Monthly archive for March 2017

COMMENTARY 3/17/17

N and E Argentina received showers yesterday while Brazil was dry for the most part. Weather is decent for harvest in N Brazil and optimal for pod fill in the S. St Louis river level DROPPING~ at 14.5′ and forecast 12.5‘ by 3/22.  CORN UP 1 A nice, quiet three cent […]

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COMMENTARY 3/16/17

N and E Argentina received showers yesterday while Brazil was dry for the most part. Weather is decent for harvest in N Brazil and optimal for pod fill in the S. St Louis river level DROPPING~ at 14.8′ and forecast 12.2‘ by 3/22.  CORN UP 2 A rather narrow trade […]

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COMMENTARY 3/15/17

Argentina and Central Brazil have decent weather for maturing/harvesting beans this week.  S Brazil has recv’d decent precip to finish pod fill while the N is dry.  More freeze risk is possible especially in the S Wed-Fri. That WAS cold last night!  Brrrrr……. St Louis river level DROPPING~ at 15.2′ and forecast 11.3‘ by 3/22.  CORN UP […]

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COMMENTARY 3/14/17

Argentina and Central Brazil have decent weather for maturing/harvesting beans this week.  S Brazil has recv’d decent precip to finish pod fill while the N is dry.  More freeze risk is possible especially in the S Wed-Fri. The W US HRW areas are still dry for the next week to ten days. St Louis river level DROPPING~ at 15.7′ […]

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COMMENTARY 3/13/17

Argentina and Central Brazil have decent weather for maturing/harvesting beans this week.  S Brazil has recv’d decent precip to finish pod fill while the N is still rather dry. There isn’t much cold damage in the US as the forecasted cold  snap seems to have out-smarted forecasters. But since it is […]

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COMMENTARY 3/10/17

Argentina has a favorable forecast for the next two weeks so wet areas will dry out so fieldwork can resume.  Rio Grande do Sul could get heavy rain between now and Mon and Brazil/Paraguay will have a mix of rain/sun. St Louis river level DROPPING~ at 16.4′ and forecast 14.4‘ by 3/16  CORN DOWN 3 More […]

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COMMENTARY 3/9/17

OUCH!! St Louis river level STEADY~ at 16.2′ and forecast 15.8‘ by 3/13……then DROPPING to 13.2 by 3/18  CORN DOWN 5 The report was bearish.  CONAB raised Brazil’s Production 1.6 MMT from last month to 88.97 MMT.  Rosario raised Argentina’s est 1.5 MMT to 38 MMT and Buenos Aires left Arg Prod unchanged at 37 MMT.  Today’s […]

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COMMENTARY 3/8/17

Heavy rain for significant areas of Argentina today/tomorrow, then a drier/cooler period.  Heavy rains also affect Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, but most areas will be fairly dry until Mon/Wed.  Wacky weather changes in store for our US wheat areas with rain/snow possibilities. St Louis river level RISING~ at 15.9′ and forecast […]

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COMMENTARY 3/7/17

Brazil should turn drier over the next 10 days, with exception to N Para and S to Rio Grande do Sul where heavier accum has been.  Heavy rain is in store for Argentina Wed/Thu and again Sun/Mon. St Louis river level RISING~ at 15.8′ and forecast 16.7‘ by 3/13.   CORN DOWN 2 After Asian Bird Flu, […]

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COMMENTARY 3/6/17

Brazil should turns drier over the next 10 days, with exception to N Para and S to Rio Grande do Sul where heavier accum has been.  Truck traffic has gotten back to normal for the most part from the last high water. St Louis river level RISING~ at 15.4′ and forecast 16.7‘ by […]

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