Home / Markets / Markets Analysis / Corn market / Early calls higher on crop-stressing weather

Early calls higher on crop-stressing weather

Jeff Caldwell 12/21/2010 @ 8:25am Multimedia Editor for Agriculture.com and Successful Farming magazine.

Crop-stressing weather has the full attention of the grain markets, which again saw sustained strength in the overnight trade leading up to Tuesday.

Early calls are corn 1-3 higher, soybeans 2-4 higher and wheat 2-4 higher, according to private sources.



Weather conditions -- namely drought -- in some key growing regions remains a big driver of the higher prices. And, with light trading volume between now and Christmas, prices look to remain underpinned by this factor through this week, according to a Dow Jones Newswires report.

CancelPost Comment
MORE FROM JEFF CALDWELL more +

Can Technology Offset Declining Farmer… By: 09/23/2014 @ 8:45am The number of farms in the U.S. continued to trend lower, as does the number of farmers. While that…

Midwest Temps Dip; Frost Chances Remain Low By: 09/11/2014 @ 6:29am The system that brought monsoon-type rainfall to parts of the Midwest over the last few days has…

Don't Neglect Safety This Harvest By: 09/10/2014 @ 8:57am Harvest is here (or close, depending on your location). It's about the craziest time of the…

MEDIA CENTERmore +
This container should display a .swf file. If not, you may need to upgrade your Flash player.
What is Hybrid Planting?