March 31, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 38

Grains Lower as Traders Prepare for Planting Intentions Report

All eyes will be on the planting intentions report this morning which will be released at 11 AM CST. Also out this morning was a sharp drop in the winter wheat conditions out of key producing states such as Kansas.

The grains are trading slightly lower today with corn down 2 cents, soybeans down 4 1/4 cents and wheat down 5 cents going into this morning’s pause in trade. Today at 11 AM CST the USDA will release its Prospective Plantings report as well as the Quarterly Grain stocks figures. Traders are...

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March 30, 2015 | Cody Bills | Views: 220
March 30, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 56

Wheat was higher in the overnight session.

Traders are awaiting the release of Tuesdays Prospective Plantings report.

Wheat was higher in the overnight session posting modest 4 cent gains while corn and beans were mostly unchanged in listless trade activity.

 

Wheat found support in the overnight session as concerns over dryness in the Plains continue to support prices. Weekend rains were nonexistent for...

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March 27, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 161

Wheat Yield Forecast

Winter wheat yield appears to be trending lower. Cody discusses this as well as acreage projections, grain stocks, and basis changes.

March 27, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 293

Weekly Cash Comments

Cash Commentary for week of March 27th

Corn grain basis was unchanged for the week, while soybeans posted a 2-cent advance.

 

In corn, basis levels were up one-cent a bushel at the Gulf export market, but river terminals were on average unchanged for the week. 

March 27, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 140

Grains Mixed on Friday with Traders Eyeing Tuesday’s Reports

The grains are mixed this morning with most traders eyeing the next Tuesday's reports.

In the overnight session the grains were mixed with corn down 3/4 of a cent, soybeans down 2 3/4 of a cent and wheat up 4 cents going into this morning’s pause. Traders are eyeing two market moving reports that will be released next Tuesday the 31st which include the planting intentions...

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March 26, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 171

Missed Export Sales Expectations

Analyst expectations for wheat and soybeans were off by 70 and 40%. Cody looks at the current and long term effects of these miscalculated numbers.

March 26, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 153

Will this week’s soybean sales lift the market?

Soybean sales beat expectations in a big way this morning with a reportable new crop sale on top of the strong weekly sales report. Can it lift the market in the day session?

In the overnight session corn fell 3/4 of a cent, soybeans dropped 2 3/4 cents and wheat increased 1 1/2 cents. The dollar pulled back one third of a percent and crude oil is trading up a dollar this morning. This morning there was a reportable sale of 280,000 metric tons of soybeans to...

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March 25, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 199

Acreage Projections

During a quite trade day, Cody looks to acreage projections, ethanol production, and the daily charts as an indication of where grain prices might be headed.

March 25, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 210

How many acres will be planted to Soybeans?

The grain markets are awaiting the quarterly grain stocks and the prospective plantings report due out on Tuesday next week. Here's what the market is expecting.

The overnight was a quiet trade with corn unchanged, soybeans up 1/4 cent and wheat down 3 1/4 cents. The dollar is trading lower by nearly 3/4 of a percent and crude oil is up 34 cents. This morning there were a couple reportable sales that were announced by FAS for 108,863 metric tons of...

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Grains Higher on Falling Dollar

March 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains moved higher with corn up 4 1/2 cents, soybeans up 6 3/4 cents and wheat up 6 1/2 cents going into this morning’s pause in trade. The U.S. dollar is pulling back this morning continuing the sell-off on Friday. Corn is currently trading at $3.89 near its...

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Weekly Cash Comments

March 20, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

Grain futures came under pressure this week as US dollar strength and slow export business took its toll on the market. In the cash market, there was little movement in basis by grain buyers as a whole with U.S. average soybean basis unchanged for the week while corn basis gained only...

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Will we get a Friday rebound?

March 20, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the dollar pulled back slightly helping grains push higher. Going into the morning pause corn was up 2 1/4 cents, soybeans were up 3 1/4 cents and wheat was up 5 3/4 cents. Keep in mind that at 10:30 CST this morning Informa will release their latest crop planting...

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