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Wheat Closes Up; Corn and Soybeans Down By: Wheat continued to crawl up, but corn and soybeans closed the day lower.The December corn futures are trading 3 cents lower at $3.53 per bushel.November soybean futures are trading 1 1/2 cents lower at $9.62…
Midday Report: Markets Continue to Climb By: Crop futures are continuing to climb moving into midday with soybeans jumping double-digits since November options expire Friday.The December corn futures are trading 2 1/4 cents higher at $3.58 per…
Soybeans Up Double-Digits; Watch South America's Weather By: Prices are driving upward across the board this morning with soybeans making a double-digit leap due to November options expiring this Friday.At the open, December corn futures are trading 3 cents higher at…
Early Calls: Prices Up Across the Board By: We're looking for higher prices across the board this morning with soybeans making the biggest jump overnight.Early calls show corn is 2-4 cents higher, soybeans 10-12 cents higher, and wheat 2-4 cents…
Harvest Advances; Price Drop Needed to Stimulate Demand By: As harvest is advancing on this record-large corn and soybean yielding crop, prices are actually rising as South American weather is not conducive to getting the crop planted up to this point.  Corn…
Ukraine Grain Exports To Rise By: In Ukraine, this year’s total grain crop is a record 64 million metric tons. Because of the annexation of Crimea and part of the Lugansk and Donetsk oblasts by Russia, the actual available crop is about 60.5…
Soybeans Close 20¢ Higher Tuesday By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—Slow harvest pace and buyers’ participation have underpinned the CME Group’s soybean rally Tuesday.At the close, the December corn futures settled 7 3/4 cents higher at…
Harvest Pressure Sinks Soybeans By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)— The CME Group’s corn, soybean, and wheat markets finished lower under harvest pressure Monday.At the close, the December corn futures finished 1/4 cent higher at $3.48…
SoyRoy: Harvest and Baseball By: Those of us who mark our age as more than three score and 10 years remember what we were doing during certain history-making events. In my case, one of those events was the San Francisco earthquake of 1989…
Corn, Soybeans Seen Falling Monday By: On Monday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start lower.  The early calls for the commodities on Monday, October 20, 2014, are weaker. Corn is seen opening 4 to…
Hogs: Slaughter Numbers Up, Prices Down By: There is no way of putting it nicely here, this week was a tough one for hog prices. December futures lost $4. Cash pork lost $9. Weekly kills were as you would expect at this time of year. This week wrapped…
Wheat Rally Continues By: Wheat markets went pretty much unscathed this week despite the whipsaws in financial markets. It’s possible that the rally was actually because of the whipsaws, as hedge funds scrambled to exit trades across…
Corn, Soybeans Close Lower Friday By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The CME Group farm markets closed weaker on improved harvest weather Friday.The December corn futures settled 4 1/4 cents lower at $3.48 per bushel.November soybean futures…
Soybeans A Better Deal In 2015? By: Soybean prices have been in a down-slide since late spring. Due to low corn prices, soybeans appear to be a more attractive crop to plant. Put another way, corn is likely losing acres at current price levels…
Corn, Wheat Markets Seen Higher Friday By: The CME Group corn, soybean and wheat markets are poised to start mostly higher.  The Early Calls for the commodities on Friday, October 17,  2014, are mostly higher. Corn is seen opening 1-2…
Soybeans Close 14¢ Higher Thursday By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The CME Group’s corn, soybean and wheat markets closed higher, due to outside money flowing into commodities Thursday.At the close, the December corn futures settled 4…
Thursday's Soybean Market Seen Higher By: On Thursday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start mostly lower.  The early calls for the commodities on Thursday, October 16, 2014, are weaker. Corn is seen…
Corn, Soybeans Close Lower By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)—The CME Group’s corn and soybean markets finished how they started, lower Wednesday.At the close, the December corn futures settled 9 1/2 cents lower at $3.47 per…
Corn, Soybeans, Wheat to Drop Wednesday By: On Wednesday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start lower.  The early calls for the commodities on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, are weaker. Corn is seen opening…
Basis & Carrying Charge: 2 Key Grain Marketing Themes By: This fall, markets responded to record corn and soybean crops in the U.S.: Cash corn and soybean prices fell to the lowest level since 2009. When corn drops below $3.00 per bushel, it is essential that you…
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