Market Information 2018-02-22T16:04:38+00:00

Daily Market Information

Feb 23 Morning Ag Commentary

by Steve Freed, Grains are higher. SK is up 4 cents and near 10.47. CK is up 1 cent and near 3.75. WK is up 4 cents and near 4.68. US Dollar is higher. US [...]

February 23rd, 2018|
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Feb 16 Morning Livestock Commentary

by Chris Lehner, Cattle Boxed beef cutout values higher on moderate demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck, and round cuts steady to firm while loin cuts firm to higher. Beef trimmings mostly slightly [...]

February 16th, 2018|
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February 23 Afternoon Comments

By Steve Freed Soybeans and soyoil ended higher. Soymeal closed lower. Corn and wheat closed unchanged. US Dollar was higher. Crude was higher. US stocks were higher. Soybeans ended higher. SK tested 10.50 and near [...]

February 23rd, 2018|
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Special Reports

What is the Corn and Soybean Cash Market Telling Us?

By Chris Lehner Last October the average corn basis in Iowa was minus 48 cents. This was about 17 cents wider than most years of around 35 cents. The soybean average state basis was minus 81 cents. This was about 25 to 30 cents wider than in many past years. Today, the average basis is minus 37 cents under March [...]

February 23rd, 2018|

Soymeal Meal & South American Weather are Driving Soybean Values

By Mark Soderberg | Grain PhD Risk Expert Despite what was largely viewed as a bearish stocks report in February, the soybean complex has performed quite well since the February USDA Crop report.  Much of the strength has been driven by a surge in soybean meal values, deteriorating crop prospects in Argentina, along with speculative traders covering short positions.  While no [...]

February 16th, 2018|

Have Corn and Soybeans Hit A Near Term Top?

By Chris Lehner On January 12, 2018, July 2018 Soybeans made a low of $9.65 1/4/bushel and by February 15, 2018, as I write at 11:00AM central time, soybeans had moved up nearly 80 cents/bushel. From January 12, 2018 to February 13 and 14, 2018 December 2018 Corn moved from $3.62/bu to a double top at $3.83 ¾/bu for a [...]

February 16th, 2018|

GrainBridge Improvements

GrainBridge 4.5 includes improvements to the what-if matrix, cash section, and more! What-if Matrix Users have requested the ability to incorporate marketing strategies into the Matrix. This functionality is now available!  With this release, you can now incorporate what-if cash positions and futures and options positions to learn how these strategies might impact your overall business if markets move in your [...]

February 9th, 2018|

Have Corn, Soybeans and Wheat Bottomed? – Continued

When I wrote the first report on January 25th I have to admit I was surprised with the number of comments and responses. It may have to do with the fact that I have been a bear for several years and now feel the bottom has been made and grains will trade higher. Naturally, the grain markets will have ups [...]

February 9th, 2018|
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