Highlights of USDA's Weekly Export Sales Report for the week Oct. 4-24.
Despite a record dry spell in July and August, the corn market failed to rally because there is no interest from specs and funds.
Brazil’s export delays may worsen in 2014 due to a bigger bean crop and some grain facilities being used for sugar shipments, one crop analyst says.
Soybeans for delivery in January added 0.6% to $12.7775 a bu. by 7:24 a.m. on the Chicago Board of Trade.
If the Environmental Protection Agency reduces its biofuels requirement by 2.3 billion gallons, the U.S. can likely meet 2014 mandated production levels, says one energy policy analyst.
Beyond the size of the U.S. crop, prices will be influenced by the strength of demand as reflected in the rate of consumption.
Given the current environment with corn prices significantly lower than in years past and the outlook, how should farmers plan their marketing strategy?