Farm Commodity Futures Prices and Agriculture Commodities Markets
Commodity Markets Center
Cash Price Reflects the USDA Chicago Terminal.
Use the chart below to check futures prices for commodities. Click the links for pricing on grains, livestock, oil and more and stay on top of what's going on in the markets.
5/22/2015 3:41:00 PM
Bears were suggesting capitulation in corn & soy, with grain starting to move at weaker basis in areas where the corn is all planted and off to a good start. They were smugly waiting for the real panic selling to begin. Capitulation is a key concept for forming market bottoms, whether in stocks, currencies or commodities. Panic has to set in to drive things too low and make them an obvious buy for those with deep pockets. Capitulation is notoriously hard to define until after the fact.
Weekly Cash Comments - May 22
5/22/2015 12:03:00 PM
Poor selection, inconvenient hours, higher price… what’s not to love?
5/22/2015 11:45:00 AM
Farmers markets might not be the answer to food security, California's drought woes bottled up, and a Texas rancher turns his land into a vegan sanctuary.
Summer Seminar Series
5/22/2015 11:33:00 AM
For those that need some extra education this summer on farm income tax and succession planning, I am personally inviting you to one of three summer seminars sponsored by CALT (Iowa State University).
What Milk Prices Remain Rangebound This Year?
5/22/2015 11:16:00 AM
The movement in underlying cash prices has been such that milk prices have been kept within a fairly tight range despite higher cheese and butter prices.