Demand is starting to become more of a focal point in today’s markets and price discovery. Demand has been strong to start the marketing year,…

Economists do not believe we are seeing enough rationing in the U.S. soybean market. While soybean futures have rallied to their highest level…

As we start to approach year end, trade is getting a clearer picture of Chinese imports. While Chinese imports are up from a year ago, the cha…

While soybean values have continued to rally in recent weeks, much of the appreciation we have seen in values has been on the nearby contracts…

Harvest has just wrapped up across the United States, but farmers have already marketed a large share of their new cop bushels. This is especi…

Many U.S. farmers have opted to store much of their corn crop as they marketed more soybeans than normal right out of the field. The question …

The United States continues to see limited competition in the global market on corn sales, especially from Ukraine. For the Ukraine marketing …

An underlying factor in today’s trade remains the spread of COVID-19. Several states have now enacted restrictions on non-essential travel and…

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A sizable 2.6 bushel per acre corn yield reduction took place in the November supply and demand report which was enough to decrease production…

The Census soybean crush data for September has been released with a record volume of soybeans being used. For the month U.S. crushers consume…

Analysts are starting to revise their U.S. acreage projections for this coming year given recent market activity. Ever since the October balan…

As corn harvest progresses, we are starting to collect more production data. Yields are starting to have a significant range with reports from…

The corn side of the domestic balance sheets came out mostly as expected in the October update. Corn yield was left nearly unchanged at 178.4 …

Now that harvest is getting underway in the U.S., we are seeing more interest on yields. It is not surprising to see yields that are all over …

The La Nina weather event continues to build and become more of a market factor. Forecasters now claim there is a 75% chance of a La Nina bein…

As harvest picks up across the U.S., so do crop reports. So far, the most attention is on corn. Attention is not just on yield, but crop quali…

Much of the attention in the market is currently on the large new crop soybean demand base we have, but new crop corn sales are also record si…

Basis values are starting to show more volatility which is not uncommon at this time of year. Buyers across the U.S. are now better able to de…

One of the big stories in the market remains the derecho wind event that took place in Iowa. Satellite data shows the event impacted Iowa coun…

Supply and demand is starting to have more of an impact on price discovery. Even though just updated we are seeing several privates release th…

The official U.S. Census export data for the month of June has been released with mixed numbers. Corn exports for the month totaled 198.38 mil…

Trade seems to be paying less attention to U.S. crop ratings this year than those in recent history. One reason for this is that crops are hol…

The majority of the talk surrounding this year’s crop sizes is the reduction of corn acres from March to June. This totaled 5 million and was …

We are at a stage of the growing season when analysts start looking at past years and try to determine what may happen this year on crop devel…

Soil moisture content is starting to become more of a topic in today’s market. While still adequate, there are concerns over what could happen…

The majority of the talk surrounding this year’s crop sizes the reduction of corn acres from March to June. This totaled 5 million and was the…

According to the USDA, U.S. corn stocks as of June 1 totaled 5.22 billion bushels, nearly equal to last year’s inventory, and well above trade…