Tag Archives | Soybeans


Dry Weather Expands Into the Eastern Belt

The 2017-18 U.N. FAO soybean production estimate was raised 5.2 million tonnes to a near record level of 347.6 million tonnes on upward revisions for Brazilian and U.S. output. The Argentine Foreign Minister reported that the EU approved new duties in accordance with the WTO ruling against the anti-dumping that should open up the biodiesel […]

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July 2017 USDA Supply / Demand Preview

On July 12th the USDA will release it’s most recent Supply and Demand Estimates. Our analysts go over what changes the USDA may have to make to the corn, soybean and wheat balance sheets to assimilate the problematic planting and early season weather, export demand, acreage and the carry out from last year.

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Wheat Storm

Special Report: Grain End Users Should Not Become Complacent

Grain end-users should guard against complacency. Don’t become overconfident that supply will drive prices significantly lower. On normal or seasonal declines in corn, wheat and soybeans prices, consider using option plays to define maximum prices to be paid for 2017 and 2018 needs. With 2016/17 world ending stocks expected to be at record highs for […]

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Spring Grain Outlook 2017

As the commodity markets enter the second quarter of 2017, they appear to be facing a global recovery but perhaps not as brisk as was hoped for in in the weeks and months following the US election. While the reflation prospect remains in play, the potential for a commodity rally has been reduced by the […]

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