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14:13PM Mar 31, 2020

Analysts: Ethanol Declines Make USDA Corn Projections Doubtful

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

USDA estimated that U.S. growers will plant 97 million acres of corn this spring, an 8% increase over 2019, but analysts say recent sharp declines in ethanol production make it

13:11PM Jun 18, 2019

2019 Corn Crop: The Impossible Puzzle

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

The trade is trying to figure out just how much corn will get harvested this year, which Pro Farmer’s Brian Grete is calling the “impossible puzzle.”

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14:13PM May 28, 2019

How Long Can This Corn Rally Last?

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer

With prevent plant and wet weather, the corn balance sheet may readjust significantly this fall and that may keep corn prices higher through 2019.

16:29PM Apr 01, 2019

Technically Speaking: Shock and Awe 101

Jerry Gulke
Market Strategy Columnist

The long corn/short bean spreaders were caught again leaning the wrong way and the exit door wasn’t big enough to let long corn folks out quick enough.

15:14PM Mar 29, 2019

Jerry Gulke: USDA Shock and Awe

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

The Prospective Plantings report, combined with the quarterly Grain Stocks report showed the U.S. has too much of everything, says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group.

12:50PM Mar 29, 2019

USDA Reports: Too Much Corn Sinks Markets

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Corn prices were hit with a double whammy in the USDA reports—big acres and big stocks.

10:50AM Mar 29, 2019

Prospective Plantings: Corn Up 4%, Soybeans Down 5%

AgWeb Contributor

Corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 is estimated at 92.8 million acres, while soybean planted area for 2019 is estimated at 84.6 million acres.