Market Commentary

Mid-Day Market Commentary July 14, 2016

At the Grain Marketing Advisors meeting this morning there was no magical grain dust sprinkled that could tell the perfect...

Market Commentary July 14, 2016

There will be a more detailed report out around noon today.  I am headed to the main office in Ames...

Market Commentary June 13, 2016

At 8:40 we have corn up 10 cents and beans up 27 cents.  The WASDE Report yesterday did not have...

Market Commentary July 12, 2016

At 7:55 corn is off 3 cents and beans are even with last night.  Both have slipped 4 cents from...

Market Commentary July 11, 2016

To start this second week in July let us compare the current prices with the closing prices of one year...

Market Commentary July 8, 2016

Corn and beans both higher this morning after a very volatile week of trade so far. Yesterday corn managed to...

Market Commentary July 7, 2016

Corn higher and beans lower this morning as news of lower estimates on Brazilian corn production is released from CONAB....

Market Commentary July 6, 2016

Markets lower again this morning with corn down 7 and beans down 21 to 25 cents continuing from yesterday’s weak...

Market Commentary July 5, 2016

Markets currently closed this morning as there was not overnight trade with yesterday’s holiday. We could be looking at a...

Market Commentary July 1, 2016

As the dust settles from yesterday’s stocks & acreage reports our markets were slightly lower last night. As many of...