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May 20, 2021

Weekly Export Sales Update

New crop commitments of both corn and beans are significantly ahead of last year

May 19, 2021

CBOT Prices Lower Amid Improving Weather Forecasts

Ukraine Crop Report; India soy production to increase

May 18, 2021

Soy Crush Lower Than Expected

April soybean crush was 160.3M bushels, well below average market expectations of 168.7M

May 17, 2021

Why Should You Care About the Digital Divide?

In a time where connectivity is increasingly vital, millions of Americans still cannot access the internet

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May 17, 2021

Solid Demand Supports Nearby Prices, Forecast Limits New Crop

NOPA Report estimates; China sow herd higher

May 14, 2021

Ag Prices Stabilize After Steep Correction

Argentina crop report; Strategie Grains holds EU wheat outlook

May 13, 2021

May WASDE and Export Expectations

A review of the May WASDE with updates to 2020/2021 marketing year and first look at 2021/2022 marketing year for select crops

May 13, 2021

Clever Conveyor Solution

Double-bottom conveyor is a cost-effective and efficient way to manage a number of difficult and complex systems

May 13, 2021

Soybeans Hit 9-Year High

Economic recovery from pandemic is driving demand for ag goods, leading to tight stocks

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May 12, 2021

Trade Expectations for May WASDE Report

Supplies are forecast to remain overall snug

May 11, 2021

U.S. Growing Season Off to Good Start

Northern Plains and western Midwest took advantage of dry weather

May 10, 2021

Rainfall, Profit-Taking Pressure Prices

Trade expectations for May WASDE report; China corn crop forecast higher

May 7, 2021

Corn, Beans Continue Surging to New Highs

Argentine crop progress; Canada stocks report

May 6, 2021

Combustible Dust Incidents from Around the World

As of December 31, 2020, Dust Safety Science captured almost 1,000 incidents along with a detailed analysis of the materials, industries and equipment involved

May 6, 2021

Ag Prices Mixed with Beans Strength Leading

Low river levels affect Argentine exports

May 5, 2021

Census Reports Record Exports

Shippers are concentrating on executing record large corn export program, which shows no signs of slowing

May 4, 2021

U.S. Crop Progress Update

U.S. growing season is off to a good start, though some areas are drier than normal

May 3, 2021

Ag Prices Start Strong Adding to Last Week’s Recovery

Trade continues to worry about production issues in Brazil and world stocks getting tighter

Apr 30, 2021

IGC Updates Monthly Production Outlooks

Confirms large crops and large consumption for coming crop year

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Apr 29, 2021

U.S. Ethanol Production Flat

If production rates don't increase, low inventories could be a problem as the summer driving season arrives

Apr 28, 2021

Does Your Team Need an Attitude Adjustment?

When it comes to serving customers, attitude has much more to do with providing value than either talent or skill

Apr 28, 2021

U.S. Imports Soy From Brazil

Brazil’s record bean crop is making its way into the world market

Apr 27, 2021

Markets Continue to Move Higher

U.S. crop progress; Canada’s acreage outlook for 2021

Apr 26, 2021

How to Prevent Rust

Round Bottom Flite-Veyor® features stainless-steel construction

Apr 26, 2021

Weather Concerns Continue to Lift Markets

Brazil dryness continues; Argentina considers export tax increase

Apr 23, 2021

Argentina Weekly Crop Progress

Argentina’s cash corn markets are now $5-7/tonne cheaper and could cause buyers to cancel or switch purchases from the U.S.

Apr 22, 2021

China Issues Feed Guidelines

China is importing a lot more corn to compensate for the domestic deficit

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Apr 22, 2021

Optimize Conveyor Belting in Pet Food Processing

Wire belting for the pet food production process enhances efficiency, safety and cleanliness

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Apr 21, 2021

Little Damage Expected from Freezing Temps

Brazil dry season starts soon; China increases wheat feeding

Apr 21, 2021

Update: 2020 Iowa Derecho Damage

What was the contribution of 2020 Iowa derecho damage to the U.S. corn yield?

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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