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USDA Raises Cattle Numbers Friday By: 01/30/2015 @ 3:46pm

The beef industry got a surprise on the 2pm Cattle report. Known unofficially as the Cattle Inventory report, it details all cattle alive as of January 1 by sex and…

Marketing Grain With Today's Trends By: 01/30/2015 @ 2:09pm

Agricultural commodities have been on the defensive as of late, more so than probably expected for grains. It is late…

SoyRoy: Transitioning The Farm By: 01/30/2015 @ 1:23pm

There is a lot of talk in the popular farm press about making the business transition between generations of farmers…

Corn, Soybeans, Wheat End Lower By: 01/30/2015 @ 8:46am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—Fund-selling, end of month profit-taking are being blamed for the CME Group’s corn and soybean markets finishing lower Friday.At the close, the March corn futures settled…

Soybean, Corn Markets Close Lower By: 01/29/2015 @ 8:40am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--The CME Group's soybean and corn markets closed lower, ultimately ignoring decent weekly export data Thursday. At the close, the March corn futures closed 1/4 of a…

Market Starter: Corn, Soybean Lows Coming Soon By: 01/29/2015 @ 8:34am

With wheat leading the retreat, Wednesday turned out to be a pretty miserable day for the grains with beans not following too far behind. Realistically with no threat to winter wheat crops around the globe and…

Grain Markets Seen Extending Losses Thursday By: 01/29/2015 @ 7:27am

On Thursday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start lower. The early calls for the commodities on Thursday, January 29, 2015, are weaker. Corn is seen opening 2 to 4…

Market Starter: When Will the 'Negative Psychology' Exit the Grains? By: 01/28/2015 @ 9:28am

There is an old line of sarcasm that says if it weren't for bad luck, I would not have no luck at all.  It would seem we could paraphrase that for the grain and soybeans markets right now and say…

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A Rough Month for Grain Markets

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