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Corn Belt to See El Niño Turn Into La Niña, Meteorologist Says By: 02/12/2016 @ 2:07pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)— The coffee shops and elevator lobbies have been buzzing this week ever since the weather experts leaked word that the current El…

Corn, Soybean Markets Close Lower Friday By: 02/12/2016 @ 8:50am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)— On Friday, the CME Group’s corn, soybean, and wheat markets closed lower.At the…

Soybean Sales Beat Expectations as Corn, Wheat Miss By: 02/11/2016 @ 11:37am

Export sales for soybeans beat forecasts while corn and wheat were woefully below expectations.Soybean sales of 666,800…

Collecting Premium, Hedging Higher, or Both By: 02/12/2016 @ 3:46pm

Buyers of call options buy the right, but not the obligation, to be long futures contracts. The level at which they have the right to own futures is called the strike price. For example, someone who buys a…

Hog Prices Went Up a Bit This Week By: 02/12/2016 @ 3:34pm

The noontime expiration on the February came to 65.95. That about hit our projection on the dot. Cash hogs gained 1.21 through the midday report for the week on the Iowa/Minnesota report. Rising hog prices are…

Next Week's Soybean Crush Report Expected To Be Weak, Analyst Says By: 02/12/2016 @ 3:22pm

The bean trade ended the week on a rather quiet note putting in a 7¢ range. The soy oil market continued its move higher following the Malaysian palm oil market higher. This seemed to provide some support to…

Soybean Market Closes 11¢ Higher By: 02/11/2016 @ 8:52am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)— On Thursday, the CME Group’s soybean complex benefitted from a turnaround in soymeal prices.At the close, the March corn futures settled unchanged at $3.60 1/4. March…

Wheat Closes Higher, Off Six-Year Lows By: 02/10/2016 @ 8:52am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)— On Wednesday, the CME Group’s corn market fell for the sixth straight session, while wheat found buying interest to end up.At the close, the March corn futures settled…

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