Monthly archive for January 2018

COMMENTARY 1/31/18

The US will be cold over the next 10 days, but especially to the N and E of driest HRW wheat …..from KS and S.  In SA, Argentine corn and soybean areas are going to be hot and drier the next 10 days as a high pressure suppresses rain, though […]

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BIDS 1/31/18

KEEP SAFETY FIRST!   GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level EASING! at  +4.6′ and forecast to be  4.2, by Fri and 3.0 by Mon. *Back to loading full drafts again (for the time being)! (Note that at “zero” on the river gauge there IS still […]

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COMMENTARY 1/30/17

In SA, Argentina’s forecast is drier and warmer for the next week and a half.  At the same time, N Brazil is expecting now some 6-12″ of rain in the next two weeks! CORN UP 3 Spain bought 132K MT of US corn this am and concerns about SA weather helped pull corn […]

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BIDS 1/30/18

Website IS back UP & RUNNING!! ~again!   GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level RISING! at  +6.1′ and forecast to be  5.4, by Wed and 4.3 by Fri. *Back to loading full drafts again (for the time being)! (Note that at “zero” on the […]

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COMMENTARY 1/29/18

In SA, Argentina’s forecast is drier and warmer for the next week and a half.  At the same time, N Brazil is expecting now some 6-12″ of rain in the next two weeks! CORN UP 2 Our competitor’s Prod estimates look to be coming down and China also reducing acres.  Egypt bought 115 […]

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BIDS 1/29/18

Website IS back UP & RUNNING!! ~again! GOT NGMO’s? See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015** St Louis river level RISING! at +6.1′ and forecast to be 5.4, by Wed and 4.3 by Fri. *Back to loading full drafts again (for […]

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COMMENTARY 1/26/18

River is getting more comfortable with our recent higher levels!  Keep an eye on hours.  Service is still poor due to ice flows and logistic issues. CORN UP 1 Mixed weather forecasts for Argentina as we look forward into Feb.  Freight took a little hike higher as empty barges try to make […]

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BIDS 1/26/18

Website IS back UP & RUNNING!! **Double check hours – some changes for NEXT week.   GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level RISING! at  +2.5′ and forecast to be  5.0, by Mon and 5.5 by NEXT Wed. *Back to loading full drafts […]

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COMMENTARY 1/25/18

Recent GREAT advice:  “Don’t get caught up in seconding guessing decisions which prevents you from making a decision now.” What YOU doing to capitalize on this?  $3.70 old corn is AGAIN attainable for those that didn’t get it forward contracted in the $4.00 – $4.25 range.  We are […]

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1/25/18

–> CHECK THOSE HOURS!! GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level RISING! at  +1.6′ and forecast to be  1.8 by Fri and 2.2 by Mon and 6.1 by NEXT Wed. (Note that at “zero” on the river gauge there IS still water in the river […]

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