Thursday, February 18, 2016


Cargill joins grain traders backing away from fertilizer

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Feb 18 A sharp drop in crop prices has the world's biggest grain traders further distancing themselves from the global fertilizer business to reduce risk. Cargill Inc on Wednesday said it will stop selling fertilizer, along with crop chemicals and seeds, to farmers in Central and Eastern Europe by... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 02/18/2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Corn & beans have had a strong run through chart resistance this week but are resting on their laurels a bit atop those ranges this morning; corn trade volume was massive overnight but it hasn't resulted in much excitement. The trade will be interested to see if the “rally” continues; the... Learn More →


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 02/18/2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

February 18 – Global stocks were mixed overnight as traders try to see through the fog. That’s not necessarily a good thing, as the markets traditionally do not like uncertainty, and that is what they continue to face this morning. Crude oil is firmer again this morning on “hopes” that an agreement... Learn More →


Wheat Report, 02/18/2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Another round of fund buying took CBOT wheat 5 cents higher and KC 3 cents higher. Funds have reduced the net short by about 10k contracts in the last two sessions. They warm temperatures over the next couple weeks will avoid winterkill, but similar years in the past have seen a round of frigid... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 2/18/2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

General Market News · Apple defies order by federal judge to design a version of their software to bypass certain security measures. · Oil production freeze deal is questionable · Ted Cruz tops Trump in latest NBC/WSJ poll · Japanese exports fall for 4th straight month as China continues to weigh... Learn More →