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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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Corn and Soybean Acreage in 2018

  • March 26, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Speculation over the competition between spring crops for acreage is a hot topic for discussion over recent weeks. Projections for corn and soybean acreage from many market observers have settled…
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Export Outlook for Soybeans

  • March 19, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Recent adjustments to soybean export projections raise concerns about increased ending stocks this marketing year. Export projections for soybeans put forth by the USDA reflected recent market information associated with…
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An Estimate of March 1 Corn Stocks

  • March 12, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

On March 29, the USDA releases the Quarterly Grain Stocks report. It delivers an estimate of corn stocks in storage as of March 1, 2018. This estimate provides the ability…
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A Positive Outlook for Corn

  • March 5, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

A strengthening trend in corn consumption, smaller corn acreage, and the developing production issues in South America signify a positive outlook for corn in 2018. The expectations for corn in…
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Corn and Soybean Export Development

  • February 12, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Corn and soybean export projections for the 2017-18 marketing year changed substantially in the February 8 WASDE report. The adjustments to export projections for both crops confirmed recent market information…
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Is It Time to Sell New Crop Soybeans?

  • January 29, 2018
  • Todd Hubbs

Soybean prices rallied over the last week on increased uncertainty in South American soybean production and a weaker dollar. Soybean prices in the 2017-18 marketing year are following a very…
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