Bird Flu, Markets, and Weather, Oh My!
Jeff Caldwell talks about the big stories we are watching on AGRICULTURE.COM for Wednesday, April 22, 2015state of Iowa are going to have to be called after this Avian influenza this bird flu has been found. In this state and so it's it's a sort of the continuation of discoveries of this disease and it
The 'A' List: Weather Shifting and Wheat Prices Doubling?
Three stories on agriculture.com for Thursday, April 16, 2015, from Jeff Caldwell.hand. And with some production problems possibly looming in places like former Soviet Union countries. In Eastern Europe that's that's really breadbasket of Europe there and so in production. Oh loss in that part of the
Fieldwork Means Lower Trade Volume
I apps cuts earlier on Wednesday my favorite basic social farming magazine and agriculture dot com or here. A receiver group floors in Chicago. The traders have gone home for the day but we've been able to kind of pick up the pieces here and kind of sort through the mass and we've had a kind of adollar as a total war between those that think that emergency level interest rates . Our part to lower should raise rates which would make a dollar stronger and knows like me that think that the economy's not doing very well if the Fed is truly dependence. Data dependent the data as that time they should. The hike rates at all so there's a good Tug O war going on there the Fed might do something. Just approved to the Wall Street that others don't charge but the data bears on a different story. We don't have an inflation problem in this country we don't have a lot of those problems rethink that they wanna raise interest rates for but. Do we still think we need an emergency level low. Those were big talks. Let's talk about the fab let's talk about what the weather's going to be like and let's keep an eye on. What's happening when these markets volatilities and right now we have many big surprises. That's it from here on Scott Saudi for success apartment magazine at agriculture back
What You Think vs. What You Want
I've specialty here forces those farming magazine and agriculture dot com on Wednesday that would do week. We finally get down to some business it's horrible had happened today we had some macro things happen at some micro for example let's get the day's price action. Holloway first weeks. Harlanthe stock futures were open and they tumbled on Friday. New York Stock Exchange the cash market they weren't open about time we finished up on Monday. All the cash part of it is march higher
Daily Market Update
Wheat continues to send markets lower. Mike McGinnis gives the commodity prices for Tuesday, April 7, 2015.for corn the may futures finished down today two cents at 383. New crop in December down two as well at 402 and three quarters for the may soybeans down seven and a half cents at 971. And the new crop November. Down five cents at 963. And a quarter. Again we ought might mention here that we had light volume trading inwould come in and buys some old crop soybeans but instead this new crop soybeans was. Mostly ignored. Now the USDA's better than expected weeks. Rating from yesterday's weekly crop progress report. Was seen as bearish a lot of folks going into that report yesterday afternoon were expecting we ratings to drop. And they came in a little bit better than they thought so again that put pressure. Today on the weak market also the market seems to be ignoring the Ohio River flooding . And also the winter kill events that are occurring in the plains week. Pride product so again the wheat market right now
The [A] List: Soybeans Upside and Commodity Classic
Agent called lawyer dire culture dot com with. Big stories we're following here today. Think you should use that Friday February 27. Be low zero. Much of the midwest certainly is here in. Line this morning. Much warmer down in Phoenix terrorism and work money class is going on and that's where ato be really difficult fine now. Whether. Or injuries that trend line corn crop for example as farmers are ours little skeptical too. To make humanity assertions on this but. We do you have some folks thing that. This the yields could be all over the place this year based on sort of conditions right now and it's. Pretty critical letters from the corn crop . Like for example so that's going to be another sort of watch. Moving long term and it's getting a lot of discussion
The [A] List: Higher Grain Prices and Spring Weather Talk
Jeff Caldwell brings the three big stories on agriculture.com for Tuesday, March 3, 2015little bit later spring because it's been so cold. You've got some snow cover when it's going to have to so it's gonna takes warmer temperatures early on industry to really get things. Or kicked him gears now we've received some weather outlooks longer term outlooks will be
The [A] List: Lower Dollar Boosts Grains and Soil Moisture
Jeff Caldwell has the three big stories on AGRICULTURE.COM for Thursday, March 19, 2015it's all based on one monster factor in its US dollar in Federal Reserve . Announced that interest rates will go just not yet and so. They say it's basically the economy the field is not quite strong enough in this.
Let's talk about acres a second
I have especially here for successful farming magazine article that com. At the CME group floors on Wednesday. We've had atomic talk about a little bit of agriculture through a lot more about macroeconomics but let's. Start off with a change the date today. Having had kind of a negative start thistime record low participation. Rate. So we still have problems in the labor market even though we outside headline look numbers look okay but an eagle four of the inflationary numbers Producer Price Index . Consumer Price Index retail sales. We're just not cut the mustard here so that's got the February keep that in mind or your marketing plans
Top Talk: Conservation Payments, Land Rents &Brazil Truck Strike
Agent called lawyer agriculture dot com with our top top items were today. Thursday February 26 and farmers are really starting Cuba. Talked about a lot things. As it pertains to this spring looking ahead. The weather's starting Q program where you come on folks this winner in post reports very. Ason it's starting to really effect. What's moving around in the country government officials have met with some leaders of these. The groups behind the strike. And so we're looking at possibly some negotiations going on