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Morning Calls & Comments (9/21)
Morning Calls & Comments (9/21)

Winter wheat futures hit 2 1/2-month highs as Russia tensions escalate; corn and soybeans down slightly.

Wheat Rallies to 2-Month High
Wheat Rallies to 2-Month High

Wheat futures rally to highest levels in over two months on concern over Black Sea supplies; corn, soybeans also stronger.

Morning Calls & Comments (9/20)
Morning Calls & Comments (9/20)

Corn futures firmer after USDA reports slower than expected harvest; wheat higher, soybeans lower.

Soybean Futures End Higher
Soybean Futures End Higher

Soybean futures end higher on signs of improved export demand; wheat down sharply on outlook for strong Russia crop.

Morning Calls & Comments (9/19)
Morning Calls & Comments (9/19)

Winter wheat futures down sharply, corn and soybeans also lower, amid dollar strength, recession concern.

Corn Futures Finish Down for the Week
Corn Futures Finish Down for the Week

Corn, winter wheat futures down for week amid U.S. equities slump, recession concerns; soybeans end higher on week.

Futures Heading for First Weekly Decline in Past Four
Futures Heading for First Weekly Decline in Past Four

Corn, winter wheat futures heading for first weekly decline in past four amid concerns over demand, global economy.

Corn, Soybean Fall Third Straight Day
Corn, Soybean Fall Third Straight Day

Corn, soybeans fall third straight day as U.S. railroad strike averted; winter wheat drops from two-month highs.

Morning Calls & Comments (9/15)
Morning Calls & Comments (9/15)

Corn, soybean futures steady-firmer as USDA resumes weekly export reports; wheat fades from two-month high.

Corn, Soybean Futures Fall Again
Corn, Soybean Futures Fall Again

Corn, soybean futures fall second day amid concern over potential U.S. rail strike; winter wheat ends at two-month highs.

Morning Calls & Comments (9/14)
Morning Calls & Comments (9/14)

Grain, soybean futures lower as traders watch outside markets following selloff in U.S. equities.

Corn, Soybeans End Lower but. . .
Corn, Soybeans End Lower but. . .

Corn, soybeans end lower but still near two-month highs; hog futures near four-week high on ideas of cash rebound.

Soybean Futures Extend Rally
Soybean Futures Extend Rally

Soybean futures extend rally following smaller USDA crop estimate; corn and wheat lower.

Corn, Soybean Futures hit Three-Month High
Corn, Soybean Futures hit Three-Month High

Corn, soybean futures hit three-month highs after USDA cuts crop estimates more than expected; wheat mixed.

Futures Mixed; Trade Awaits USDA Reports
Futures Mixed; Trade Awaits USDA Reports

Corn and wheat futures were lower overnight, while soybeans traded mildly higher ahead of USDA’s Crop Production and Supply and Demand reports at 11 a.m. CT today.

Big Gains to End the Week
Big Gains to End the Week

Corn futures post third straight weekly gain as market awaits USDA reports; wheat hits two-month high, soybeans stronger.

Wheat Heading for Third Straight Weekly Gain
Wheat Heading for Third Straight Weekly Gain

Wheat heading for third straight weekly gain amid global supply concerns; corn, soybeans also firmer.

Soybeans Bounce Back from Five-Week Lows
Soybeans Bounce Back from Five-Week Lows

Soybeans bounce back from five-week lows, end firmer; corn, wheat lower as trade readies for USDA reports.

Grain, Soybean Futures Mixed
Grain, Soybean Futures Mixed

Grain, soybean futures mixed as traders watch Ukraine, wait for USDA crop production updates.

China Pork Imports Expected to Decline in 2023
China Pork Imports Expected to Decline in 2023

USDA’s attaché in China expects the country’s pork production to increase 1 MMT to 53 MMT, which would remain below pre-African swine fever levels but be in line with consumer demand.

Soybeans Fall to Three-Week Low
Soybeans Fall to Three-Week Low

Soybeans fall to three-week low on crude oil plunge, demand concerns; corn lower, SRW posts eight-week high.

Wheat Futures Surge to Five-Week High
Wheat Futures Surge to Five-Week High

Wheat futures surge to five-week high on concern over Ukraine supplies; corn and soybeans also firmer.

Crop Progress & Condition Highlights (9/7)
Crop Progress & Condition Highlights (9/7)

Highlights from USDA’s crop progress and condition update for the week ended Sept. 4.

Soybean Futures Lower on Favorable Midwest Weather
Soybean Futures Lower on Favorable Midwest Weather

Soybean futures lower on favorable Midwest weather, Argentina supplies; corn firmer, wheat mixed.

Rainfall Reached Much of Eastern Midwest
Rainfall Reached Much of Eastern Midwest

Rainfall reached much of the eastern Midwest over the weekend. . .

Soybeans Lower on Prospect for Greater Argentine Supply
Soybeans Lower on Prospect for Greater Argentine Supply

Soybeans lower on prospect for greater Argentine supply; corn, wheat firmer after three-day weekend.

Australia Expects Another Large Wheat Crop
Australia Expects Another Large Wheat Crop

Australia’s wheat production is forecast to be the second highest ever at 32.2 MMT, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)

Grain, Soybean Futures Close Higher Ahead of Long Weekend
Grain, Soybean Futures Close Higher Ahead of Long Weekend

Grain, soybean futures close higher on corrective buying ahead of long holiday weekend, early crude oil gains.

Morning Calls & Comments (9/2)
Morning Calls & Comments (9/2)

Grain and livestock calls and general comments.

China Aggressively Booking Soybeans
China Aggressively Booking Soybeans

Chinese firms have booked at least 40 cargoes of soybeans from the U.S., Brazil and Argentina in the past two weeks alone, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the transactions.

Soybean Futures Extend Sell-Off
Soybean Futures Extend Sell-Off

Soybean futures extend sell-off as China lockdown fuels recession concerns; corn, wheat also drop sharply.

Cash Hog Fundamentals Continue to Weaken
Cash Hog Fundamentals Continue to Weaken

The national direct cash hog price fell $2.02 on Wednesday, with much of the pressure in the Iowa/Minnesota market. . .

Soybeans Drop Near Two-Week Low
Soybeans Drop Near Two-Week Low

Soybeans drop near two-week low amid crude oil weakness, recession concerns; corn lower, wheat higher.

Ethanol Production Drops *8/31)
Ethanol Production Drops *8/31)

Ethanol production and stocks updates.

Corn Drops to Lows for the Week
Corn Drops to Lows for the Week

Corn drops to lows for the week as corrective pullback continues; soybeans and wheat also lower.

U.S. Diesel Prices are Back Above $5
U.S. Diesel Prices are Back Above $5

Low inventories sent the national average diesel price in the U.S. back above $5, the first weekly price increase in more than two months.

Soybean Futures Drop Amid Favorable Weather
Soybean Futures Drop Amid Favorable Weather

Soybean futures drop to lowest level in over a week amid favorable Midwest weather, sharp decline in crude oil.

Packers Buying Cattle for Shortened Schedule
Packers Buying Cattle for Shortened Schedule

Cattle market updates.

Soybean Futures Drop Sharply
Soybean Futures Drop Sharply

Soybean futures drop sharply after USDA crop ratings top expectations, corn and wheat also lower.

Crop Progress & Condition Highlights (8/30)
Crop Progress & Condition Highlights (8/30)

Highlights from USDA’s crop progress and condition update for the week ended Aug. 28.

December Corn Posts Two-Month High
December Corn Posts Two-Month High

December corn posts two-month high as Pro Farmer estimates U.S. crop at three-year low; soybeans lower, wheat up sharply.

Weekly Export Inspections: Soybeans Fall Short
Weekly Export Inspections: Soybeans Fall Short

Weekly export inspections for week ended August 25, 2022 revealed mid-range inspections for corn and wheat, while soybeans fell short of trade expectations.

Corn Futures Near Two-Month High
Corn Futures Near Two-Month High

Corn futures near two-month high after Pro Farmer forecasts smaller crop; soybeans lower, wheat firmer.

Corn Futures Jump to Two-Month High
Corn Futures Jump to Two-Month High

Corn futures jump to two-month high, soybeans up over 30 cents on concern over reduced yield potential.

Soybean Sale Announced (8/26)
Soybean Sale Announced (8/26)

USDA reports soybean sale to "unknown destinations."

Iowa and Minnesota Crop Tour Results
Iowa and Minnesota Crop Tour Results

Recapping day 4 of the Pro Farmer Crop Tour.

Soybeans Tumble; Corn, Wheat Also Lower
Soybeans Tumble; Corn, Wheat Also Lower

Soybeans tumble over 27 cents on corrective selling, Midwest rains; corn lower, wheat off sharply.

Wholesale Beef Remains Near 3-Month Low
Wholesale Beef Remains Near 3-Month Low

Wholesale beef remains near a three-month low. . .

Corn Futures Gain 7th Straight Session
Corn Futures Gain 7th Straight Session

December corn rose a seventh consecutive session and remains near a two-month high amid concern Midwest heat will curtail production, with Pro Farmer Crop Tour results indicating smaller crop prospects in western Iowa.

Corn, Soybean Futures Rally to Eight-Week Highs
Corn, Soybean Futures Rally to Eight-Week Highs

Corn, soybean futures rally to eight-week highs as USDA ratings slip, Crop Tour reports drought damage.