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Complete Coverage of Jan. 12 Reports

08:17AM Jan 12, 2012

Below is AgWeb's full coverage of the Jan. 12 reports. Check back to see more news and commentary of the data from the Crop Production reports, Grain Stocks reports and World Supply and Demand Estimates.

News & Analysis 

AgWeb Radio: Midday Commentary 1-13-12
Kevin Van Trump of Farm Direction said the markets are trying to digest yesterday's report. South American weather is still at the forefront of concern. Maybe more interest in Soybeans from China. Standard and Poor cut the French AAA rating, causing concern by outside markets.

AgWeb Radio: Opening Commentary 1-13-12
Tom Grisafi of Indiana Grain Company says overnight markets were rather quiet, but corn spreads traded lower. Crude oil has been quite volatile in price. Remember, no trade Monday, so that may affect today's close.

Higher Grain Yields, Stocks Surprise Markets
Yesterday's bearish USDA report caused corn futures prices to drop to the daily limit of 40 cents

AgWeb Radio: Closing Commentary 1-12-12
Nate Smith of the Gulke Group pointed out that the overnite trade prices were a bit higher based on weather in South America. When the markets opened (after the report information was made available), Corn was down the limit and hardly traded at all. Beans and Wheat both traded much lower.

AgWeb Radio: Midday Commentary 1-12-12
Bob Utterback of Utterback Marketing said Corn just came off the limit down by one cent from the open. Bob explains what the new target prices should be and the timing. 

Take Heart: Higher Prices could Follow Bearish Reports
USDA’s crop reports released this morning held bearish surprises, but analysts caution world grain stocks are far from burdensome.

AgWeb Radio: Jerry Gulke Special Report 1-12-12
Jerry Gulke of the Gulke Group with comments on the USDA report released earlier this morning

AgWeb Radio: Opening Commentary 1-12-12
Mike Howlett of Top Third Ag Marketing says the government did it again. Numbers on today's report were bearish across the board. Expect markets to open down: corn down 35-40, beans down 45 and wheat down 30.

Farmers Produced Less in 2011, USDA Reports
Challenging weather conditions troubled the crop year. 

Live Discussion

Read what farmers are saying about today's reports. See:

Marketing Old Crop and New Crop 2012

Jan 12 USDA Reports

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See how the reports are affecting prices. Visit the AgWeb Markets Center.




Blog Commentary

Joseph Vaclavik Steady Overnight after Yesterday's Collapse
by Joe Vaclavik, Straits Grain
Paul Georgy Shock Subsides, Buyers Return
by Paul Georgy, The Allendale Wake-Up Call
Justin Kelly Post-report Comments
by Justin Kelly, EHedger Report
GrainHedge USDA Reports Once Again Shock the Markets
by Brock Schimbeno, Grain Hedge
Marc Schober WASDE: USDA Starts Year Off With a Surprise
by Marc Schober, Farmland Forecast

USDA Shocks the Market Once Again With January Report
by Kevin McNew, Cash Grain Insights




Crop Production Reports 

January Crop Production: Corn Estimated at 12.4 Bil. Bushels
January Crop Production: 2011-12 Crop Area Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: 2011-12 Crop Yield, Production
January Crop Production: Crop Area Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: Principal Crops Area Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: All Corn Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: Yield, Production
January Crop Production: Soybeans Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: Wheat Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: Cotton Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: Hay Harvested, Yield
January Crop Production: Sorghum Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: Rice Planted, Harvested
January Crop Production: Hay Stocks
January Crop Production: 2011 Weather Summary

World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates 

Pre-Report Analysis

Experts Provide Insight into Jan. 12 Reports

See all of the pre-report estimates and predictions for this week’s reports.