Grain markets ended the first trading week of December mostly lower, though oilseeds found some gains on soybean exports and production headlines. We’re going to get the USDA’s December WASDE report Tuesday, but StatsCan and ABARES released updated production estimates for the Great White North and the Land Down Undaa, respectively. Soybeans found some gains… Read More

Grain markets ended the month of November strongly as a shortened trading day on Friday, November 29th (due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday) saw significant technical selling, which pushed prices up. Corn gained eight cents while Chicago SRW wheat futures jumped 15 cents on Friday alone — helping the complex end the month on an… Read More

Grain markets ended a shortened-trading week mostly in the red as the complex pulled back on concerns over a trade war deal getting done and ongoing weak demand fundamentals. While many analysts are saying that corn and soybeans are oversold and nearing technical support levels, the only thing that seems to be strengthening is basis… Read More

Grain markets ended the week mostly lower, as hiccups surrounding the release of the November WASDE report put a damper on things. On Friday, November 8th, the USDA was supposed to release their monthly estimates of world agriculture supply and demand at 12PM EST. Instead, their website crashed and the actual report wasn’t released until… Read More

Grain markets entered November on a mixed-week of performance, but most grain prices did find some positive gains for the month of October. Canola and hard red spring wheat were the only futures markets who didn’t find positive gains in October, suggesting that the price run-up at the end of September might’ve priced in anticipated… Read More

Grain markets had a mixed week as the complex tried to decide what’s more important: winter weather messing up harvest progress, the possibility of a China-U.S. trade deal, and wheat production concerns. The down week for corn and soybeans was likely a result of physical buyers putting in hedges ahead of the weekend, one that’s… Read More

Grain prices started the month of September much like they finished August: tumbling lower. December corn prices made new contract lows on bearish yield and production estimates from private firms. This prompted wheat markets to follow corn lower. Allendale, INTL FC Stone, and Informa all shared updated yield estimates this past week, and since they… Read More