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    The Ides of March and Coming of Spring

    Mar 15, 2019 04:53 PM

    The Ides of March (15th) have come again, famously the day Julius Caesar was assassinated by his “friend” Brutus and a group of conspirators. According to Plutarch (and later Shakespeare), Caesar had been warned in advance by a soothsayer to “beware the Ides of March”. He didn’t, and the rest is history. What’s that got to do with commodities? Mid-March is sometimes an inflection point for the ag group, with Spring officially beginning on the 20th and the emphasis shifting from last year’s crop

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    From Red or White to Green

    Mar 08, 2019 04:52 PM

    There is quite a contrast between regions of the country right now. I’m not talking red states vs. blue states, but rather snow states vs. those with more temperate climes. Several areas saw record snowfall for February. In fact, a big chunk of the northern and western US is still white on those snow cover maps. Combining weeks of fighting snow (or too much rain in the Southeast) with red on the quote screens has some folks in a pretty bad mood. Markets and weather are mean reverting!

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    Check Wheat for Winterkill and Pests

    Mar 04, 2019 11:53 AM

    Experts are optimistic for the nation’s crop, El Niño brings moisture benefit

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    Winter Clearance Sales

    Mar 01, 2019 04:40 PM

    It is still frigid in much of the country, and snow still covers big chunks of the Midwest and West. However, that isn’t stopping retailers from holding their winter clearance sales. They are marking down coats, boots, snowshoes, gloves, etc. to get rid of the inventory so they don’t have to store it until next fall. It frees up cash and makes room for spring fashion! The ag commodity markets are also apparently having a clearance sale, except for the cattle pit.

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