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In terms of market-moving news, the last several days have been something of a desert. The unlikelihood that the forecast weekend rains will provide much relief for the Plains and NOAA’s outlook that dryness will continue into May are supporting KC HRW futures but little else. This was th...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Other than Plains weather, overnight grain and soy markets had little on which to trade. Weather models keep reducing the amount of moisture and shifting the coverage of the widely-advertised weekend rains further east. Much of Kansas will apparently receive less than a half-inch or be missed e...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Trade issues with China continue. In an antidumping action, its government declared a study has shown that U.S. grain sorghum has been sold to Chinese users at unfairly low prices, thus damaging China’s corn producers and others. The study found those import prices declined 13 percent bet...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets were again soft to start the Sunday night session and the week. Soybeans traded mostly back and forth overnight. Wheat markets were quite weak, though, and that held corn down as well. Last Friday night’s military action in Syria had no apparent effect on either U.S. commodity mar...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets all started easier Thursday evening and finished the night session mixed with corn down less than a penny, soybeans up 1-2 cents, KC and Chicago wheat down 6-7 cents, and Minneapolis wheat 1-2 cents lower. This pattern didn’t change throughout today’s session except for soyb...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Wheat was the big mover during the overnight session. Its direction was downward as weather models indicated that after another seven days of dry conditions, 19-21 April will offer a fair chance of moderate rain showers over parts of Kansas. Amounts are supposed to be heavy enough to cheer up w...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

A war of words between the U.S. and Russia over a possible U.S. missile strike against the Syrian regime, intended as a response to its purported gas attack on civilians, is raising geopolitical tensions. Yesterday’s calming conciliatory remarks on trade from Chinese President Xi have pro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Market participants had plenty to think about today. In an anticipated speech, China’s President Xi said that he favored cutting tariffs on auto imports and other products, protecting intellectual property rights of foreign companies, and increasing imports as a way of expanding balanced...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets were higher overnight, led by the soy complex with wheat also strong and corn firm. Weekend news shows seemed to hint that there will be no trade war with China. The Chinese president will make an important address to his nation Tuesday, and markets will be watching very closely. USDA a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Last night’s trade appeared to be headed toward steady or perhaps slightly higher openings following yesterday’s rebound in corn and wheat futures markets, and as soybeans cut their early day losses significantly at the close. The other “positive” was that the U.S. equit...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Overnight trade saw grain and soy prices continue the recovery that began during Wednesday’s day session, which followed the major sell-off immediately after China’s announcement very early that morning of planned import tariffs on 106 products, prominently including soybeans. Soybe...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Yesterday the Trump administration detailed a list of about 1,300 items imported from China that it intends to subject to a 25 percent tariff to offset $50 billion of losses attributed to that country’s theft of U.S. intellectual property. China’s response was surprisingly quick wit...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

In terms of market-moving news, the last several days have been something of a desert. The unlikelihood that the forecast weekend rains will provide much relief for the Plains and NOAA’s outlook that dryness will continue into May are supporting KC HRW futures but little else. This was th...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Other than Plains weather, overnight grain and soy markets had little on which to trade. Weather models keep reducing the amount of moisture and shifting the coverage of the widely-advertised weekend rains further east. Much of Kansas will apparently receive less than a half-inch or be missed e...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Trade issues with China continue. In an antidumping action, its government declared a study has shown that U.S. grain sorghum has been sold to Chinese users at unfairly low prices, thus damaging China’s corn producers and others. The study found those import prices declined 13 percent bet...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets were again soft to start the Sunday night session and the week. Soybeans traded mostly back and forth overnight. Wheat markets were quite weak, though, and that held corn down as well. Last Friday night’s military action in Syria had no apparent effect on either U.S. commodity mar...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets all started easier Thursday evening and finished the night session mixed with corn down less than a penny, soybeans up 1-2 cents, KC and Chicago wheat down 6-7 cents, and Minneapolis wheat 1-2 cents lower. This pattern didn’t change throughout today’s session except for soyb...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Wheat was the big mover during the overnight session. Its direction was downward as weather models indicated that after another seven days of dry conditions, 19-21 April will offer a fair chance of moderate rain showers over parts of Kansas. Amounts are supposed to be heavy enough to cheer up w...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

A war of words between the U.S. and Russia over a possible U.S. missile strike against the Syrian regime, intended as a response to its purported gas attack on civilians, is raising geopolitical tensions. Yesterday’s calming conciliatory remarks on trade from Chinese President Xi have pro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Market participants had plenty to think about today. In an anticipated speech, China’s President Xi said that he favored cutting tariffs on auto imports and other products, protecting intellectual property rights of foreign companies, and increasing imports as a way of expanding balanced...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets were higher overnight, led by the soy complex with wheat also strong and corn firm. Weekend news shows seemed to hint that there will be no trade war with China. The Chinese president will make an important address to his nation Tuesday, and markets will be watching very closely. USDA a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Last night’s trade appeared to be headed toward steady or perhaps slightly higher openings following yesterday’s rebound in corn and wheat futures markets, and as soybeans cut their early day losses significantly at the close. The other “positive” was that the U.S. equit...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Overnight trade saw grain and soy prices continue the recovery that began during Wednesday’s day session, which followed the major sell-off immediately after China’s announcement very early that morning of planned import tariffs on 106 products, prominently including soybeans. Soybe...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Yesterday the Trump administration detailed a list of about 1,300 items imported from China that it intends to subject to a 25 percent tariff to offset $50 billion of losses attributed to that country’s theft of U.S. intellectual property. China’s response was surprisingly quick wit...

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