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feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Overnight markets finished with slight losses in corn and wheat but minor gains in soybeans on very light trading volume. Today’s session saw wheat make some 4-5 cent gains early with corn and soybeans lower. There was a report that President Trump and President Jinping will try to meet j...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.67/bushel, down $0.0375 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.1475/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.5675/bushel, down $0.0675 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $313.1/short ton, down $3...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Export Sales

Wheat:  Net sales of 476,000 metric tons for 2018/2019 were up 40 percent from the previous week, but unchanged from the prior 4-week average.      Corn:    Net sales of 382,500 MT for 2018/2019--a marketing-year low--were down 62 percent from the previous wee...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets were lower overnight following yesterday’s declines, and they slipped a bit more after the weekly export sales report was released 15 minutes before that session closed. Corn and soybean exports sales were much lower than expected, but wheat sales were at the high end of the expec...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.7075/bushel, down $0.035 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.13/bushel, down $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.635/bushel, down $0.2225 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $316.3/short ton, down $7.4...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec Corn 2018 ($/bu) $3.7425 Dec Wheat 2018 ($/bu) $5.1750 Dec HRW Wheat 2018 $5.2100 Nov Soybeans 2018 ($/bu) $8.8575 Dec Soymeal 2018 ($/short ton) $323.70 Dec Soyoil 2018 (cents/lb) 29.56 Dec Live Cattle 2018 ($/cwt) $117.38 Jan Feeder Cattle 2019 ($/cwt) $149.08 Dec Lean Hogs 2018 ($/cwt) $...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Price action in overnight trading and again during the day session can best be described as dull. Volume was low, and price movement was subdued. The corn market managed to trade a 3-cent range on both sides of Tuesday’s close before the December contract settled down a penny with most de...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

What Monday giveth, Tuesday taketh away – a colloquial way of saying that for grain and soy markets, today was Turnaround Tuesday. After Monday’s stout price rally, the turnaround began during the overnight session. Soybeans and corn traded quietly and mostly lower, while wheat trad...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.7525/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.235/bushel, down $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.8475/bushel, down $0.0675 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $322.3/short ton, down $4...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets were very quiet in the Sunday night session and closed with fractional losses in extremely light volume. Their tone changed at this morning’s opening with soybeans trading 5-7 cents higher as the soy complex led today’s rally. Corn and wheat followed, and no one was certain...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.7825/bushel, up $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.25/bushel, up $0.0775 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.915/bushel, up $0.24 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $327/short ton, up $10.1 from yest...

energy farm-inputs

Natural Gas and Fertilizer Outlook

With the cold weather season coming, natural gas storage is at long-term lows. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) October Short-Term Energy Outlook is forecasting natural gas inventories at 3,263 billion cubic feet (Bcf) by the end of the month. That would be the l...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Overnight markets finished with slight losses in corn and wheat but minor gains in soybeans on very light trading volume. Today’s session saw wheat make some 4-5 cent gains early with corn and soybeans lower. There was a report that President Trump and President Jinping will try to meet j...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.67/bushel, down $0.0375 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.1475/bushel, up $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.5675/bushel, down $0.0675 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $313.1/short ton, down $3...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Export Sales

Wheat:  Net sales of 476,000 metric tons for 2018/2019 were up 40 percent from the previous week, but unchanged from the prior 4-week average.      Corn:    Net sales of 382,500 MT for 2018/2019--a marketing-year low--were down 62 percent from the previous wee...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets were lower overnight following yesterday’s declines, and they slipped a bit more after the weekly export sales report was released 15 minutes before that session closed. Corn and soybean exports sales were much lower than expected, but wheat sales were at the high end of the expec...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.7075/bushel, down $0.035 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.13/bushel, down $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.635/bushel, down $0.2225 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $316.3/short ton, down $7.4...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec Corn 2018 ($/bu) $3.7425 Dec Wheat 2018 ($/bu) $5.1750 Dec HRW Wheat 2018 $5.2100 Nov Soybeans 2018 ($/bu) $8.8575 Dec Soymeal 2018 ($/short ton) $323.70 Dec Soyoil 2018 (cents/lb) 29.56 Dec Live Cattle 2018 ($/cwt) $117.38 Jan Feeder Cattle 2019 ($/cwt) $149.08 Dec Lean Hogs 2018 ($/cwt) $...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Price action in overnight trading and again during the day session can best be described as dull. Volume was low, and price movement was subdued. The corn market managed to trade a 3-cent range on both sides of Tuesday’s close before the December contract settled down a penny with most de...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

What Monday giveth, Tuesday taketh away – a colloquial way of saying that for grain and soy markets, today was Turnaround Tuesday. After Monday’s stout price rally, the turnaround began during the overnight session. Soybeans and corn traded quietly and mostly lower, while wheat trad...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.7525/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.235/bushel, down $0.015 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.8475/bushel, down $0.0675 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $322.3/short ton, down $4...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Markets were very quiet in the Sunday night session and closed with fractional losses in extremely light volume. Their tone changed at this morning’s opening with soybeans trading 5-7 cents higher as the soy complex led today’s rally. Corn and wheat followed, and no one was certain...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Summary of Futures

Dec 18 Corn closed at $3.7825/bushel, up $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Wheat closed at $5.25/bushel, up $0.0775 from yesterday's close.  Nov 18 Soybeans closed at $8.915/bushel, up $0.24 from yesterday's close.  Dec 18 Soymeal closed at $327/short ton, up $10.1 from yest...

energy farm-inputs

Natural Gas and Fertilizer Outlook

With the cold weather season coming, natural gas storage is at long-term lows. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) October Short-Term Energy Outlook is forecasting natural gas inventories at 3,263 billion cubic feet (Bcf) by the end of the month. That would be the l...

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