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Weather, currency and shifting exports at play

Wet weather and currency shifts influenced grain markets over the past week, but it may be a few more weeks before acreage and yield guesses begin to form trade expectations for new crop production.

May 24, 2017 8:17 am(0)

Volatility rises in feeder cattle market

Feeder cattle prices continue to strengthen, bringing more volatility to the market.

May 17, 2017 8:42 am(0)

Amid weather concerns, demand buoys bean prices

Weather is staying high in market concerns.

May 17, 2017 8:39 am(0)

Slow planting progress, risk may affect prices

For Karl Setzer, it has been interesting watching the corn and soybean markets fluctuate but still remain in the same basic trading range.

May 10, 2017 10:40 am(0)

Demands push packers to boost slaughter

Meat exports soared in March as markets continue to handle larger supplies.

May 10, 2017 10:37 am(0)

Olympian expands Glencore empire with emerging food colossus

Dockside in Rotterdam, the European logistics ace for Glencore Agriculture gives up trying to remember all the workers and contractors who made it possible to fill a 30-wagon train with soybean meal from Argentina.

May 03, 2017 5:20 pm(0)

Cattle ‘price jolt’ follows months of undervaluing

Feeder cattle prices soared this past week.

May 03, 2017 11:38 am(0)

Weather-driven market swings continue

A torrent of rain and snow across the central Plains and southern Corn Belt over the weekend led to a rally in grain futures early in the week after concern over trade disputes sunk prices the week before.

May 03, 2017 11:34 am(0)

Farmers hope for rally, markets look to entice sales

Corn Belt weather and field progress held the market’s attention early this week after a slow start for planting and with forecasts for a week of cool, wet weather.

April 26, 2017 10:17 am(0)