Monthly archive for March 2018

COMMENTARY 3/29/18

Freight was higher today again, taking its toll on basis values! With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump on Fri.  Producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies without a 20% reward to […]

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BIDS 3/29/18

**With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump Fri.  The playing field has been leveled and producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies without a 20% reward to cooperatives.  THANKS for your support […]

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COMMENTARY 3/28/18

With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump on Fri.  Producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies without a 20% reward to cooperatives.  THANKS for your support and positive attitudes as our elected […]

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BIDS 3/28/18

**AM POWER ISSUES HAVE BEEN RESTORED** **With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump Fri.  The playing field has been leveled and producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies without a 20% reward […]

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COMMENTARY 3/27/18

Yesterday Funds were just light sellers of commodities.  Their overall positions are long 250k yc, long 194k ysb, and long 29k srw contracts. CORN UNCHANGED Mixed. The Stocks and Planting Report is Thursday at 11 AM.  The avg acres guesti-mate is 89.4 in a 87.6-91.0.  Stocks are […]

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BIDS 3/27/18

**With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump Fri.  That item appears to be corrected!  The playing field has been leveled and producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies without a 20% reward […]

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COMMENTARY 3/26/18

After low water, how about another FLOOD watch?!  That will help recharge dry sub soils!  River conditions continue to be a challenge both here AND down at the Gulf. CORN DOWN 3 Nothing real supportive as we seem to be awaiting Thurs’s report and headed into  a […]

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BIDS 3/26/18

**With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump Fri.  That item appears to be corrected!  The playing field has been leveled and producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies without a 20% reward […]

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COMMENTARY 3/23/18

CORN UP 1 Lots of bearish news around today with our nine cent trade range, but we DID close higher at the end.  Talk of tariff issues, government budgetary concerns, and 199A issues all were likely contributors. Export Sales were decent but towards the low side at […]

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COMMENTARY 3/22/18

April across the Central US looks likely for heavy rain for the S Corn Belt as well as the Delta towards the end of next week.  Flooding could be an issue since planting is underway. In SA, last weekend’s rain was disappointing for Argentina.  This weekend storms […]

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