March 26, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 75

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: 87

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: 152

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: 161

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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March 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 138

Wheat Rally Breaks

Cody and Kevin talk about wheat's move lower and what they expect soybeans to do during the second half of the week.

March 24, 2015 | Tech Talk | By Steve Davidson | Views: 347

Corn Research is Complex, Fast-paced and Promising

New generations are available faster; new techniques focus on external control, rather than gene modification

Corn Research is Complex, Fast-paced and Promising
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New generations are available faster; new techniques focus on external control, rather than gene modification

March 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 106

Grains find resistance after two day rally

The grains ran into some selling pressure in the overnight as each commodity tests resistance levels on the daily chart.

In the overnight session the grains found some selling pressure near resistance levels. Corn is down 1/2 cents, soybeans are down 3 cents and wheat is down 8 1/4 cents on the day. The Dollar index is trading slightly higher this morning and crude oil is lower by a percent.

 

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March 23, 2015 | Cody Bills | Views: 273
March 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 69

Grains Higher on Falling Dollar

The grains are trading higher today as the dollar continues its slide following the FOMC meeting that removed the chance that the first rate hike would occur in June.

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 50...

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March 20, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 137

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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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Grains Bounce Overnight

March 18, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

In the overnight session the grains rebounded a bit after breaking through key support yesterday. The dollar index remains steady and crude oil has fallen a dollar overnight. Corn is up 2 1/4 cents, soybeans are up 6 cents and wheat is up 2 1/2 cents this morning. Today the FOMC statement...

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Traders Eye FOMC Meeting

March 17, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills

The grains are trading lower in the overnight with corn down 2 cents, soybeans down 2 1/2 cents and wheat down 1 cent. The U.S. Dollar index is pulling back a fraction of a percent this morning and crude oil has slipped under $43 per barrel. Today marks the start of the FOMC meeting which...

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