Monthly archive for April 2015

BIDS 04/30/15

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COMMENTARY 4/30/15

 The nearby weather will resemble June more than it does May –> warm and muggy.  The wet forecast through the weekend has LESS chances of rain now and just scattered chances of rain Mon – Wed of next week.  80 deg temps should be common by Sun forward which could […]

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BIDS 04/29/15

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COMMENTARY 4/29/15

A  dry, warm pattern will speed planting through the weekend.  The next possibility to slow planting in the Corn Belt is Sun-Mon as.  Then, conditions are setting up for widespread coverage of rainfall  next Tue-Fri.  Keep those planters running. St Louis river level STEADY/FALLING at +12.1 and forecast to be 9.9 by 5/4. CORN           UP […]

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BIDS 04/28/15

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COMMENTARY 4/28/15

Row crop and spring wheat planting should make great advances into the weekend with dry, warm weather set in.  A few showers unfold in varying areas through Saturday, but most areas receive minimal totals.  Some folks are expecting planting progress at 40 – 50% complete by next Mon. St Louis river level STEADY/FALLING at +11.5 and forecast […]

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COMMENTARY 4/27/15

Drier and warmer each day will be conducive to for planting this week.  A period of mild weather should continue through mid May for the central US.  Widespread coverage of above-average rainfall should benefit newly planted corn in particularly NE, KS, IA, MO and IL next week. St Louis river level STEADY/RISING at +11.7 […]

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BIDS 04/27/15

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BIDS 04/24/15

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COMMENTARY 4/24/15

Funds are SHORT 63,138 contracts of corn (that’s 315 mil bu), SHORT 54,760 contracts (that’s 273 mill bu) of beans (a record), and………drum roll please….SHORT 86,960 contracts (that’s 434 mil bu) of wheat (yet another record). Rain for the weekend across the Corn Belt, and again Mon-Tue from the Plains through […]

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