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Wheat Futures Rise as Cold, Drought Threaten U.S. Crop By: 04/17/2014 @ 3:51pm

Wheat futures rose for the third time in four sessions on speculation that cold weather earlier this week and continued dry weather in the U.S. southern Great Plains…

Soy Roy: Rally Ends When Barber Asks About It By: 04/17/2014 @ 2:58pm

Yesterday, I had a phone call from an individual I hear from about once a year. His occupation is remotely connected to…

Market Transitions to New-Crop Contracts By: 04/17/2014 @ 2:54pm

The market is paying attention more and more to the new-crop situation. How much corn is planted? What is the weather…

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Fence Strategy For December Corn Futures By: 04/17/2014 @ 2:49pm

It is not unusual for corn prices to peak sometime in the winter or early spring months. December corn futures bottomed in January at $4.35 and are currently near $5.00. More importantly, it represents an…

Brazil's Corn Production Drop Seen Reversing By: 04/17/2014 @ 9:56am

Two of the most prominent Brazilian economists, José Roberto Mendonça de Barros and Luiz Carlos Mendonça de Barros, created in 1978 a consultancy called MB Associados to advise people interested in…

Corn Ends Lower, Soybeans Mixed By: 04/17/2014 @ 8:38am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Thursday, the CME Group corn markets closed lower, soybeans mixed.The May corn futures contract finished 2 3/4 cents lower at $4.94. The Dec. corn futures finished 2 1/4…

Mixed farm markets seen Thursday By: 04/17/2014 @ 8:05am

On Thursday, the CME Group's corn, soybean and wheat markets are expected to start mostly higher. The early calls for the commodities on Thursday, April 17, 2014, are mostly higher. Corn is seen…

Soybeans Close 17¢ Higher By: 04/16/2014 @ 8:46am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Wednesday, the CME Group's corn, wheat markets came under weather pressure, closing lower.The May corn futures contract settled 6 1/4 cents lower at $4.97. The Dec…

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