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Oct 19 - Canola Prices on the Edge of Glory?
October 19, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mixed with soybean and canola prices up, corn and wheat prices ever so slightly in the red.
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 Winter Wheat Prices Recap - FarmLead (GrainCents)
October 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Winter wheat prices pushed lower as markets kept a close eye on production and inventory numbers around the globe.
September 20: Soybeans Continue Rally on Improved Export Numbers
September 20, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices pushed higher in Chicago Thursday thanks to stronger export numbers and efforts by speculators to cover their short positions.
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.
Sept 17 - Wheat Prices Finding a Bright Spot?
September 17, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mixed with wheat prices in the green while corn, soybean, and canola prices all dip lower.
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.
September 6: Wheat Futures Drop with September WASDE in Sight
September 06, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat futures were in the red again, falling more than 1% as markets prepare for the upcoming September WASDE report.
Sept 6 - Weather Impacting Final Yields, Harvest
September 06, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mixed with wheat prices continuing to slide despite weather concerns farmers across North America are dealing with.
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.
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.
September 4: Wheat Prices Continue to Sink
September 04, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices kicked off the month of September deep in the red. Soft Red Winter and Hard Red Winter wheat prices were off more than 3% on the day. Corn prices and soybean prices, however, finished the day in positive territory.
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 Winter Wheat Prices Recap - FarmLead (GrainCents)
September 01, 2018 Brennan Turner
Winter wheat prices in August were impacted by falling Canadian production, lower global stocks, and increasing pressure on European and Russian output and exports.
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 29 - Wheat Prices Trying to Lead Late-August Rebound
August 29, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are mostly in the green this morning, led by wheat prices, as they try to rebound from another down day yesterday.
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 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.
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.
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.
Aug 21 - 2018 US Crop Progress vs. ProFarmer Crop Tour
August 21, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are all in the red this morning as the complex gives up recent gains despite some slight crop progress report data improvements.
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.
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.
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.
Aug 14 - Grain Markets Try to Rebound from WASDE
August 14, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green with canola prices following soyoil as the only two players in the red.
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.
Aug 3 - Grain Prices Have Busy Start to August
August 03, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are mostly all in the green this morning as the market continues to price in weather and fresh trade risks.
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 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 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.
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 31 - Wheat Prices Just Starting to Heat Up?
July 31, 2018 Brennan Turner
Wheat prices are again in the green with the rest of the grain markets as the weather is being more closely watched.
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 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.
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 Winter Wheat Prices Recap
July 04, 2018 Brennan Turner
June 2018 saw both Hard and Soft Red Winter Wheat prices decline by 10% and 5%, respectively. Are the lows in or should catch a falling knife?
June 2018 Durum Prices Recap
July 04, 2018 Brennan Turner
Durum prices were steady in June 2018, down 1% in the month. Check out some of the factors that we're watching for our GrainCents readers.
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.
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 26 - Crop Progress Overshadowed by Trade War
June 26, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices this morning are mixed as the complex tries to rebound on slightly bullish crop progress and weather data points.
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 25 - Wheat Prices Lead Grain Markets Lower
June 25, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are all in the red this morning, led by wheat prices, as the broader market continues to try to price in the risk of a global trade war.
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 22 - Grain Markets Catching a Break
June 22, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green as the complex continues to claw back from the lows established earlier this week.
June 20 - Wheat Prices Pop 2% As Markets Look for a Bottom
June 20, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices popped 2% today as the markets rebounded from yesterday's sell-off. Soybeans prices and corn prices also saw slight gains.
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 19: Soybean Prices Crater Under $9 as Trade War Escalates
June 19, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Trump delivered another blow to soybean prices after threatening more tariffs on Chinese goods. Wheat and corn prices followed soybeans down.
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 13: Post-WASDE Slump Hammers Soybean Prices
June 13, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
A brutal selloff hit key parts of the grain markets on Wednesday, with soybeans and wheat prices dipping. However, corn prices held steady.
June 13 - June WASDE Gets Some Short-Lived Excitement
June 13, 2018 Brennan Turner
Following the release of the June WASDE report yesterday, grain markets headed higher, but profit-taking and a red screen are reality this morning.
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.
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 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 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 29 - Grain Prices Fall After Trump Imposes Tariffs on China
May 29, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices reacted negatively to news that the Trump administration plans to proceed with tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese imports.
May 25 - Canola Prices Better Performing Than Soybeans?
May 25, 2018 Brennan Turner
Except for soy oil and canola prices, grain prices are mostly in the green this morning as the complex looks to rebound from yesterday.
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 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 - Wheat Prices Pop on Weather Concerns
May 22, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices rallied again on Tuesday as investors reacted positively to yesterday’s crop progress report. But what's happening with soybeans?
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 17: Why Wheat Prices Made Gains Thursday
May 17, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices pushed higher on Thursday. But the bigger news centered on what is happening with the Federal Reserve.
May 16: Soybean Prices Drop as Argentina Currency Woes Continue
May 16, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices drop thanks to ongoing currency woes in Argentina. Let's take a daily dive into grain prices at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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 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 - 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 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: Wheat Prices Whip Higher Ahead of Progress Report
April 30, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices pushed higher as markets digested the weekly weather report and prepared for the annual crop tour.
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 23: Spring Wheat Prices Slump in Minneapolis
April 23, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Up in Minneapolis, spring wheat prices fell. The downturn came before the USDA reported significant delays in spring wheat planting.
April 20 - Canola Prices, Other Grains Continue Erratic Ways
April 20, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are all in the red this morning, driven by canola prices and wheat prices seeing profits taken off the table before the weekend.
April 19: Kansas City Wheat Prices Push Higher
April 19, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices pushed higher in Kansas City as everyone is keeping an eye on the weather. But why did soybean prices fall Thursday? Here's why.
April 18: Winter Wheat Prices Pop in Kansas City
April 18, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Winter wheat prices pushed higher thanks to weather forecasts across the U.S. Meanwhile, soybean prices retreated from Tuesday's gains.
April 18 - Corn Prices Heading for Heaven?
April 18, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are quietly in the green with corn prices and HRW wheat prices sitting the most propped up.
April 17: Wheat Prices Rebound after Crop Progress Report
April 17, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices showed gains as markets digested Monday's crop progress report. The USDA offered an update on wheat and corn planting.
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 16 - Wheat Prices Lead Grain Complex Lower
April 16, 2018 Brennan Turner
Wheat prices are leading the grain markets lower this morning on ideas of rains helping the US crop emerging.
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 - Skittish Grain Markets in Post-WASDE Trade
April 12, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are in the red this morning as volatility continues to be the name of the game in post-WASDE trade.
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 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 10 - Today’s WASDE Resets Grain Markets Goalposts
April 10, 2018 Brennan Turner
Today’s WASDE isn’t expected to show many fireworks, but grain markets are mostly lower ahead of it.
April 9: Wheat Prices Surge in Chicago Ahead of WASDE
April 10, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
It was a good day for wheat prices in the Windy City. Even though snow was falling, we worked through the small reminder of Winter and finished our daily recap of trading at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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.
April 6 - Grain Markets Uneasy Again With More Trump Tariffs
April 06, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets are all in the red this morning as we’re seeing a bit of a Friday sell-off to cap off a volatile week.
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 4: China Announces Soybean Tariffs on U.S. Producers
April 04, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
China announced that it will introduce 25% soybean tariffs among a long list of other restrictions on American agricultural products.
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 2: Soybean Prices Dip As China-U.S. Trade War Brews
April 02, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices opened the week in the red as traders continue to digest last week's Prospective Plantings report and updates on Brazil's crop.
March 2018 Spring Wheat Prices Recap
April 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
March was another tough month for spring wheat prices. Global competition and changes in buyer behavior are weighing on trader sentiment.
March 2018 Winter Wheat Prices Recap
April 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
It was a tough month of winter wheat prices as weather premiums evaporated and concerns about crop quality in the U.S. Plains began to abate.
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 23: Grain Prices Rebound from Trump Tariff Tantrum
March 23, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices were mixed Friday as markets digested the latest speculation on a trade war between the United States and China.
March 23 - Grain Prices Sit in Shadow of Trade War
March 23, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are all taking a heavy hit this morning as the grain market deals with effects of a trade war between China and America.
March 22: Soybean Prices Mixed as Markets Eye Trump Tariffs
March 22, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Markets were keeping a close eye on the Trump tariffs today as traders raise more concerns about a potential trade war. Here's today's recap of grain trading at the Chicago Board of Trade.
March 15: Grain Prices Mixed As Markets Digest Export Numbers
March 15, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices were mixed Thursday as traders turned their attention to export numbers from the USDA and updates on production in Argentina.
March 14: Soybeans Slump on Acreage News
March 14, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean prices slumped in Chicago Wednesday thanks to a stronger than expected uptick in U.S. acreage for the crop. Here is what you need to know about grain trading on Wednesday, March 14.
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 12 - Grain Prices Jump Ship After WASDE
March 12, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are starting the week in the red as bullish speculators have been jumping ship like it's going out of style.
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 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.
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.
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.
February Recap of Winter Wheat Prices
March 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Winter wheat prices surged in February thanks to growing concerns about crop quality and ongoing drought across the United States.
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 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 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 23: Soybean Prices Pop Again on Weather Woes and USDA Data
February 23, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
In Chicago, soybean prices pushed higher again Friday as traders continued to eye developments in South America and USDA figures for the year ahead in the United States. Let's dive into events happening at the Chicago Board of Trade.
February 21 - Grain Prices Rally Starting to Slow Down?
February 21, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly quiet as fresh bullish news is and money managers have covered their short positions.
February 20 - Weather Loosening Grip on Grain Markets?
February 20, 2018 Brennan Turner
After a three-day weekend, grain markets opened up in the green on Monday night, driven largely by soybeans as a result of limited rains yet again in Argentina.
February 16: Wheat Prices Retreat Friday
February 16, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices led the grain complex lower Friday as traders prepared for the upcoming holiday weekend. The day had started with small gains due to news of harvest delays down in the Brazilian fields. But profit-taking appeared to be too much of an urge for some.
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 13: Soybean Prices Are On Fire
February 13, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Tuesday was a strong day for soybean prices, The March contract jumped another 10 cents to closed the day just under $10.12 per bushel. The May contract added 9.75 cents to finish at $10.225.
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 7 - Looking at the Next WASDE Estimates
February 07, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green as the market continues to rebound from Friday and Monday’s sell-off. Participants are positioning themselves ahead of the USDA’s February WASDE report out tomorrow at noon eastern.
February 5 - A Feeble Start to February Grain Markets
February 05, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the red as the complex continues to sell off with the broader equity and commodity markets. Only ethanol and livestock prices are in the green!
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: Soybean Prices Crater in Chicago
February 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
The March and May contracts are now under $10.00 after a two-day selloff. The March contract shed 10.75 cents to close the day at $9.85 per bushel. The May contract dropped 10.5 cents to close the day at $9.965 per bushel.
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 31: Soybean Prices Lead Grain Markets Lower
February 01, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
March 2018 soybean prices fell 4.5 cents to close the day a tick below $9.96 per bushel. May contracts fell 4.25 cents to close at $10.07. We saw a little profit-taking ahead of tomorrow’s December crush report.
January 31: GrainCents Winter Wheat Sales Position Update
January 31, 2018 Sarah Bader
This post serves as a timestamp on current GrainCents sales positions. Also included is our rationale for the GrainCents crop sales position.
January 30 - Winter Wheat, South America Driving Nice Rally
January 30, 2018 Brennan Turner
Grain markets this morning are mostly in the green as dryness in Argentina and negative winter wheat conditions US Plains region continue to pump up weather premium.
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 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 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 12 - Wheat Prices Slump after January WASDE Report
January 12, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
The USDA surprised traders with a big jump in wheat inventory levels. What else did the January WASDE report reveal? We tackle that question.
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 9: Wheat Prices Rise Ahead of Friday’s WASDE Report
January 09, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
The threat of another cold-front across the United States pushed wheat prices and corn prices higher Tuesday. But soybean prices just couldn’t keep up.
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 Winter Wheat Prices, Market Outlook
January 07, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
Winter wheat markets saw some turmoil in 2017 thanks to Russia. With US acres at 100 year low, is 2018 going to be the year that we reverse the lower price trend?
2018 Grain Market Outlook with Naomi Blohm
January 05, 2018 Megan Perrero
FarmLead spoke with Senior Marketing Adviser Naomi Blohm to get her take on the grain market outlook for 2018 and how to be most successful.
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: Wheat Prices Pop from Winter Weather Snap
January 03, 2018 Garrett Baldwin
With more information flying at farmers than ever before, it’s difficult to get all of your insight in one place to help you make actionable decisions on your grain. That’s why FarmLead introduced GrainCents, a subscription service dedicated to telling farmers when to buy and hold their grain. 
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.
2017 Winter Wheat Markets Review
December 30, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
2017 winter wheat market was characterized by one main player, and it wasn't the United States. Can you guess?
2017 Durum Wheat Prices, Market Review
December 30, 2017 Brennan Turner
When we started the 2017 calendar year, durum wheat prices were ticking higher. But we're almost back where we were 365 days ago!
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 22 - Getting Thin at Christmas?
December 22, 2017 Brennan Turner
Grain prices are trading quite thin as we head into the lull of Christmas markets. Today though we go through another pulse import tax from India, what we're watching in canola, and more rains in South America.
December 19: Rains in Argentina Weigh on Soybean Prices Again
December 19, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Another day, another downturn in soybean prices. I know I'm not supposed to talk too much about the weather, but what can do you when Argentina's forecasts are singlehandedly knocking any optimism out of the markets?
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.
November 2017 Grain Prices Recap
December 04, 2017 Brennan Turner
Let’s look back at November to see where grain prices moved and what reports will have an impact on grain prices in December. Then, we’ll give you some insight on how to capture the upside of the market and make sure that you’re getting the best price possible for your grain in the new year.
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. 
Soybean Prices Slide after EPA Biofuel Decision
November 30, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices were overshadowed Thursday by a significant deal to support global oil prices and increased optimism that the Senate will pass comprehensive tax reform. The Dow Jones surged above 24,000 for the first time, while Brent crude topped $63.50 per barrel.
November 29 - Meeting 2018 Grain Acres, Export Targets
November 29, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today we review estimates of 2018 acres, the potential for weather premium thanks to South America, and how politics and getting in the way of agricultural progress.
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.
Wheat Prices and Corn Prices Retreat Monday
November 27, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Global traders were paying attention to three things: tax reform progress, U.S. home sales, and oil prices at two-year highs. Corn prices dipped, and soybean prices showed some modest gains.
November 27 - Letting Off Pressure in Grain, Wheat Prices
November 27, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today we look at projections for corn and wheat prices, noting lower wheat acres global (but not by much), and how exports of some major crops are faring (especially when compared to Chinese imports).
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 20 - 2018/19: The Great Acreage Rotation?
November 20, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today we look at what acres in 2018/19 is setting up to be and how corn and wheat prices are starting to show a glimmer of hope.
November 17 - Soybean Prices Surge Ahead of the Holiday Rush
November 17, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
To think... next Friday, Holiday music will start flooding the elevators and restaurants around the U.S. But before Thanksgiving, farmers received a much-needed holiday gift in the form of higher soybean prices.
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.
Don't Cherry-Pick Data for Canada Wheat Prices
November 12, 2017 Brennan Turner
The National Farmers Union say that Canada wheat prices suck because of the removal of the Canadian Wheat Board. However, when you're cherry-picking data, it's easy to come to that conclusion. We instead look at all of the data,
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) 
November 9: The November WASDE Report Hammers Soybean Prices
November 09, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
November soybean prices fell 12.75 cents after the USDA November WASDE report. The contract closed the day at $9.7525. That figure is about 25 cents lower than where the contract traded a day after the release of the October WASDE report. 
November 9 - Forget the WASDE; Is A Trade War Starting?
November 09, 2017 Brennan Turner
Today's FarmLead Breakfast Brief looks at the bump in spring wheat prices and what we'll be watching for in today's November WASDE report. We also explore some of the broader winds of trade happening, especially in India, China, and Russia. 
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 7: Wheat Prices Facing New Pressure from Russia
November 07, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Corn prices slipped today. Wheat prices slumped too. Luckily, wheat is still in the green.
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.
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.
Does Egypt Really Matter in Wheat Markets?
October 31, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
For the 2017/18 calendar, the FAO projects that Egypt will import 11.7 million to 12 million tonnes of wheat, a figure that is about 9% higher than its five-year import average. No other country will likely break the 10-million tonne mark this year. This is where we get to the point about why you should care.
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.
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 - 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 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 - (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 - 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?
Instant Reactions to the October 2017 WASDE Report
October 12, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The October WASDE report is certain to be another heartbreaker. Perhaps that’s why we saw some people argue that traders should look beyond soybeans, corn, and wheat… and instead focus on the orange crop.
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 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.
September 25 - Wheat Prices Rally, Soybeans Slump
September 25, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices made some gains while corn and soybean prices remained stagnant. The markets were unphased with the political turmoil happening globally.
Are You F***ing Kidding Me Russia?
September 22, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Russia's rise to Global Wheat King has been nothing short of impressive...and they have a lot of room left to grow.
September 21 - Corn and Soybeans Flat on Thursday
September 21, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Commodity prices were relatively flat today when compared to yesterday. Again, the focus has shifted to the weather.
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 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.
September 12 - Bearish WASDE Hits Soybean and Corn Prices
September 12, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The USDA's WASDE report increased yield and production expectations for corn and soybeans. Prices were volatile in the first moments of the release.
September 11 - Wheat Prices Slump A Day Ahead of WASDE Report
September 11, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat and soybean prices slumped today, just a day before the release of the WASDE report by the USDA. Only corn prices saw a slight uptick.
September 7 - Corn and Soy Markets Retreat In Anticipation of Bullish WASDE
September 07, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Markets are preparing for the USDA's release of the September WASDE report. Despite promises of there being bullish news, prices dropped today.
September 6 - Prices Push Higher at Chicago Board of Trade
September 06, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
All grain prices saw an uptick today. This comes a day after the USDA released its weekly crop progress report.
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 29 - Corn Prices Slide Again After USDA Failed To Deliver Bearish News
August 29, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
North Korea impacted the markets today because of its ballistic missile test. On top of that, markets are still recovering from the impacts of Hurricane Harvey.
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 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 22 - Stronger Dollar Pressures Grain Prices
August 22, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
A strong U.S. dollar weakened grain prices today. Much of the market's attention is on the upcoming conference hosted by the Federal Reserve. People are hoping for some support in the falling wheat prices.
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 18 - Friday’s Update from the Chicago Board of Trade
August 18, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The 2017 crop tour starts next week. Global markets relaxed a bit after Steve Bannon announced he'd be resigning. The CBEO Volatility Index fell by 15% and markets were upped thanks to strong consumer sentiment reading.
August 17 - Uptick in Buying Presses Soybeans Higher
August 17, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Talk of the solar eclipse dominated talks rather than the usual topic of soybean prices. Grain prices were mixed today due to the volatility index surging up to 24%.
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 15 - Soybean Prices Slide on Wet Weather Expectations
August 15, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Grain prices slumped on Tuesday as more rain pushes into the forecast. Improved crop conditions also influenced the markets. A strong U.S. dollar also pushed down prices.
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.
August 11 - Spring Wheat Falls Under $7.00
August 11, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Wheat prices dipped again after higher quality wheat came out of the fields. Tensions between North Korea and the U.S. are being felt at crop prices. The WASDE report released yesterday sent the market into a selloff. Corn and soybean prices were able to jump back a bit from this.
August 10 - Soybean Prices Crater After WASDE Report
August 10, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The USDA's WASDE report released Thursday sent corn, soy, and wheat prices into a downfall. The report estimated a downtick in corn yields and an uptick in soy yields.
August 9 - Grain Markets Rise Ahead of August WASDE Report
August 09, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
On Wednesday, the market saw increased corn prices in anticipation of the release of the WASDE report on Thursday. Wheat prices also increased due to expectations the USDA will reduce yield estimates.
August 8 - Spring Wheat Prices Rise, While Corn Slips
August 08, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The anticipated WASDE report from the USDA will be released Thursday. And the markets reflected just that on Tuesday. Soybean prices saw a small uptick in price due to drought conditions forging onward. Corn prices dipped and wheat prices were across the board.
August 7 - Corn Prices Move Higher Ahead of USDA Crop Progress Report
August 07, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Drought conditions in the Northern Plaines region and parts of Iowa drove prices up for corn, soy, and wheat crops. The USDA crop progress report was also released on Monday.
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.
August 3 - Rains Lead to Lower Corn and Soybean Prices
August 03, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Much needed rain fell this Thursday across the Midwest. And in other good news, bullish news for market prices was reported by Informa.
July 31 - Grain Prices Dip in Preparation Of USDA Crop Progress Report
July 31, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Soybean, wheat and corn prices all dipped on Monday as the market waits for the USDA's crop progress report. On the international front, all eyes were on Egypt as they discuss their import expectations.
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.
July 27 - Grain Prices Rally on Quality and Yield Concerns
July 27, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Expectations from the USDA on yield esetimates influenced the market today. Corn and soybean prices were able to push higher. The focus for wheat, however was not on prices. Rather, everyone's attention was on the dry weather conditions and the poor quality of the crop.
July 25 - Weather Sinks Corn Prices Again
July 25, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Crop conditions fell again last week, so crop prices saw a steep downturn in prices on Tuesday. But even with this news, attention is still turned to the releases of the August WASDE report from the USDA.
July 24 - Corn Prices Fall as Weather Cools Down
July 24, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
The rains finally came this past weekend and the grain prices were feeling this relief on Monday. A huge fund selling campaign took place Monday as well. This was just before the USDA reported lower crop conditions.
July 19 - Corn Prices Rise as Temperatures Scorch Midwestern States
July 19, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Corn prices and soybean prices were buffered by the weakening U.S. dollar. Wheat prices continued to decrease due to the relentlessly hot, dry weather. When it comes to rebalancing trade, the Trump administration has a tricky battle on their hands.
July 17 - Corn Prices Fall on Weather Outlook
July 17, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
It wasn't a surprise China's economy grew faster than what analysts anticipated. Because of this news, Monday's markets were relatively flat. Grain prices experienced a decline as the hot weather starts to become an important factor.
July 11 - Corn Prices Dip, Soybean Prices Push Higher
July 11, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Tuesday's trading seemed to be focused on the weather factors. Corn prices ended up declining, but soybeans were able to make a comeback.
Grain Markets Today: July 10 - Corn and Soybean Ratings Fall Again
July 10, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Dry weather in the future forced corn prices to increase as traders focused on their short positions. But the corn quality is a different story. Soybean and wheat prices also experienced an increase in price.
Grain Markets Today: July 5, 2017
July 05, 2017 Garrett Baldwin
Hot weather expectations drove corn prices higher on Monday. Soybean prices experienced a similar effect from the weather. Wheat prices were all over and oil prices took a downturn.
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