Monthly archive for July 2017

COMMENTARY 7/31/17

CORN DOWN 3 Weaker all day, but off lows as rain and cooler temps are coming out of this week’s weather models. The board has shut off producer movement and basis is starting to pick up the slack.  It has a LONG way to go! Export Inspections, this am were right […]

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COMMENTARY 7/28/17

Another good soaking, unexpected rain las evening for a big portion of our area.  Even the dry spots got a GOOD drink – and it’s a good thing!  Mainly dry, cool weather dominates the Corn Belt for the next 7 to 10 days.  Temperatures should be more normal across the Plains […]

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COMMENTARY 7/27/17

That last night was THE most widespread rain received last night of the season for the entire state!  Our local dry areas actually got good coverage!  Rains should continue to move to the SE as we get into tomorrow and then it’s time for cool, oh, and […]

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COMMENTARY 7/26/17

The meteorologists seem to be getting tired of speculating on the models.  Some decent showers started last night in NE and the dry parts of IA.  The Midwest is dry in MO and IL until a chance this eve into tomorrow.  Some extended models (the 11-15 day) are suggesting more chances of […]

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COMMENTARY 7/25/17

Yesterday’s odd crop ratings are STILL doing some S~H~O~C~K~I~N~G.  A sharp deviation in soil moisture exists as the SW third of the Corn Belt is too dry, while the NE third is now wetter than need be. The models…..some models are showing large, widespread accum of 1-3”for the driest areas, […]

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COMMENTARY 7/24/17

This AINT gonna be boring! The market seems impressed with rain accum from the weekend….but it was NOT widespread and there are many areas still dry. We were impressed with the 108′ deg temp over the weekend, but the market seems not to care.  Cooler temps this […]

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COMMENTARY 7/21/17

Additional showers last night and this am for S Dakota, N IA, MN, and into N IL, IN, and OH.  Heat is taking its toll and we still have another day and a half to go before relief arrives! CORN DOWN 11 The bears were comforted by […]

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COMMENTARY 7/20/17

  More surprise showers popped up this am in the Dakotas and MN.  The heat HAS arrived for the SW half of the Central Belt through SUN, then diminishing next week with a CHANCE for showers. These showers MAY develop along the N edge of the heat.  This market IS infatuated and on the edge of its seat […]

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COMMENTARY 7/19/17

More surprise showers popped up this am in the Dakotas and MN.  The heat HAS arrived for the SW half of the Central Belt through SUN, then diminishing next week with a CHANCE for showers. These showers MAY develop along the N edge of the heat.  This market IS infatuated and on the edge of its seat watching […]

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COMMENTARY 7/18/17

Some surprise showers popped up overnight for the much dry Dakotas.  the heat HAS arrived for the SW half of the Central Belt through SUN, then diminishing next week with a CHANCE for showers. These showers MAY develop along the N edge of the heat.  This market IS infatuated and on the edge of its seat […]

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