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Dec. 12 - Anyone Notice Yesterday’s WASDE Report?
December 12, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are all in the green this morning as the complex rebounds from a relatively quiet WASDE report, albeit it was viewed as bearish.
Dec. 10 - Grain Markets Reverse Ahead of WASDE
December 10, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly lower ahead of tomorrow’s December WASDE report, with wheat prices the most notable, pulling back from its significant gains on Friday.
Dec 3 - Grain Markets Pop on U.S.-China Trade War Truce
December 03, 2018 Brennan Turner
Hard red spring wheat and canola prices are the only things in the green this morning for grain markets as we flip the calendar to December 2018.
Nov 14 - Grain Markets Try to Look Past Bearish Stocks
November 14, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are all in the green as the commodity complex rebounds a bit from yesterday, driven by a sell-off in oil prices.
Nov 7 - November WASDE Remains After U.S. Midterm Elections
November 07, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green ahead of tomorrow’s November WASDE and after last night’s U.S. mid-term elections.
Nov 5 - Corn Futures Feeling Pressure of 2019 Acres?
November 05, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning all slightly in the red with soybean and corn futures continuing their pullback from Friday’s morning highs ahead of tomorrow’s U.S. mid-term election.
Nov 2 - Soybean Prices Rally into November
November 02, 2018 Brennan Turner
Soybean prices are leading grain markets higher this morning, following yesterday's gains on news that the trade war may end soon.
Oct 15 - Grain Markets Move on From the October WASDE
October 15, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are slightly in the red as the complex continues to work through the October WASDE numbers and into Harvest 2018 delays.
Oct 9 - U.S. Wheat Exports Slowed by Dollar (or Something Else?)
October 09, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are slightly lower as the complex tries to factor a strong U.S. Dollar weigh on wheat exports, but not so much for corn.
Oct 4 - Grain Markets Pricing in Harvest Pain
October 04, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are all in the green this morning, as the complex tries to rebound from yesterday’s farmer selling and profit-taking.
Oct 2 - Slowing Crop Progress, Trade War
October 02, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are slightly in the red as the complex pulls back from the big gains made yesterday on slower crop progress and a new NAFTA being signed.
September 27: Corn Exports Help Push Prices Higher
September 27, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
On Thursday, grain prices were mixed after the USDA released its weekly exports report. Corn exports were higher thanks to Mexican demand.
Sept 20 - StatsCan Gives (Usual) Bearish Surprise
September 20, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly down after yesterday’s day in the green; a bright spot amongst the bearish seasonality and ongoing trade battles.
Sept 14: September WASDE Makes Grain Markets Black Out
September 14, 2018 Brennan Turner
The USDA came out on Wednesday with its September WASDE report, which turned out to be one of the most bearish WASDE reports in recent memory, especially for corn and soybeans.
Sept 12 - Grain Markets Anticipate September WASDE
September 12, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mixed this morning ahead of the September WASDE report coming out from the USDA at 12PM EST.
September 11: Soybean Prices Slump Ahead of WASDE Report
September 11, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices retreated ahead of tomorrow’s release of the September WASDE report. Analysts are projecting a record yield for soybeans, which would likely boost U.S. stocks. Here’s your daily recap of grain prices from the Chicago Board of Trade.
Sept 11 - Any Surprises in the September WASDE?
September 11, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices this morning are slightly in the green as, with the September WASDE released tomorrow, traders are jockeying for position
Sept 7 - Grain Markets Uneasy Ahead of WASDE
September 07, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are all in the red as the complex continues to have a losing first week of September.
Sept 5 - Grain Markets See Volatile September Start
September 05, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices started September trading in the negative yesterday but are bouncing back this morning in a holiday-shortened trading week.
August 28 - Trump, NAFTA, and Subsidies Weigh on Grain Markets
August 28, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are trying to rebound this morning as the prospect of a new NAFTA deal lingers.
Aug 27 - Bearish US Crop Tour Hangover Continues
August 27, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are all in the red as the hangover from a bearish ProFarmer crop tour last week sets in.
Aug 22 - Bearish Crop Tour Weighs on Grain Prices
August 22, 2018 Brennan Turner
Bearish crop tour numbers and debatable Russian wheat rumors are keeping grain markets in the red this morning.
July 2018 Grain Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets took to July 2018 with a bit of rebound, although not without volatility thanks to the weather and trade war talk.
July 2018 Barley Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Barley prices slipped downwards during July 2018 as they faced typical seasonal price pressures amidst some great growing conditions.
July 2018 Canola Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Canola prices dropped in July 2018 as crop conditions and downward pressure from soybeans impacted the value of canola.
July 2018 Spring Wheat Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Spring wheat prices recovered by more than 14% in July 2018, as poor growing conditions increased production risk significantly.
July 2018 Winter Wheat Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Winter wheat prices rallied a bit during July 2018 as global production concerns fuelled a recovery from June’s sell-off.
July 2018 Soybeans Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Soybean prices recovered ever so slightly in July 2018, although trade war talk is still having the most significant influence on markets.
July 2018 Corn Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Corn prices recovered this month after their collapse in June 2018, with weather and trade war talk continuing to influence prices.
July 2018 Durum Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Durum prices slipped downwards during July, due to the likelihood of a bigger than expected North American 2018/19 durum crop.
July 2018 Chickpeas Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Chickpeas prices dropped this month due to continued Indian tariffs on pulses and a large new crop of chickpeas in North America.
July 2018 Lentils Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Lentils prices continued to suffer under strict Indian pulse tariffs. However, we expect India to return to the market in 2018/19.
July 2018 Oats Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Oats prices held relatively steady during July 2018, as oats are one of the few crops that weren’t affected by trade war winds.
July 2018 Peas Prices Recap
August 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Peas prices dipped lower this month due to the effects of seasonal price pressures and India's continued import tariffs on peas.
July 25 - Are We Seeing Artificial Grain Markets?
July 25, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly in the green this morning, with only soybean prices and canola prices pulling back after yesterday’s bullish activity.
July 19 - Grain Markets Try to End Week in Green
July 19, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly mixed this morning as the complex tries to finish the week in the green (which has been seemingly rare lately).
July 16 - Bearish Grain Markets News Finding a July Bottom?
July 16, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are in the red as slow-moving trade talks, strong crop conditions, and bearish technicals are driving bearish sentiment.
June 29 - Grain Markets Ready for USDA, StatsCan Reports
June 29, 2018 Brennan Turner
Except for Kansas City wheat prices, grain markets this morning are in the green ahead of acreage reports out from the USDA and StatsCan.
June 18 - Grain Markets in Unprecedented Territory
June 18, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mixed as the complex continues to digest the flurry of trade and political activity that we saw last week.
June 4 - Grain Markets Sell Off on Rain, Trade Talk
June 04, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are all in the red as the complex continues the sell-off that started late last week.
May 2018 Barley Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Barley prices in the month of May were sideways-to-higher, as malt barley prices went sideways and feed barley prices went higher.
May 2018 Flax Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Flax prices through the month of May saw a little bit of strength as prices on the FarmLead Marketplace hit yearly highs.
May 2018 Peas Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Peas prices over May did fluctuate a bit but ended the month basically where it began. Compared to a year ago, yellow peas prices are down about 25%!
May 2018 Chickpeas Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
Chickpeas prices trended sideways to lower over the past month as a record crop in India and expected larger supplies in 2018/19 helped bears.
May 2018 Lentils Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Sarah Bader
For the month of May, a bearish tinge hung over the head of lentils prices. Again. Read up on what could push lentils prices higher again.
May 2018 Durum Wheat Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
The outlook for durum was neutral this past month. GrainCents readers learned about falling Italian demand, and rising African demand for Canadian durum.
May 2018 Spring Wheat Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Spring wheat prices pushed higher thanks to delays in planting, quality concerns, and questions about the weather heading into the summer.
May 2018 Winter Wheat Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
This month, winter wheat prices found solid gains thanks to ongoing concerns about weather, crop quality, and available supply.
May 2018 Soybeans Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
May 2018 concluded with a selloff of soybean prices and left contracts largely where they began on the first day of the month
May 2018 Canola Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Canola prices moved sideways this month but the overall trend is up. Factors to watch include the size of the US crop, high protein canola, and weather.
May 2018 Corn Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Corn prices finished May in the green thanks to ongoing challenges in South America. We also discussed planting progress and US trade policy.
May 29 - Grain Markets Glowing Green
May 29, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets woke up after the Memorial Day long weekend in the US and are all in the green thanks to ongoing drought concerns!
What Will the Weather Bring This Summer for Farmers?
May 25, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
We break down what farmers can expect this summer, weather-wise. Then, we provide additional insight into managing grain in the summer.
May 24 - Grain Markets Following Lead of Wheat Prices
May 24, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are all in the green as a few different areas of bullish activity are supporting higher prices.
May 17 - Grain Markets Divided on Rains
May 17, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are in the green as the complex tries to rebound from what as a down day for most crops.
May 15 - Crop Progress Surprises to the Upside
May 15, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly in the green this morning, despite a crop progress report that showed a lot of acres in America got planted last week.
May 10 - Big May WASDE Heads for Grain Markets
May 10, 2018 Brennan Turner
Today’s May WASDE is eagerly awaited by grain markets as it’ll give us the first view of 2018/19 crop production.
May 8 - Putting Today’s Grain Markets in Perspective
May 08, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green as the complex tries to rebound from yesterday’s sell-off.
May 7: Grain Prices Plunge Across the Board in Chicago
May 07, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices slumped lower Monday. A selloff came as markets prepare for this week's WASDE report. Here's our daily recap of grain trading.
May 7 - Crop Progress Watched Ahead of Important WASDE
May 07, 2018 Brennan Turner
Ahead of today’s crop progress report, grain prices are all in the red this morning as bullish speculators take some profits off the table.
April 2018 Durum Wheat Prices Recap
May 02, 2018 Adrian Uzea
Durum wheat prices seemed to act in slow motion this month as new significant demand or supply news created market-moving activity.
May 1 - US Crop Progress Supports Grain Markets
May 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Yesterday’s crop progress from the USDA shows that things are still behind and grain markets are starting to pay more attention.
April 30 - Acres Planted (or Not Planted) Becoming Grain Markets Focus
April 30, 2018 Brennan Turner
Going into May, the percentage of acres planted is usually what the market is focusing on but the numbers are there today, so grain prices are in the green.
April 17 - Grain Markets Stage Turnaround Tuesday
April 17, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are all in the green as the complex tries to recover from yesterday’s sell-off as bears took over and bulls hit the sidelines.
April 13 - Grain Markets Spooky on Friday the 13th
April 13, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mixed on this Friday the 13th as a myriad of factors are pushing prices around.
April 12: Soybean Prices Rally on Thursday's Export Report
April 13, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices pushed higher thanks to a strong export figure and optimism that the U.S. will avoid further trade disputes with China.
April 11: Grain Prices Fall in Post-WASDE Selloff 
April 11, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices slipped in Chicago a day after the April WASDE report. The slight downturns come ahead of Thursday's export sales reports.
April 3 - Grain Markets Remain Volatile on Acres, Trade Risk
April 03, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green as geopolitical trade risk and USDA reports jostling for the position of what’s most important to grain prices: supply or demand.
March 29: Soybean Prices Surge After Surprise Acreage Report
March 29, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices shot out of the cannon on Thursday afternoon after the USDA surprised the market with a few unexpected acreage numbers.
March 28: Grain Prices Dip Ahead of Prospective Plantings Report
March 28, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices declined ahead of tomorrow's Prospective Plantings report. Here's what you need to know from Chicago.
March 20 - Grain Markets Seeing Red
March 20, 2018 Brennan Turner
With rains falling in drier places, grain markets saw a significant sell-off yesterday but are trying to rebound this morning and are mostly in the green.
March 19: Soybean Prices and Wheat Prices Crater in Chicago
March 19, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean futures fell to their lowest level since early February as a number of different factors triangulated on the sector. Technical selling accelerated thanks to rising expectations for the size of the U.S. soybean crop and news of rain across Argentina.
New GrainCents Expert Gives Your Grain Marketing More Punch
March 12, 2018 Brennan Turner
If the brain power of Brennan and Garrett weren’t enough grain marketing expertise, we have now added Adrian Uzea to our GrainCents team.
March 5 - For Grain Markets, Trade Trumps Weather
March 05, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are cautiously mixed this morning as trade war talk is trumping a dissipating amount of bullish weather headlines.
March 1 - Watching for Next Clues in Grain Markets
March 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly in the red this morning with canola prices and soybean prices the only members of the complex in the green.
February 14 - Grain Bulls Love the Weather
February 14, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the red as the complex pulls back after two bullish days of trading on Monday and Tuesday.
February 12 - Soy Complex Pushes Grain Markets into the Green
February 12, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are all in the green this morning, led by the soy complex (namely soymeal) as it’s been suggested that Argentina didn’t get enough of a weekend rain that it needed.
February 8: WASDE Report Delivers Mixed Day for Grain Prices
February 08, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
The February WASDE report was released on Thursday. The USDA made a few surprising changes to production numbers in South America.
February 6 - Grain Markets Grasping at Straws
February 06, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green with the focus on the potential for precipitation in North AND South American main grain-growing regions and grain stocks.
January 26: Wheat Prices Rally Friday
January 26, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices popped Friday, while soybeans slumped. The reason: The USDA reported drastically different export figures for wheat and soybeans
January 26 - Grain Prices Try to End Week in Green
January 26, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are somewhat mixed as the complex is trying to finish the week in the green, especially wheat prices!
January 25 - Grain Markets Digest Weaker US Dollar
January 25, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mainly higher thanks to one thing: the US Dollar. The key question now is "how low can it go?"
January 22 - Grain Markets Heating Up the Bears vs Bulls Battle
January 22, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green as North and South American weather premium are supporting the complex.
January 19 - Grain Markets Starting to Track Higher?
January 19, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green in a bit of a risk-off feeling with the US Dollar slightly slower, and equity markets higher.
Instant Reaction to the January WASDE Report
January 12, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Even my one-month-old knows that the USDA isn’t going to do us too many favors. We’re expecting an uptick in global inventory levels, particularly on the wheat side.
January 8: Grain Prices Slump on Broader Supply Concerns
January 09, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
I spent most of November watching corn dance around that $3.50 level, and now my life is starting to feel like the plot of Groundhog Day. With this Friday’s WASDE report in focus, March corn prices fell 4 cents to close the day a tick above $3.47. May corn futures contracts shed 3.75 cents to finish the day at $3.555 per bushel.
January 8 - Grain Markets Trying to Find New Years Legs
January 08, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grains aren't finding its Monday legs after last week's hot start. A bearish market outlook ahead of this Friday's WASDE is mostly to blame
January 4 - Grain Markets Turnaround Thursday?
January 04, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are pulling back from the positive days seen yesterday and Monday, albeit the weather forecast has not really changed. Thus, does the Turnaround Tuesday adage apply to Thursday?
January 3 - Winter Wheat Driving the Bus
January 03, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly in the green following yesterday's activity, led by winter wheat, on weather concerns in both North and South America.
January 2 - In With New 2018 Grain Markets
January 02, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets ended 2017 with some bullish headlines that could support a jumpstart to the 2018 trading year.
December 18: Soybean Prices Slide as Rains Enter Forecast in South America
December 18, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Despite some bullish export numbers from the USDA, today's soybean trade was dominated by headlines out of Argentina. The January contract fell to a three-month low of $9.615 per bushel. The March 2018 contract shed 5.5 cents and closed at $9.725. 
December 14 - Raising Grain Markets Expectations
December 14, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today’s Breakfast Brief looks at grain markets expectations going forward with an interest rate increase, some new wheat trade statistics, and the most important areas of South America that you need to know as it relates to soybean production.
December 8: Making Sense of Grain Prices
December 08, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
I’m going to spend a lot of time today talking about the weather. I know, I know. FarmLead's Doug Kirk and Aaron Secrest here in the states always tell me that’s a sure fire way of letting the audience know that nothing major happened in the markets.
December 1: Grain Prices Rally on Friday
December 02, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Grain traders in Chicago didn’t react to the news that General Flynn may testify against President Trump over potential Russian collusion. Instead, we watched corn prices hit a three-week high, while soybean prices went green thanks to technical buyers. 
November 22: Soybean Prices Rebound Wednesday
November 22, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
December corn prices pushed higher from seasonal lows. Cold weather is also expected to sweep across the Midwest this week, pushing temperatures below 30 degrees.
November 22 - Grain Markets Finding A Turkey Rally?
November 22, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today’s Breakfast Brief looks at whether grain markets can rally through the US Thanksgiving holiday, why wheat had a pretty good day yesterday, and what our expectations should be for corn prices.
November 17 - Weather Keeping Bulls Out of Grain Markets
November 17, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today we look at the impact that weather might have on grain markets over the next few months, namely that in South America. We also dig into any optimism for flax prices, in addition to some early expectations for 2018 American corn and soybean acres. 
November 15 - Bears Are Beating Up Bulls
November 15, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today we look at how much more bearish the grain complex can get and if some seasonal tendencies will get us off the lows that grain prices are sitting on.
November 14 - Grain Markets Gaining An Edge?
November 14, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today the Breakfast Brief looks whether or not grain markets are starting to gain an edge. Namely with the near-completion of US corn harvest and winter wheat seeding campaigns, what's next? We also look at import needs of the Middle East and Africa, and with the introduction of FarmLead's new tool, Price Discovery, how you'll have an edge in your grain marketing.
The Only Way to Know You're Getting the Best Price for Your Grain
November 14, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Price Discovery is the latest tool to help farmers close deals faster. In addition to this tool, FarmLead has also recently unveiled GrainTesting.com, a platform that provides farmers with access to low-cost grain testing services all across North America.
November 13 - A Silver Lining in Pulses, Grain Markets?
November 13, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today we look at soybean and canola prices, the various trade deals going on, and if there are any silver linings in the grain markets, namely pulses. 
November 10 - USDA Raises Ending Stocks...Again
November 10, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today we look at all the happenings (or lack of happenings) in yesterday's November WASDE report. We also discuss where the trade is looking for the next catalyst (P.S. it's not ending stocks) 
Novemer 8: Soybean Prices Tick Higher Ahead of November WASDE Report
November 08, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Ahead of the November WASDE report, soybean prices continued to tick higher. The November contract hit $9.88 after added 2 cents on the day. The January contract is just a 1.5 cents away from $10.00 per bushel. On a day that featured a light schedule of data, traders focused on the ongoing changes in yield expectations among analysts. Here's what else happened during Wednesday's trading session.
November 8 - What's Likely in Tomorrow's November WASDE
November 08, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today's FarmLead Breakfast Brief looks at malt barley prices, what's likely in tomorrow's November WASDE report for soybeans, and if corn prices are going to rally or not.
November 2 - Good Grain Prices Risk Management
November 02, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today's FarmLead Breakfast Brief looks at wheat prices in Australia, some rainfall in Brazil, and if grain markets are accounting for ongoing delays in North America's Harvest 2017.
November 1 - Away with Those Bearish Signals
November 01, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today's Breakfast Brief looks getting out of the bearish month of October, what Argentina's farmers are selling (and not selling), and how Canada and the US are impacted by changes to wheat trade in Africa and the Middle East.
October 31 - Ranking Crops, Year-Over-Year
October 31, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today's Breakfast Brief looks at crop progress in both the US and South America, in addition to changing trade winds in the world of wheat, especially American winter wheat. 
October 27 - Grain Prices Fall After Dollar At Three-Month High
October 27, 2017 Brennan Turner
With the US Dollar at a 3-month high, there is a bit more noise in the grain markets as grain prices pull back and traders are looking for new direction.
October 26 - The Rocket Science of Grain Prices
October 26, 2017 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are continue to the progress of South American planting and North American harvest. Some hiccups that are impacting trade though include the Canadian Loonie, new grain price forecasts, and trade taxes.
October 24: Wheat Prices Push Higher After USDA Report
October 24, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices and corn prices saw an uptick today. The Dow-Jones climbed even higher today as well.
October 24 - Crop Progress Indicates What's Next in Grain Markets?
October 24, 2017 Brennan Turner
The current state of crop progress around the world is behind schedule. That is, the US corn harvest is slow; Brazilian seeding is a bit delayed, and weather is making fall-seeding in Europe a challenge in a lot of places.
October 23: Wheat Prices “Wow” in Chicago Grain Trading
October 23, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The speculation complements side bets on whether President Trump will choose a new leader at the Fed or if he will appoint Janet Yellen to another term at the helm.
October 12 - Where Will WASDE Report Take Grain Prices
October 12, 2017 Brennan Turner
The WASDE report will be released at 12 p.m. EST, and farmers across North America will see cash and futures prices for their grain swing based on the numbers. Just a reminder: the WASDE report tracks the October 2017 estimates for global agricultural supply and demand figures. The big numbers that will affect grain prices today are yield expectations.
October 11 - WASDE Report Worries Hit Grain Prices
October 11, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Corn prices and wheat prices retreated Wednesday ahead of the October WASDE report. After the last two reports, it’s fair to argue that everyone is in a bit of a bearish mood ahead of Thursday’s release of the WASDE report. But it’s wasn’t just WASDE jitters that had markets turning red.
October 11 - A Warm-Up to the October WASDE
October 11, 2017 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly in the red this Wednesday morning, despite the somewhat-bullish reports released yesterday. Soy oil and canola aren’t necessarily in that camp though as Malaysian palm oil stocks topped 2 million tonnes for the first time in 19 months. Malaysian palm oil exports also disappointed. This continues to weigh on soy oil and canola prices.
September 29 - USDA Sets Bullish Tone for Corn and Soybean Prices
September 29, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The Quarterly Stocks Report and Small Grains Report came out today and the markets reacted sharply. Corn and soybean prices pulled through, but wheat prices were on the decline.
September 26 - Grain Prices Dip as the U.S. Dollar Hits 2-Month High
September 26, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The U.S. dollar has reached a two month high thanks to the Federal Reserve's statement on Tuesday. But with a strengthened dollar came weakened commodity prices.
Grain Markets Today: Corn and Wheat Prices Push Higher (September 20)
September 20, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat, corn, and soybean prices finally saw an increase today. Trader's focus has turned from the reports to the weather.
September 9 - Soybeans Slide in Friday Trading as Hurricane Irma Fuels Sell-Off
September 09, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices dropped as the selloff continued into Friday. Corn and wheat prices were able to bounce back a bit.
September 5 - Soybeans Surge after Allendale’s Bullish Call
September 05, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices and wheat prices bounced back after the weekend despite there being a selloff in U.S. equity markets.
August 24 - Corn Prices Flat after Latest Crop Tour Results
August 24, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The annual crop tour has been completed. Now it's time to analyze the numbers and see just how accurate was the USDA's WASDE report.
August 23 - A Farm Crop Tour of Averages
August 23, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Markets were relatively flat on Wednesday as people wait for news on the annual crop tour. So far, the tour hasn't revealed many variations from the USDA reports.
August 21 - Spring Wheat Prices Drop Double Digits
August 21, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices finished in the red today. Corn and soybean scouting began on Monday.
August 16 - Soybean Prices Tick Higher, Exports in Focus
August 16, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Focus turned to the release of minutes from the July meeting with the Federal Reserve. The bank can't decide if they want to raise interest rates again. They're also worried about inflation. Despite promises of improved crop conditions, for some the rain came too late.
August 14 - Spring Wheat Continue to Decline
August 14, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean and wheat prices fell once again today. This time, probably from bearish news regarding wet weather forecasts coming into play. The USDA also released its weekly crop progress report.
July 29 - July Corn and Wheat Prices In Review
July 29, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
A review of July included abnormal hot and dry weather, along with dipped canola and corn prices. Wheat experienced a volatile month of prices while soybean and oats prices started to climb.
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