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Corn Price Premiums Continue to Fade By: Corn was the primary focus of the agricultural commodity complex beginning in the 2006-07 marketing year and continuing through the 2012-13 marketing year. Corn prices during that period were supported by a…
Soybeans Close 13¢ Lower By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--After starting higher, the CME Group corn, soybean and wheat markets closed lower Tuesday.The Dec. corn futures settled 3 3/4 cents lower at $3.68.Nov. soybean futures…
Stronger Farm Markets Seen Tuesday By: On Tuesday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start stronger. The early calls for the commodities on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, are higher. Corn is seen opening 1 to 2…
Record Corn, Soybean Yields Expected By: Weather remains favorable for most crops. This week's crop ratings show steady or improving conditions throughout most U.S. crops, and that means higher yield potential as measured by Pro Ag yield…
Wheat to See Tight Trading Range, Analyst Says By: Wheat markets moved mostly sideways for the week, helped by a strong day on Thursday following the shooting down of an airliner over Ukraine, only to give all of that gain back on Friday. Harvest is…
USDA Confirms Ideal Crop Conditions By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--Ideal crop weather sent CME Group soybean futures to a double-digit close lower and corn to a 3 1/2-year low Monday.The Dec. corn futures closed 6 1/2 cents lower at…
Farm Markets Seen Dropping 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, July 21, 2014, are weaker. Corn is seen opening 4 to 6 cents…
Who Is the Market Punishing? By: One of my favorite sayings from the “Murphy’s Laws” poster states, “The market punishes those who make mistakes." To those individuals who have never been challenged to make a marketing decision, this…
New Weather Outlook Bogs Down Soybeans By: The soybean market ended the week on a negative note during what was one of the quietest trading days we have seen in a long time. The announced sales of new-crop beans gave the market some support early, but…
Grains Spend Week Fighting to Move Higher By: After heavy pressure for most of July, the farm markets have been trying to use short-covering and demand to propel higher this week.And it looked like that was going to work – until Friday.For the week, the…
Expect Better Grain Demand . . . Just Not Right Away By: Good crop prospects for the U.S. have prices on the slide. As prices move lower, the basic laws of economics suggest an incease in demand. We believe this to be true and expect demand to improve in the year…
Wheat Closes 18¢ Lower By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--After trading higher, the CME Group soybean market closed lower, along with corn and wheat Friday.The Dec. corn futures closed 8 3/4 cents lower at $3.78.Nov. soybean…
Corn Seen Lower, Soybeans Higher Friday By: On Friday, the CME Group's corn, soybean and wheat markets are expected to start mostly lower. The early calls for the commodities on Friday, July 18, 2014, are mostly weaker. Corn is seen opening…
Malaysian Airliner Crash in Ukraine Sends Wheat Market Skyward By: Wheat futures took off Thursday afternoon to close double-digits higher after news that officials suspect rebels shot down a Malaysian airliner over Ukrainian airspace, killing 295 people. The movement of that…
Wheat Takes The Reins To Trade Sharply Higher By: The bouncing around continues in the grain markets, with a quick, sharp turnaround in the wheat market at mid-day.Nearby wheat futures have surged out of the red to trade at 12 1/2 cents higher to $5.50 1/2…
Corn Slips Despite Strong Export Sales Data By: Soybean futures are in the black while corn and wheat have both moved into the red as near-perfect crop weather dominates in critical row crop-growing parts of the U.S., edging out higher weekly corn exports…
Good Times for Livestock Farmers, Tough Times for Crop Farmers By: If you were a livestock producer back in 2012 thinking just crop farming would be a lot easier, think again. You’re in the catbird seat for the next few years while grain farmers endure tighter…
Profit-taking Pushes Corn, Soybeans to Higher Closing Prices Wednesday By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--On Wednesday, the CME Group corn, soybean and wheat markets finished higher on profit-taking of short positions.The Dec. corn futures closed 5 cents higher at $3.86.Nov…
Corn, Soybean Markets Remain Higher By: DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--At mid-session, the CME Group corn, soybean and wheat markets are trading up.The Dec. corn futures are trading 4 3/4 cents higher at $3.86.Nov. soybean futures are trading 9…
Corn, Soybeans to Move Higher Wednesday By: On Wednesday, the CME Group's corn, soybean, and wheat markets are expected to start higher. The early calls for the commodities on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, are stronger. Corn is seen opening 2 to…
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