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March 2017 USDA Supply & Demand Review

SOYBEANS The USDA Supply/demand report for soybeans was considered slightly bearish as ending stocks came in at 435 million bushels compared to the average estimate of 418 million bushels. The range of estimates was 400 to 444 million bushels and compared to February’s 420 million bushels. While crush was revised up by 10 million bushels, […]

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FEB USDA REVIEW – Corn: Bearish – Beans: Neutral/Bearish – Wheat: Bearish

CORN The USDA Supply/demand update for corn was considered bearish against trade expectations as US and world numbers were negative. The USDA pegged US ending stocks at 1.837 billion bushels from trade expectations for 1.809 billion bushels (range of 1.752-1.852 billion) and compared with 1.802 billion last month. Exports were revised lower by 50 million bushels […]

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Are You Prepared for the Prospective Plantings Report?

To help commercial hedgers sort through heightened uncertainty around the March 31 USDA Prospective Plantings report, Dave Hightower will be presenting the first part of a two-part series with the CME Group. Some of the key topics he will cover: How will relative profitability change? Will soybean acreage be lower in 2015-16 or will U.S. farmers […]

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January 12th USDA Reports – Outlook

One of the most volatile USDA report days of the year will be January 12th, when the December 1st Grain Stocks Report, the “final” Crop Production Report for 2014 crops, the monthly Supply/Demand updates and Winter Wheat Seedings estimates for the 2015/16 season will all be released. The big picture fundamentals for the grain markets […]

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USDA Revisions to Corn & Soybean Production Oct to Nov Reports

[box type=”download” icon=”none”]Our annual Commodity Trading Guide is the Go-To resource for traders all over the world. The 2015 issue will feature 5 Trades for a long-term bottom in commodities! Pre-Order yours today! [/box] Since the last time we did this study was so popular, we decided to give it an update for the October to November and November […]

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Special Report: October 2014 USDA Preview

The recent rallies in corn and soybeans could be presenting be an opportunity to position for a bearish outcome from the USDA Crop Production and supply/demand (WASDE) reports this Friday, October 10th. Traders seem convinced that there will be a significant drop in harvested acres for both corn and soybeans in the reports, but we remain skeptical. The cold spring […]

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September 30th 2014 USDA Preview

The USDA will release its annual September 1st Grain Stocks report on Tuesday, and unlike most years, there appears to be little interest in the report this season. Soybean stocks are tight, and there is some uncertainty about how demand has been running for wheat and corn over the past quarter, but a few million […]

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