Monthly archive for April 2016

COMMENTARY 4/29/16

“The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent” –  John Maynard Keynes Widespread rain affects the Plains, Corn Belt, and Delta today and tomorrow.   Temps should stay cool into midweek then followed by a warming across the Plains.  The warming takes place in advance of a larger system that could […]

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COMMENTARY 4/28/16

“The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent” –  John Maynard Keynes Significant rainfall affects much of the N Plains, Corn Belt and Delta into Thursday, but bypasses HRW wheat areas from W Kansas and S.  Another big system comes through over the weekend, bringing more heavy rain to […]

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COMMENTARY 4/27/16

    “The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent” –  John Maynard Keynes Significant rainfall affects much of the N Plains, Corn Belt and Delta into Thursday, but bypasses HRW wheat areas from W Kansas and S.  Another big system comes through over the weekend, bringing more heavy […]

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COMMENTARY 4/26/16

“The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent” –  John Maynard Keynes Significant rainfall affects much of the N Plains, Corn Belt and Delta into Thursday, but bypasses HRW wheat areas from W Kansas and S.  Another big system comes through over the weekend, bringing more heavy rain to […]

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COMMENTARY 4/25/16

“The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent” –  John Maynard Keynes St Louis river level ~EASING @  ~ at 12.4′ and forecast 12.1′ by 4/29.   CORN UP 5 The Funds were back!  It is still dry in N Brazil’s safrinha area but temps have cooled some. Cordonnier lowered his est of Brazil’s total production […]

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COMMENTARY 4/22/16

“The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent” –  John Maynard Keynes Storms are expected heading into the weekend with 1” to 2” amounts for the Southern third of Brazil’s corn area by Mon/Tue and the high temps begin to dissipate. A drier pattern too is developing for Argentina […]

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COMMENTARY 4/21/16

V-O-L-A-T-I-L-T-Y!!!! Some 1 – 2” of rain are forecast to impact the S 35% of Brazil corn areas Mon/Tues as the heat wave comes to an end.  There may still be some rain events affecting Argentina Sun/Mon but beyond should be followed by a dry and unseasonably cool weather.   Scattered storms are in store for much of the Corn […]

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COMMENTARY 4/20/16

The heat wave SHOULD be next week in Brazil, but significant rain is expected to be limited to the southern 30% of winter corn Mon/Wed.  Widespread rain is unlikely for the next two weeks as the drought becomes focused on Goias.  Argentina’s beans are in the wettest since before 1980 (Speedwell Index), […]

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COMMENTARY 4/19/16

E Argentina was pounded with heavy rain last night and more expected this week, THEN drier.  And…. 3/26 – 4/30 is likely to be drier to much-drier than normal for Brazil’s winter corn belt (some 2.00” – 8.00” less rain accum than last year).  No changes expected for the US with pockets of rain affect varying areas of […]

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COMMENTARY 4/18/16

  The heat wave is slated to ends in 7 to 10 days for Brazil by Apr 25 and rains gradually end for Argentina.  Hot and dry weather affects Brazil through at least Sunday, followed by t-storms south next Mon.  In the US, pockets of rain/storms are forecast to […]

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