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Corn: It’s Popping!

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Corn: It’s Popping!

No doubt about it, Monday was a very big day for the grains market.  In case you’re unaware, that was when the USDA released their highly anticipated quarterly stocks and prospective plantings report. And what investors found in that report was quite shocking…   But before I go into detail about the USDA’s findings, let’s take […]

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Time For A Soybean Rally!

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Time For A Soybean Rally!

Grain traders are in a tizzy… Soybeans are surging $0.60 a bushel on weather related worries today.  This is a hefty 4.5% move that brings the September contract to $14.25 in mid-day trading. What’s going on? A looming late summer heat wave has the potential to bake crops in many parts of the Midwestern US.   […]

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Grain Market Wipeout!

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Grain Market Wipeout!

Things have gotten quite interesting in the grain markets over the past few days.  But unlike last year, grain prices are moving dramatically lower instead of higher.  As you may remember, last year’s grain crop was turned on its ear thanks to a remarkably hot and dry growing season.    The price of corn, wheat, and […]

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Summer Is Here! Will Corn Erupt To $8 A Bushel Again?

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Summer Is Here!  Will Corn Erupt To $8 A Bushel Again?

Here we are… Last Friday was the first day of summer here in the US.  For you, that may mean barbeques, beer, and baseball games over the next few months.  I know I’ll be spending plenty of time at my grill in the near future. But for America’s farmers, the next few months will be […]

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Grains: US Farmers Hit A Home Run!

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Grains:  US Farmers Hit A Home Run!

Just a few days ago I told you how the US corn planting season was way behind schedule. Wet spring weather was keeping farmers out of the fields during an essential spring planting window in early May.  As a result, the US corn crop was only 28% planted as of last Wednesday- a far cry […]

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