Monthly archive for May 2018

COMMENTARY 5/23/18

The complex weather continues but confidence IS improving as a high pressure sets up in the SE Corn Belt to the S Plains causing rain in the N for the next 7-10 days covering a third of the production belt. Temps should be warmer, especially from KS and S. CORN UP 4 Dryness continues in […]

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BIDS 5/23/18

**Market is inverted. Make SURE you get May contracts in on time!** THINK SAFE! **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 […]

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COMMENTARY 5/22/18

Forecast uncertainty is high all across the US this week.  Preparing early for the big three day weekend ahead! CORN UP 2 Mainly spillover support from wheat as warm/dry weather continues to concern the Canadian, Australian, and Black Sea wheat crops. Some concern over a tightening global production still remain […]

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BIDS 5/22/18

**Market is inverted. Don’t be late with May bean contracts!** KEEP SAFETY FIRST! **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 […]

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COMMENTARY 5/21/18

The Plains got some much needed precip over the weekend!  Forecast uncertainty is high all across the US this week.  Unseasonable mildness is likely to create rain events fro the N Plains, Corn Belt, and Delta through the weekend. Some 43% of US corn was drier than normal over the last […]

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BIDS 5/21/18

KEEP SAFETY FIRST! **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 a 20% reward to cooperatives.  THANKS for your […]

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COMMENTARY 5/18/18

CORN UP 7 It IS officially silly season.  Summer weather forecasts come together with emotion coupled with Chinese trade negotiations and them keeping pressure on N Korea. Today there was an official Chinese government announcement about ending anti-dumping investigation and it releases the deposits paid on milo tariffs.  Gulp! The announcement does […]

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BIDS 5/18/18

KEEP SAFETY FIRST! **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 a 20% reward to cooperatives.  THANKS for your […]

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COMMENTARY 5/17/18

Not one, but TWO rounds of weekend storms for the Dakotas and NE this weekend bringing an inch to 2.5″ in accum.  Cooler temps now than what we went through this last week. CORN DOWN 4 Skepticism from mid session comments on WRT/China trade and N Korea peace.  The […]

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BIDS 5/17/18

KEEP SAFETY FIRST! **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 a 20% reward to cooperatives.  THANKS for your […]

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