Monthly archive for March 2016

BIDS 3/31/16

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COMMENTARY 3/31/16

The USDA surprised the market today, especially in corn!  Whopping HUGE yc acres came out the highest since 2013 and the second highest on record at 93.6 mill acres.  Neutral Stocks were only slightly higher at 7.808 billion bu.   YSB Acres were 82.2 mill, slightly below the avg […]

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COMMENTARY 3/30/16

Rain forecasts continue to be rather damp from the weekend forward, especially for the Corn Belt and Delta. This same wet system COULD also bring some much moisture to the driest areas of the S Plains.  In SA, a dry spell in Brazil’s winter corn areas is being watched.  Below normal rainfall seems in store for N Brazil for […]

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BIDS 3/29/16

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COMMENTARY 3/29/16

Widespread precip is on tap for the majority of the US through Thursday, especially for the already soaked Delta.  Additional amounts could be between 1 – 2.5″.  The HRW wheat areas need rain as the drought conditions intensify.  The next chance for significant rainfall late next week Apr 7-10. Some  53% of HRW […]

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BIDS 03/28/16

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COMMENTARY 3/28/16

Widespread precip is on tap for the majority of the US through Thursday, especially for the already soaked Delta.  The driest areas of the Plains look to be left out as well, leaving the next chance for significant rainfall late next week Apr 7-10. Some  53% of HRW wheat has been drier than […]

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COMMENTARY 3/24/16

   Most of yesterday’s rain/snow event in the Plains landed N of the dry HRW areas.  So the neediest areas of Central Kansas and S are still dry. Some rain/snow is forecast for the drier areas over the holiday weekend with .20” to .40” likely yet variable. The 12-15 day forecast has the possibility of rain for the Delta, up through […]

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COMMENTARY 3/23/16

Heavy rain and snow affects NE and the N Corn Belt through tomorrow. Once this stormy patch is through with the Midwest other than a few showers,  a cold snap sweeps in for April 1 with frost and freezes potential in the HRW wheat.  Time will tell whether Sun and the next […]

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BIDS 3/23/16

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