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Market Commentary: Wheat Hits New Highs on Smaller Russian Crop; Corn, Soy Fall on Planting Progress

The CBOT was mixed on Tuesday with corn and the soy complex finding pressure after Monday’s Crop Progress report reflected better-than-expected planting progress. That reduced concerns about late plantings negatively impacting yields or, for soybeans, unplanted corn acres being switched t...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.58/bushel, down $0.025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.975/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.3625/bushel, down $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $372.3/short ton, down $1.8...

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Market Commentary Market Commentary: Wheat Leads the Way on Weather Worries; Soyoil Rallies on China SAF Plans

Reports of frost damage in Ukraine sent CBOT futures higher to start the week with wheat once again leading the way. Weather conditions remain challenging for wheat seemingly across the entire Northern Hemisphere, which has created the meteoric rise in values. Now, concerning weather forecasts...

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Bye Bye Black Sheep

New Zealand famously is a country with more sheep than people, but the competition is slipping in favor of humans. The problem is the economics of wool, which is no longer an economically supportive coproduct. Wool is less needed in a warming world with many man-made alternative fibers, and lan...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.605/bushel, up $0.08 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.8875/bushel, up $0.375 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.48/bushel, up $0.2 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $374.1/short ton, up $5.3 from yeste...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Bulls Rest Amid Quiet Headlines but Weather Minimizes Downside Potential

The CBOT was mixed to close a week that has generally featured quiet or range-bound trade (except the soyoil market) with traders seemingly weighing their long-term outlooks amid conflicting weather and production signals. Wheat was lower on Friday with pressure coming from larger-than-expected...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.525/bushel, down $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.5125/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.28/bushel, up $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $368.8/short ton, up $1.1 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: A Breather in the Market

There was little pushing the market one way or another today, other than a sense that things had been pushed high enough for now. The open was mostly higher but that softened not long after the open. The run-up in prices last week led to farmer selling, and so this was a third day of selling co...

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Livestock Roundup: Pork Demand Rebound

Going into the summer, a big question for meat has been: how will consumer demand hold up? This is especially the case with steadily increasing beef prices.   The pork cutout trends show that pork demand has improved, which is a positive sign going into June and July when the cutout i...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.57/bushel, down $0.055 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.6325/bushel, down $0.025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.1625/bushel, up $0.0275 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $367.7/short ton, down $4 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: CBOT Pauses and Drifts Lower; NOPA Crush Disappoints; Energies Rally as Inflation Eases

The CBOT started out firm again in the overnight session but quickly turned lower once the day session started. The reason seemed to be “sell the fact” trade after the recent weather market rise in prices with traders seeming to think grain and oilseed supplies may be a bit better t...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Wheat Hits New Highs on Smaller Russian Crop; Corn, Soy Fall on Planting Progress

The CBOT was mixed on Tuesday with corn and the soy complex finding pressure after Monday’s Crop Progress report reflected better-than-expected planting progress. That reduced concerns about late plantings negatively impacting yields or, for soybeans, unplanted corn acres being switched t...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.58/bushel, down $0.025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.975/bushel, up $0.0875 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.3625/bushel, down $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $372.3/short ton, down $1.8...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

Market Commentary Market Commentary: Wheat Leads the Way on Weather Worries; Soyoil Rallies on China SAF Plans

Reports of frost damage in Ukraine sent CBOT futures higher to start the week with wheat once again leading the way. Weather conditions remain challenging for wheat seemingly across the entire Northern Hemisphere, which has created the meteoric rise in values. Now, concerning weather forecasts...

livestock

Bye Bye Black Sheep

New Zealand famously is a country with more sheep than people, but the competition is slipping in favor of humans. The problem is the economics of wool, which is no longer an economically supportive coproduct. Wool is less needed in a warming world with many man-made alternative fibers, and lan...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.605/bushel, up $0.08 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.8875/bushel, up $0.375 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.48/bushel, up $0.2 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $374.1/short ton, up $5.3 from yeste...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: Bulls Rest Amid Quiet Headlines but Weather Minimizes Downside Potential

The CBOT was mixed to close a week that has generally featured quiet or range-bound trade (except the soyoil market) with traders seemingly weighing their long-term outlooks amid conflicting weather and production signals. Wheat was lower on Friday with pressure coming from larger-than-expected...

feed-grains wheat soy-oilseeds

CFTC COT Report Analysis

The attached PDF offers graphical depiction and seasonal analysis of managed money and commercial traders' net position in key agricultural commodity markets. The data is, of course, taken from the CFTC's weekly Commitment of Traders report, using the futures only data. WPI recently completed a...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.525/bushel, down $0.045 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.5125/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.28/bushel, up $0.1175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $368.8/short ton, up $1.1 fro...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: A Breather in the Market

There was little pushing the market one way or another today, other than a sense that things had been pushed high enough for now. The open was mostly higher but that softened not long after the open. The run-up in prices last week led to farmer selling, and so this was a third day of selling co...

livestock

Livestock Roundup: Pork Demand Rebound

Going into the summer, a big question for meat has been: how will consumer demand hold up? This is especially the case with steadily increasing beef prices.   The pork cutout trends show that pork demand has improved, which is a positive sign going into June and July when the cutout i...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Jul 24 Corn closed at $4.57/bushel, down $0.055 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Wheat closed at $6.6325/bushel, down $0.025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soybeans closed at $12.1625/bushel, up $0.0275 from yesterday's close.  Jul 24 Soymeal closed at $367.7/short ton, down $4 f...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary: CBOT Pauses and Drifts Lower; NOPA Crush Disappoints; Energies Rally as Inflation Eases

The CBOT started out firm again in the overnight session but quickly turned lower once the day session started. The reason seemed to be “sell the fact” trade after the recent weather market rise in prices with traders seeming to think grain and oilseed supplies may be a bit better t...

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