Monthly archive for April 2018

COMMENTARY 4/18/18

The coolness continues making this the coldest April since 1907 for the Corn Belt, but should be followed by more seasonable/mild weather late next week forward.  Except for the rain and snow in N today, the Corn Belt should get a chance to dry out as forecast […]

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COMMENTARY 4/17/18

The coolness continues making this the coldest April in 124 years for the Corn Belt and N Plains. A milder period should develop soon, we hope, improving the chances for some field activity especially in the more S regions! CORN DOWN 2 The forecast for planting improves […]

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BIDS 4/17/18

 **NEXT NGMO YC RUNS IN 2 WEEKS!!**  See Specialty Page! **With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump.  The playing field has been leveled and producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies without […]

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COMMENTARY 4/16/18

Colder than normal for most of the US this week.  That big system over the weekend arrived as promised (though late) dumping snow on the N and getting another foot in the door in presenting the coldest April in 124 yrs. Temps are expected to rebound next […]

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BIDS 4/16/18

  **CHECK OUT THE FRESH NGMO YC PROGRAMS**  See Specialty Page! **With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump.  The playing field has been leveled and producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies […]

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COMMENTARY 4/13/18

A quiet way to end the week and a cool weekend is ahead! In SA, showers are expected for the N half of their double crop corn while the S stays relatively dry. CORN DOWN 2 Quiet. Fund selling. Nearby freight continues to be on a terror […]

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BIDS 4/13/18

HIGH RIVER FREIGHT ISSUES ARE BECOMING INFLAMED.  SEVERAL RESTRICTIONS/CLOSURES TAKING PLACE.  **CHECK HOURS CAREFULLY** **CHECK OUT THE FRESH NGMO YC PROGRAMS**  See Specialty Page! **With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump.  The playing […]

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COMMENTARY 4/12/18

GREAT WEATHER!!  But they say it won’t last.  Several large systems pass through the next 10-15 days.  Temps should be slightly below normal and April is likely to rank among the coldest since 1895 for the Corn Belt and N Plains.  In SA, showers are expected for […]

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COMMENTARY 4/11/18

Warmer temps starting tomorrow for the corn belt.  The drought in the S Plains doesn’t get any reprieve.  In SA, a significant drying out is underway for most of the double crop corn in Brazil while rain continues for Argentina. CORN DOWN 2 1/4 favorable weather for […]

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BIDS 4/10/18

**CHECK OUT THE FRESH NGMO YC PROGRAMS**  See Specialty Page! **With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump.  The playing field has been leveled and producers can retroactively sell grain to private companies without […]

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