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Aug 21, 2015

After a rough week for soybeans, is the low price in?

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....More
Aug 18, 2015

Corn acreage estimates continue to be disputed

Corn continues to show mixed tendencies as the initial FSA numbers and private crop tours leave more uncertainty and ambiguity than solid definitive....More
Aug 14, 2015

What's next for the soybean market?

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....More
Aug 07, 2015

Soybean exports fuel bulls' fire

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's....More
Aug 03, 2015

When will we see a change in soybean market dynamics?

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....More
Jul 28, 2015

Soybean price uncertainty

U.S. weather and Argentine politics and China provide uncertainty for the soybean market. Soybean acres and yields will be debated in next USDA....More
Jul 24, 2015

Weather uncertainty, production complications support corn prices1

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....More
Jul 21, 2015

Will soybeans see a late-inning price rally?

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....More
Jul 17, 2015

Have corn yields stabilized?

Corn bears are talking about improving U.S. weather forecasts, while the bulls are talking about all-time record heat readings being recorded in....More
Jul 14, 2015

Don't reduce soybean price risk just yet

Deteriorating crop conditions and weather concerns in U.S. and India are supporting soybean prices right now. Add in prevented plant acres and....More
Jul 10, 2015

USDA adjusts corn, soybean ending stocks; prices react

USDA Lowers ending stocks for corn and beans, Corn and bean prices go higher as pipeline of grain shrinks, USDA lowers last years crop,....More
Jul 07, 2015

Will the USDA lower soybean yields in July supply and demand report?

Soybean bears were happy to see overall soybean crop conditions left unchanged at 63% good/excellent. The bulls, however, are arguing there are still....More
Jun 26, 2015

What's ahead of the USDA report for corn and soybeans?

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
Jun 16, 2015

3 Factors pointing to less soybean acres

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....More
Jun 09, 2015

Is the top end of corn yield already clipped?

corn yields, wet conditions, weather....More
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