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…

The condition ratings of the U.S. crops remain better than normal for this time of year. What is more noticeable than the high Good to Excelle…

One of the biggest hindrances the United States is seeing in the global market is being price competitive with other suppliers. The obvious on…

There is a mixed opinion being formed when it comes to current U.S. weather conditions. Drier forecasts are being made for regions that have b…

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More interest is again being placed on the fringe areas of the Corn Belt, with most on North Dakota. The USDA has cut 2019 corn production in …

Global commodity demand on a whole remains depressed from the COVID-19 outbreak. A big reason for this is the lack of travel and tourism which…

The USDA has released the details of its COVID-19 relief package for U.S. farmers. This package will provide $16 billion for U.S. crop farmers…

The long-awaited May supply and demand report was released with mostly as expected numbers for the United States. On the domestic side, ending…

One hindrance to U.S. corn exports at the present time is quality, especially out of the Pacific Northwest. A reported 94% of the corn being l…

Even though it is early, there are two different patterns developing in the Corn Belt on crop production. Some regions of the Corn Belt are se…

We are starting to see a shift in farmer attitude across the U.S. More farmers are now getting ready for the spring planting season, which wil…