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Apr 11, 2014

Do corn bulls have the upper hand?

Corn bulls look to weather, demand and acreage for higher prices....More
Apr 08, 2014

Is a perfect storm brewing for old-crop soybeans?

Will Tight stocks, Exports, Weather Push Beans to New Highs....More
Apr 01, 2014

Will funds continue to push soybeans higher?

I might be the odd man out on this, but I actually believe one saving grace might be the fact U.S. soybean acres move lower NOT higher. I just think....More
Mar 28, 2014

Will USDA answer soybean stocks questions?

I tend to believe at most, we see an additional 4-5 million acres when compared to last year, when we planted 76.533 million soybean acres. Remember....More
Mar 25, 2014

Money flow, political news, U.S. weather support $5 corn prices

If the Ukraine/Russian conflict intensifies and starts to spook the U.S. equity market, the corn market will also get spooked and corn prices will....More
Mar 18, 2014

3 Keys to bullish soybean prices

Crush numbers, Chinese demand and U.S. weather will push soybean prices above $14....More
Mar 11, 2014

Will South America soybean issues push soybean prices higher?

The Soy Bulls Have Been Running Hard....More
Feb 25, 2014

Soybean bulls see South America crop getting smaller

Soybean bulls are talking more extreme weather conditions in Brazil: dry conditions in some areas and flooding in others. Bottom-line, the trade....More
Feb 13, 2014

Could the bulls come out for corn?

A simple 5-10% reduction in corn yields from the 165 trend-line estimate and we are moving new-crop prices to higher ground. I am always amazed at....More
Feb 11, 2014

ABCs to watch for soybeans

Keep and eye on the ABCs of soybeans this week: Argentina, Brazil and China. After the recent USDA WASDE report, production estimates were lowered in....More
Feb 07, 2014

Old-crop soybean rally could push prices

I have lowered our next new-crop cash sale target down to to the $11.40 level. This might not be low enough, but with Chinese demand for old-crop....More
Jan 28, 2014

South America Issues Support Bean Prices….

Soybean were higher on export inspections being stronger than expected. This signals that Chinese demand remains strong as well as squelching any....More
Jan 21, 2014

Record export pace will increase soybean prices

Record pace will lead soybean prices higher....More
Jan 14, 2014

Corn debate after the USDA report

The Bulls vs. Bears in the Corn market....More
Dec 27, 2013

Can corn demand push prices higher?

Corn prices (despite strong exports and ethanol) continue their downhill struggle, as price in the MAR14 contract has still not traded above $4.50....More
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