Monthly archive for July 2014

COMMENTARY 7/17/14 CLICK ~READ MORE~ TO SEE ALL OF TODAY’S COMMENTS**

The Russia/Ukraine tensions mount causing a Futures SWELL as a Malaysian jet liner is suspected to have been shot down by a missile mid-day, killing 295 people St Louis river levels EASING at +26.8 ft today and forecast 21.7 by 7/22. The USDA report released on Friday July 11th was bearish.  Corn […]

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COMMENTARY 7/16/14

COMMENTARY The USDA report released on Friday July 11th was bearish.  Corn 13/14 end stocks were up 0.100 at 1.246 and 14/15 end stocks were up 0.075 at 1.801. Soybean 13/14 stocks were up 15 million at 140 and the 14/15 stocks were up 90 million at 415. Wheat stocks for 14/15 […]

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COMMENTARY 7/15/14

COMMENTARY The USDA report released on Friday July 11th was bearish.  Corn 13/14 end stocks were up 0.100 at 1.246 and 14/15 end stocks were up 0.075 at 1.801. Soybean 13/14 stocks were up 15 million at 140 and the 14/15 stocks were up 90 million at 415. Wheat stocks for 14/15 […]

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COMMENTARY 7/14/14

COMMENTARY The USDA report released on Friday July 11th was bearish. Wheat stock for 14/15 was up .086 mil at 0.66. Corn 13/14 end stocks is up 0.100 at 1.246 and 14/15 end stocks is up 0.075 at 1.801. Soybean 13/14 stock is up 15 million at […]

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COMMENTARY 7/11/14

COMMENTARY The USDA report released today was bearish. Wheat stock for 14/15 was up .086 mil at 0.66. Corn 13/14 end stocks is up 0.100 at 1.246 and 14/15 end stocks is up 0.075 at 1.801. Soybean 13/14 stock is up 15 million at 140 and the […]

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COMMENTARY 7/10/14

COMMENTARY The past 24 hours brought showers and temperatures averaged below normal. Light weekend showers are in the forecast for the Corn Belt with rains returning to the southern areas early next week. Unseasonable coolness will dominate the corn and soybean belt through at least July 20, […]

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COMMENTARY 7/9/14

COMMENTARY Cool and unseasonably-cool weather dominates the central U.S. over the next two weeks.  No significant heat through this period based on the high probability for an upper-level system in southeast Canada to funnel coolness south.  This upper-level scenario allows waves cool fronts, triggering thunderstorms in varying areas through the period, resulting […]

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COMMENTARY 7/8/14

COMMENTARY  The overnight saw showers develop from KS to MO, extending into WI with amounts ranging from ¼ to ¾’s of an inch, locally heavier.   There is very little chance for immediate heat stress to U.S. corn and bean crops as the hot upper-level high pressure system will stay too far […]

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COMMENTARY 7/7/14

COMMENTARY  The 4th of July weekend brought showers from the Northern plains into SW IA and N MO with amounts ranging from ½ to 1 ½ inches.  The week will begin with rains over the eastern belt and then dry out by the end of the week […]

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COMMENTARY 7/3/14 **NEW DOUGLAS SRW JUST 10 CENTS UNDER THE RIVER!**

COMMENTARY Thursday’s CBOT activity  ceased at NOON, closing early for the three day holiday weekend. Most grain areas were dry overnight although there were a few ¼” showers around the Lakes and a ¼ to ¾’s in Texas. Forecast temperatures should remain cooler than normal through  mid-month as multiple systems […]

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