3 Big Things Today, Dec. 11

Wheat futures declined overnight on lack of demand, corn and soybeans are seeing strong export sales, and the wet snow that the Southern Plains is seeing may be a benefit to the winter wheat crop.


3 Big Things Today, Dec. 10

Wheat was down overnight, yesterday's WASDE report hardly changed the markets but has farmers watching South America closely, and cold weather is coming for the Southern Plains.


3 Big Things Today, Dec. 9

Grain and soybeans were higher overnight, today's WASDE is expected to be uneventful, and the Pacific Northwest is throwing some wind, rain and snow at the Northern Plains.


Become a Better Marketer by Watching the COT Report

The COT shows the number of contracts held by large speculators, small speculators, and hedgers on a weekly basis. While the report might not be as popular a topic at the coffee shop as grain production, its importance can’t be undervalued. By knowing how


Corn, Soybeans Decline as Export Sales Falter

Corn and soybeans fell as export sales for both commodities declined.

Corn sales of 499,400 metric tons in the week that ended November 26 were down 50% from the prior four-week average, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a report today. Commitments to purchase from U.S. inventories since the start of the marketing year are down 25% from the same time frame a year earlier.