Monthly archive for May 2018

COMMENTARY 5/16/18

Widespread rain is in the forecast for the next 12 days as several different systems cross the Corn Belt/Plains.  Accums expected are 1.75” to 3.50”.  The Corn Belt will be relatively dry and making planting progress……until the weekend! Barge freight on the Upper Miss is still pretty tight due to high water.  In SA, cool and dry in Argentina […]

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BIDS 5/16/18

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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BIDS 5/15/18

**Quick-ship premiums ARE out there!**  Let us know if you’re planning on spotting corn nearby so we can help direct you to the best price! 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 […]

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COMMENTARY 5/15/18

Widespread, above normal-type rain is likely for the next 10-14 days as several different systems cross the Corn Belt/Plains.  Accums expected are 1.75” to 3.50”.  The N will be relatively dry until the weekend.  In SA, cool and dry in Argentina and scattered showers will help Brazil’s S corn. CORN UP 5 Technical buying.  We were 62% planted […]

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COMMENTARY 5/14/18

Widespread, above normal-type rain is likely for the next 10-14 days as several different systems cross the Corn Belt/Plains.  High accums expected are 1.75” to 3.50”.  The N will be relatively dry until the weekend.  In SA, cool and dry in Argentina and scattered showers should aid Brazil’s yc.   CORN UNCHANGED Struggled despite significantly higher […]

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BIDS 5/11/18

**Nearby Quick-ship premiums ARE out there!**  So, let us know if you’re planning on spotting corn so we can help you to the highest price! 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 […]

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COMMENTARY 5/11/18

Rather unstable for the Central US the next 10 days with potential for some widespread accum of 1”- 3” mainly focused on the NE Corn Belt. Most areas look to stay relatively dry for 5 to 7 days. CORN DOWN 5 Spill over pressure from beans.  On Mon, we’re expecting […]

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COMMENTARY 5/10/18

Still watching the weather!  There’s no shortage of fieldwork getting done or already done.  Most forecasts look similar to yest. CORN DOWN 1 Planting progress continues.  As for the S/D Report, the Old Crop carryout  was left unchanged at 2.182. New crop carry out was 1.682 vs 2.272 last […]

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BIDS 5/10/18

**Nearby Quick-ship premiums ARE out there!**  So, let us know if you’re planning on spotting corn so we can help you to the highest price! 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 […]

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COMMENTARY 5/9/18

 Overnight forecasts seem to move more to the N.  Let the fieldwork resume!  The US is looking at below normal temps in the N and mild temps in the S. This should encourage the formation of showers for the N from SD to NE.  Next week we have another shot at […]

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