Wednesday, December 02, 2015


The Central Valley is sinking: drought forces farmers to ponder the abyss

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

On a day when the skies were ashen from the smoke of distant wildfires, Chase Hurley kept his eyes trained on the slower-moving disaster at ground level: collapsing levees, buckling irrigation canals, water rising up over bridges and sloshing over roads. This is the hidden disaster of California’s... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 12/02/2015

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

After an early rally, the US$ took over and beat values back down lower. SA weather is continuing to be conducive to a large crop. Beginning to look like rust may be a bigger yield sap than lack of moisture. US basis is a tad lower, but almost feels more like a head fake. As there has been producer... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 12/02/2015

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

After trading $1+ lower early in the session, the cattle market was jazzed midday yesterday with news of some light $126 cash cattle trade reported in IA. I hear these cattle may even be shipping to the packer later this week, perhaps suggesting packers are short-bought after a couple weeks of... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 12/02/2015

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Jan beans squeaked out a fresh move high early on last night but have repeatedly bumped up against that top, though wheat is still teetering above chart lows; range-bound trade is the name of the game today, with bulls looking for another strong weekly ethanol number amid all the RFS chatter.... Learn More →


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 12/02/2015

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

December 2 – We are just in day two of this pivotal month of December, but uncertainty is already heating up regarding our economic future. The December 16 Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates for the first time since 2006 appeared to be in the books already, but that “certainty” is... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/02/2015

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

General Market News · Euro falls as weak Eurozone inflation puts pressure on the ECB http://goo.gl/QilDpr · Chinese stocks rally most in a month on hopes of additional stimulus · Puerto Rico avoids default on over $350 million in bond payments · Russian oil output remains near record level ahead... Learn More →