Grain markets headed into the October long weekend on a high note after the USDA published a fairly bullish October WASDE report on Friday, October 9th, 2020. In it, the UDSA dramatically lowered soybean ending stocks, which helped propel the oilseed complex higher, including canola and soybean futures getting back up to levels not seen… Read More

Grain markets flipped the calendar this week on not only a new month, but also a new quarter, and there was plenty to digest. It really started in Tuesday’s wild U.S. Presidential debate, then was followed by Wednesday’s quarterly stocks and annual small grains production report from the USDA, and then finally, the news early… Read More

Grain markets pulled back this past week, something that many market participants, including yours truly, were expecting to see. Corn prices fell as harvest 2020 speeds up and the market is starting to consider the impact to ethanol demand, should a second wave of COVID-19 rage across the world this fall/winter. From a headline standpoint,… Read More

It’s official, we’re likely entering the twilight zone for grain markets. This week, we moved through the middle of September and grain futures are sitting at multi-year highs, yet it’s the time of year when we usually are seeing seasonal lows. The rally that we’ve seen since July has gone beyond just fundamental supply and demand factors, and… Read More

 

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