Commentary

COMMENTARY 6/15/18

Forecasts appear wetter, but also more uncertain now.  Heat, a cool front, and several energy waves lay ahead between now and NEXT weekend. Some scattered showers are expected in the extreme  N, with 1-2″ expected at the most for areas that include our HRW and approx 35-40% […]

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COMMENTARY 6/14/18

Several days of heat begins…..NOW -and over the next 4 – 5 days.  Mainly dry weather is FORECAST to go with it, BUT looking at the radar says something else. IA got wide coverage this am, and now a separate batch is headed our wat from up by Peoria.  S Dakota should see […]

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COMMENTARY 6/13/18

Hot and mostly dry for the next several days.  Heat is then expected to slowly break once we get into next week.  GREAT weather for srw harvest to get rolling.  Starting to see some initial TW issues, but it is still VERY early!   CORN DOWN 1 Funds turned sellers […]

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COMMENTARY 6/12/18

Hot weather this week and more chances for additional showers are forecast.  Wheat harvest is approaching rapidly with the hot weather of late!  it’s is advisable to get it cut BEFORE rain has an opportunity to erode the quality!  CORN UP 10 Bullish report!  Funds were buyers of some 25K contracts.  Old crop c/o […]

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COMMENTARY 6/11/18

 Scattered showers are should continue for IN, IL, IA, and the Corn Belt and N Plains through tomorrow then several days of dry, hot weather flex their muscles later this week and then more chances for additional showers are possible. Market believes that widespread dry is unlikely as we get into […]

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COMMENTARY 6/18/18

Widespread coverage of rain spread out over the next two weeks (forecasted), then a chance for some cooler air is thought to move in.   The biggest accums are thought to range 1.75” to 3.50”.  Wonder when some of that is going to come our way?  With wheat harvest ramping up condition-wise, […]

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COMMENTARY 6/7/18

Nice scattered showers have started their trek across the W corn Belt.  Hope we get some here!  Coverage and expected amounts are increasing to 1.50” to 3.00” in the next 7!  Temps ARE warming and getting miserably muggy which IS good for creating storms.  The Delta and S Plains […]

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COMMENTARY 6/6/18

Coverage and expected amounts are increasing to 1.50” to 3.00” in the next 7 to 10 days!  Temps still expected to get warmer as we move through the week, with humidity increasing, hence the increased chance for storms.  The Delta and S Plains, however are forecast to stay […]

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COMMENTARY 6/5/18

Both rain coverage and amounts have increased to 1.25” to 2.50” over the next 10 days for most of the US Belt and spring wheat temps have cooled slightly.  Hot temps to come as the week wears on. CORN UP 3 We reached some technical support yesterday […]

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COMMENTARY 6/4/18

Unstable air masses especially once we get into mid-week. This makes likelihood of some 1 – 2” of accum for a good part of the US with above avg temps into next week. Last half June is still a ways off but at this point, expected to be warm […]

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