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Jun 17, 2021

Rainfall in Forecast Pressures Ag Prices

Renewable fuels mandate in question; weekly export sales update

Jun 16, 2021

Forecast Uncertainty Supports Grains

Soy remains under pressure; wheat buying interest surfaces

Jun 14, 2021

U.S. Acreage Expectations

Fewer prevent plant acres will likely lead to higher area for both corn and beans

Jun 11, 2021

Red Meat Demand Will Be Hot This Summer

We're seeing historic levels for both beef and pork cutouts, except this time, it's without pandemic-induced decline in slaughter numbers

Jun 11, 2021

Old-Crop Corn Stocks Surprise of WASDE Report

USDA cut 150M bushels off total, undercutting trade expectations

Jun 10, 2021

Pneumatic Conveying System Eliminates Contamination Risks

System also increases throughput capacities from six to 15 tons/hour at major food manufacturer

Jun 10, 2021

Corn, Beans Firm Ahead of USDA Report

Brazil imports corn; Strategie Grains updates cereal crops

Jun 9, 2021

Hemp Processor Improves Quality, Reduces Waste

Flexible screw conveyors improve productivity, product and dust control

Jun 9, 2021

Congestion at West Coast Seaports Hinders Trade Boom

Persisting congestion and related logistical obstacles threaten U.S.'s ability to meet increases in foreign demand

Jun 9, 2021

Ag Markets Pause Ahead of Tomorrow’s USDA Report

Australian crops forecast higher; Census export data

Jun 8, 2021

Crop Condition Report Paints Overly Rosy Picture

USDA’s weekly Crop Progress report indicates planting of select crops is completed or nearing completion, with condition ratings higher than expected

Jun 8, 2021

Prices Higher as Crop Ratings Slip

U.S. weekly crop progress recap; China's May soybean imports rise

Jun 7, 2021

Hot/Dry Forecast Drives Overnight Gains

The trade looks for USDA to cut 50 million bushels from US 2020/21 corn stocks

Jun 6, 2021

Bulk Bag Filler Speeds Packaging at Kennedy Rice Mill

Facility fills orders as they are received rather than stockpiling polished white rice in a warehouse

A bulk bag of polished white rice is ready for shipment

Jun 3, 2021

Forecast Remains Hot & Dry for Northern Midwest

Brazil corn crop update; Brazil May exports decline

Jun 2, 2021

Inflation -- To Be or Not to Be?

Expect a few more months of clamor over the size of the change in the Consumer Price Index from one report to the next

Jun 2, 2021

Good Initial Crop Conditions Weighs On Corn

Corn crop ratings in all the major producing states are among highest levels of last 10 years

Jun 1, 2021

Markets Open Higher After Long Weekend

Mato Grosso government lowers corn production; IKAR raises Russia wheat forecast

May 28, 2021

IGC Cuts World Grain Stocks

Rising feed demand and a drought-stricken Brazilian corn crop are outweighing larger harvests elsewhere

May 28, 2021

China Still Behind on Phase One, But Catching Up

If achieved, the $40.4B in exports to China would blow past the $27.2B record for exports of agricultural products achieved last year

May 27, 2021

U.S. Weekly Export Sales

Solid demand for U.S. grains in world market can be expected to support prices into summer

May 26, 2021

Market Impacts from Argentina’s Temporary Ban on Beef Exports

Country is a significant exporter and key source of product for China

May 26, 2021

Favorable US Weather Limits New Crop Prices

Paraná crop conditions stable; EU crop monitor raises winter crop yields

May 25, 2021

Outdoor Touchscreens Enhance Automated Load-Outs

What to consider when selecting, building or upgrading a load-out or ticketing system

May 25, 2021

Markets Start Mixed -- Beans Higher, Corn Lags

U.S. crop progress; Australia wheat crop expected above average

May 24, 2021

Weekend Rains, Favorable Forecast Weigh on Ag Prices

Corn futures have fallen about 13% from a eight-year high following USDA’s report that stocks may not be as low as feared.

May 21, 2021

Wheat Tour Sees Potential Record Crop

Tour results increase expectations for US HRW crop significantly larger than the USDA’s current forecast of 733M bushels

May 21, 2021

Severe Drought Leads to Negative Conditions

Record drought levels are impacting rangeland, pastures

May 20, 2021

First Quarter 2021 GDP in Technical Terms – ‘Pert Darn Good’

As we come out of the pandemic, supply chain backups will only continue to get more pronounced

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Centrifugal Sifter

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Marketwatch: Oct, 24

cmdty National Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 5.1374
high: 5.1867
low: 5.1249
close: 5.1668

cmdty National Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 11.801
high: 11.861
low: 11.7324
close: 11.7679

cmdty National Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 7.4043
high: 7.5443
low: 7.3993
close: 7.5365

cmdty National Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 6.9986
high: 7.0999
low: 6.9861
close: 7.0671