Monthly archive for April 2018

COMMENTARY 4/23/18

After today, limited rain is forecast for most of the Corn Belt and N Plains and then normal precip and a little warmer temps for the first week of May. CORN UP 2 Still seems kind of cool/damp.  River freight continues to weaken as more barges ar […]

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BIDS 4/23/18

 **NEXT NGMO YC RUN STARTS NEXT MON!!**  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 4/20/18

Temps slightly below normal through the end of next week, then a week of more seasonable temps.  Much needed widespread rains of a half to an inch SHOULD fall in the Central and S Plains.  The Delta too is expected to receive 1 – 2” over the […]

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BIDS 4/20/18

 **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 4/19/18

Cool but dry with forecasts promising somewhat more normal temps for next week.  Widespread rain is expected for the Central and S Plains this weekend, while the rest of the US stays mostly dry. CORN DOWN 1 Funds sold another 4k contracts as our forecast looks a […]

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BIDS 4/19/18

 **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 4/18/18

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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