Morning Commentary

Morning Commentary
7/20/2018

Sept corn up 1 ¾ at $3.53 Nov beans up 2 ½ at $8.64 The DOW is down USD is weaker Crude oil up $.34 at $69.80 Good morning, Corn prices are higher again this morning and have managed to add about +15 cents this week. Bulls are talking about continued strong demand, rumors that […]

Morning Commentary
7/19/2018

Sept corn down ¾ at $3.465 Nov beans down 4 ¼ at $8.535 The DOW is down USD is stronger Crude oil down $.51 at $68.25 Good morning, Corn bulls want to point towards drought complications in a few areas of the U.S., most of which are in the perimeter or second-tier producing states. There […]

Morning Commentary
7/17/2018

Sept corn up 4 ¼ at $3.46 Nov beans up 5 ¾ at $8.515 The DOW is down USD is stronger Crude oil up $.06 at $68.12 Good morning, Corn prices are slightly higher this morning, as the bulls are hoping the recent -3% drop in crop-conditions is enough to flush a few bears out […]

Health-promoting Phenolic Acids Lost During Food Processing
7/16/2018

In a set of recent studies, University of Illinois scientists reveal what happens to cancer-fighting phenolic acids in corn when it is processed into cornflakes.

Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers
7/16/2018

The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production.

Watch for Grasshopper Population Outbreaks
7/16/2018

Our early prediction of grasshopper populations was that there would be areas where outbreaks would be possible during 2018.

When Are Rescue Treatments Against Japanese Beetles Recommended?
7/16/2018

The increase in Japanese Beetle activity has led to questions from producers regarding thresholds for corn and soybean rescue treatments.

Is White Mold Cause for Concern?
7/16/2018

White mold is one of the most problematic diseases impacting soybean production.

Morning Commentary
7/13/2018

Sept corn down 2 ½ at $3.4325 Nov beans down 8 ½ at $8.4075 The DOW is up USD is stronger Crude oil up $.34 at $70.67 Good morning, It was Crop Report day, and even though there was no yield update, the USDA did make some small tweaks to both old and new crop […]

Morning Commentary
7/12/2018

Sept corn up 2 ¾ at $3.425 Nov beans up 3 ¾ at $8.52 USD is stronger Crude oil up $.61 at $70.99 Good morning, Corn prices are slightly higher to start the day, but all eyes are focused on the USDA report scheduled for release at 11 AM CST. Bears are pointing to ongoing […]

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