Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group in Chicago, thinks soybean prices are in dangerous territory right now.
Traders' attention has shifted from growing conditions to the Chinese economy.
Commodities analyst Andy Shissler argues that the Chinese economy will likely continue expanding along with demand for U.S. crops.
Combines are starting to roll in the South, and after an early and record fast start to corn planting, the wave of harvest will quickly be heading north.
Grain markets are higher on short covering and bargain hunting ahead of weekly export sales.
Field logistics, combine and grain bin protocols and marketing for the weeks ahead.
The government’s loan subsidy plan comes as three Argentine farm associations Monday started a five-day halt to crop and livestock sales.
Gary Schnitkey, an agricultural economist at the University of Illinois, has calculated the estimated crop year payments under ARC-CO (agricultural risk coverage—county level) for farmers in central Illinois for 2015 and 2016.
With excesses building in everything from cotton to wheat, hedge funds can’t seem to get away from crop markets fast enough.