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

While regular RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney and producer Jason B. Stroeve are in Germany for Agritechnica, the radio show will have three different hosts: Lyndsey Smith, Monday and Wednesday; Jessika Guse, Tuesday; and columnist, dairy farmer, and friend of RealAgriculture Andrew Campbell hosts Thursday and Friday. On today’s show, hear: A moment of reflection… 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

September’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report showed little movement in field crop production estimates, but highlighted fluctuations in corn and soybeans. Soybean production, according to the report is pegged at 3.63 billion bushels, with yields expected to average 47.9 bushel per acre. “Well it’s a little bit bigger than what the market… Read More

Statistic Canada is out with its Principal Field Crop Estimates for the month of August, and the model-based analysis paints a bit of a different picture than the July report. According to its website, the estimates are calculated based on a model that incorporates coarse resolution satellite data from Statistics Canada’s Crop Condition Assessment Program,… 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