Complete Coverage: March 31 USDA Reports

March 30, 2010 07:00 PM Editors

Here's all the important report data and analysis you need to know from the March 31 USDA reports. 

(The reports are listed below the analysis.)


Basse: Nearby Focus on Stocks, Later on Acreage

In the short-term, the negative corn and soybean stocks numbers will pressure markets, says Dan Basse of AgResource in Chicago.

Gulke: Get Some Beans Sold
If you haven't already priced some 2010 beans, you may want to do it before the fall below $9.

PF Editors Highlight Key Data in Today's USDA Reports

Key figures from USDA on 2010 acreage intentions, March 1 grain stocks 



Grain Stocks Reports

AgWeb Market Blog Commentary

Howard Tyllas
I call the market $.25 lower old crop soybeans, $.10 lower new crop soybeans.

Uptrend Prior to Prospective Plantings Report!

Bob Utterback
Monday started out with a strong focus on the dollar, oil markets and their bullish impact on the commodities.
How to Play the Report
Kevin Van Trump
Everyone in the industry is looking for the report to show some big numbers for both Corn & Beans.

Pre-Report Coverage

Utterback: Prepare for the Upcoming Acreage Report
Bob Utterback says it's all a matter of expectations versus reality now as far as acreage is concerned.
Gulke: Surprises Expected in USDA Stocks Estimates
USDA will release their acreage estimates on Wednesday, March 31. Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group, expects to see some surprises in this report.
On March 31, USDA will release its prospective plantings estimates. What can be expected for this big, potentially market-moving report?

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