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Soybean Exports since the Onset of Tariffs

  • September 10, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

The evolving developments with tariffs between the U.S. and China continue to influence the outlook for soybean prices.  The relationship between U.S. and competitor export prices along with the changing…
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Will the 2018 Corn Crop Get Smaller?

  • September 4, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

December corn prices approached contract lows not seen since the second week of July as August ended.  The continued weakness in corn prices persists despite 2018-19 marketing year projections of…
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Cattle on Feed…

  • August 27, 2018
  • James Mintert

USDA released its August Cattle on Feed report last Friday, providing an update with respect to the current on feed inventory along with estimated placements on feed during July, which…
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Soybean Consumption and Yield Potential

  • August 6, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Soybean prices continue to reflect excellent crop conditions and uncertainty regarding trade. Soybean crush and export consumption over the last two months shows an uptick in soybean use. The USDA…
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Soybean and Corn Export Outlook

  • July 16, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

The escalating trade issues between the U.S. and many of our trading partners continue to affect the outlook in both corn and soybean markets. Drastic price declines since Memorial Day…
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Anticipating June 1 Corn Stocks

  • June 25, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

As trade issues continue to inject uncertainty into commodity markets, the USDA reports due for release on June 29 look to impart additional data on corn demand and supply moving…
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Is Corn Oversold?

  • June 18, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

A combination of trade uncertainty and a strong start to the growing season led corn prices to tumble lower last week.  The sharp selloff in the corn market occurred despite…
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Soybeans under Pressure

  • June 11, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Soybean prices continued to move lower last week as trade issues and a strong start to the growing season continue to pressure prices.  At this time, very little positive news…
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Pork Industry May Face Large Losses

  • June 4, 2018
  • Chris Hurt

Large pork supplies, rising costs, and potential trade retaliation from both Mexico and China continue to cast a shadow over the pork industry. Losses are expected for the rest of…
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Soybean Crush Continues Strength

  • May 7, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Soybean crush levels picked up substantially over the last few months due to strong crush margins. Driven by production issues in Argentina, the increase in crush margin recently is attributed…
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Is Corn Setting Up for a Rally?

  • April 23, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Corn futures prices moved lower last week despite the slow pace of corn planting thus far this year. High levels of corn consumption continue to peck away at the corn…
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Too Early to Worry About Corn Acreage?

  • April 16, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Recent unseasonably cold and wet weather over much of the Corn Belt precipitates speculation into the prospect of reduced corn acreage this year. With March Prospective Plantings at 88 million…
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Will Soybean Ending Stocks Get Larger?

  • April 9, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Recent rumblings of potential tariffs by China on U.S. soybeans created a stir last week. While the market reacts to the uncertainty associated with trade policy, the upcoming WASDE report,…
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Pork Tariffs Sour Industry Outlook

  • April 2, 2018
  • Chris Hurt

The 2018 outlook early this year was for modest profitability. Now, it has shifted to losses. The reasons are clear. Higher costs and lost exports as China has implemented a…
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