Prices are high, and the USDA expects farmers to try to take advantage in 2021.
The WASDE report released a week and a half ago sent the grain markets into some fairly wild gyrations, with corn prices nosediving by 50 cent…
The crop may not be in the ground for U.S. farmers, but it’s still a weather market.
It’s winter in the Midwest, but the temperatures have been hot in the grain pit as prices for corn and soybeans have shot upward.
Big price swings have started to become the norm in grain markets.
While the market took a day off this past week for the Martin Luther King holiday, the upward trend has taken few days off in recent weeks.
While much of the trade is focused on the USDA report released Jan. 12, outside factors continue to drive trade in the grain markets.
The new year started with a hot market and strong grain prices, something that has not generally been the case for a while.
The rise of commodity prices in the last quarter of 2020 was a nice surprise for farmers who had doubted for months it would be a profitable y…
As the new year begins, the recent surges in the grain markets may stick around for a little while, according to Jack Scoville.
As 2020 wraps up, demand is the key that will keep the grain markets moving this winter, particularly with international purchases.
After more than three months of a strong rally, things seem to be in a holding pattern in the grain markets this Christmas season. That likely…
After a November peak, grain prices have been sliding in early December, and that trend may continue.
There is no question that the grain markets have been in full bull mode for the past few months, but bulls need to be fed, and right now it fe…
The soybean market has been the bell cow for the grains, with the oilseed seeing tremendous success this fall in the price charts.
Supply is still the driver for this fall’s corn and soybean markets.
A harvest season rally has been a pleasant surprise, but as with most rallies, watching for the right opportunity to sell is important.
This past week was one of uncertainty for the grain markets as traders were trapped between the dual shadows of COVID and the election. But ev…
As the election looms, many analysts are curious who the United States will select as its leader for the next four years and how that might af…
Grain futures contracts have been on the rise in the past month as supply tightens and demand rises, according to the latest monthly USDA report.
The Sept. 30 USDA stocks report rocked the market temporarily, but after a few days traders focused their attention back on this fall’s harvest.
It’s harvest time, and if there is one message the market is sending to farmers it is that it wants soybeans now and corn later.