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    Impossible Things Prevail

    Mar 09, 2018 03:51 PM

    I doubt I’ve ever used an Alice in Wonderland quote in a Market Watch column, and I’ve written nearly 800 columns! But this quote popped into my head when I thought about some of the events of the week. Those included the Republican administration imposing steel and aluminum tariffs on allies as well as geopolitical adversaries, USDA tightening their corn carryover estimate by 225 million bushels in one shot, and President Trump agreeing to meet with Kim Jong Un in person.

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    Why Worry Today?

    Mar 02, 2018 06:07 PM

    With ag being a net exporter, ag producers are doubly vulnerable. So why were grains sharply higher? We think two factors were at work.

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    Gimme That GPS

    Feb 23, 2018 05:44 PM

    We are in the business of providing marketing road maps. You are at point A and want to go to point B. There is a path to get you there, but also detours and road closings. The bane of my existence is one of those gates closing an interstate access ramp, meaning you aren’t going anywhere! It also helps to know where you are. In the commodity markets below, we have a mixture of destinations. Soybean Meal and beans are climbing mountains but it is a little foggy and the destination is hard to s

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    Monster Meal

    Feb 16, 2018 05:42 PM

    March soybean meal futures have risen 22% from their low on January 12 to the high set on Friday morning. Livestock feeders who were not hedged or under long term purchasing agreements are painfully aware of the increase, but most grain traders only see the side effects of this monster meal move. Soybean value is basically meal value plus oil value plus a margin to cover processing. With a 22% jump in the meal contribution, March soybeans have managed an 8.8% increase during that same period.

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