Monthly archive for October 2016

COMMENTARY 10/12/16

St Louis river level FALLING ~ at 20.7′ and forecast 15.4‘ by 10/17.   CORN DOWN 8 The report was uneventful (but you couldn’t tell by looking at the board) with the yield coming in close to trade est of 173.4 bpa.  Exports were increased 50 mill for 16/17 leading to a carryout of 2.32 bill […]

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COMMENTARY 10/11/16

The Midwest turns wetter through next week as several systems come in via the PNW and we also warm up.  In SA, Arg, S Brazil, and Paraguay should get much wetter through as several large systems bring rain in, but the N stays dry. St Louis river level FALLING ~ at 22.0′ and forecast 19.2‘ by 10/15.   […]

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COMMENTARY 10/10/16

Above normal temperatures for the Midwest the next 10 days.  Better chances for rain starting mid week.  N Carolina gets a chance to dry out after Mathew.  In SA, normal rainfall is expected for the next 10 days, with Argentina, S Brazil, and Paraguay being the wettest. St Louis river level FALLING […]

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COMMENTARY 10/7/16

Drier and warmer for most of the Central US, but chillier for us here locally as an upper level high keeps humidity low. Hurricane Matthew continues disrupt the SE through the weekend although appears to be less severe than originally feared.   Flooding is still an issue in NC bean areas where […]

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COMMENTARY 10/6/16

Some areas of the NW Belt have received up to 4″ so far and more is possible between now and Fri.  Once we get into the weekend, below normal rain and cool temps are forecasted.  Hurricane Matthew is bearing down on FL and the Carolinas Fri/Sat with Record Breaking Category 4 winds […]

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COMMENTARY 10/5/16

An inch of accum is expected for  IA, WI, KS, MO, and NW IL between now and Fri.  Once we get into the weekend, it is mild BIG TIME with below normal rain and cool temps.  Hurricane Matthew is expected to strengthen and focus on Florida and the Carolinas Fri/Sat and will play havoc […]

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COMMENTARY 10/4/16

The E Corn Belt will have a chance to dry out this week with the W taking its’ turn at being wet, including IA and MN, as well as the Central Plains.  Little rain is expected for the the Delta and lower third of the Belt.  Hurricane Matthew is expected to disrupt […]

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COMMENTARY 10/3/16

The E Corn Belt will have a chance to dry out this week with the W taking its’ turn at being wet, including IA and MN.  Little rain is expected for the the Delta and lower third of the Belt.  Hurricane Matthew may strike the E coast as a severe storm by […]

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