Monthly archive for July 2018

COMMENTARY 7/20/18

Slightly below normal temps are in store for the next 10 days in the Central US, then warming.  Normal accums of 1 – 2” is expected in the E corn belt. CORN UP 4 Thoughts of more export demand is getting the market excited and on positive NAFTA comments out of Mexico saying […]

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COMMENTARY 7/19/18

Cool weather feels NICE!  Temps will be cooler than normal with showers likely especially for N NE and MN with another 1 to 2″ possible.  N MO caught some much needed showers today as well as the W edge of IL. CORN UP 4 With a National yield of 174, the […]

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COMMENTARY 7/18/18

Cool weather feels NICE!  Temps will be cooler than normal with showers likely especially for N NE and MN with another 1 to 2″ possible.  MI,  N MO, and E KS are the dry spots. CORN UP 1 Quiet.  Very calm on the weather front for the next couple weeks.  Today’s EIA […]

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BIDS 7/17/18

Thanks for a GREAT wheat harvest!! Test Weight of 54.0 or below, or otherwise determined to be expressly low quality, is subject to rejection. ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015** **With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump.  The […]

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COMMENTARY 7/17/18

Cooler days ahead! -and maybe for the next two weeks.  More showers likely as well for the N like NE and MN with another 1 to 2″ possible.  MI,  N MO, and E KS are the dry spots. CORN UP 5 It appears yesterday’s crop ratings was more […]

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COMMENTARY 7/16/18

Moderate temps.  Warm here but cooler in the Plains. CORN UNCHANGED Rains over the weekend eased concerns for dry areas.  Nearby forecast is cool and wet, great for ear development.  Today’s Export Inspections were mid range at 47.9 vs expectations of 35 -59 but a bit light of […]

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BIDS 7/16/18

Thanks for a GREAT wheat harvest!! Test Weight of 54.0 or below, or otherwise determined to be expressly low quality, is subject to rejection. ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015** **With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump.  The […]

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COMMENTARY 7/13/18

Temps cooling off a bit more now in forecasts to slightly below normal. Rain accums of 1.5 to 3” is likely especially for the N third of the grain belt. IA and E  NE expecting storms tonight into Sun.  In other areas NOT receiving as much rain, topsoil dryness has been increasing as […]

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BIDS 7/13/18

Thanks for a GREAT wheat harvest!! Test Weight of 54.0 or below, or otherwise determined to be expressly low quality, is subject to rejection. ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015** **With the passage of the omnibus spending bill, the 199A “Grain Glitch” was approved by Senate and signed by Pres Trump.  The […]

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COMMENTARY 7/12/18

More normal temps now expected for the Central US the next two weeks.  Still questionable conditions for N Central MO and W IL but rains are in their forecast.  These ARE critical times for corn fungicide application, finishing pollination and filling kernels with test weight! We could USE another inch.  CORN UP 6 Friendly!  Today’s report brought […]

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