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Soybean Report, 12/29/2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Well the whipsawing continues today. With some overseas unrest in currencies and an ever expanding avian flu issue that really doesn’t seem to be taking the precedence I would give it. Europe is now culling birds while Asian countries continue to battle to keep their problems from expanding. While... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 12/27/2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Looks like the pressure relief valve was triggered. Arg. and Brazil have few issues, a little dryness NE Brazil and now some localized flooding in Argie. Guess a week can make all the difference. US Hogs were higher than expected, but in the big picture it isn’t enough to alter the long term stocks... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/27/2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

General Market News · U.S. Rig Count Rises for Six Consecutive Weeks https://goo.gl/ni1Iq7 · Natural Gas Stockpiles Will Make All The Difference https://goo.gl/299GTm · FDA under pressure from dairy industry to regulate alternative milks https://goo.gl/avnBTF · Gold posts longest run of weekly... Learn More →


Corn Report, 12/23/2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

Corn held a very tight and uneventful 2 cent trading range yesterday as the holiday season is in full swing and attention has turned to last minute gifts and travel plans, with CH closed at $3.4725 with the funds showing a net even position on the day. Corn is down 3% on the week, shedding 10 cents... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/23/2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

General Market News · Cold Storage report at 11am Central · Putin says Russia will cut oil output, cooperate with OPEC as planned https://goo.gl/HGc1h1 · European stocks stem losses; Italian aid lifts bonds https://goo.gl/0xkikA · CP Foods completes Bellisio acquisition https://goo.gl/yFVnNr · Milk... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/22/2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

General Market News · ‘Sign of recovery’: Dairy crisis is nearly over says EU commissioner https://goo.gl/Fz1iqF · Dollar dips but long-term rally still seen in play https://goo.gl/C9AF7G · Crude oil prices dip on rise in U.S. stocks, Libya output boost https://goo.gl/9ivGAN · Cashflow overhang... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 12/22/2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Night trade was off as SA continues to get moisture, especially Argentina and prospects are good in the future to keep their crops on track for big yields. Meanwhile, the US exports were above expectations and they were pretty lofty ideas. The complex as a whole was only OK as meal was near the low... Learn More →


Wheat Report, 12/21/2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The market remains in a sideways pattern, as we move closer to the consecutive holiday weeks, with concerns over winter wheat conditions being outweighed by the massive global supply and good conditions for the Black Sea crop. U.S. wheat needs to keep flat price near lows, in order to stay... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/21/2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

General Market News · Fonterra’s New Zealand milk collections fall in Nov., production down 7% https://goo.gl/kmWh0g · Oil extends gains as industry report shows U.S. stockpile drop https://goo.gl/xWfPyJ · Dollar retreats from 14-year high, banks drag Europe stocks lower https://goo.gl/omLYzU ·... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/20/2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

General Market News · US Dollar approaching 14-year higher after Yellen speech https://goo.gl/KNh1zt · Oil prices rise on expectations for falling US crude stockpiles https://goo.gl/FJdwC2 · Fonterra milk prices on the rise https://goo.gl/dowOPl · Japan’s Central Bank keeps policy unchanged,... Learn More →


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