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Oct 16 - Crop Progress Report Shows Little Progress
October 16, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the red as the complex weighs slow crop progress in North America, but a fast pace in South America.
Oct 11 - What to Expect in Today’s October WASDE
October 11, 2018 Brennan Turner
Ahead of today’s October WASDE, out at 12 PM Eastern, grain markets this morning are mixed as the complex jockeys for position.
How the New NAFTA Will Impact Grain Prices
October 04, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
NAFTA 2.0 - the USMCA - is here. The obvious questions are (1) what's really changed and (2) how will it impact grain prices?
October 4: Corn Prices Edge Higher With October WASDE in Focus
October 04, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Corn prices ticked higher Thursday as traders and analysts began to speculate on next week’s release of the October WASDE report.
October 2: Wheat Prices Pop as Markets Cheer New Trade Deal 
October 02, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
On Tuesday, markets cheered the death of NAFTA and welcomed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement or U.S.M.C.A.
September 2018 Soybeans Prices Recap - FarmLead (GrainCents)
October 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Soybeans prices finished the month slightly in the green, but are 13% below prices at this time a year ago, thanks to ongoing trade spats.
September 24: Wheat Prices Find Gains from Technical Buying
September 24, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Ongoing trade fears continued to weigh on soybean prices, while wheat prices found gains thanks to another round of technical buying. Both the U.S. and China ramped up their trade spat with a fresh round of tariffs on one another’s products.
September 18: Soybean Prices Continue to Slump in Chicago
September 18, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices pushed lower again Tuesday as traders continue to weigh ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China as harvest period picks up.
Sept 18 - Can StatsCan Take Eyes Off Grain Trade Tensions?
September 18, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mixed this morning ahead of tomorrow’s StatsCan report, with soybean prices again lower thanks to more trade tension.
September 17: Grain Prices Slide Thanks to Harvest Pressures
September 17, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices pushed lower Monday thanks to ongoing harvest pressures and underwhelming numbers from the monthly NOPA Crush Report.
September 12: Instant Reaction to the September WASDE Report
September 12, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
On Wednesday, the USDA released the September 2018 WASDE Report. Overall, this was yet another bearish report for farmers.
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 5: Wheat Futures Slide as Trade Tensions Remain High
September 05, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat futures were back in the red on Wednesday as traders eyed seasonally cool weather set to hit the Midwest this weekend. Rainfall is expected to increase as well between today and September 12.
August 2018 Grain Markets Recap - FarmLead (GrainCents)
September 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices were under pressure in August as ongoing trade concerns continued to rattle confidence in the commodity markets
August 2018 Soybeans Prices Recap - FarmLead (GrainCents)
September 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Soybean prices continued to slide as seasonal growing season pressures complemented ongoing trade issues with NAFTA & China.
Aug 30 - StatsCan Crop Production vs. Soybean Prices
August 30, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are all in the green this morning as the complex continues its rebound amidst optimism a new NAFTA will appear by tomorrow.
August 29: Wheat Prices Surge on Russian Rumors
August 29, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Rumors that Russia would limit it's wheat exports caused wheat prices to surge on Wednesday. Soybean prices also found small gains.
August 28: Farmer Subsidies Cause Soybeans to Slide
August 28, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Farmer subsidies, announced yesterday, caused soybean prices to drop. Corn prices also lost ground, while wheat prices were mixed.
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.
August 27: Futures Prices Fall Despite NAFTA News
August 27, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Futures prices fell on Monday, despite news about a potential breakthrough on NAFTA trade negotiations between the U.S. and Mexico.
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.
August 23: Soybean Futures Show Big Losses for Second Straight Day
August 23, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean futures contracts dropped for the second straight day. Harvest pressure and geopolitical tensions are weighing on futures prices.
August 22: Soybean Prices Crater in Chicago
August 22, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices, corn prices and wheat prices fell on Wednesday after rumors of a handshake NAFTA deal were rejected by Mexican authorities.
August 20: Wheat Prices Drop Double Digits in Chicago
August 20, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Monday produced a sharp selloff in wheat prices at exchanges in Chicago and Kansas City. Spring wheat prices also fell in Minneapolis.
Aug 20 - Canola Prices Returning to Grace?
August 20, 2018 Brennan Turner
Canola prices, along with soybeans, are starting the week higher, while the rest of the grain market sits in the red looking for their next bullish headline.
August 16: China Optimism Thrusts Soybean Prices Higher - FarmLead
August 16, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices led the grain complex on Thursday, thanks to bullish rumors of a developing summit between U.S. and Chinese trade officials.
U.S Grain Export Prices Hit 6-Year Low
August 16, 2018 Victor Han
Export prices for U.S. grains have dropped to a 6-year low, thanks to volatility driven by the weather and uncertainty over trade war talk.
Aug 16 - Soybean Prices Continue Rollercoaster Ride
August 16, 2018 Brennan Turner
Soybean prices are leading the grain complex this morning, as the market rebounds from yesterday’s down day.
August 15: Wheat Prices Crater as Geopolitical Tensions Rise
August 15, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices sank again on Wednesday thanks to fresh geopolitical tensions and a sinking Turkish economy. Corn and soybeans also saw losses.
Aug 15 - Grain Prices Fall on Profit-Taking
August 15, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are pulling back from their day in the green yesterday, as profits are being taken off the table.
August 14: Soybean Prices Bounce in Chicago
August 14, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices bounced back on Tuesday, thanks to a positive crop quality and progress report. Corn and wheat prices also found gains.
August 13: Wheat Prices Sink Across U.S.
August 13, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices sank as the post-WASDE selloff continued, despite ongoing dryness and concerns about wheat production around the globe.
August 9: Wheat Prices Slide Ahead of August WASDE
August 09, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices led the futures markets lower today as traders took profits off of the table in anticipation of tomorrow's WASDE report.
August 8: September Soybean Prices Near $9.00 Per Bushel
August 08, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices found additional gains Wednesday as traders began to assess market expectations for this Friday’s WASDE report.
August 7: Soybean Prices Pop on China Buying Rumor
August 07, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices popped on Tuesday off of rumors that China will return to buying U.S. soybeans. Low crop quality also pushed prices higher.
August 6: Wheat Prices Surge in Chicago
August 06, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices rallied in Chicago thanks to falling crop conditions and news that Ukraine plans to limit milling wheat exports during the new marketing year.
August 1: Soybean Prices Fall Despite Record June Crush
August 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices slumped in Chicago, despite a record June crush. Corn prices also fell as optimism about a trade resolution faded once again.
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.
Aug 1 - Grain Markets Weigh Weather vs Trade War
August 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mixed this morning as they weigh some negative weather across ongoing trade war risk.
July 31: Soybean Prices Surge in Chicago
July 31, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybeans prices popped on reports that China and the United States are preparing to restart talks to “defuse” its ongoing trade spat.
July 30: Soybeans Find Gains on Monday Afternoon
July 30, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
U.S. soybean prices pushed higher in Chicago on Monday. Prices remain under pressure due to the trade battle between the U.S. and China.
July 27 - Grain Prices Head for Second Week in Green
July 27, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices this morning are almost all in the green, led by soybeans, as the complex looks to end its second straight week in the green.
July 26: Wheat Prices Retreat Around the United States
July 26, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices retreated today after yesterday's gains. Corn prices and soybeans prices found modest gains thanks to bullish news from Europe.
July 25: Wheat Prices Surge in Chicago
July 25, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices popped by 32 cents as traders poured through global production numbers. Corn and soybeans prices followed wheat's upward surge.
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 23: Spring Wheat Prices Pop in Minneapolis
July 23, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Spring wheat prices pushed higher in Minneapolis ahead of today’s crop progress and quality report from the USDA.
July 23 - Weather Becoming a Hot Topic Again
July 23, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are almost all in the green, led by hard red spring wheat prices, as the weather is helping fuel some fresh bullish optimism.
July 20 - Grain Prices (Finally) Finding Weather Premiums
July 20, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices this morning are all in the green, led by wheat prices, as hot weather is (finally) adding some premium to the complex.
July 19: Wheat Prices Rise Thanks to Strong Export Demand
July 19, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices pushed higher on Thursday across the United States. Strong export demand and solid bargain buying provided upside price support.
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).
Is This "Bullish" Factor the Only Hope Left for 2018 Grain Prices?
July 18, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Corn prices and soybean prices have faced severe trade winds recently. What will it take to get grain prices higher in the next six weeks?
July 17 - Is Something Happening to Soybean Prices?
July 17, 2018 Brennan Turner
Soybean prices ended in the green yesterday and acting similarly this morning as the grain markets complex is all in the positive.
July 16 - Wheat Prices Slump in Chicago
July 16, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices fell across the country today. Corn prices were flat, but soybean prices found double-digit gains as bargain buyers moved in.
July 13 - July WASDE Provides Mixed Support for Grain Markets
July 13, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mixed after the USDA released its July WASDE report yesterday, which, as per usual, provided a reset of the goalposts.
July 12: Wheat Prices Pop after July WASDE Report
July 12, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
The July WASDE report was released on Thursday. Wheat prices popped higher after the agency reported a yearly decline in global stocks.
Instant Reaction to the July WASDE Report
July 12, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
On Thursday, the USDA released the July WASDE report. We dive into the numbers and offer insight on what the markets are saying.
June 12 - Can the July 2018 WASDE Stop the Bleeding?
July 12, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are slightly mixed ahead of today’s July 2018 WASDE report out from the USDA at 12 PM EDT.
July 11 - Grain Prices Trying to Catch a Falling Knife
July 11, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices this morning continue to drive lower as new trade war volleys make it even tougher to catch a falling knife.
July 10 - Wheat Prices Take Incredible Punch in Chicago
July 10, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
A day after a brutal selloff in the soybean markets, wheat prices saw a huge slump in Chicago and Kansas City.
July 9: Soybean Prices Crash in Chicago
July 09, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices dropped 2.5% Monday thanks to a sell-off sparked by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Corn and wheat prices also dropped.
June 2018 Grain Prices Recap
July 04, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices had one of the most unseasonable (and worst) Junes ever. Usually, there's some weather premium but not this year...
June 2018 Soybean Prices Recap
July 04, 2018 Brennan Turner
The month of June saw soybean prices decline by 16% thanks to ongoing U.S. trade tensions, and a good-looking crop thanks to decent weather.
July 3: Wheat Prices Claw Back Gains on Tuesday
July 03, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices saw some gains on Tuesday as bargain buyers snapped up contacts in Chicago and Kansas City. Soybean prices slipped again.
July 2: Grain Prices Crater Over Trade Fears
July 02, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Ongoing trade fears rattled investors’ confidence and grain prices in Chicago.
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 27 - Soybean Prices Stagnate Ahead of USDA Reports
June 27, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices were flat as markets prepare for updated acreage and production reports by the USDA. Wheat prices found support in Chicago.
June 26: Soybean Prices Remain in a Freefall
June 26, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean and wheat prices dipped over ongoing trade talks between the US and China. Corn prices gained due to lowered estimates from Brazil.
June 25: Soybean Prices Crater as Trade War Accelerates
June 25, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices cratered Monday due to fears of a trade war, as well as increased tariffs by the EU. Wheat and corn prices also dipped.
June 22: Soybean Prices Snapback on Bargain Buying
June 22, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices rallied Friday as bargain buyers stepped in to snap up cheap contracts. But wheat prices saw some weakness across the US.
June 20 - Woeful Wheat Prices (Especially in Canada)
June 20, 2018 Brennan Turner
Wheat prices are leading a rebound this morning in the grain markets, after a significant sell-off across the complex.
June 18 - Wheat Prices Collapse as Harvest Progresses
June 18, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices collapsed across U.S. exchanges thanks to a wave of technical selling and eyes on the progress of the U.S. harvest.
June 12: Instant Reaction to the June WASDE Report
June 12, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
On Tuesday, the USDA reported the June WASDE report. Here is our instant recap of the report and what happens next for grain traders.
June 11: Soybean Prices Fall Ahead of June WASDE Report
June 11, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices cratered yet again on Monday as markets prepared for tomorrow’s WASDE report. Wheat and corn prices also dipped.
June 5 - American Crop Progress Shows Impressive Start
June 05, 2018 Brennan Turner
Yesterday’s crop progress report shows that US fields are enjoying a very good start to the 2018 growing season, and that's weighing on grain prices.
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 Grain Prices Recap
June 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices in May were all over the place thanks to fluctuating geopolitical concerns & the start of the 2018 North American growing season
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 31 - Grain Prices Rebound after Two-day Sell-off
May 31, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices this morning are mostly in the green as the market starts to rebound from this week’s two-day sell-off.
May 23 - Wheat Prices Rip Higher in Chicago
May 23, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Chicago wheat, corn, and soybeans all pushed higher today. How are factors like Trump, Argentina, and weather concerns affecting markets?
May 22 - Have Soybeans Been Saved from Armageddon?
May 22, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly in the green this morning, especially driven by optimism in soybeans that more sensible thoughts are prevailing in Beijing and Washington.
May 16 - Grain Prices Continue the Battle with Weather, Trade Risk
May 16, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices this morning are mixed as weather is battling it out with trade risk, as well fresh headlines regarding domestic demand.
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 9: Grain Traders Prepare for May 2018 WASDE Report
May 09, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
The May WASDE Report will be released on Thursday. But ahead of the report, let's dive deeper into other things affecting grain prices today.
May 8: Bargain Buyers Loved Soybean Prices Tuesday
May 08, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Two days before the May WASDE report, U.S. soybean prices turned higher. Bargain buyers swooped in following Monday's selloff in Chicago.
April 2018 Soybean Prices Recap
May 02, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
For soybean prices, April 2018 will be remembered for its trade war talk and wild projections on soybean acreage.
April 27: Grain Prices Close Week in the Green
April 27, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices pushed higher as markets eye the upcoming winter wheat tour and prospects for U.S. soymeal exporters.
April 25: Wheat Prices Push Higher as Markets Eye U.S. Exports
April 25, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
U.S. wheat prices pushed higher in Chicago and Kansas City as markets continued to eye the weather reports. Here's our daily grain recap.
April 24: Wheat Prices Rip Higher After Progress Report
April 25, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices pushed higher as markets continued to digest this week's crop progress and quality report from the USDA.
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 10: Soybean Prices Rise after April WASDE Report
April 10, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
The April WASDE report offered a few surprises on ending stocks and crop production in South America. Here is our grain trading recap.
April 9 - USDA’s April WASDE Overshadowed by China
April 09, 2018 Brennan Turner
Despite a usually uneventful April WASDE coming out tomorrow, April 10, grain markets are giddy and in the green this morning.
Let's Take a Step Back from the Trade War Tantrums
April 07, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
China and the United States has engaged in a massive game of chicken, one that presents a lose-lose scenario for consumers in both countries. Especially US soybeans farmers and Chinese livestock producers (and in turn, the Chinese consumer)
April 5: Soybean Prices Rebound as Trade Fears Subside
April 05, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices rebounded in Chicago after investors' concerns about a potential trade war abated. Here's what else happened at CBOT today.
April 5 - Grain Prices Recover from Breakneck Wednesday
April 05, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are all in the green, led by spring wheat prices, as the market bounces back to reality after a volatile Wednesday on proposed Chinese tariffs.
April 4 - Soybean Prices Plunge as China and USA Play Chicken
April 04, 2018 Brennan Turner
Soybean prices are leading grain markets lower this morning as China announced import taxes on 106 products, including soybeans.
April 3: Wheat Prices Pop in Chicago on Progress Report Numbers
April 03, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices in Chicago jumped more than 2% Tuesday thanks to a bullish crop progress report from the USDA. Here's more on wheat prices today.
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 2018 Soybean Prices Recap
April 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
It was a wild month for soybean traders watching the big board in Chicago. Soybean prices cratered leading up to the final days of March.
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 27: Soybean Prices Retreat on Brazil Weather, Output Expectations
March 28, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices slipped again Tuesday as markets prepare for this week’s Prospective Plantings report from the USDA.
March 26: Wheat Prices Wilt, Ignore Broader Market Rally
March 26, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
In Kansas City, wheat prices suffered a much worse fate. The May 2018 HRW contract shed 11 cents to close the day a tick above $4.68 per bushel. The July contract dropped 10.5 cents to close the day just under $4.88 per bushel.
March 16 - Corn Prices Leading Choppy Grain Trade
March 16, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mixed with corn prices giving up some of yesterday’s gains while soymeal prices are leading oilseeds higher.
March 15 - Grain Prices Remain Volatile at Mid-Month
March 15, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices this morning are all in the green as the market rebounds from yesterday’s down day. Will this trend of up and down continue?
March 13 - Grain Prices "Buy the Dip"
March 13, 2018 Brennan Turner
After three straight sessions of posting lower closes, grain prices this morning are back in the green.
March 8 - Ready for Today's WASDE Report?
March 08, 2018 Brennan Turner
Going into the WASDE report today, there is a bearish tone as the market is mostly in the red this morning.
March 6: Soybean Prices Slide Ahead of WASDE
March 06, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices retreated slightly on Tuesday. The May contract shed 2.75 cents to close just under $10.75 per bushel. The July contract dipped 2.75 cents to close at $10.83.
March 5: Dry Weather Continues to Push Wheat Prices Higher
March 05, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Here in Chicago, no one appeared too concerned about a possible trade war around the globe. While President Donald Trump was threatening vehicle tariffs on Europe, wheat and soybean traders were pushing May and July contracts to new highs.
February 2018 Grain Prices, Market Recap
March 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
We look back on movements in February grain prices and the key trends and factors affecting your crop in the months ahead.
Soybean Prices Hit Seven-Month High in February
March 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices pushed to seven-month highs last month. Ongoing dryness across Argentina and Brazilian harvest delays have supported premiums
February 28 - Recognizing Undertones in Soybean Prices
February 28, 2018 Brennan Turner
Soybean prices are leading the grain market again this morning, with winter wheat prices not far behind, thanks to ongoing drought concerns.
February 27: Kansas City Wheat Prices Pop Tuesday
February 27, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Kansas City wheat prices rallied more than 2% Tuesday thanks to ongoing weather woes and issues surrounding crop quality across the Midwest.
February 26: Wheat Prices Show Gains on Increasing Drought
February 26, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
In Chicago, wheat prices pushed higher thanks to dryness concerns across the Midwest. But weather woes in Argentina didn’t provide much support in the soybean complex.
February 22 - Soybean Production (and Price) Potential
February 22, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are trading mostly sideways as the complex prepares for some US acreage forecasts out from the USDA later today, as well as factoring updated soybean production forecasts from Argentina.
February 21st: GrainCents Canola Sales Position Update
February 21, 2018 Sarah Bader
This post serves as a timestamp on GrainCents crop sales positions. Also included is our rationale for the GrainCents crop sales position.
February 16 - Bullish Soybeans, Grain Trade Activity
February 16, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green as it's a risk-off sort of day, with all eyes on moisture forecasts for Brazil, Argentina, and the U.S. Southern Plains.
February 15: Soybean Prices Rally On Thursday
February 15, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Argentina’s weather woes continue to press soybean prices into the stratosphere. Weak crop conditions have spurred a downgrade to the crop from prominent analysts in the country.
February 15 - Canola Prices Limping Behind Soybean Prices
February 15, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green again, although canola prices are being weighed down by the Canadian Loonie climbing back above 80 cents USD this morning.
February 14: Wheat Prices Find Little Love on Valentine's Day
February 14, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices dipped for the second straight day in Chicago as profit taking dominated the trading session. Meanwhile, corn prices and soybean prices continued to rise thanks to weather concerns down in South America.
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: Soybean Prices Get Their Groove Back
February 12, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Now, that’s what I’m talking about. Soybean prices ignored weak trade data and pushed higher thanks to weather premiums from South America.
February 2: Grain Prices End Week in the Red
February 03, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Today, grain markets took a backseat to the 666-point slump on Wall Street. Grain prices dipped Friday, but did anyone notice? The futures markets were going crazy, but ag traders couldn’t poke their noses into the headlines.
February 1 - Can Grain Prices Press Higher?
February 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly all in the red this morning as the market continues to pull back from Tuesday’s double-digit move in most crops.
January 2018 Grain Prices, Market Recap
February 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices in January saw a nice little rally that was mainly influenced by weather in both South and North America. But there are a few factors that we're now watching as a potential influencer for grain prices.
January 30: Soybean Prices Pop Again Tuesday
January 30, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
March soybean prices popped above $10.00 Tuesday as markets continue to eye the quality of the Argentine crop. Meanwhile, wheat prices popped on growing concerns about quality and growing conditions across the Midwest.
January 29: Grain Prices Push Higher on Weather Woes
January 29, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices pushed higher in Chicago on news of dry weather across the United States and Argentina. Here's our daily recap from Chicago.
January 29 - Dryness Leads Wheat Prices, Grain Markets Higher
January 29, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are being led higher this morning by wheat prices and soybean prices, as dryness concerns are helping recover from Friday's profit-taking.
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 24: Winter Wheat Prices Pop Wednesday
January 24, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
It was a big day for wheat prices, but not the usual reasons you might expect. On a quiet day of economic and trade data, grain prices pushed higher thanks to a weaker U.S. dollar. And what prompted the greenback to slump today?
January 24 - GrainCents Soybeans Sales Position Update
January 24, 2018 Sarah Bader
This post serves as a timestamp on GrainCents crop sales positions. Also included is our rationale for the GrainCents crop sales position.
January 24 - Are the Grain Trade Winds Changing?
January 24, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are trying to climb higher this morning with oil prices on a lower US Dollars. Trade winds are swirling though as NAFTA negotiations continue but the Trans-Pacific Partnership has been resurrected. 
January 23: Soybean Prices Hit Seven-Day Win Streak
January 23, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Dry conditions in Argentina pushed front-month Chicago soybean prices up 2 cents. May contracts closed the day a tick above $9.86 per bushel.
January 23 - Soybean Prices Driving Grain Markets
January 23, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are relatively mixed (but still driving by soybean prices) as the market slows down from some of the short-covering activity seen the last few trading sessions.
January 22: Soybean Prices Push Higher on South American Weather News
January 22, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Today, Congress announced it has reached a deal to reopen the government. But the news had little effect on U.S. grain prices. In fact, the USDA’s inspections report wasn’t affected by the temporary shutdown.
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 16 - Soybean Prices Snap Higher in Chicago
January 16, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices pushed higher thanks to the bullish news in the crush business. Here's what else moved grain prices on Friday.
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.
GrainCents 2018 Soybean Prices, Market Outlook
January 07, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices have been negatively impacted by large pipeline supply. Will 2018 see less production & more demand? Graincents explores.
January 4: Spring Wheat Prices Continue to Climb on Weather Woes
January 04, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Here in Chicago, most of the grain complex retreated as some traders took gains off the recent uptick in prices. In addition, traders are still eyeing weather reports and anticipate some relief from the frigid conditions sweeping the nation.
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: Frigid Winter Temps Heat Up Grain Prices
January 03, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
The weather in Chicago topped 10 degrees Fahrenheit, which is progress if you're a moose. The ongoing chill across the heartland combined with drought conditions continues to push grain prices higher.
2017 Soybean Prices, Markets Review
December 30, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The 2017 soybean market was all about soybean yields - those in Amerca, those in Brazil, and even those in Argentina. Let's dig in.
December 29: Soybean Prices Close 2017 in the Green
December 29, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
January Soybean prices ended 2017 trading just a tick under $9.52 per bushel. Today, the front-month contract added 6 cents, while the March 2018 contract added 5 cents. Soybean prices for March closed just under $9.62 per bushel.
December 27: Frozen Temperatures Lift Wheat Prices
December 27, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The cold snap across the Midwest offers some support to wheat prices here today. The March SRW contract added 5.75 cents and closed the day at $4.28 per bushel. The May contract added 5.75 cents and closed a tick above $4.41.
December 20 - New Bearish Pressures for Grain Prices
December 20, 2017 Brennan Turner
With grain markets slowing down ahead of the holiday season, grain prices are also feeling the bearish pressure of smaller volume/trading activity and less bullish headlines out of South America.
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 18 - Grain Markets Looking for Christmas Cheer
December 18, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today’s Breakfast Brief looks at grain markets (and hedge fund managers) reacting to new South American weather forecasts and stronger US grain exports. We also showcase some updated GrainCents content and sales recommendations.
December 6 - Wheat Prices Tumble on Bearish StatsCan Report
December 06, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Statistics Canada issued a bearish production report that included higher production numbers than markets had anticipated. The report weighed on the broader grain complex, as corn prices and soybean prices dipped on the day.
December 6 - New (Bullish) Moves in Grain Markets
December 06, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today’s Breakfast Brief introduces FarmLead's newest product, GrainCents, reviews the bullish opportunities in soybean prices (and reminds where canola prices could go), in addition to discussing lost and won opportunities in southeast Asia because of freight.
December 5 - It's A Tougher World for Wheat Prices, Exports
December 05, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today’s Breakfast Brief looks at wheat production declines in Australia, why soybean prices have a bull fighting a bear in South America, and how wheat trade is heating up.
November 30 - Locking in Barley Exports, Grain Prices
November 30, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today’s Breakfast Brief looks at how China continues to own the world's feed exports (especially barley), capturing the carry in cash grain prices, and how Brazil is updating its ethanol policy.
November 28 - Grain, Corn Markets' History Is Worth Noting
November 28, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today’s Breakfast Brief looks at what forward-looking grain prices are doing (namely corn), what would happen to commodities if there was a sell-off in the stock market, and why cash is king again in grain markets.
November 24 - Black Friday Grain Prices Risk Management
November 24, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today’s Breakfast Brief looks at the per bushel comparison of wheat prices around the world, what happened while Americans got in a turkey coma yesterday, and why we're watching Argentina.
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 20: Wheat Prices Slump Ahead of Crop Progress Report
November 20, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Corn prices and soybean prices remained relatively flat, while SRW contracts fell alongside their counterparts in Minneapolis and Kansas City. Here’s our daily recap from Chicago (including an update from the weekly crop progress report. 
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 16: Soybean Prices Go In Reverse
November 16, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Market prices continue to experience a downward trend. Prices can't catch a break due to acreage and export estimations.
November 15 - Soybean Prices Rise on Stronger Crush Figures
November 15, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
A wild day in Chicago saw grain prices swing in different directions. Soybean prices received a nice bump thanks to a stronger-than-expected crush figure, while wheat prices whipped lower due to ongoing global price pressures.
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: Corn and Soybean Prices Can’t Find a Bottom
November 14, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
November soybean prices and December corn prices can’t seem to find a bottom here in Chicago. While wheat prices received a small bump, the broader selloff came a day after the USDA released its latest crop progress report.
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.
November 13: Bombs Away for Grain Prices
November 13, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices slump again, wheat prices wilt, and December corn slide toward $3.40. Here's your daily recap of grain prices from the Chicago Board of Trade.
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 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 6: Soybean Prices Bounce Ahead of November WASDE
November 06, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices and wheat prices finally saw an uptick today. However, corn is still slumped. Markets are getting ready for the USDA to release the November WASDE report.
November 6 - Grain Prices Nearing Bottom?
November 06, 2017 Brennan Turner
Will grain prices be impacted by this week’s November WASDE grain report? We look into several scenarios, fresh wheat demand, and bullish indicators for canola prices and soybean prices.
The Most Bullish Thing About Soybean Prices… Isn’t China
November 04, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
In this FarmLead Insights piece, we dig into into the the uncertainties of the soybean market, notably what could be the most bullish and what could be the most bearish.
November 3: Soybean Prices Slump in Chicago
November 03, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices declined today. Corn prices followed suit.
November 3 - Farmers Selling Into Strength on Better Prices
November 03, 2017 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly higher as we dig into the potential for canola prices, where corn prices are not heading, and the competing pace of grain exports.
November 2 - Soybean Prices Push Back Near $10 Per Bushel
November 02, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices, especially soybean prices, took a backseat to critical news out of Washington D.C. on Thursday. November 2nd, 2017.
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 30: SRW Wheat Prices Fall for Fourth Straight Day
October 30, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices in Chicago slumped again today, probably supply is outpacing demand. This applies heavily to soybean and wheat crops.
October 30 - Getting Back to Normal Grain Prices?
October 30, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today we look at the short position at the Chicago Board of Trade and if it's a contrarian indicator or not. We also explore some of the catalysts for stronger corn prices and soybean prices. Finally, we compare some yield estimates in Western Canada, and what it means for cash prices, namely flax, canola, and wheat prices.
Soybean Prices Rally on Strong Export Demand
October 27, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Export numbers helped push soybean prices higher today. Unfortunately, corn and wheat prices couldn't follow suit.
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 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 20 - Grain Prices Slump in Broad Selloff
October 20, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices fell even as global markets continue to rally. The Dow Jones surged another 140 points to record highs Friday. Investors are bullish on the U.S. economy and the possibility that Congress will pass tax reform later this year.
October 19: December Corn Prices Can’t Break $3.50
October 19, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices were up across the board Thursday in Chicago. The December corn contract pushed back to the $3.50 level but retreated in the final minutes.
October 19 - (Tough) Grain Price Growing Pains
October 19, 2017 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are trying to find some legs but there continues to be growing grain price gains out there. This is mainly attributed to better weather in South America and bigger wheat crops around the world.
October 18 - Grain Prices Backing Off Again?
October 18, 2017 Brennan Turner
This morning we're looking bearish pressures that are forcing bulls to back down. We also announce our US GrainTests.com store. Finally, we explore Chinese crop subsidies, Brazil's soybean exports, and what to expect with NAFTA and nitrogen prices.
October 17 - Corn Prices and Soybean Prices Sink Again
October 17, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices saw another decline today. Despite the Dow-Jones hitting an all-time high, the grain markets are leaning to a more bullish side.
October 17 - Searching for Bullish Catalysts in Grain Markets
October 17, 2017 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are looking for new bullish factors as corn prices, soybean prices, and wheat prices are all in the red this morning. Is It South America? Soybean crush demand? US corn exports?
October 16 - Soybean Prices Fall as Traders Take Profits off the Table
October 16, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices fell today. This could because supply is expected to be a record high this year.
What to Do if You Missed the Rally in Soybean Prices
October 16, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices continue to climb. The surprising announcement fueled a buying frenzy on Thursday and Friday. The front-month November contract jumped above $10.00 for the first time since Aug. 1. Since Thursday’s open, November prices have increased by a little more than 35 cents.
October 4 - Wheat Prices Retreat Again
October 04, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Commodity prices saw a decline today. Many are hoping the predicted rain will help out with dryness in the Midwest.
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 14 - Soybeans Surge as CPI Monthly Update is Released
September 14, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices were able to rally despite frustrations with the ever declining U.S. dollar.
August 31 - Spring Wheat Prices Tumble In Reaction To Canadian Production Report
August 31, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Thursday concluded the Farm Progress Show. Soybean and corn prices were able to rally, but wheat prices were mixed once again.
August 28 - Wheat Prices Reverse Ahead of USDA Progress Report
August 28, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The old crop is coming to a close and the analysis of the crop tour and prepared for the release of the crop progress and quality report from the USDA. The impacts of Hurricane Harvey were felt across the market.
August 4 - Corn Prices Rise Ahead of Next Week’s WASDE Report
August 04, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Corn prices were able to climb higher on Friday. In contrast, soybean prices hit a one-month low. Wheat prices were scattered in Chicago and Kansas City.
April 19 - Making Big Bets
April 19, 2016 Brennan Turner
In today's Breakfast Brief, we look at oil's impact on grain prices, wheat production in Europe, and where soybean prices are heading. 
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