us another round of opportunity to reduce more price risk on a late-inning rally.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-soybeans-see-late-inning-price-rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-soybeans-see-late-inning-price-rally#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:55:00 +0000 99421 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Have corn yields stabilized? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/have-corn-yields-stabilized <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn bears are talking about improving U.S. weather forecasts, while the bulls are talking about all-time record heat readings being recorded in France and other parts of Europe. Bottom line: We remain lodged in a weather market, and do not need to keep repeating the same rhetoric.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/have-corn-yields-stabilized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/have-corn-yields-stabilized#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:04:00 +0000 99311 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Don't reduce soybean price risk just yet http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/dont-reduce-soybean-price-risk-just-yet <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Deteriorating crop conditions and weather concerns in U.S. and India are supporting soybean prices right now. Add in prevented plant acres and Chinese demand, and theres more upside risk than downside, says Kevin Van Trump.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/dont-reduce-soybean-price-risk-just-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/dont-reduce-soybean-price-risk-just-yet#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:33:00 +0000 99201 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com USDA adjusts corn, soybean ending stocks; prices react http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-adjusts-corn-soybean-ending-stocks-prices-react <div class="node-body blog-body">USDA Lowers ending stocks for corn and beans, Corn and bean prices go higher as pipeline of grain shrinks, USDA lowers last years crop, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-adjusts-corn-soybean-ending-stocks-prices-react" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-adjusts-corn-soybean-ending-stocks-prices-react#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 10 Jul 2015 21:20:00 +0000 99181 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will the USDA lower soybean yields in July supply and demand report? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-usda-lower-soybean-yields-july-supply-and-demand-report <div class="node-body blog-body">Soybean bears were happy to see overall soybean crop conditions left unchanged at 63% good/excellent. The bulls, however, are arguing there are still an estimated 14 million soybean acres at risk if you include all the unplanted acres (still over 3 million), those planted but not yet emerged, and those acres which are currently in poor/very poor condition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-usda-lower-soybean-yields-july-supply-and-demand-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-usda-lower-soybean-yields-july-supply-and-demand-report#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:56:00 +0000 99091 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com What's ahead of the USDA report for corn and soybeans? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/whats-ahead-usda-report-corn-and-soybeans <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The soybean story has become much sexier than it was in late May and or early June. Not only is U.S. weather more of a concern, but there is also more talk that the USDA may have overestimated last years production. The corn bulls report too much moisture in many locations is causing shallow root systems and loss of nitrogen. The corn bears continue to talk about the possibility of the USDA delivering a couple of bearish blows in the form of increased planted acreage and record setting quarterly stocks.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/whats-ahead-usda-report-corn-and-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/whats-ahead-usda-report-corn-and-soybeans#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:02:00 +0000 98981 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 3 Factors pointing to less soybean acres http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/3-factors-pointing-less-soybean-acres <div class="node-body blog-body">As a producers, I believe the best-of-practice is to remain patient and keep all hedges in place. Yes, there could be some upside movement as thoughts about acres are readjusted, but I'm just not sure we can sustain much of a longer-term upside rally without some type of more negative headlines out of South America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/3-factors-pointing-less-soybean-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/3-factors-pointing-less-soybean-acres#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 16 Jun 2015 22:14:00 +0000 98621 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com