Monthly archive for November 2016

COMMENTARY 11/10/16

The liberal media begins promoting lawlessness and riots in the US.  In SA, showers now, but a big planting window is about to open up for Argentina, S Brazil, and Paraguay starting early next week.  Heavy rains are creating issues for NE Brazil but benefitting the 35% of first crop corn and 50% of […]

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COMMENTARY 11/9/16

What a ride! St Louis river level FALLING ~ at 13.0′ and forecast 10.8‘ by 11/14.   CORN DOWN 14 The report was higher in all slots….. except price.  The stock market too had issues today as well, on the first day after the big election.  The US  crop was bigger at […]

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COMMENTARY 11/8/16

The anticipation is building.  Today should be the end of the rain we didn’t need.  In SA, cool fronts should dissipate bringing 2 1/2 – 5″ of widespread coverage for Brazil in the next 10 days. St Louis river level FALLING ~ at 13.4′ and forecast 11.2‘ by 11/11.   CORN […]

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COMMENTARY 11/7/16

Check out our afternoon Harvest Progress below for each commodity.  Scattered showers are forecast for the W Corn Belt today, then mostly dry for the balance of the week.   Temps should be average to above before cooling to normal Sat.  The E Belt has some scattered light showers to contend with tomorrow and […]

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COMMENTARY 11/4/16

The S Plains had rain yest and more is forecasted over the next four days to improve soil moist for winter wheat.  Most of W KS, E CO and N into the Dakotas should be mostly dry with some light,  light, variable showers.  Dry conditions will also increase drought ratings and wheat crop stress in […]

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COMMENTARY 11/3/16

The US received widespread rain from the Upper Midwest, TX and parts of the PNW the past 24 hours.  The S Plains too, are expected to receive much needed rains over the next five days.  In SA, The rains that were seen in E Arg and S Brazil moved to the NE into the main […]

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COMMENTARY 11/2/16

Light to moderate rain tonight for S and E IA and N MO and then across N and Central IL, SE WI, and NW IN, and the S half of MI.   Dry weather is then forecast for the greater W Belt Thurs on.  Temps turn cool for the W starting today, but still warm for the E.  […]

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COMMENTARY 11/1/16

Other than a slight chance of rain Wed into Thurs, most of the Cron Belt is relatively dry and harvestable.  SE IA and Mo are the first to see these sprinkles.  Heavier areas of accum should be N and W.  Temperatures should stay well above normal for the entire area for […]

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