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Market outlook: Great weather, slipping grain prices

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Prices continue to slip lower on the Chicago Board of Trade as the traders get the impression that the weather is perfect and that we will have a record crop. At this point, the traders are right. The crops got planted, although Ohio still has 9 percent to go, 2 percent behind the five-year average. […]

The big news in the corn market comes from China: Corn rejected

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

China has rejected some U.S. corn, not elevators/processors warning farmers: We will not be accepting “grain containing unapproved GMO traits, including Agrisure Viptera (MIR-162) and Duracade.”

Grain prices fall as seed hits the ground

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The planting reality is that we caught up this week in good weather, and if the sun shines and we get a little rain on time, we will continue to expect big crops.

Grain markets drop on planting progress

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The grain market response to the planting progress has been a little ugly.

The lure of the weather market

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Delayed planting across the country has led to a weather market, and that is dangerous for farmers and traders alike.

Good night for a moon view, sort of

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

We took a short ride in the car at 1 a.m., just around the circle drive to prove that even if the moon was overhead of the house, we would never see it in the overcast.

USDA report helps grain market

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

USDA planting report afterglow: Unless there are amazing discrepancies from the expectations, the market spends one day reacting, then we go back to business.

Market Monitor : Volatile week before USDA report

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Grain markets are anxious to find out what the USDA Planting Intentions Report will have say how many corn and soybeans acres are expected for the 2014 growing year.

Bull grain market runs into a fence

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Both the bull action and the bear action in recent grain markets come from the Russian Bear.

Bump in grain prices becoming a rally

Friday, February 28, 2014

All three major commodities on the Chicago Board of Trade have shown signs of an uptrend for a few weeks.

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