With the 2020 seeding season around the corner, one grain trader and marketing manager says oat volumes are larger than normal and there’s a good chance it will “throw the balance sheet out of whack” for quite some time. “Right now you’re looking at production numbers that are probably the fourth highest in the last… Read More

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published its final World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report of the year, and according to some analysts, it was rather void of surprise or even change. “That was the problem — we didn’t see anything, nothing changed,” says FarmLead CEO Brennan Turner, in the following interview… Read More

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