April 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 228

Weekly Wrap Up

Cody gives and update on the Brazilian trucker strike and weather in the plains. He ends with a report of weekly basis changes.

April 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 262

Weekly Cash Comments

Weekly Cash Commentary for week ending April 24

Grain basis levels were modestly higher this week with both corn and soybeans posting an anemic 1-cent a bushel gain on average across the US this week.

 

In corn, it was a quiet week for export basis with the Gulf basis unchanged. River terminals found only modest strength with barge...

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April 24, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 252

Corn Weak on Prospects of Record Argentina Crop

The agricultural ministry announced Argentina is anticipating a record corn harvest and raised their forecast by 1 million metric tons yesterday.

In the overnight session the grains traded lower with corn down 2 cents, wheat down 1 3/4 cents and soybeans down 3 3/4 cents. The U.S dollar index is down 1/4 of a percent and crude oil is off 11 cents this morning. This morning a reportable export sale was announced for 121,400 metric tons...

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April 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 200
April 23, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 164

Strong Export Sales Lift Grains

The grains got a nice shot of positive news after export sales were announced this morning well above analyst expectations.

In the overnight session corn, soybeans and wheat are trading higher with corn up 1 cent, soybeans up 4 3/4 cents and wheat up 3 1/2 cents. The dollar is trading down nearly 1/4 of a percent and crude oil is up 56 cents a barrel.  

 

Export sales were very positive today for the grains...

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April 22, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 225

Ethanol Production

Cody reviews ethanol production trends, weekly weather, and gives an update of the current Bird Flu situation in Iowa.

April 22, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 236

Corn Lower Again in the Overnight

The corn market is pressured again this morning by the rising concern of bird flu and its effects on U.S. poultry

In the overnight session the grains were mixed with corn down 1 3/4 cents, soybeans down 3 3/4 cents and wheat up 1 1/4 cents going into this morning’s pause in trading. The U.S dollar is trading mostly unchanged and crude oil is off .25 percent.

April 21, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 219

Reports of Bird Flu

Cody takes a look at how the news of bird flu will affect feed usage and discusses the Brazilian Real.

April 21, 2015 | Grain Hedge Insights | Cody Bills | Views: 146

Winter Wheat Conditions Unchanged

On Monday the USDA's crop progress report pointed to an unchanged winter wheat rating despite the rain that went through the plains last week.

The grains are all trading lower in the overnight with corn down 3 3/4 cents, soybeans down 1 1/4 cents and wheat down 3/4 cents going into the pause. The U.S dollar is trading a fraction of a percent higher and crude oil is mostly flat after consolidating for the last couple days.

April 20, 2015 | Cody Bills | Views: 335

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