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Conflicting Reports: Will Russia Ban Exports or Not?

Questions are arising about whether or not Russia will temporarily halt wheat and sunflower exports after a sharp drop in global prices in recent weeks and conflicting stories on Friday. 

AgDay TV Markets Now: Tomm Pfitzenmaier Discusses the Short Covering Rally in Grains Friday and If It Will Continue?

AgDay TV Markets Now: Tomm Pfitzenmaier of Summit Commodity Brokerage talks about what caused the short covering rally in grains on Friday and if it will continue?  

Friday Wrap Up | March 24, 2023

Davis Michaelsen and Editor Brian Grete discuss this week's market action...

China Keeps Buying U.S. Corn, Soybeans and Ag Goods Despite Strained Relationship

Political tensions between the U.S. and China have run high the past several months.  The good news is it doesn’t appear there has been much spillover into U.S. agricultural trade. 

China Keeps Buying U.S. Corn, How Many More Purchases Could Still Be On the Way?

China continued to buy U.S. corn this week, and analysts say China may not be finished, especially if prices dip, and China sees it as an opportunity to buy more.

Jerry Gulke: Can the Prospective Plantings Report Change the Market Tide?

Given the collapse in the grain markets, will USDA’s report on March 31 matter this year? Jerry Gulke provides his insights. 


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More Than One Cockroach

Weekly overview of the ag commodity markets compiled by Brugler Marketing since 2003. Not intended as trading advice.

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Corn futures rallied to end the week, will it last?

Corn futures are positioned to retest 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving averages. Oliver Sloup examines.

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Livestock Market Recap (3.24.23)

Live cattle futures were able to rally to round out the week, but will fears of a recession keep a lid on prices?

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Cattle Consolidate and Lean Hogs Fish for a Low

Live cattle and feeder cattle futures continue to consolidate with dueling fundamentals. Lean hogs were positive on the day, is a low in?