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EHedger Afternoon Grain Commentary 3/20/13

Mar 20, 2013


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The funds continue to load up on corn again which is driving the May contract higher.  Corn open interest was up 23,052 contracts this morning!  Wheat and soybeans also closed higher.     

The funds are still clearly supporting the corn market but we did see a favorable ethanol report today with declining inventory and increased production.   The market is still waiting for the highly anticipated March 28th reports for direction.  Tomorrow we have the weekly sales data at 7:30am.  Estimates are as follows:


Corn:                                  300,000 – 600,000

Soybeans:                           600,000 – 800,000

Wheat:                               800,000 – 1,100,000

Source: Dow Jones Poll


Next target for May corn at $7.47 ½

May 2013 CornMay 2013 Corn


Next target for December corn at $5.69 ¾ (that’s the 50 day moving average)

December 2013 CornDecember 2013 Corn


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