Monthly archive for May 2015

BIDS 05/29/15

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COMMENTARY 5/29/15

A cold front breaks in today, ending the very wet pattern across the Plains.  Temps will turn much warmer next week, shifting the storm track to the north, creating above average rainfall to the Spring wheat in the N Plains. The Central/Southern Plains should be dry into the central Corn […]

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BIDS 05/28/15

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COMMENTARY 5/28/15

More scattered rain chances for the Central US into the weekend.  Then, expect two days of moderate temps with several days of drying.  More scattered storms affect an even larger area later next week into NEXT weekend. St Louis river level STEADY at +23.4 and forecast to be 23.1 by 6/1.  The Fund’s Position:                 Bushels […]

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BIDS 05/27/15

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COMMENTARY 5/27/15

 A large system with a cool front should continue to generate rain chances through the weekend, limiting planting rates and keeping already wet HRW even wetter.  More scattered storms return early next week.  Half of HRW areas of CO, OK, and TX received at least 90 day’s worth of rain the past month. St Louis river level RISING […]

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BIDS 05/26/15

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COMMENTARY 5/26/15

Less rain occurs in the S Plains, but completely dry weather is unlikely.  For the immediate time, scattered showers dot the Corn Belt and Delta over the next 24 hours.  storms will be prevalent  Wed – Sun except for the far north spring wheat areas.  Very warm to occasionally […]

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BIDS 05/22/15

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COMMENTARY 5/22/15

Despite a shift in the storm-track, heat will trigger storms for the Southern Plains. The next 5-7 days look warm/wet for corn acres. St Louis river level EASING at +21.8and forecast to be 17.4 by 5/27. CORN           DOWN 5     Near-record crop ratings are expected on Tuesday.  The warm weather will be great for corn […]

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