As we end 2018, there seem to be more positive developments than negative in agriculture, writes market analyst Ray Grabanski.
This is the rainiest period for South America; January rainfall is usually the peak.
In a quick first reaction to the new bill, there are many good things and improvements.
Currently, markets don't seem too impressed with the negotiations to day, or the potential for them to improve later.
We have gotten tired of hearing it, but really much of the outlook for the market depends upon our export relationship with China, analyst Ray Grabanski says.
We probably should be thankful that things aren’t always easy, that we have some adversity at times because it makes us stronger.
Investors focusing on soybean world numbers know that the only world producers worth following are Brazil, Argentina, and the U.S.
South America is also seeing above-normal precip in the next two-week forecast, with temps above normal in Argentina, below normal in southern Brazil.
This is the first swing back to a conservative, devout Christian politician Brazil has had in decades.
Weather forecasts remain much improved for the Corn Belt the next seven days.