Friday, January 29, 2016


Farmers' mental health survey launched by University of Guelph researchers

Friday, January 29, 2016

A new online survey run by researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph is asking farmers to open up about their mental health. Andria Jones-Bitton, one of the researchers on the project, told CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's The Morning Edition they're hoping to get a sense... Learn More →


Perspective Morning Comments, 01/29/2016

Friday, January 29, 2016

January 29 – Global stocks rallied overnight after Japan’s central bank moved to negative interest rates. It joins Europe in posting negative rates to stimulate economic activity. Bonds jumped along with stocks, as the world loves stimulus. Later this morning we’ll get a look at U.S. fourth-quarter... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 01/29/2016

Friday, January 29, 2016

Grain action was very subdued overnight, mostly holding up at yesterday’s lows, despite a U.S. dollar that has steadily rallied since last night; any lingering foreign production or export concerns have been soothed at this point, though the trade will be watching ARG forecasts closely over the... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 01/29/2016

Friday, January 29, 2016

General Market News · NZ banks to get tougher on dairy farmers after milk price forecasts fall http://goo.gl/evWNuY · Bank of Japan cuts key interest rate into negative territory http://goo.gl/ViVC4V · Argentina to increase beef exports to EU once FMD-linked ban is lifted later this year... Learn More →


Corn Report, 01/29/2016

Friday, January 29, 2016

Corn finally had a little action but it was to on the downside as we broke through the 50/10 MA trends and saw most of the trade stay between $3.66/$3.67. The funds came in and pressured this with selling an estimated 7,000 contracts pushing the total short position to -167K contracts. Same story... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 01/29/2016

Friday, January 29, 2016

Cattle futures turned in a relatively quiet, two-sided session yesterday, officially settling mostly lower, but rallying back toward unchanged by the end of the afternoon hours. We still haven’t seen any real cash cattle trade yet this week and continue to monitor what could be a significant winter... Learn More →