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Pre-Report Analysis of Aug. 12 Reports

12:00PM Aug 11, 2014 will have full coverage of USDA's Aug. 12 Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates reports, following the 11 a.m. CDT releases.

Not a Bad Stalk in Sight
Jerry Gulke of The Gulke Group considers how the markets will react to Tuesday’s USDA crop report.

What Yields Will USDA Reveal?
The agriculture department likely will take a "metered" approach to its Aug. 12 reports as it tries to calculate how high production levels will go.

Wheat Extends Decline as U.S. Seen Adding to Ample Global Supply
Wheat dropped for a third day as concerns eased that trade in the Black Sea region will be disrupted and on speculation U.S. farmers may harvest a larger crop than forecast by the government.

Just How Big Is the 2014 Corn Crop?
All signs are pointing to a record crop, but is there a chance analysts are overshooting the mark?

Twin Corn Ears Push U.S. Yields to Bin-Busting Crop
The second ear of corn emerging on stalks across Pat Solon’s 1,600-acre farm in Illinois is the latest sign that the U.S. crop this year will be a bin-buster.

What Will USDA Say?
Jerry Gulke speculates on the upcoming crop production numbers, reports of $2 bu. corn, and hints of growing global demand for American grain.


Blog Commentary

Current Marketing Thoughts: Can Beans Extend Rally Into Reports?

The Hueber Report: Morning Comments - It Will Be the Reaction That Counts

Cash Grain Insights: Grains Steady with USDA Reports on Horizon

The Allendale Wake-Up Call: Crop Conditions Expected to Improve in Soybeans

Grain Hedge: Tricky New-Crop Basis Environment

The Ted Spread: Yield Expectations and the August USDA Report


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