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Analyst outlines grain market influencers

Analyst outlines grain market influencers

Don Roose didn’t mince words when talking to farmers gathered for the Iowa Farm Bureau’s economic summit July 20.

July 26, 2017 8:24 am(0)
Feeder cattle market offers opportunity: Economist

Feeder cattle market offers opportunity: Economist

Despite a recent dip in prices, feeder cattle prices should be coming into a period of seasonal strength.

July 19, 2017 8:23 am(0)
While weather moves futures, supplies weigh on basis

While weather moves futures, supplies weigh on basis

Corn and soybean futures dropped after the USDA issued its July supply-demand report and have bounced around on weather forecasts. Meanwhile, stored bushels have kept basis wider than normal.

July 19, 2017 8:18 am(0)
Pork production, global demand remain robust

Pork production, global demand remain robust

Pork production continues to be high, but a strong export market is helping prices remain steady.

July 12, 2017 8:45 am(0)
Hot, dry weather drives soybean futures prices up

Hot, dry weather drives soybean futures prices up

It’s hot. It’s dry. And those things mean more risk premium for a market that has had very little in the way of a risk premium.

July 12, 2017 8:30 am(0)
USDA confirms record U.S. soybean plantings

USDA confirms record U.S. soybean plantings

This spring, U.S. farmers planted a record high 89.5 million acres of soybeans while reducing corn acres by 3 percent compared to last year to 90.9 million, according to the latest USDA Acreage Report.

July 05, 2017 9:44 am Related (0)
Hog and Pigs numbers come in higher than estimates

Hog and Pigs numbers come in higher than estimates

It will be many months before U.S. hog numbers start to decrease.

July 05, 2017 9:30 am(0)
Corn crop progress could extend futures volatility

Corn crop progress could extend futures volatility

The USDA’s June 30 Acreage and Grain Stocks reports could shift attention for a short time, but many analysts expected the markets to quickly focus again on U.S. crop development and exports.

June 28, 2017 9:44 am(0)
Cattle feeders remain profitable despite price decline

Cattle feeders remain profitable despite price decline

Summer prices are softening in the feeder cattle market.

June 28, 2017 9:30 am(0)