Crops http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/5264/more en National Ag Week 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/national-ag-week-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>National Ag Week is being celebrated March 15-21 all across the United States, with Wednesday, March 18, designated as National Ag Day. As we celebrate National Ag Week, it is a good time to reflect on all the traditions and advancements that help make the U.S. agriculture industry second to none! Here are some interesting statistics about today’s agriculture industry.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/national-ag-week-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/national-ag-week-2015#comments Corn Soybeans Crops Focus on Ag Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:45:00 +0000 96471 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Watch for early corn marketing opportunities http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/watch-early-corn-marketing-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New-crop December corn prices topped $4.30 per bushel in mid-week following a few bull signs from the Jan. 12 USDA crop reports. But that doesn’t generate a strong enough cash price to temp many farmers to make early sales, say two university grain-marketing specialists.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/watch-early-corn-marketing-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/watch-early-corn-marketing-opportunities#comments Corn Marketing Corn Prices Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:41:00 +0000 95481 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Patience at this stage of the game is "best of practice" for most US producers. http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/patience-stage-game-best-practice-most-us-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">After trading to almost $5.15 per bushel (just 17 trading sessions back, on May 6th to be exact) the new-crop DEC14 contract has dropped some $0.60 cents per bushel. I'm not calling this a bottom or looking for a complete turnaround, but I do think</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/patience-stage-game-best-practice-most-us-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/patience-stage-game-best-practice-most-us-producers#comments Corn Marketing Corn Hedges Grain Market Viewpoint Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:07:00 +0000 91351 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Fresh NEW Soybean highs or has the party finally ended??? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/fresh-new-soybean-highs-or-has-party-finally-ended <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> Soybean &quot;technicians&quot; continue to look for the market to tip its hand in one direction or the other as for a clue if we will make another run to fresh NEW highs or has the party finally ended???&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> The old-crop JUL14 contract high of $15.36^6 posted last Thursday might be out of the question, especially if you take into account the upcoming Index roll.</div></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/fresh-new-soybean-highs-or-has-party-finally-ended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/fresh-new-soybean-highs-or-has-party-finally-ended#comments Soybeans Soybean Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 30 May 2014 14:01:00 +0000 91251 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Soybeans: It's only when the tide goes out you discover who was swimming naked http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybeans-its-only-when-tide-goes-out-you-discover-who-was-swimming-naked <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> From what I am hearing most end-users are about 65-75% covered through July but have next to nothing done for August. Obviously <em>everybody is hoping imports</em> will help resolve the situation, but no one is clearly certain about how this game will end.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <p>Soybean traders are digesting the fact the US planting pace is now AHEAD of our traditional average. &nbsp;The USDA released data yesterday showing that 59% of the crop is now planted vs. 41% last year and 56% on average. In addition 25% of the crop is now &quot;emerged&quot; vs.</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/soybeans-its-only-when-tide-goes-out-you-discover-who-was-swimming-naked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybeans-its-only-when-tide-goes-out-you-discover-who-was-swimming-naked#comments Corn Marketing Business Corn Marketing and Promotion Strategy Precipitation Grain Market Viewpoint Wed, 28 May 2014 14:29:00 +0000 91201 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 3 elements of today's soybean market whiplash http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/3-elements-todays-soybean-market-whiplash <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Bears continue to feel the pain and side-effects of Injuries sustained by the sudden and unexpected jerking of the markets higher. I continue to monitor both the NOV14 and NOV15 soybean contracts in hopes of making another round of sales and further reducing downside risk and exposure. </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/3-elements-todays-soybean-market-whiplash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/3-elements-todays-soybean-market-whiplash#comments Marketing Soybeans Business Management Soybean Strategy Grain Market Viewpoint Thu, 22 May 2014 17:02:00 +0000 91111 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn Bulls point to less wheat feeding! Bears are circling the wagons. http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-bulls-point-less-wheat-feeding-bears-are-circling-wagons <div class="node-body blog-body">The bears are arguing this number is too high considering it hasn't been adjusted in months and therefore hasn't fairly taken into account the negative effects and impact of the </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-bulls-point-less-wheat-feeding-bears-are-circling-wagons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-bulls-point-less-wheat-feeding-bears-are-circling-wagons#comments Corn Marketing Corn Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Marketing and Promotion Grain Market Viewpoint Wed, 21 May 2014 14:44:00 +0000 91091 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Persistent soybean bulls push prices higher http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/persistent-soybean-bulls-push-prices-higher <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The soybean bulls are trying to revive the trade on rumors of yet another Argentine strike; data showing better-than-expected U.S. soymeal sales; and extremely tight supplies. As a producer, I continue to hold out hope for new-crop prices to make a run back above $12.50, but I think we are still several weeks away.</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/persistent-soybean-bulls-push-prices-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/persistent-soybean-bulls-push-prices-higher#comments Marketing Soybeans Futures Soybean Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:56:00 +0000 90571 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Is there enough corn export demand? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/there-enough-corn-export-demand <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eastern Europe, South America and other grain-producing regions have scooped up much of the U.S. corn export market after last year’s drought-fueled higher grains prices. “They have geared up for the corn export business,” says Chris Hurt, Purdue University Extension economist. “Our high prices helped unleash the competition. It will be hard to get back to 1.5 billion bushels in U.S. corn exports.”</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/there-enough-corn-export-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/there-enough-corn-export-demand#comments Marketing Corn Import and Export Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:26:00 +0000 84542 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com $4 Corn Price Looks Closer http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/4-corn-price-looks-closer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>There were many who expected December 2013 corn futures prices to already be below $4.50. That was before continued wet weather slowed planting and crop progression. The contract closed Friday at $5. That’s close to $2 below what the old-crop July contract expired at last week. Tight supplies kept old-crop higher.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/4-corn-price-looks-closer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/4-corn-price-looks-closer#comments Corn Marketing Corn Prices Strategy Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:24:00 +0000 81782 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com