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feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $7.1475/bushel, down $0.075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.2975/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $16.425/bushel, up $0.2775 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $448.8/short ton, up $1.8 f...

feed-grains biofuel energy

Ethanol Price Impact

The June ethanol futures contract hit a record high last week at $2.29/gallon but that may not have a lasting effect on exports. The market has been in recovery mode as transportation fuel demand recovers from COVID restrictions that had sent ethanol values last year to a 10-year record low of...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

CORN July 2021 ($/bu) $7.2225 WHEAT July 2021 ($/bu) $7.4175 HARD RED WINTER WHEAT July 2021 $7.1050 HARD RED SPRING WHEAT July 2021 $7.7050 SOYBEANS July 2021 ($/bu) $16.1475 SOYBEAN MEAL July 2021 ($/short ton) $447.00 SOYBEAN OIL July 2021 (cents/lb) 64.80 LIVE CATTLE June 2021 ($/cwt) $118...

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Ethanol Ripple Effects

Brazilian ethanol prices have been rising, which has usually been good for U.S. ethanol exports. Bloomberg reports that increased demand for transportation fuel may force more Brazilian sugar into ethanol production rather than food. The sugar market is very tight on reduced output. U.S. ethano...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $7.1175/bushel, down $0.205 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.305/bushel, down $0.3125 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.875/bushel, down $0.0225 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $442.3/short ton, up $0...

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Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack and Biofuels

On Friday, the Colonial Pipeline, which is the largest refined product pipeline in the U.S., running 5,500 miles from Texas to New Jersey, was attacked by ransomware, assumed to be launched by hackers in Russia. The pipeline was forced to close. The company is slowly reopening lateral pipelines...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $7.1875/bushel, up $0.1025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.5325/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.695/bushel, up $0.2725 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $427.3/short ton, up $2.9 fr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $7.085/bushel, up $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.445/bushel, up $0.1775 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.4225/bushel, up $0.04 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $424.4/short ton, up $2.9 from...

feed-grains biofuel energy

Ethanol Exports and Domestic Production Rebound

Ethanol exports in March were 133 million gallons and more than a third of that went to China. The 48.3 million gallons exported to China is the second highest monthly total on record, just 8,278 gallons below April 2016.  Recall that in 2016, China was the fastest growing market for U.S...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.9675/bushel, up $0.1725 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.2675/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.3825/bushel, up $0.1425 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $421.5/short ton, up $6.4 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.795/bushel, up $0.0625 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.18/bushel, down $0.1675 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.24/bushel, down $0.1025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $415.1/short ton, down $11 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.7325/bushel, up $0.25 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.3475/bushel, up $0.0575 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.3425/bushel, up $0.32 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $426.1/short ton, up $3.1 from...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $7.1475/bushel, down $0.075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.2975/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $16.425/bushel, up $0.2775 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $448.8/short ton, up $1.8 f...

feed-grains biofuel energy

Ethanol Price Impact

The June ethanol futures contract hit a record high last week at $2.29/gallon but that may not have a lasting effect on exports. The market has been in recovery mode as transportation fuel demand recovers from COVID restrictions that had sent ethanol values last year to a 10-year record low of...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

CORN July 2021 ($/bu) $7.2225 WHEAT July 2021 ($/bu) $7.4175 HARD RED WINTER WHEAT July 2021 $7.1050 HARD RED SPRING WHEAT July 2021 $7.7050 SOYBEANS July 2021 ($/bu) $16.1475 SOYBEAN MEAL July 2021 ($/short ton) $447.00 SOYBEAN OIL July 2021 (cents/lb) 64.80 LIVE CATTLE June 2021 ($/cwt) $118...

feed-grains biofuel energy

Ethanol Ripple Effects

Brazilian ethanol prices have been rising, which has usually been good for U.S. ethanol exports. Bloomberg reports that increased demand for transportation fuel may force more Brazilian sugar into ethanol production rather than food. The sugar market is very tight on reduced output. U.S. ethano...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $7.1175/bushel, down $0.205 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.305/bushel, down $0.3125 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.875/bushel, down $0.0225 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $442.3/short ton, up $0...

biofuel energy

Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack and Biofuels

On Friday, the Colonial Pipeline, which is the largest refined product pipeline in the U.S., running 5,500 miles from Texas to New Jersey, was attacked by ransomware, assumed to be launched by hackers in Russia. The pipeline was forced to close. The company is slowly reopening lateral pipelines...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $7.1875/bushel, up $0.1025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.5325/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.695/bushel, up $0.2725 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $427.3/short ton, up $2.9 fr...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $7.085/bushel, up $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.445/bushel, up $0.1775 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.4225/bushel, up $0.04 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $424.4/short ton, up $2.9 from...

feed-grains biofuel energy

Ethanol Exports and Domestic Production Rebound

Ethanol exports in March were 133 million gallons and more than a third of that went to China. The 48.3 million gallons exported to China is the second highest monthly total on record, just 8,278 gallons below April 2016.  Recall that in 2016, China was the fastest growing market for U.S...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.9675/bushel, up $0.1725 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.2675/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.3825/bushel, up $0.1425 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $421.5/short ton, up $6.4 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.795/bushel, up $0.0625 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.18/bushel, down $0.1675 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.24/bushel, down $0.1025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $415.1/short ton, down $11 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.7325/bushel, up $0.25 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $7.3475/bushel, up $0.0575 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.3425/bushel, up $0.32 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $426.1/short ton, up $3.1 from...

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