Monthly archive for March 2015

BIDS 03/31/15

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COMMENTARY 3/31/15

BEARISH PLANTINGS/STOCKS REPORT FOR CORN A stormy pattern moves across the Corn Belt and Delta over the next 2 weeks, especially in Delta and SE Corn Belt which is already wet.  Although some rain affects the dry HRW wheat in the Central/Southern Plains, the best chances are just along the […]

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BIDS 03/30/15

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COMMENTARY 3/30/15

~CHILLY soil temps!!  Temps locally are now 36.3 degrees vs 52.1 degress last year, and 62.7 degrees two years ago at this time. Brrrrrrrrrr…… A stormy pattern moves across the Corn Belt and Delta over the next 2 weeks, especially in Delta and SE Corn Belt which is already wet.  Although some […]

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BIDS 03/27/15

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COMMENTARY 3/27/15

Southern US new crop corn and milo planting delays continue. Southern Texas got more rain yesterday and forecasts don’t show warm and dry till early to mid next week.  These areas are less than 10% planted vs being mostly complete in a normal year. Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas not much better.  Some […]

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COMMENTARY 3/26/15

FREIGHT EASIER YET  –  High water on the Ohio and additional sales out of the Gulf have helped boost terminal values just in time as the Mid and Upper Miss open up.  As hoped, conditions continue to stabilize, lending to stronger basis via cheaper freight costs. St Louis river levels  RISING at +10.3 and […]

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BIDS 03/26/15

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BIDS 03/25/15

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COMMENTARY 3/25/15

Monsanto reached a $350K settlement with wheat farmers in seven states yesterday after non-approved GMO wheat was found in Oregon during 2013. The settlement is going to Universities for crop research. Monsanto settled yet another lawsuit connected to the case for $2.4 million back in November.   FREIGHT […]

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