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Morning Market Insight

Corn: Up 2
Corn saw some positive movement with carryover support from last week. July contracts were up 2 with Dec corn up 2 1/4. It been a sideways market for some time but we are seeing it hold support around $3.65 and resistance at $3.75. With
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Morning Market Insght

05/19/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45: Up 2
Corn closed down 5 ½ yesterday to 3.66
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Morning Market Insight

05/18/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Have you checked your bins this spring? Dont take a chance on it! Contact your local grain marketing specialst to schedule a visit from our bin probe truck!

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Morning Market Insight

05/17/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

As temps rise so do the concerns on grain quality. Dont leave it to chance and
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Morning Market Insight

05/16/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45: Down 1
Corn closed down three yesterday settling at
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
5/15/17
Cutter Murray


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged
December 2017 corn futures on Friday closed at $3.87 ¾ vs. $3.98
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Morning Market Insight

May 12, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking for more local grain market information?

Wheat Growers has a new bi-weekly newsletter called WG MarketPro. This newsletter gives producers a
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Morning Market Insight

5-11-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

The news for the day yesterday was the crop report. US balance sheet showed nothing surprising for 16/17 or 17/18 but a combination of a decrease in 17/18 Global
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Morning Market Insight

 5-10-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Yesterday gave us a mixed trade of a moderately higher soybean market, lower wheat complex and little movement for corn as we move into today’s crop report. USDA WASDE report released at 11 AM CST and
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Morning Market Insight

5-9-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

Export inspections out yesterday at 10 am showed to be a bit disappointing at 720,592 well below the expectations of 900-1200. With little change in the weather
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Morning Market Insight

5-8-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Weather is seen to be front and center for the time being as we push through planting season. The main highlights seem to be the balance of swift planting pace in the
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Morning Market Insight

May 5, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Monthly WASDE Report out next Wednesday, May 10th. Do you have your targets in place?

Corn: 2 higher

Corn started out well, this week, but never made it out
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Morning Market Insight

May 4, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

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Corn: 3 lower

Corn found some support
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Morning Market Insight

May 3, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: steady

Dryer weather forecasts, in the near term, had yesterday’s markets lower. It will take some time before we will see how bad the corn was affected by the recent weather in
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Morning Market Insight

May 2, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking for a more in-depth take on the markets? Check out our biweekly MarketPro Newsletter. Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist for details.


Corn:
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Morning Market Insight

May 1, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Monthly WASDE Report will be out on May 10th. Do you have your targets in place? Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist for pricing opportunities.


Corn:
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Morning Market Insight

April 28th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

The next USDA Supply and Demand report is out May 10th at 11 CST. Speak with your local Grain Marketing Specialist to get your targets in and working.


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Morning Market Insight

April 27th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales out this A.M.

Reminder, targets work 17 hours a day talk to you your local Grain Marketing specialist to get your targets in.


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Morning Market Insight

 April 26th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers to be released this A.M.

Corn Down 1 as of 7:45
May corn closed out trade yesterday up 5 ¾ cents, helped by a cooler wetter forecast in the Midwest that could delay
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Morning Market Insight

April 25th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking for more grain marketing news? Speak to your local Grain Marketing specialist about our all new Market Pro Newsletter.


Corn Down 2 as
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Morning Market Insight

 April 25th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking for more grain marketing news? Speak to your local Grain Marketing specialist about our all new Market Pro Newsletter.


Corn Down 2 as of
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Morning Market Insight

April 24th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking for more grain marketing news? Speak to your local Grain Marketing specialist about our all new Market Pro Newsletter.


Corn Up 2 as of 7:45
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Morning Market Insight

April 21, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking for more local grain market information?

Wheat Growers has a new bi-weekly newsletter called WG MarketPro. This newsletter gives producers a
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Morning Market Insight

April 20, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales to be released this morning

Reminder…targets work 17 hours a day, even when you’re in the field. Contact your local Grain
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Morning Market Insight

April 19, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers to be released this morning

Reminder…targets work 17 hours a day, even when you’re in the field. Contact your local Grain
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Morning Market Insight

April 18, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking for more local grain market information?

Wheat Growers has a new bi-weekly newsletter called WG MarketPro. This newsletter gives producers a
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Morning Market Insight

March 17, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export inspections to be released this morning.

CORN (Down 1)
It was a short trading week last week with the market being closed
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Morning Market Insight

April 14, 2017
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Happy Easter!

No markets today due to Good Friday. Trading will resume again on Sunday evening.
 


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Morning Market Insight

4-13-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45-2 higher


A wetter forecast for the Midwest looking to slow planting pace helped keep the momentum higher yesterday along with spillover strength for the soy complex.
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Morning Market Insight

April 12, 2017
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

The main theme out of yesterday’s S/D report was slightly larger US carryouts and growing South American crop sizes.

CORN: As of 7:45 –
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Morning Market Insight

April 11, 2017
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

April Supply/Demand report is out at 11am today……

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
Nearby corn finished up 7 ½ cents yesterday,
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Morning Market Insight

April 10, 2017
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Looking ahead at this week…..USDA WASDE report is out tomorrow, April 11th. No markets on Friday in observance of Good Friday.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up
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Morning Market Insight

April 7, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: unchanged
The corn market is really lacking news, we did see a 5 cent trading range yesterday before closing at 3.60 on the May contract. 3.64 looks to be the
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Morning Market Insight

April 6, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Unchanged
Yesterday corn was unable to break the technical resistance of the 100 day moving average at 3.66 on the May contract. Fund activity was light yesterday. Ethanol production was down
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Morning Market Insight

April 5, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: up 2
Yesterday corn closed down below its 100 and 200 day moving average as we saw the unwinding of some corn bean spreads. The report drove the market up on short covering
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Morning Market Insight

April 4, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Unchanged
Bullish momentum yesterday, nearby corn closed up 3 cents at 3.67 3/4 above the 20 day, 100 day, and 200 day moving average on the nearby contract. It is always a good idea to have
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Morning Market Insight

April 3, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Morning Market Insight

Corn: up 3
Corn traded higher in the overnight on lower acreage numbers despite record stocks reported in Friday’s USDA report. Corn stocks were up 10% from last year at 8.616 bln bu. Part of this is
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Morning Market Insight

March 31, 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Market Base Builder Sign-up Deadline is TODAY!! Contact a Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!!

The USDA Prospective Plantings and Quarterly Grain
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Morning Market Insight

March 30, 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Market Base Builder Sign-up Deadline is March 31. Contact a Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!!

The USDA Prospective Plantings and Quarterly Grain
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Morning Market Insight

March 29, 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Market Base Builder Sign-up Deadline is March 31. Contact a Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!!

The USDA Prospective Plantings and Quarterly Grain
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Morning Market Insight

March 28, 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Market Base Builder Sign-up Deadline is March 31. Contact a Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!!

The USDA Prospective Plantings and Quarterly Grain
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Morning Market Insight

March 27, 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Market Base Builder Sign-up Deadline is March 30. Contact a Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!!

The
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Morning Marker Insight

03/24/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Market Base Builder Deadline is March 31ST contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!

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Morning Market Insight

03/23/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Market Base Builder Deadline is March 31ST contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!


Corn as
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Morning Market Insight

03/22/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Market Base Builder Deadline is March 31ST contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!

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Morning Market Insight

03/21/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Market Base Builder Deadline is March 31ST contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist for more details!


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Morning Market Insight

03/20/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Happy First Day of Spring!!
Market Base Builder Deadline is March 31ST contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist or more
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Morning Market Insight

3-17-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower


Good export sales kept corn in the black for the 3rd straight session. We are currently trending ahead of pace to meet USDA expected exports but we a have
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Morning Market Insight

 3-16-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher


Yesterday was the 2nd session in a row to settle in the black for corn as momentum seems to shifting for the time being. All be it both days very
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Morning Market Insight

 3-15-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Hope to see you all there!!

Corn: As of 7:30- 2 higher


Exports yesterday into
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Morning Market Insight

3-14-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Hope to see you all there!!

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower


Export inspections yesterday
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Morning Market Insight

 3-13-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Hope to see you all there!!

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

With little new
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Morning Market Insight

March 10, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers will be hosting multiple Marketing Meetings from the 13th to the 15th of March. Call your local Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP by TODAY! 

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Morning Market Insight

March 9, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers will be hosting multiple Marketing Meetings from the 13th to the 15th of March. Call your local Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP by March 9th.

Monthly WASDE
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Morning Market Insight

March 8, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers will be hosting multiple Marketing Meetings from the 13th to the 15th of March. Call your local Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP by March 9th.


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Morning Market Insight

March 7, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 1 lower

Export inspections, reported yesterday at 56.9 million
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Morning Market Insight

March 6, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers will be hosting multiple Marketing Meetings from the 13th to the 15th of March. Call your local Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP by March 9th.

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Morning Market Insight

March 3rd
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Advanced Trading (ATI) are coming up. Speak with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP.

The next USDA
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Morning Market Insight

March 2nd
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Advanced Trading (ATI) are coming up. Speak with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP.


Corn Down 2
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Morning Market Insight

March 2nd
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Advanced Trading (ATI) are coming up. Speak with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP.


Corn Down 2
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Morning Market Insight

March 1st
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Advanced Trading (ATI) are coming up. Speak with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP.


Corn Up 2 as
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Morning Market Insight

February 28th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Advanced Trading (ATI) are coming up. Speak with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP.


Corn Up 2
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Morning Market Insight

February 27th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Advanced Trading (ATI) are coming up. Speak with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to RSVP.

 


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Morning Market Insight

February 24, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Update on base insurance prices during month of February:
Corn- $3.96
Soybeans- $10.17

CORN (Unchanged)
The Ag
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Morning Market Insight

February 23, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers will be released this morning

USDA Ag Outlook forum is occurring today and tomorrow.

CORN
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Morning Market Insight

February 22, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

The next USDA report is on March 9th

CORN (Up 1)
Export sales of 4.1 mln to Japan for 16/17, 4.4 mln to unknown and 6.5 mln to
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Morning Market Insight

February 21, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export inspections will be released this A.M.

CORN (Up 1)
The corn market remains on this high side of the trading range even
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Morning Market Insight

February 20, 2017
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

No markets today in observance of the Presidents day Holiday, markets will re-open this evening@7PM

Export inspections will be released tomorrow
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Morning Market Insight

2-17-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower


After putting new highs in yesterday (3.80H) we struggled the rest of the session closing 5 ¼ lower. Disappointing export and political unrest noted
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Morning Market Insight

February 16, 2017
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady to down 1
The corn market continued its strong performance yesterday as funds continued to buy commodities. Logistics were in the
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Morning Market Insight

February 15, 2017
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
Corn futures were mixed yesterday as the nearby months were slightly lower and New Crop contract months were positive on the day.
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Morning Market Insight

February 14, 2017
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Lots of red numbers on the futures market screen this morning……must be in honor of Valentines Day!

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 2

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Morning Market Insight

February 13, 2017
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:40 – Down 1
March corn futures reached the $3.75 mark on Friday, the highest that contract has traded since July. The Dec contract is also
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Morning Market Insight

February 10th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Do you have bushels on the farm that need to be moved? Lacking the personnel or equipment to get it moved into town? Speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist about our “FOB The
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Morning Market Insight

February 9, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Report day! 11:00 A.M. USDA releases the S&D report.

Corn: Unchanged
The nearby corn contract was able to break through the 200 day
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Morning Market Insight

 

 February 8, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Tomorrow the USDA S&D report comes out at 11:00 AM. Get your targets in.

Corn: Unchanged
March corn was a
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Morning market Insight

February 7, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Thursday February 9th the USDA S&D report will be released at 11:00 A.M.

Corn: Unchanged
On Monday the March corn contract saw a 6
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Morning Market Insight

February 6, 2017
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Thursday February 9th Monthly USDA S & D report is out at 11:00 A.M.

Corn: up 2
The Corn market was weaker on Friday on selling pressure from the top end of the range
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 3 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Put the planters back in the sheds as Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow yesterday we get 6 more weeks of winter…

Corn: Mixed
It was an uneventful
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 2 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3-5 Higher
Corn market put in a strong performance yesterday as we saw the nearby contracts surge to up 8 1/2 with the Dec contract up 9. The bullish response was from
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 1 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-5 Lower
Corn market managed slight gains after a wild Monday trading session. We saw a tight trading window all day as corn closed up 2. Unfortunately, that strength did not
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 31, 2017
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-5 Higher
Corn market saw a bounce in the overnight session after strong selling pressure yesterday. March May & July contracts were all up fractionally & Dec was
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Morning Market Insight

1-20-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 4 lower

Corn being pressured overnight by soybeans and ideas Trumps talk of a 20% import tariff on Mexico. Mexico is in the top ten export destinations for US agricultural
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Morning Market Insight

1/27/17
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Unchanged
Corn lower yesterday as trade tries to sort out impact of proposed 20% import tax from Mexico. Farmer selling
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
1/26/17
Cutter Murray

Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
Yesterday corn rallied back half of previous day’s losses to settle out the day at 3.65¼ versus 3.69¼ last year. Ethanol production
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
1/25/17
Cutter Murray


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
Yesterday corn closed down 6 ¼ after reaching a high of 3.71 futures a level not seen since July. Informa raising their estimate of NC US corn acres to
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
1/24/17
Cutter Murray


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged

Yesterday corn only sees a 2 ½ cent trading range. Export inspections came in near expectations at 37.9mbu vs 35.5 LW. Corn production estimate for Brazil
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Morning Market Insight
1/23/17
Cutter Murray


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
March Corn closed last Friday at its highest close since July @3.69 3/4 after trading higher for a fifth session in a row. U.S. corn export sales for 16/17 for the
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Morning Market Insight

1-20-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- steady


Corn market settled a moderate 1 ¼ higher yesterday with help from an announcement of 110,400 ton of corn sold to unknown and all-time record high
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Morning Market Insight

 1-19-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Corn traded in a relatively tight range both sides yesterday unable to keep up with soybeans. NC corn/bean ratio pushing to over 2.6 overnight leading to
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Morning Market Insight

 1-18-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Plenty of strength to go around yesterday as a strength soybean market headed give support to corn. Export inspections was nothing to write home about at 35 mbu
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Morning Market Insight

 1-17-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 higher

The corn market higher overnight being held higher, in large part, by a strength in the soybean complex. Export inspection this morning released at 10am cst.
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Morning Market Insight

1-16-17
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

There is no trade today in observation of Martin Luther King Day. Trading will resume at 7 p.m. Wheat Growers will be open normal business hours.


Corn: As of 7:45-

The corn market traded in
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Morning Market Insight

January 13, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets will be closed Sunday evening, January 15th, and on Monday, January 16th, for Martin Luther King Day. They will open again on Monday evening.


Corn: 2 lower


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Morning Market Insight

January 12, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

US Quarter Stocks Report out at 11 am TODAY
Be sure to have your targets in place!

Corn: 2 lower

Corn managed a comeback, of sorts, and close
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Morning Market Insight

January 11, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

US Quarter Stocks Report out at 11 am on Thursday, January 12th.
Be sure to have your targets in place!

Corn: 2 lower

Corn continues its sideways
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Morning Market Insight

January 10, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

US Quarter Stocks Report out at 11 am on Thursday, January 12th.

Corn: 2 lower

Corn export inspections, reported yesterday, came in at 34.5 million
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Morning Market Insight

January 9, 2017
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

US Quarter Stocks Report out at 11 am on Thursday, January 12th.
Do you have your targets in place?

Corn: steady

Corn is trading steady, and continues to float
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Morning Market Insight

January 6th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales out this A.M.
Do you have bushels on the farm that need to be moved? Lacking the personnel or equipment to get it moved into town? Speak to your nearest Grain Marketing
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Morning Market Insight

January 5th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

EIA report at 10:00 AM today

Corn Unchanged as of 7:45
Corn caught a ride from beans yesterday and also got some help from concerns of too much
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Morning Market Insight

January 4th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn Up 1 as of 7:45
March corn closed the day up 3 ¾ cents and December corn closed the day up 3 ½ cents, support from commercial buyers helped add
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Morning Market Insight

January 3rd
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn Unchanged as of 7:45
March corn closed 6 1/4 cents higher and new-crop December finished 3 3/4 cents higher on the week last week. March corn was slightly higher
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Morning Market Insight

December 30, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers wishes you and your family a Happy New year! 

Holiday trading hours:
Normal close today
Markets will
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Morning Market Insight

December 29, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers will be released this morning

CORN (Up 2)
Corn pulled back on Wednesday as the dollar pushed to near old highs.
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Morning Market Insight

December 28, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

The next USDA report is coming up on January 12th where we will reevaluate current grain stocks

CORN (Down 2)
Great start to the
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Morning Market Insight

12-27-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 4 higher

Santa appears to be day late for corn longs this morning. Friday ended the day and the week lower shrugging off the announcement of 110.8 sale to unknown.
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Morning Market Insight

December 23, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

We wish you and yours a Merry Christmas!  All WG locations and the futures markets will be closed on Monday, Dec 26th.

CORN: As of 7:15 –
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 22, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Friday December 23, markets close at 12:05 pm CT, CHS Hedging will be closing at 1:00 pm CT, and markets will reopen Monday December 26, at 7 pm.

Corn:
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 21, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Mixed
Until the beans decided which way to turn, corn traded sideways for a while then got drug down by the weakness in the beans. Corn ended the day down 3. The market had
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 20, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-5 Lower
Corn market was lower yesterday as they were influenced by weakness in the bean complex. That weakness spilled over into the overnight session as we are down a
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 19, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-3 Lower
Corn was lower on the overnight session, in sympathy to the bean market. Most contracts were down around a penny. Corn inspection last week were disappointing but
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Morning Market Insight

December 16, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 1
The March futures contract pushed to $3.63 ½ yesterday before rolling over and closing down 5 ½. This was in spite of
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Morning Market Insight

December 15, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
Export sales out this morning were well above expectations at 59.7 million bushels. The Dec contract went off the board yesterday.
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Morning Market Insight

December 14, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
The corn market was steady yesterday, closing up a penny at the end of the day. At NGFA’s Country Elevator Conference this
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Morning Market Insight

December 13, 2016
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN: As of 7:45- down 1
On Monday, export inspections came out at 33.89 mln bu, slightly lower than what was expected this week. Although our year to date shipments are up 86% from a year ago at
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Morning Market Insight

December 12, 2016
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN: As of 7:45 down 1
Fridays the USDA report was neutral leaving carryout unchanged at 2.403 bbu the market traded sideways after the report was released and then rallying 6 cents closing at
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Morning Market Insight

December 9, 2016
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

The USDA WASDE report is out at 11:00 AM today!! Be sure to get your targets in and working!

CORN: As of 7:45 up 1
Yesterday the nearby march contract closed down 4 cents positioning
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Morning Market Insight

December 8, 2016
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Market Specialist

USDA WASDE report is out tomorrow Friday December 9th!

CORN: As of 7:45 unchanged
On Wednesday corn was stuck in a 4 cent trading range hitting technical resistance at 3.61 on the March
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Morning Market Insight

December 7, 2016
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Friday December, 9th the USDA WASDE report will be out at 11:00 A.M.

CORN: As of 7:45- down 2 at 3.58
The corn market Tuesday continues to be range bound. We saw a tight trading range and
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Morning Market Insight

December 6, 2016
Kaitee Schaefers
Grain Marketing Specialist

Friday December 9th the USDA WASDE report will be out at 11:00 A.M.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 1 at 3.60
On Monday, March corn futures closed up 12 cents at 3.59 this was aided by the
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Morning Market Insight

December 5, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Patron Meetings are going on today, tomorrow, and Wednesday. Click here to find the time and place for your WG
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Morning Market Insight

12/2/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Up 2
March corn closed down 6 yesterday @
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
12/01/16
Cutter Murray


We have rolled to March futures on Corn, Spring Wheat, Winter Wheat and Milo.


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged
Corn mostly quite on the overnight trading
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Morning Market Insight
11/30/16
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45 Up4
U.S. corn exports forecast at 35-40 mbu per
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Morning Market Insight
11/29/16
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 6:45 Down 2
USDA pegs corn harvest in Michigan at 88% vs.
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11/28/16
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Down 1
December 2016 corn futures on Friday
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Morning Market Insight

11-25-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


There will be shortened trading hours opening at 8:30 this morning and closing at 12:05. Wheat Growers will have limited staff available during trading hours for your pricing needs. Contact the hedgedesk @
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Morning Market Insight

11-23-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

 

Wheat Growers would like to wish you and your family a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving
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Morning Market Insight

11-22-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

The corn market was pulled higher by a rallying soy complex yesterday. Corn/bean ratio at 2.63 for nc 17 suggesting planted acres to favor soybeans. Corn
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Morning Market Insight

 11-21-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45-1 higher

Corn market being supported the end of last week into today by better export sales, despite lower export inspections along with fund short covering.
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Morning Market Insight

November 18, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

US Dollar reaches new 13 year highs following a good Jobs and Housing Report.

Corn: steady

Corn, so far, has modestly gained a penny, in the futures, versus last week as
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Morning Market Insight

November 17, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

US Dollar is lower this morning and is supporting the grain markets.

Corn: 1 higher

Corn could not break through the 100 day moving average of $3.43 yesterday, as
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Morning Market Insight

November 16, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 higher

Corn closed higher yesterday and turned the stochastics chart. This suggests that a short term uptrend is in front of us, if corn can push through the 100 day moving average, which is
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Morning Market Insight

November 15, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 higher

Corn continues to hold support around $3.37. Harvest progress reported at 93% complete. This is up 1% from the 5-year average. Export Inspections, reported yesterday, were at 24.3
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Morning Market Insight

November 14, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3 lower

Last week’s WASDE Report and lower soybean futures continue to weigh on the corn market. The predicted yeild of 175.3 bushel per acer and 15.23 billion bushel ending stocks
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Morning Market Insight

November 11th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Happy Veterans Day to all who have served, Thank you for your service!

Corn Down 2 as of 7:45
December corn closed the day out Thursday up 2
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Morning Market Insight

November 10th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales out this A.M.

Corn Up 3 as of 7:45
The USDA WASDE report put the pressure on the corn market yesterday as December corn lost 13 ½
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Morning Market Insight

November 9th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA WASDE REPORT OUT TODAY AT 11 A.M. GET YOUR TARGETS IN AND WORKING!!

Corn Down 2 as of 7:45
December corn finished the day Tuesday up 8 cents,
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Morning Market Insight

November 8th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA WASDE Report out tomorrow at 11 A.M.

Corn Unchanged as of 6:30
December corn closed out the day yesterday down 2 ½ cents as the election
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Morning Market Insight

 November 7th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your nearest Grain Marketing specialist to get your targets in and working before Wednesdays WASDE Report.

Corn Down 2 as of 7:45

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Morning Market Insight

November 4, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

The next USDA report is next Wednesday, November 9th. Be sure to have your targets working!

CORN (Down 2)
The board continues to
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Morning Market Insight

November 3, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales will be released this morning and the next USDA report is next Wednesday, November 9th

CORN (Up 1)
Losses on
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Morning Market Insight

November 2, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Do you have bushels in the bin and want to make sure of quality? Call Wheat Growers today to line up our bin probe service.

CORN
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Morning Market Insight

November 1, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Next USDA report is next Wednesday, November 9th

CORN (Down 2)
Corn traded on both side of unchanged Monday with pretty benign
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Morning Market Insight

October 31, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Happy Halloween!

Export inspections to be released this morning

CORN (Down 2)
Corn ended up
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 28, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 2-3
Corn was slightly mixed yesterday as we saw all contracts trade in the negative early on. It didn’t take long for them to follow beans up and spent most of
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 27, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

First Notice Day for November futures is on Monday Oct 31.

Corn: Up 5-8
Corn followed beans higher yesterday as we saw corn 4 cents
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 26, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Up 2-5
Corn traded in another tight window yesterday and ended the day only a penny higher. In the overnight we say the same thing as corn market traded in a 3-5 cent range
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 25, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-5 Higher
Corn didn’t even try to follow beans higher yesterday as they closed 4 cents lower. There was a tight trading window on the overnight of a few cents but corn settled unchanged. We
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 24, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45 down 1
On the overnight, trade was mixed to slightly lower at 3.52. Still a lot of harvest to do and will have good weather this week to do it in. Harvest could
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Morning Market Insight

October 21, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Make sure to have your targets working during these busy times!

CORN (Up 1)
Corn retreated Thursday after a strong week,
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Morning Market Insight

October 20, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Have you signed up to receive text alerts and daily bids from your nearest WG location yet? The process is easy and customizable for multiple locations to follow. [MORE]

Morning Market Insight

October 19, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manger

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 2
Corn ended up steady yesterday after spend most of the time in positive territory. It gave up the gains when the soy complex rolled
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Morning Market Insight

October 18, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Have you signed up for text bids and alerts for your nearest WG location? Keep current on bids, extended delivery hours and more by signing up for text alerts  on the “ [MORE]

Morning Market Insight

October 17, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 1
Higher again overnight as the Dec made another run at the $3.60 mark we have been talking about for the past week. Weekly progress
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Morning Market Insight

October 14, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 4
Yesterday the corn market gained back everything lost on Wednesday and more!   Overnight we were able to trade above the $3.50
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Morning Market Insight

October 13, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Export sales out tomorrow due to Monday’s holiday.

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 1
The USDA report was somewhat uneventful with the corn
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Morning Market Insight

October 12, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

The October USDA WASDE report will be released at 11am this morning.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 1
Corn finished +2¼ cents higher
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Morning Market Insight

October 11, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

October USDA S/D Report is to be released tomorrow at 11 am.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
The average trade estimate for the size of
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Morning Market Insight

October 10, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA report is on Wednesday, October 12th

Export inspections to be released this morning

CORN (Unchanged)
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Morning Market Insight

10/07/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Unchanged
December 2016 corn futures closed at $3.40 ½ on Thursday. One year ago, December 2015 corn settled at $3.91 ¼. U.S.
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Morning Market Insight

10/06/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Down 1
Export Sales to be released this morning
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Morning Market Insight

10/05/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Don’t let your marketing take a back seat to harvest. Talk to your local grain marketing specialist and have your targets working wile u do.

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Morning Market Insight

10/04/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Don’t let your marketing take a back seat to harvest. Talk to your local grain marketing specialist and have your targets working wile u do.

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Morning Market Insight

9-30-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

Export sales yesterday ended up less than expected and along with harvest pressure this market looks to be on the defensive going into this morning’s
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Morning Market Insight

9-29-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher

Corn traded both sides yesterday before settling lower despite news of a rather large sale of 1,577 split between 16/17 and 17/18 to China. Ethanol data out
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Morning Market Insight

9-28-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

Relatively light news day for the corn market as turnaround Tuesday seemed to hold true this week. Harvest ramping up with a 5 day forecast favorable for
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Morning Market Insight

9-27-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Monday brought us weakness across the trade and corn was no exception. Harvest and a forecast that looks favorable for harvest progress for the next 5 days
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Morning Market Insight

 9-26-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

Corn remains in last week’s tight 10c range. News that China has issued a 33.8% import tax on US ddg’s expected to make to make US not
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Morning Market Insight

September 23, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


September 30th USDA will release the Quarterly Stocks Report!


Corn: 2 lower

Corn looks like it is going to end the week lower. Export numbers were
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Morning Market Insight

September 22, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates unchanged, for now.


September 30th USDA will release the Quarterly Stocks Report!

Corn:
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Morning Market Insight

September 21, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Fall harvest is here! Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to discuss our different contracting options and grain programs.


Corn: 2 lower

Corn
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Morning Market Insight

September 20, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Fall harvest is here! Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to discuss our different contracting options and grain programs.


Corn: 2 higher

Corn
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Morning Market Insight

September 19, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Fall harvest is here! Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to discuss our different contracting options and grain programs.


Corn: 1 higher

Corn
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 16th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Fall harvest is right around the corner! Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to discuss our different contracting options and grain programs.


Corn
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 15th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Fall harvest is right around the corner! Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to discuss our different contracting options and grain programs.
Export sales out this morning.
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 14th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Fall harvest is right around the corner! Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to discuss our different contracting options and grain programs.
Ethanol numbers out this A.M.


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Morning Market Insight

Sep 13
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Fall harvest is right around the corner! Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to discuss our different contracting options and grain programs.

Corn Down
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Morning Market Insight

September 12th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

WASDE Report out today 11 A.M. Contact your nearest Grain Marketing specialist to get your targets in and working.

Corn Down 1 as of 7:30

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Morning Market Insight

September 9, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA report is on Monday, September 12th

Export sales will be released this morning

CORN (Down 3)

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Morning Market Insight

September 8, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Next USDA report is on Monday, September 12th

Ethanol numbers released this morning

CORN (Up 1)

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Morning Market Insight

September 7, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Next USDA report is on Monday, September 12th

Looking for harvest contracting options? Contact your local Grain marketing specialist to go through
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Morning Market Insight

September 6, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export inspections to be released this morning

CORN (Down 2)
Corn rounded out last week on a positive note and actually finished
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Morning Market Insight

Sept 2, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Monday September 5th is Labor Day and the market will be closed for the day trade. Trading will resume at normal open time on Monday evening at 7pm. In observance of Labor Day, all Wheat Grower
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Morning Market Insight

Sept 1, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-5 Higher
Corn market started off on the right foot this morning as we start the new marketing year. Dec corn was up 2 ½ on the overnight session after
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 31, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady
Corn had a quiet trading session in the overnight, with only trading in a 2 cent window. Yesterday we saw corn down again in sympathy to the bean complex. The corn
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 30, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Mixed
Corn again traded lower during the overnight session, trading in a 3 cent range. We did some fresh contract lows as well. Corn conditions remained unchanged for this
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Morning Market Insight

ug 29, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45 down 1
The slide in the market from Friday continues into the overnight session. Traders were busy trying to sort through numbers from the crop tour and the
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Morning Market Insight

August 26, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady
Do you have any Non-GMO corn in the bin? Or growing in your field? If you do, contact Travis @ 605-725-8310 about potential marketing
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Morning Market Insight

August 25, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady
Profarmer tour participants had mud on their boots across IA and IL yesterday. They will finish up in IA today and both legs will meet
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Morning Market Insight

August 24, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 2
Not much to talk about other than the ProFarmer tour that is in its 3rd day today. Yesterday’s tour stops resulted in a NE
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Morning Market Insight

August 23, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:40 – Down 3
The ProFarmer Tour got underway yesterday as one leg started in Sioux Falls and ventured to Grand Island, NE while the eastern leg
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Morning Market Insight

August 22, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 3
The ProFarmer crop tour gets underway this week and should provide the market with some info to chew on. They begin the tour with legs
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Morning Market Insight

August 19, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Pro Farmer crop tour begins on Monday

Corn: Down 1
USDA announced sales of 101,600 metric tons of corn yesterday for delivery to unknown
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Morning Market Insight

August 18, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Stop by our booth for the last day of Dakotafest in Mitchell today.

Corn: Down 1
EIA report out yesterday pegged production at levels that tied the
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Morning Market Insight

August 17, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Stop by our booth at Dakotafest in Mitchell this week.

Corn: Up 1
Corn conditions remained unchanged at 74% good/excellent, which is the second
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Morning Market Insight

August 16, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Stop by our booth at Dakotafest in Mitchell this week.

Corn: 1 to 2 Higher
Higher oil prices helped push commodities yesterday. Export
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Morning Market Insight

August 15, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop Progress Report out at 3:00 PM today
Stop by our booth at Dakotafest in Mitchell this week.

Corn: Up 3
Corn is bouncing back
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Morning Market Insight

08/12/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


USDA Report at 11 AM

Corn as of 7:45: Unchanged
WASDE at 11:00 AM CDT: Average trade guess for 2016 U.S. corn crop: 14.772
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Morning Market Insight

08/11/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Up 1
Futures have been trading sideways for the
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Morning Market Insight

08/10/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Up 1
U.S. corn exports pegged to range from
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Morning Market Insight

08/09/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Down 1

Brazil 2016-17 winter corn area seen at 11.7m hectares, compared to 10.8m hectares in previous season. Export inspections were strong
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Morning Market Insight

08/08/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45: Up 2
USDA Crop Progress: Good/Excellent U.S. corn rating could be
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Morning Market Insight

8-5-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

Despite the announcement of a 129,000 mt sale yesterday corn settled on its low, 4c lower. Weekly export sales and ideas of increasing production ideas
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Morning Market Insight

8-4-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

Corn managed to post a minimal gain on a technical bounce as well as supported by the announcement of 290,000 mt sale to unknown yesterday. Yield/production
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Morning Market Insight

August 3, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers out this morning

CORN (Up 1)
The crop size seems to be getting bigger through a critical period as condition
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Morning Market Insight

8-2-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Pressure from the soybean market and the anticipation of crop conditions was the theme yesterday. The condition report was what was expected with overall crop
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Morning Market Insight

8-1-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

Corn market firmed Friday on spillover strength from the soy complex and a weaker $. Little new to talk about on a Monday morning as crop ratings this
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Morning Market Insight

July 29, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 lower

Corn settled lower after a bearish export sales report yesterday. Corn is holding a sideways trend as traders try to figure out how much of a crop is out there as we pass pollination.
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Morning Market Insight

July 28, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 lower

Corn holding steady in the overnight trade benefiting from soybeans, European wheat concerns and a lower dollar. Ethanol production, out yesterday, dropped from last week’s numbers,
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Morning Market Insight

July 27, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3 higher

Corn moving higher this morning following soybeans. Ethanol production numbers will be released later this morning. Extended weather forecasts for the western plains have now turned
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Morning Market Insight

July 26, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Grain markets are steady as debate over the 2016 crop production gets heated. Financial markets try to gain. The dollar, gold and crude are down.

Corn: 2 lower

Corn moving
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Morning Market Insight

July 25, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets getting a boost from European stock and wheat markets.

Corn: 1 higher

Corn moved higher in the overnight on some follow through buying after Friday’s reversal
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Morning Market Insight

 ]uly 22nd
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn Down 4 as of 7:45
Another down day in the corn market as September corn ended the day down 3 ¼ cents and December ended the day down 3
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Morning Market Insight

 July 21st
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Need more trucks in the field? Talk to your nearest Gain Marketing Specialist for trucking rates from the field.

Corn Unchanged as of 7:45

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Morning Market Insight

 July 19th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers out this A.M.

Corn- Up 2 as of 7:45
September corn ended the day Tuesday down 15 ¼ cents, December ended down 14 ¾
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Morning Market Insight

 July 19th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn Down 8 as of 7:45
September corn ended the day up 4 ¾ cents on Monday, with help from a generally dry looking forecast for the week. The December contract
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Morning Market Insight

 July 18th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn Down 2 as of 7:45
September corn ended the day Friday down 5 ½ cents, down 2 ¾ cents for the week. The December contract ended the day down 6
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Morning Market Insight

7-15-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

This week we moved past the July WASDE report and right into weather. The market traded firm all the way until mid-day yesterday before it broke on some
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Morning Market Insight

July 14, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Make sure to have your targets working heading into this volatile weather market!

CORN (Up 10)
Corn continues to climb off its lows
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Morning Market Insight

July 13, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers out this AM

CORN (Up 9)
Corn looks to have a short term bottom as we are now 20 cents off the low set after the June
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Morning Market Insight

July 12, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA WASDE report out at 11AM this morning

CORN (Down 2)
Corn futures struggled Monday on adequate moisture and mild temperatures
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Morning Market Insight

July 11, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export inspections to be released this AM, USDA WASDE report tomorrow @11AM

CORN (Up 4)
The corn market looks to have found a short
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Morning Market Insight

July 8, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Up 2-5
Corn surged early yesterday but struggled to hang on to those gains as they tried hold their head above water vs the another bean collapse. In the end the market only
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Morning Market Insight

July 7, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Higher 2-5
It was another down day yesterday as corn market sank lower with the soy complex. It closed the day down 9. It did rebound on the overnight with a decent close
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Morning Market Insight

July 6, 2016, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 5
Corn continued its selloff yesterday which carried over into the overnight sessions. This was mostly in sympathy to soybeans but also good growing conditions
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Morning Market Insight

July 5, 2016, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop conditions will be released later today…

Corn: Down 5-8

After the long holiday weekend, corn is back to
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Morning Market Insight

7-1-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy 4th of July weekend!
There will be no trade on Monday- trading will resume Monday night

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower


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Morning Market Insight

Acreage increased across the board which was a bit suprising for the corn market. Soybeans increased but not quite as much as the average trade estimate. Initial reaction has corn weaker, beans higher, and wheat mixed.

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Morning Market Insight

6-30-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

I’m going to keep this short and sweet this morning… The highly anticipated USDA acreage and stock estimates is out at 11am cst. This will be the focus for the day. I will update shortly after the
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Morning Market Insight

 6-29-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

The corn market traded stronger the bulk of the session yesterday on spillover strength the bean market before settling unchanged for the day. The market will look
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Morning Market Insight

June 28, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Markets are running higher this morning…….

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 10
Uncertain weather forecasts have the markets higher this
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Morning Market Insight

June 27, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

All about the weather forecasts……Coverage of weekend rain for U.S. corn and soybeans was lower than expected and thus we were higher in the overnight session.


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Morning Market Insight

June 24, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Brexit vote was yesterday; Britain voted to leave the European Union causing confusion in the global market.

Corn: Down 11
Weather continues
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Morning Market Insight

June 23, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Citizens of Great Britain vote today on whether their country should exit the European Union.
Export Sales out this Morning at 7:30.

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Morning Market Insight

June 22, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 1
With July corn closing down the limit yesterday, the daily limit will expand to 40 cents today. Funds liquidated an estimated 35k contracts yesterday.
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Morning Market Insight

June 21, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 10
The weather forecast calling for more rain throughout the Midwest caused all grains to fall yesterday despite a weaker dollar and stronger crude. That
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Morning Market Insight

June 20, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop progress report out today at 3PM.

Corn: Down 9
Weather continues to drive the market as the Midwest caught some rain over the weekend
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
06/17/16
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Up 4

The last 4-week average for U.S. corn
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
06/16/16
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
December 2016 corn futures traded $4.48 ½ Wednesday the highest since July 8, 2014 but settled $0.07 lower at $4.39
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
06/15/16
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Up 1
December 2016 corn futures closed
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
06/14/16
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Come join us for our Grand Opening of the Kennebec Elevator Grand Opening today from 4-7 P.M. Tours will start at 4 and new tours begin every 15 minutes until
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Morning Market Insight

06/13/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Come join us for our Grand Opening of the Kennebec Elevator Grand Opening tomorrow June 14th from 4-7 P.M. Tours will start at 4 and new tours begin every 15 minutes until 5:30.
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Morning Market Insight

June 10, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA WASDE report to be released this morning @11AM

CORN (Up 2)
Thursday began with an excellent export sales number reported at
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Morning Market Insight

6-9-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 4 lower


Planting wrapping up and generally good crop conditions gave way to fears of hot/dry weather yesterday along with spill over support from soybeans. CN6 traded to
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Morning Market Insight

6-8-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher

Crop conditions giving way to a hotter/drier forecast although we appear to have some moisture working into the 6-10- forecast. A softer dollar index and firm energies
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Morning Market Insight

6--16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

A warmer/drier 6-10-day forecast seemed to be the catalyst for yesterday’s move higher. July settled 9 higher, with Dec settling 10 ¼ higher. Export
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Morning Market Insight

6-6-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 6 higher

Export sales released Friday due to Monday’s holiday showed another solid week of sales at 1.3, putting the week well above what was expected. WASDE report
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Morning Market Insight

June 3, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2 higher

Lack luster trade in corn yesterday despite the rally in soybeans. Ethanol production numbers came in at 20.8 million barrels. That number was the same as last week, but 700,000 barrels
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Morning Market Insight

June 2, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: steady

Corn managed to gain after a bearish start yesterday on a lower dollar and forecasted lower production out of Brazil due to weather. Planted acres, for corn, are up to date, even in the
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Morning Market Insight

June 1, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers out today.

Corn: 3 lower

Corn settled lower yesterday on account of decent long term weather predictions, and dismal export inspections.
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Morning Market Insight

May 31, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Today is the last day for the Market Base Builder Program

Corn: steady

Steady trade in the overnight as traders await the first corn crop ratings this
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Morning Market Insight

May 30, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


In observance of Memorial Day there will be no commodity markets trading today.

Tomorrow is last day of the Market Base Builder Program.

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Morning Market Insight

May 27th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Attention: There will be no grain markets Monday May 30th in observance of Memorial Day, trading will resume Monday night.

Have a Great weekend!!


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Morning Market Insight

May 26th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales out this A.M.

Corn Up 3 ½ as of 7:45
July corn ended the session yesterday up 7 ¼ cents at $4.0475, posting its highest close
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Morning Market Insight

May 26th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales out this A.M.

Corn Up 3 ½ as of 7:45
July corn ended the session yesterday up 7 ¼ cents at $4.0475, posting its highest close
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Morning Market Insight

May 25th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol Production numbers out this morning.


Corn- Up 2 as of 7:45
After an indecisive two sided session July corn backed off by ¼ cent
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Morning Market Insight

May 24th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your nearest Grain Marketing specialist to get you targets in and working.

Corn Down 2 ¾ as of 7:45
July corn closed the day
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Morning Market Insight

May 23rd
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export Inspections out this A.M. as well as Planting Progress this afternoon at 3 P.M.


Corn Down 2 ½ as of 7:45
July corn closed up 3
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Morning Market Insight

May 20, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA crop progress report is released Monday afternoon

CORN (Up 2)
Despite the third highest single week export sale this year of 58
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Morning Market Insight

May 19, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales to be released this morning.

CORN (Down 4)
Corn gained on beans Wednesday as the trade continues to try and decide how
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Morning Market Insight

May 18, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers to be released this morning.

CORN (Down 2)
Outside factors seemed to strengthen the market on Tuesday as oil was
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Morning Market Insight

May 17, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking at moving corn after Spring’s work? Sit down with your local Grain Marketing specialist to start putting together a plan.

CORN (Down
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Morning Market Insight

May 16, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export inspections to be released this morning and planting progress this afternoon.

CORN (Down 2)
Both July and December futures
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Morning Market Insight

May 13, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: Down 2-5
Corn surged higher yesterday as it found support from better than expected export sales. 4 out of the last 5 weeks’ corn sales have been over 1
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Morning Market Insight

May 12, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: as of 7:45 up 5
With the bean market taking a day off, corn market struggled to gain momentum yesterday as it could not find any support on its own. Corn closed down 4 on
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Morning Market Insight

May 11, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-5 Higher
Corn was just along for the ride yesterday, as they were happy to settle up 12 from strength from the Soy complex. USDA cut 15/16 end stocks for corn from 1.862
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Morning Market Insight

May 10, 2016, 
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Supply and Demand Report today @ 11am. Do you have your targets working??

 

Corn: 2-5 Lower
Went into
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Morning Market Insight

May 6, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

May USDA Supply/Demand report is out next Tuesday, May 10th.

CORN: As of 7:40 – Up 2
The corn market was weaker on Thursday
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Morning Market Insight

Cinco de Mayo 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady to Up 1
China continues to deal with its large stockpile of corn and with price supports falling, the producer there has reacted
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Morning Market Insight

May 3, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Next USDA report is May 10th. Make sure to have your targets working when you’re busy out in the field!

CORN (Down 1)
Corn
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Morning Market Insight

May 2, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 - Down 2
Both July and Dec corn contracts held their 200 day moving average to finish the week on Friday. Crop Progress report (release at 3:00 PM CDT)
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Morning Market Insight

April 29, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Today is first notice day for May futures. We are now bidding off July futures for all nearby bids.
Check out our latest Blog
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Morning Market Insight

April 28, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist to have contracts rolled or priced by first notice day for May futures; Friday, April 29th.


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Morning Market Insight

April 27, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist to have contracts rolled or priced by first notice day for May futures; Friday, April 29th.

Corn: Down 1

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Morning Market Insight

April 26, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist to have contracts rolled or priced by first notice day for May futures; Friday, April 29th.

Corn: Up 2

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Morning Market Insight

April 25, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export Inspections out at 10:00 AM and Crop Progress out at 3:00 PM. 

Corn: Up 1-2
This afternoon’s crop progress report is expected to
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Morning Market Insight

04/22/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 4
May 2016 corn futures traded $4.02 Thursday the first time above $4.00 since 10/27/15 and settled $0.10 ¼ lower
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Morning Market Insight

04/21/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Up 1

December 2016 corn futures closed
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Morning Market Insight

04/20/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Up 2
December 2016 corn futures closed at $3.96 ½ yesterday. The highest settlement price for the contract since December 18,
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Morning Market Insight

04/19/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Up 2

USDA pegs nationwide U.S. corn planting as of April 17 at 13% compared to 7% last year and the 5-year average of 8%.
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Morning Market Insight

04/18/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
Export Inspections released at 10 AM; Corn, 41.6 needed; 44.2 last week. Milo—3.5 needed; 7.1 last week. USDA
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Morning Market Insight

4-15-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

A stout export sales number and continued fund activity kept corn in the black yesterday. We also have continued support hot/dry conditions stressing the corn crop in
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Morning Market Insight

4-14-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Corn posting nice gains yesterday that look to have been, in large part, due to spillover strength from corn causes spec short covering. Funds estimated buyers of as
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Morning Market Insight

4-13-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45-4 higher

After the release of a relatively benign WADE report yesterday, corn traded mixed before firming into the close. Carryout pegged at 1.862bb. Fund short covering noted as
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Morning Market Insight

4-12-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA will be releasing WASDE information at 11 a.m. cst today

Corn: As of 7:45- 2-3 higher

Solid export inspections and a weak $ was not enough to keep corn positive yesterday as ideas of a
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Morning Market Insight

4-11-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

USDA releasing April WADE data tomorrow. There is some concern about dryness effecting Brazil’s second crop corn production, but production estimates
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Morning Market Insight

April 8, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crude Oil and the US Dollar are supporting markets.

Corn: steady

Light trading in the overnight session as commercial buying continues to support old crop corn.
The May contract has
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Morning Market Insight

April 7, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: steady – 1 higher

Corn is trying to remain strong, but is backing off at the close of the overnight session. Ethanol numbers released, yesterday, showed a 1.6% drop in production from 992k
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Morning Market Insight

April 6, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: steady – 1 lower

Corn traded stronger in the overnight on short term buying interest, but is losing momentum this morning. Overall trend is still bearish as large old crop supplies continue
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Morning Market Insight

April 5, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: steady – 1 higher

Export inspections yesterday were at 41.5 million bushels, and exceeded expectations. Year to date inspections are down 16%. USDA did not release the Crop Progress Report
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Morning Market Insight

April 4, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-3 lower

Corn prices remain under pressure from last week’s USDA Report. On Friday, USDA reported 420.8 million bushels used for ethanol in February. This was more than expected. Export
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Morning Market Insight

April 1st
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn Down 3 ¼ as of 7:45
May corn ended the day down in the red yesterday posting a new contract low of $3.5150, down 15 ½ cents on the day. Yesterday’s
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Morning Market Insight

March 31st
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

March 31st Planting Intentions Report out TODAY at 11 A.M., this report has been a big market mover in the past, and will set the tone for the next few months as we begin spring planting.
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Morning Market Insight

March 30th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact you nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to get your old and new crop targets in place for the Planting Intentions Report this Thursday March 31st at 11 A.M. Ethanol Production numbers
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Morning Market Insight

March 29th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact you nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to get your old and new crop targets in place for the Planting Intentions Report this Thursday March 31st at 11 A.M.


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Morning Market Insight

March 28th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact you nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to get your old and new crop targets in place for the Planting Intentions Report this Thursday March 31st at 11 A.M.



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Morning Market Insight

March 25, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

No markets today in observance of Good Friday. Markets will re-open Sunday night at 7pm

CORN
Nearby corn finished the week up 3
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Morning Market Insight

March 24, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales to be released this morning. Don’t forget to have your targets working for the Planting intentions report next Thursday, March 31st!


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Morning Market Insight

March 23, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly ethanol production numbers to be released this morning. Don’t forget to have your targets working for the Planting intentions report next Thursday, March 31st!

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Morning Market Insight

March 22, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Join us in the “Quest for Higher Yields” this Thursday, March 24th, featuring Fred Below, Professor of Plant Physiology at the University of Illinois! Fred will share
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Morning Market Insight

March 21, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Join us in the “Quest for Higher Yields” this Thursday, March 24th, featuring Fred Below, Professor of Plant Physiology at the University of Illinois! Fred will share his
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Morning Market Insight

March 18, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-5 Better
Corn market had a decent open but was overcome by pressure from the wheat market on yesterday’s session. With early support from a weak US $ and also a
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Morning Market Insight

March 17, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-5 Better

Corn traded in a tight trading window yesterday as we only saw a 2 ½ cent range. The gap from Monday remains open as of this morning. New
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Morning Market Insight

March 16, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Signup for the 2016 Market Base Builder Program is underway! Check with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to find out how to enroll some of your New Crop 2016 bushels of Corn, Soybeans, or
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Morning Market Insight

March 15, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Signup for the 2016 Market Base Builder Program is underway! Check with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to find out how to enroll some of your New Crop 2016 bushels of Corn, Soybeans, or
[MORE]

Morning Market Insight

March 14, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Signup for the 2016 Market Base Builder Program is underway! Check with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to find out how to enroll some of your New Crop 2016 bushels of Corn, Soybeans, or Spring Wheat.
[MORE]

Morning Market Insight

3-11-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45-steady to 1 higher

A weak $, short covering and solid export business kept the corn market firm yesterday. Funds estimated buyers of 5000 contracts. Technically this
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Morning Market Insight

March 10, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
USDA WASDE report was out yesterday and as most expected, it provided us with no changes to the March balance sheet on corn. Carryout
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Morning Market Insight

3-9-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

A modest close higher yesterday after trading lower overnight and into the morning on light short covering. The focus today will be the release of the USDA WASDE
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Morning Market Insight

March 8, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Signup for the 2016 Market Base Builder Program is underway! Check with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to find out how to enroll some of your New Crop 2016 bushels of Corn,
[MORE]

Morning Market Insight

March 7, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Signup for the 2016 Market Base Builder Program is underway! Check with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to find out how to enroll some of your NC 2016 bushels of Corn, Soybeans, or
[MORE]

Morning Market Insight

March 4, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist to get signed up for our 2016 New Crop Market Base Builder Program.

Corn: Up 3
Corn is
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Morning Market Insight

3-3-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

After 6 long sessions lower May corn finally managed to close in the black yesterday a ½ c. The old saying “the journey of a thousand miles starts
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Morning Market Insight

3-2-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Corn traded in a narrow 3 c range yesterday and a narrow 2 c range last night as we look for support at the contract lows of 3.54 ¼ K. Firmer equities and
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Weekly Market Outlook

This week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading is out.  Check it out here.  


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Morning Market Insight

March 1, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

We are now bidding off May futures on nearby bids for all commodities.

Corn: Up 1
Exports came in at 29 mbu, right in the trade estimate of
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Morning Market Insight

February 29, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Up 2
Rain is forecast for the next 11-15 days in north central Brazil, which will slow field work, but improve the safrinha corn. China is expected to cut its
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Morning Market Insight

2/26/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged

Base crop insurance pricing period for December 2016 corn futures will conclude February 29; average as of February 25 is
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Morning Market Insight

 2/25/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged
Export Sales to be released this
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.  A quick look at the upcoming USDA Ag Outlook Forum as well as corn exports, and ongoing happenings with the South American crop.


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Morning Market Insight

 2/23/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
U.S. corn exports forecast at 36 mbu per week about 4 million below the 14/15 pace. Strong domestic market and decent
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Morning Market Insight

2/23/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45-Down 1
U.S. corn balance sheet; 15/16 carryout forecast at 1.850 bbu; 16/17 carry-out projected at 1.895 bbu. U.S. sorghum balance sheet;
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Morning Market Insight

2/22/16
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45-Up 2
U.S. 2015/16 corn reported under loan as of
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Morning Market Insight

2-19-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

I’m feeling like a broken record this week. Another tight range of 2 ¾ cent range on continued lack of fresh news. USDA did announce a sale to Costa Rica.
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook video from Advance Trading.  An 8 minute look into South American conditions and production, export changes and most importantly......weather.


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Morning Market Insight

2-18-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Corn firmed again yesterday with a little help from outside markets. Crude oil settled over $30 and $ slightly softened. Some talk of vessel line ups in SA. Wait times seen as
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Morning Market Insight

2-17-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Another narrow 4 ½ cent range closing ½ c off the high yesterday. Export inspection fell at 27.2 mbu within the range of estimates but still lower than the 36mbu
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Morning Market Insight

2-16-16
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher

Lack of any substantial fundamental news and tight trading ranges seemed to be the theme for the corn market last week. WADE was out and showed to have just minor tweaks
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Morning Market Insight

Brad Olson

Grain Marketing Specialist

2-15-16

 

There will be no market today in observation of President's Day. CME trading will resume normal hours tonight.


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Morning Market Insight

February 12, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets will be closed on Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day.

Corn: steady

Rinse and repeat. Corn continues to hold support around $3.60 Mar
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Morning Market Insight

February 11, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

SDWG will be holding Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Jeff Hainline with Advanced Trading.
Feb 11th – 10:00 am at the Kennebec Agronomy Center (Lunch to Follow)

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Morning Market Insight

February 10, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

SDWG will be holding Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Jeff Hainline with Advanced Trading.
Feb 10th – 10:30am at Roosters in Redfield (Lunch to Follow), 4pm at Top Floor
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Morning Market Insight

February 9, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

SDWG will be holding Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Jeff Hainline with Advanced Trading.
Feb 9th - 4pm at the WG Admin office in Aberdeen (Dinner to follow)
Feb 10th
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Morning Market Insight

February 8, 2016
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

SDWG will be holding Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Jeff Hainline with Advanced Trading.
Feb 9th - 4pm at the WG Admin office in Aberdeen (Dinner to follow)
Feb 10th
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Morning Market Insight

February, 5th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

SDWG will be holding Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Jeff Hainline with Advanced Trading.
Feb 9th - 4pm at the WG Admin office in Aberdeen (Dinner to follow)

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Morning Market Insight

February, 4th
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

SDWG will be holding Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Jeff Hainline with Advanced Trading.

Feb 9th - 4pm at the WG Admin office in Aberdeen (Dinner
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Morning Market Insight

February, 3rd
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

SDWG will be holding Winter Marketing Meetings featuring Jeff Hainline with Advanced Trading.

Feb 9th - 4pm at the WG Admin office in Aberdeen (Dinner to
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Morning Market Insight

February, 2nd
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn Down 1 as of 7:45
March corn closed the day Monday down ¾ cents at $3.7125 with little market moving news. Dry regions of Argentina are looking for
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Morning Market Insight

February, 1st
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export Inspections to be released this morning.

Corn Down 3 ½ as of 7:45
March corn ended the day Friday up 6 ½ to close at $3.72.
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Morning Market Insight

January 29, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales will be released this AM

CORN- Up 1
Export sales are to be released this morning with the trade looking for 31-39mln
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Morning Market Insight

January 28, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales are delayed until Friday morning due to early week weather on East coast

CORN- Down 1
A lot of indecision in the
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Morning Market Insight

January 27, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Ethanol numbers to be released this AM

CORN- Unchanged
Corn remains range bound as there is limited news in the marketplace. The
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook video from Advance Trading. Now that the calendar is quickly nearing the end of Jan, Brian delves into the export situation for both corn and soybeans and also digs a little
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Morning Market Insight

January 26, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Do you have your targets in place for next year? Talk to your local Grain Marketing Specialist to start drawing up plans

CORN- Down 1
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Morning Market Insight

January 25, 2016
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export inspections to be released this morning

CORN- Down 1
Corn finished up 7 cents last week as we have now rallied 13.25 cents
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Morning Market Insight

January 22, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45: Up 3
After yesterday disappointing close, corn push higher on the overnight gaining support from world equity markets. The bright spot yesterday was the Dec
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Morning Market Insight

January 2, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: as of 7:45 up 1 ¾
We saw both sides of the market yesterday as corn did struggle at times to remain positive. That momentum carried into the overnight session.
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Morning Market Insight

January 20, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: as of 7:45 down 1
Decent gains yesterday as we saw March up a Nickel and Dec up 4. If we make it through today without falling and filling our gap that was established
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Morning Market Insight

January 19, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45 up 4
With no markets yesterday, we say positive gains in the overnight session. March contract actually” gapped” slightly higher after we closed
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Morning Market Insight

January 18, 2016
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

No Markets today due to observance of Martin Luther King day. Will resume at 7:00pm tonight.

 

Corn:

Last week we saw mixed trading as
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Morning Market Insight

January 15, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
Steady close yesterday on corn in light of the weakness in the wheat complex. Some chatter of ethanol plants slowing down grind as
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Morning Market Insight

January 14, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
The corn market was slightly higher yesterday as the market continues to digest Tuesday’s report. Export sales just out this
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Morning Market Insight

January 13, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:35 – Up 1
Corn traded mostly in negative territory prior to the report yesterday, then traded well into positive territory for the balance of the
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Morning Market Insight

January 12, 2016
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

USDA WASDE report is out today at 11:00 am. We will also get quarterly stocks and winter wheat seedings.  Get your target orders placed If you would like to watch a certain price
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Morning Market Insight

January 11, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 3
USDA reported an export sale this morning of 152,400 tons of corn to unknown destinations. Overnight was weaker along with
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Morning Market Insight

January 8, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop Production, Grain Stocks, and USDA Supply/Demand reports out next Tuesday, January 12th. Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist to get targets in before the report.
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Morning Market Insight

January 7, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export Sales out this morning.

Corn: Down
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Morning Market Insight

January 6, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly Ethanol Production out today.
Possible nuclear test in North Korea pushed much of Asia’s markets lower overnight.

Corn: Down
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Morning Market Insight

January 5, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Up 3
World financial markets were not friendly for grains yesterday. Export inspections were 12.8mb, well behind the 37mb needed-well behind last year’s
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Morning Market Insight

January 4, 2016
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 1
India is expected to allow its major import of corn in at least 25 years as the drought cuts into domestic supplies. The government is forecast to allow .5
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Morning Market Insight

12/31/15
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Markets will be open regular hours today and closed tomorrow. 

Thank you for your business in 2015! We look forward to
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Morning Market Insight

12/30/15
Morning Market Insight
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Markets will be open regular hours tomorrow and closed on Friday.

Corn as of 7:45-Up 1
CH16 makes new
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Morning Market Insight

12/29/15

Morning Market Insight 
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45-Unchanged

Export inspections came in yesterday on the low side of
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Morning Market Insight

12/28/15

Morning Market Insight 

Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45: Unchanged 

U.S. 2015/16 corn reported under loan as of
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Morning Market Insight

12-24-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!

Trading Hours for today- CBOT will close at 12:05 pm and MGEX will close at 12:15 pm CST. Normal trading hours will resume Sunday night


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Morning Market Insight

12-23-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Noted fund selling along with favorable SA weather pressured this market as we roll into the holiday trade. A bleak export picture isn’t helping bulls either. Funds were
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook video from Advance Trading.  A quick look at export pace, competion, and weather events affecting world markets for both corn and soybeans.

Merry Christmas
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Morning Market Insight

December 22, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady/ Up ¼
Corn Export Inspections came out yesterday at 28.3 mbu, above trade ideas of 17-22 and versus 22.3 last week. YTD at 337 now trails last
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Morning Market Insight

December 21, 2015

Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady/Unchanged
CH settled only ¼ cent better on Friday after touching the 50-day MA of $3.79 mid-session. Technical resistance is
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Morning Market Insight

December 18, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Key reversal lower in the Stock Market helping to support commodities to end the week.

Corn: steady

Corn holding its own this morning, after reversing higher yesterday, on strength in the
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Morning Market Insight

December 17, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Federal Reserve increased interest rate by 0.25%. Pressure to remain on commodity markets as the dollar and stock markets remain strong. Export sales report, this morning, to be seen as bearish.


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Morning Market Insight

December 16, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Traders move to the sidelines today and wait for the Federal Reserve to announce if they will raise interest rates. This will be at 1pm CDT.

Corn: steady

Lack of news keeps corn range
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Morning Market Insight

December 15, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

83% chance that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. This has not happened since 2006. Reminder, expiration date on January options is December 24th.

Corn: 2 lower

Export
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Morning Market Insight

December 14, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Bearish mood hangs over markets as trade remains firm. Federal Reserve to meet for two days. Interest rates are expected to be raised.

Corn: steady

Last week USDA forecasted that we will
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Morning Market Insight

December 11, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Last Call for signing up bushels in the Winter Market Base Builder Program!  Today is the final day to sign up bushels as pricing begins on Monday!
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Morning Market Insight

December 10, 2015

Travis Antonsen

Producer Marketing Manager
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Morning Market Insight

December 9, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Reminder…..The USDA December WASDE report is out at 11 am today.

AND Friday, Dec 11th is the deadline for signing up bushels in the Winter Market Base Builder
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Morning Market Insight

December 8, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Winter market base builder deadline is this Friday, December 11th. Be sure to contact your Grain Marketing Specialist to get enrolled today!

USDA
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Morning Market Insight

December 7, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Winter market base builder deadline is this Friday, December 11th. Be sure to contact your Grain Marketing Specialist to get enrolled today!

CORN-
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Morning Market Insight

December 4th 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist about the new Winter Market Base Builder Program, and our New December Corn Moisture Averaging Program.
Wheat Growers Patron
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Morning Market Insight

December 3rd 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist about the new Winter Market Base Builder Program, and our New December Corn Moisture Averaging Program.
Export sales out this
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Morning Market Insight

December 2nd 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist about the new Winter Market Base Builder Program, and our New December Corn Moisture Averaging Program.
Ethanol numbers
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Morning Market Insight

December 1st 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist about the new Winter Market Base Builder Program.

Corn- UP 2 as of 7:45
US weekly export
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Morning Market Insight

November 30th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Speak with your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist about our new Winter Market Base Builder Program. Export inspections out this morning at 10:30.

Corn-
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Morning Market Insight

Brad Olson

Grain Marketing Specialist

 

 

Markets will be open today from 8:30 to 12:15 cst. 

Staff will be available during trading hours for your marketing needs.

Please contact myself at 605-352-4404 or the
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Morning Market Insight

11-25-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving
Market hours through the holidays
Today- normal hours
Thursday – closed day and night
Friday- 8:30
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Morning Market Insight

November 24, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Thanksgiving Holiday week hours:
Wednesday normal close
Thursday no markets
Friday market opens at 8:30AM, closes at 12:05PM


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Morning Market Insight

November 23, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Thanksgiving Holiday week hours:
Wednesday normal close
Thursday no markets
Friday market opens at 8:30AM, closes at 12:05PM


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Morning Market Insight

November 20 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your Grain Marketing Specialist about the Winter Market Base Builder program today. Deadline to Sign up is December 11.

Corn: Lower to
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Morning Market Insight

11-19-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

The corn market suffers from lack of fresh news keeping corn in a tight 4c range overnight. Ethanol production dropped a bit yesterday to 975k barrels per day. Export sales this
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Morning Market Insight


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Morning Market Insight

November 17 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your Grain Marketing Specialist about the Winter Market Base Builder program today. Deadline to Sign up is December 11.

Corn: 1-2
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Morning Market Insight

November 16 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Contact your Grain Marketing Specialist about the Winter Market Base Builder program Today!!!

Corn: Steady
Light overnight trade
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Morning Market Insight

November 13, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Due to the state of South Dakota’s Dakota Fast File changeover to the Secretary of State UCC Filing System, Wheat Growers will not be issuing grain checks from Friday,
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Morning Market Insight

November 12, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Due to the state of South Dakota’s Dakota Fast File changeover to the Secretary of State UCC Filing System, Wheat Growers will not be issuing grain checks from Friday,
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Morning Market Insight

November 11, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Thank you to all our Veterans.

Corn: Up 2
Firm all night after an unfriendly report yesterday. The USDA stated production at 13.654bb, above the
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Morning Market Insight

November 10, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop Production report out today at 11 AM. Contact your local grain marketing specialist to get your targets working.

Corn: Down 1

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Morning Market Insight

November 9, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop Progress report today at 3 PM. Crop Production report out Tuesday, November 10th at 11 AM

Corn: Up 1
Two-sided trade overnight. December
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11/06/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn/Milo as of 7:45- Down 2
Export sales 21.9mbu vs. 30. That’s down 22% from the previous week but is up 7% from the prior 4-week average. Year-to-date
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11/05/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn/Milo as of 7:45- Down 2
Export Sales to be released this morning trade expects 18-26 mbu for 15/16 corn. U.S. sorghum export inspections over the next month
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11/04/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn/Milo as of 7:45- Down 1
Funds were buyers of 10,000 contracts yesterday. Informa released their pre report estimates yesterday raising their yields estimate
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11/03/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn/Milo as of 7:45- Up 1
Funds were sellers of 9,000 contracts yesterday. Harvest progress came in at 85% complete up 10% from last week and 6% above the 5
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11/02/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn/Milo as of 7:45- Down 2
Export Inspections released at 10 AM Corn, 37.8 needed; 16.3 last week; Sorghum, 8.1 needed; 8.1 last week. U.S. corn harvest
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Morning Market Insight

10-30-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Little new news had this market trading in a 5c range yesterday and 2 ½c ranges overnight. Better export sales than we have seen over the past few weeks however does have
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Morning Market Insight

10-29-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Talk of China halting US DDG imports along with modest harvest pressure weighed on the corn market yesterday. Many believe that the US farmer may sell that last 15-20% that gets
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Morning Market Insight

October 28 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-3 Lower
Corn opened with a bang yesterday, but could not hold any gains and closed lower as we remain in a technical trade versus a fundamental. Support is around 3.75
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Morning Market Insight

10-27-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

The corn market seen a bounce yesterday mainly on spillover strength from the wheat complex. Export inspections, yet again a disappointing 413,304 tonnes which was on the low
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Morning Market Insight

10-26-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Corn posting modest gains on Friday primarily on the announcement of a 130,000 MT sale, harvest delays and slow farmer movement in the east. This market still remains range
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Morning Market Insight

October 23rd, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets were under pressure yesterday because of bearish export sales news in wheat and corn, a higher dollar, and non commercial liquidation in soybeans.

Corn: steady

Corn export sales,
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Morning Market Insight

October 22nd, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  1 higher

Corn is managing to move higher, despite harvest pressure. Forecasted precipitation could cause some harvest delays, but long term forecasts suggest drier trends going into
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Morning Market Insight

October 21st, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: steady

Corn is just hovering unchanged this Wednesday morning, as it tries to hold on to gains in the overnight. Rain forecasts could slow harvest this week, but the precipitation is
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Morning Market Insight

October 20th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 2 higher

Crop progress shows that 59% of the corn crop is harvested. South Dakota came in at 39%. This is well ahead of the 18% this time last year. North Dakota was at 37% complete
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Morning Market Insight

October 19th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Harvest pressure, wet weather forecasts, reports of slow Chinese economic growth, and ample crude supplies set bearish tones for commodities this morning.

Corn: 2 lower

Expectations for
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Morning Market Insight

October 16, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales will be released this morning

CORN- Down 1
Corn continues to hover around the $3.75 December equilibrium point where
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Morning Market Insight

October 15, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 2
We traded lower yesterday as a lack of fresh bullish news dampened buying enthusiasm. Corn planting pace in S America is off to a
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Morning Market Insight

October 14, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 1
Yesterday corn was a reluctant follower of soybeans and wheat, it ended up closing 3 ¾ higher on the day. Export inspections
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Morning Market Insight

October 13, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
Harvest progress is out this afternoon due to yesterday’s government holiday. Trade is expecting progress at 40-43% complete,
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Morning Market Insight

October 9th , 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

USDA Crop Production Report out today at 11 A.M. Speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to get your targets in and working.

Corn Up 2
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Morning Market Insight

October 8th , 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Crop Production Report out at 11 .M. Friday, speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to have your targets in and working.
Export sales out at 7:30 this morning.
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Morning Market Insight

October 7th , 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist



USDA Crop Production Report out at 11 .M. Friday, speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to have your targets in and working.
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Morning Market Insight

October 6th , 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist



USDA Crop Production Report out at 11 A.M. Friday, speak to your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to have your targets in and
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Morning Market Insight

October 5th , 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist



USDA Crop Progress Report out at 3 P.M. today, USDA Crop Production Report out Friday at 11 A.M., speak to your nearest Grain Marketing
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Morning Market Insight

October 2, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop/Harvest progress report on Monday afternoon @3pm

CORN- Down 2
Since the report release on Wednesday the market has tried to
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Morning Market Insight

October 1, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady

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Morning Market Insight

September 30, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA quarterly stocks report out this morning @11AM, have your targets working!

CORN- Up 1
The market seems to be searching for
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Morning Market Insight

September 29, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA quarterly stocks report out tomorrow @11:00AM

CORN- Up 1
Corn bounced off the 10 day moving average on Monday at $3.8350.
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Morning Market Insight

September 28, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Crop/Harvest progress report out this afternoon at 3pm

CORN- Up 1
The market seems to have found a short term bottom at
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Morning Market Insight

September 25 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Mixed
With pressure from the lower wheat market and harvest activity going on in the Eastern corn belt, was down yesterday and unable to trade beyond the 10 and 50 day
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Morning Market Insight

September 24 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-2 Lower
With help from the wheat market, corn was a couple cents higher yesterday. Tight trading range on the overnight as we saw a mostly lower trade. Harvest seems to be
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Morning Market Insight

September 23 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3-5 Better
With more better than expected yield reports coming from the ECB, also adding to the pressure was weaker outside markets, made for a tough day yesterday for
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Morning Market Insight

September 22 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-5 Lower

Lower on the overnight, as good harvest weather across most of the Corn Belt. Despite the increased harvest activity, corn followed wheat and
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Morning Market Insight

September 21 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-5 Lower

Down slightly on the overnight session, as the US farmers are getting in the field and are focused on harvest. Also China has been lackluster in their DDG
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Morning Market Insight

September 18, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged citing the recent global economic and financial developments as the reason.

Corn: Down 1

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Morning Market Insight

September 17, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export Sales out at 7:30 this morning. (Chart below)


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Morning Market Insight

September 16, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Early -morning FSA acreage data release, for some reason; it wound up being an incorrect publication

Corn: Down 1
CZ ran into resistance at 3.95
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Morning Market Insight

September 15, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

NOPA Crush report out at 11:00 AM

Corn: Down 2
Corn was higher again yesterday for the sixth straight day and was higher again
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Morning Market Insight

September 14, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop Ratings out today at 3 PM

Corn: Up 1
Higher overnight following Friday’s USDA report. In the report, yield was lower
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
09-11-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


USDA WASDE report release time is 11:00 AM

Corn
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
09-10-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged
Corn futures closed higher for the third
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
09-09-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist
Corn as of 7:45- Up 1
Corn came off the three day weekend with a higher close, Dec closing 5 1/4 higher at $3.68 1/4 , 1/4 cent off the day's high. Markets
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
09-08-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 6:30- Up 5
Excellent crop condition ratings for U.S. corn
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Morning Market Insight

9-4-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

Corn market lower once again yesterday as we look for support at the contract low of 3.57. Informa estimates at 168.8 bpa on 88.897 acres and total production at 13.688. This is the
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Morning Market Insight

Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
9-3-15

 

Corn as of 6:30- 1 lower

Very little new news as this market wants to continue to drift lower as we edge closer to harvest. USDA will release new numbers next week. Will they adjust
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Morning Market Insight

Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
9-2-15


Corn as of 7:30- 1 lower

Supply vs. Demand is the debate these days as the market tries to digest yield data and Chinese demand. The bull wants to talk anecdotal lower yield reports as the bear is
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Morning Market Insight

Brad Olson

Grain Markeing Specialist

9-1-15

 

Corn as of 7:35- 3 lower

 

Corn managed to post slight gains after spending much of morning in the red. Solid export inspections and spillover strength from outside markets
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Morning Market Insight

8-31-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

The corn market seems to have found itself range bound as settled 2 c lower last week. With harvest on the door step or even begun in the south we appear to be in a wait and see mode
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Morning Market Insight

August 28th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Commodities are higher as Chinese markets improved 5%


Corn: 1 higher

Corn market is trying to post some gains this morning after this long week of ups and downs. Weather
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Morning Market Insight

August 27th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets are trying to hold highs in the overnight as Chinese government starts to purchase shares in its own stock market. Export numbers this morning are neutral to bearish.


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Morning Market Insight

August 26th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: 1 higher

Bargain hunting seems to be the driver of the markets this morning. South Korea bought 2.2 million bushels of corn. Ethanol numbers, for the week, will be
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Morning Market Insight

August 25th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 


Corn: 5 higher

Corn is turning higher after yesterday’s bullish reversal. Crop Progress showed no deterioration, as some traders had hoped, but actually increased
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Morning Market Insight

August 24th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


A decline in Chinese stocks, a lower dollar and lower crude are pushing soybeans lower. Other markets are following suit. 

Corn: 10 lower

Questions about the quality of the
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Morning Market Insight

August 21, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady to up a penny

We were steady overnight after posting gains for the third straight day. The ProFarmer tour will have their
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Morning Market Insight

August 20, 2015

Travis Antonsen, Producer Marketing Manager 

Today is the last day for Dakotafest, stop by and see us at Booth 14 on Seed Row.

Much of the same price action as previous days as corn is holding steady and gaining a little on reports
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Morning Market Insight

August 18, 2015

Travis Antonsen

Stop by and see us at booth SR14 at Dakotafest today and tomorrow.

Corn is up slightly overnight after closing higher yesterday.  The ProFarmer crop tour is in it's third day today and is finding
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Morning Market Insight

8-18-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Pro Farmer makes its way into the second day of the tour today. Day 1 has OH at 148.37 bpa vs. USDA’s 168 and last yr at 182.11. SD at 165.94 bpa vs. USDA at 160 and last year at
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Morning Market Insight

August 17, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Stop by and see us at booth SR14 at Dakotafest Tuesday through Thursday this week.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 3
Heavy rains across parts
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Morning Market Insight

August 14th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 3 as of 7:45
Corn slides lower to end the overnight down, on favorable weather conditions and big crop projections In Thursday’s trade corn ended on
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Morning Market Insight

August 13th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales out at 7:30.

Corn: Up 2 as of 7:45
Corn futures ended the day Wednesday down 19 after the August USDA report pegged U.S. corn yield
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Morning Market Insight

August 12th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

August USDA report out at 11 am today! Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to have your targets in and working. Weekly ethanol numbers out this morning as well.
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Morning Market Insight

August 11th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

August USDA report out tomorrow at 11. Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to have your targets in and working.

Corn Down 6 as of 7:45

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Morning Market Insight

August 10, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

August USDA report out Wednesday. Contact your nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to have your targets in and working.

Corn Up: 4 as of 7:45

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Morning Market Insight

August 7, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA report next Wednesday, August 12th…be sure to have your targets in place!

CORN- Unchanged
The corn market struggled to
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Morning Market Insight

August 6, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly export sales released this morning

CORN- Up 1
The market continues to look technically oversold as we finished up on
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Morning Market Insight

August 5, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly ethanol numbers out this AM

CORN- Up 1
Corn closed a couple higher on Tuesday with less precipitation forecasted in the 7
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.  


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Morning Market Insight

August 4, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Keep on the radar…USDA Crop production report next Wednesday, August 12th

CORN- Up 3
Corn futures finished lower on Monday
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Morning Market Insight

August 3, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly export inspections to be released this morning, weekly crop progress out this afternoon

CORN- Down 5
Nearby corn futures
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Morning Market Insight

July 31, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn 2-5 Better
Corn started yesterday lower but by mid-morning found strength supported by the bean complex. That strength continued into the overnight session as it was steady for most
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Morning Market Insight

July 30, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3-5 Better

Supported by weakness in the wheat markets, corn pushed lower yesterday as both Sept and Dec corn was down 7 1/4.We continued lower in the overnight
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Morning Market Insight

July 29, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 4-6 Lower
With minimal fund selling yesterday, corn managed to close up 2 yesterday, but could not carry that into the overnight were we saw an 8-9 cents trading range.
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Morning Market Insight

July 28, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-5 Lower
A two sided affair on the overnight session to follow up on the largest single loss day for the corn market as corn traded down 19.5 cents yesterday as weather improves
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Morning Market Insight

July 27, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 5-10 Lower

Double digit losses on the overnight session as we see the market move lower on some beneficial rains in the western Midwest and the rain eased up in the
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Morning Market Insight

Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist
July 24, 2015

Corn: Down 4
Weather continues to drive the market as outlooks are favorable for the next 2 weeks with some showers and moderate temperatures. South American FOB corn
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Morning Market Insight

Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist
July 23, 2015

Weekly Export Sales out this morning.


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Morning Market Insight

Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist
July 22, 2015

EIA report out at 9:30AM

Corn: Down 6
Current crop conditions are estimating a yield around 163 b/a. The USDA was 166.8 b/a on the July
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Weekly Market Outlook

Lets talk about the markets.......this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.

Crop development, pollination, and progress as we pass through the mid point of summer.  Also touching on
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Morning Market Insight

Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist
July 21, 2015

Corn: down 2
Weather is still the driving factor, the
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Morning Market Insight

Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist
July 20, 2015

Corn: down 9
Weather forecast is beneficial for
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
7/17/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 5
A sharply warmer pattern begins late next
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
7/16/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist 

Corn as of 7:45- Up 6
Ethanol grind: 984,000 barrels per day
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
07/15/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- Down 2
U.S. corn exports forecast at 36-38 mbu/week the next month very little changed from last year. The potential exists for a reduction in
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
07/14/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- Down 2
U.S. corn balance sheet; 14/15 carryout down 16 mbu v. last week, 1.830 bbu; 15/16 dn 219, 1.505 bbu U.S. sorghum balance sheet; 14/15
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
07/13/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
USDA Crop Progress: Good/Excellent crop condition ratings for U.S. corn could be up one point or down one point vs. last
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Morning Market Insight

July 10, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA WASDE report to be released this morning @11AM, make sure to have your targets working!

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Morning Market Insight

7-9-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 4 higher

Despite macroeconomic concern corn managed to settle into the black yesterday and into the night session. A weaker dollar and positioning ahead of tomorrow’s USDA report added
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Morning Market Insight

7-8-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Corn lower yesterday but continuing to close towards to high end of the trading range. Favorable weather and conditions along with pressure from a firm $, the Chinese economy and weak
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Morning Market Insight

7-7-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 7 lower

Corn managed to shrug off its early weakness to close near the high end of the daily range despite outside pressure from a sharp selloff in the crude oil market. Export inspections at
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Morning Market Insight

7-6-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 10 lower

Slightly lower acres and stocks along with a condition rating slip helped fuel short covering last week with Sep settling 36c higher for the week and 66c off the June 15 low. There has
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Morning Market Insight

July 2nd, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets close at noon today, and will be closed all day tomorrow. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!!

Corn: lower

Storms are moving across the plains this
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Morning Market Insight

July 1st, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Commodity markets relax some this morning after bullish report yesterday. 


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Weekly Market Outlook

Lets talk about the markets.......this week's Market Outlook video is out from Advance Trading.  Fresh off today's Quarterly Stocks and Planted Acreage report.

Discussing conditions and
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Morning Market Insight

June 30th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder: USDA Grain Stocks and Planted Acres Report out today at 11am.

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Morning Market Insight

June 29th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder: All July HTA’s and BF contracts must be priced, or rolled today by 12pm!
USDA Grain Stocks and Planted Acres Report out tomorrow, Tuesday June, 30th at 11am.

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Morning Market Insight

June 26, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Too much rain in places has the grain markets significantly higher this morning......Give us a call to help you protect some of these gains!!


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Morning Market Insight

June 25, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Next Tuesday is the USDA Quarterly stocks and acreage report, make sure to get your targets in place!

CORN- Up 2
Corn is now up 14
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Morning Market Insight

6-24-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

Lower crop ratings and strength from the wheat market led to the surge in corn yesterday despite a firm US $. Some private analysts paring 2015 yield estimates as wet weather persists
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Morning Market Insight

June 23, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Follow through buying overnight after yesterday afternoon’s crop progress/condition report confirmed lower ratings.

CORN: As of 7:45 –
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Morning Market Insight

June 22, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady
Moisture and severe weather events have been very common across the upper plains over the past 4-5 days. Friday’s Cattle
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Morning Market Insight

June 19th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn- Down 3 as of 7:45
Corn started the day out yesterday stronger as export sales were double the weekly pace needed and Tropical Storm Bill works its way
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Morning Market Insight

June 18th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn- Down 1 as of 7:45

Corn ended up yesterday on uncertainty of yield and acres, and Tropical Storm Bill adding more
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Morning Market Insight

June 17th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Reminder all ballots need to be received by Eide Bailly by 5pm TODAY.


Corn- UP 3 as of 7:45
The corn market
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Weekly Market Outlook

Lets talk about the markets.......This week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.  Being in the midst of the growing season, conditions and crop progress are at the forefront of the factors affecting
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Morning Market Insight

June 16th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing specialist

 

Reminder all ballots need to be received by Eide Bailly by 5pm on Wednesday June 17th.


Corn- UP 2 as of 7:45

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Morning Market Insight

Reminder all ballots need to be received by Eide Bailly by 5pm on Wednesday June 17th.
Export Inspections released at 10:30 today.

Corn- Down 2 as of 7:45
Corn traded lower last week with more than adequate moisture in the U.S. Corn
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Morning Market Insight

June 12, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Reminder- if you are a voting member and haven’t yet voted on the NCFE/WG’s unification we would encourage you to mail by today Friday, June 12th so we can ensure all
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Morning Market Insight

6-11-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder- if you are a voting member and haven’t yet voted on the NCFE/WG’s unification we would encourage you to do so. To ensure that your ballot will be received by the June 17th deadline
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Morning Market Insight

June 10, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist 

USDA report to be released this morning@11AM, below is a look at the average trade guesses. 

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Morning Market Insight

June 9, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist


USDA WASDE report tomorrow, June 10th….contact nearest Grain Marketing Specialist to have targets working

CORN- Down 2
Corn opened strong
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Morning Market Insight

June 8, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA weekly crop progress report to be released this afternoon

CORN- Up 2
Local markets saw a good flat price rally last week as corn
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Morning Market Insight

June 5 2015

Darren Wilcox

Grain Marketing Specialist

Make plans now to attend the informational meeting nearest you to learn about the Unification Agreement, which includes the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and details on the new cooperative.


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Morning Market Insight

June 4, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Make plans now to attend the informational meeting nearest you to learn about the Unification Agreement, which includes the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and details on the new cooperative.

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Morning Market Insight

June 3, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Make plans now to attend the informational meeting nearest you to learn about the Unification Agreement, which includes the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and details on the new cooperative.
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Weekly Market Outlook

Click on the link for this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.  Focus is on planting progress and conditions as we transition into June.


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Morning Market Insight

June 2, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Make plans now to attend the informational meeting nearest you to learn about the Unification Agreement, which includes the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and details on the new cooperative.

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Morning Market Insight

June 1, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Make plans now to attend the informational meeting nearest you to learn about the Unification Agreement, which includes the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and details on the new cooperative.

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Morning Market Insight

Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist
May 29, 2015

Corn: up 2
Export sales out this morning were in
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Morning Market Insight

Lee Sanderson
May 28, 2015
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: up 1
Crop progress and good weather continue to drive
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Weekly Market Outlook

This week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading has been posted.  

A closer look at the first crop condition ratings for the 2015 US corn crop as well as the soybean planting progess for
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Morning Market Insight

Lee Sanderson
May 27, 2015
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 2
Corn was lower yesterday with a stronger dollar,
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Morning Market Insight

May 26, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 1
Export inspections released at 10 AM, Corn, 43.2 needed. Milo—4.7 needed; 5.5 last week. USDA crop progress estimates have U.S. corn planting pegged at
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
5/22/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- Up 1
Corn exports surprisingly strong 32 mbu for 14/15. 4-week seasonal sales of 28/week is 15% above average
Sorghum export
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
5/21/15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- Up 1
China’s CNGOIC says China’s
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight

5/20/15

Cutter Murray

Grain Marketing Specialist 


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
 Yester day was the
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading. Changing gears a little bit.......Who to talk to and what information to seek out to enhance your marketing efforts.  

"Its
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
5-19-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist
Corn as of 7:45- Down 4
Corn was 85% planted nation-wide, at the lower end of estimates but 10 ahead of the 5-year and 14 above 2014. U.S. corn emergence came at
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
5-18-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Active weather pattern with above average moisture for the next 7 days


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Morning Market Insight

5-15-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Corn closed higher for the 3rd day in row yesterday supported by a wheat market that exploded higher. Also lending support was Informa’s released of updated acreage estimates.
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Morning Market Insight

5-14-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 higher

Yesterday was the second day in a row of positive closes for corn. A weaker dollar index and positive ethanol production helped the cause as we appear to maybe have put in a temporary
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Morning Market Insight

May 13, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly ethanol production numbers to be released this morning

CORN- Unchanged
Tuesday’s trade was all about the USDA report,
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.....Fresh off of todays USDA's WASDE report.


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Morning Market Insight

4-12-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

Light day yesterday as we continue to inch lower on favorable weather and planting progress. Planting progress estimated at 75% complete which was on the low end of expectation but
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Morning Market Insight

5-11-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

A fairly benign week last week as July corn gained 1c. Planting pace slowed from some much needed moisture for some. Progress expected to be 75-80% complete estimated this afternoon.
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Morning Market Insight

May 8th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: steady

Corn is hovering around unchanged this morning. Thoughts are that traders will wait on the sidelines until next Tuesday’s monthly supply and demand report. 6-10 day weather
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Morning Market Insight

May 7th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 2 lower

Fears of softening demand have Trade selling back on gains made yesterday. Ethanol production was down 34,000 barrels/day last week. Export numbers, this week, were at 35.3
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Video from Advance Trading.  Planting progress and implications......and a touch on S American production.


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Morning Market Insight

May 6th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Grains are slightly higher on weaker dollar and crude gains.

Corn: 1 higher

Corn getting a boost from yesterday’s higher close. Rains are falling throughout the Corn Belt.
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Morning Market Insight

May 5th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 3 lower

Farmers got a lot more done last week than what was suspected. According to the weekly planting progress report, farmers are about 55% complete with corn planting. That
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Morning Market Insight

May 4th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 2 lower

The corn market continues to see pressure as planting continues. Expectations, for today’s weekly planting progress report, are around 48% complete. Weather news
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Morning Market Insight

May 1, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

It’s May Day….. CME has new daily price limits that take effect today and will be in place till Nov 1st: Corn $0.30 (up from 0.25), Beans still at $0.70, and KC Wheat still at
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Morning Market Insight

April 30, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Today is first notice day on May futures contracts. Cash bids are now versus the July futures.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 1
The weekly EIA numbers
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Morning Market Insight

April 29, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 3
Planters roll….this has some in the trade worried that we will see more corn acres and that is why we saw beans rally on corn
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Morning Market Insight

April 28, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 1
Export inspections for last week were solid at 51 million bushels, about 10 more than needed on a weekly pace to hit the USDA export
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Morning Market Insight

April 27, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 2
Traditional funds with futures and options increased their net short by 18k contracts last week to a net short of about 105k contracts.
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Morning Market Insight

April 24th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

May Options expire today!

CORN- Down 2 as of 7:45
 Corn traded lower yesterday even though exports sales were well above expected.
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Morning Market Insight

April 23rd, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales out this morning, also keep in mind May options expire this Friday the 24th.

CORN- Up 1 as of 7:45
The corn market was quiet again
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Morning Market Insight

Keep in mind May options expire this Friday the 24th.
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Weekly Market Outlook

Take a look at this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading. Touching on planting progress that is a little behind average, short term moisture outlook, and price volatility.  South American
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Morning Market Insight

April 21st, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN- Down 4 as of 7:45
 Lower all night on CK as it sees a 3 ½ cent range and CZ sees two-sided range.
14/15 carryout up 54 mbu compared
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Morning Market Insight

April 20th, 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN- Down 2
Export Inspections released at 10 AM CDT; Corn, 42.4 needed; 33.7 last week. Milo—5.5 needed; 9.3 last week .Corn traded mostly higher overnight. Funds added an
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Morning Market Insight

April 17, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Make sure you have your targets working before going to the field, capture all 17 hrs of the trading day!

CORN- Down 1
Corn futures
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Morning Market Insight

April 16, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly export sales will be released this morning

CORN- Down 1
Corn futures closed positive on Wednesday with help from a weaker
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Morning Market Insight

April 15, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

NOPA crush estimates to be released this morning

CORN- Down 2
Corn closed down a penny on Tuesday after spending most of the day
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Morning Market Insight

April 14, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Do you have your targets in place for the upcoming spring planting season? Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist to formulate a plan heading into this busy time of year.
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Morning Market Insight

April 13, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly export inspections to be released this morning

CORN- Down 2
Corn futures slid 10 cents last week on May futures as we
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Morning Market Insight

April 10, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady
With all the excitement before and after the release of April’s S&D report, corn settled only down 1 3/4 . Than was pretty steady on the overnight staying
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Morning Market Insight

April 9, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

April S & D report today @ 11am

Federal Reserve continues with plans for an interest rate increase this June, on supportive economic data for first quarter.


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Morning Market Insight

April 8, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

April S & D report tomorrow @ 11am

Corn: Steady
With the Dollar sharply higher, and a weaker wheat market , corn was playing defense the
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.  The Planting Intentions report is behind us, now the trade is transitioning focus to weather and impacts on actual planted acres.  Plus
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Morning Market Insight

April 7, 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

National average topsoil moisture is 21% surplus, 56% adequate, and 23% short-to-very short. Subsoil moisture is 17% surplus, 60% adequate, and 23% short-to-very short.

Today is
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Morning Market Insight

April 6 , 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 1-2 Higher

Corn market was slightly higher on the overnight as we return to trading after the Easter holiday. It remains a technical market with May corn hanging around
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Morning Market Insight

April 3, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

No grain markets today for the Good Friday Holiday.
They will reopen Sunday night at 7PM, for the overnight session.
 


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Morning Market Insight

April 2, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

No Grain Markets-Friday, April 3rd.

Export Sales from this morning in table below.

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Morning Market Insight

April 1, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets are closed Friday, April 3rd.

Corn as of 7:45- unchanged
The report yesterday showed large corn stocks and higher than
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading...... fresh off today's USDA Planting Intentions and Quarterly Stocks report.


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Morning Market Insight

3-31-2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Quarterly Stocks and Prospective Planting Report out today at 11:00 AM

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Morning Market Insight

3-30-2015
Lee Sanderson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Stocks and Prospective Plantings report out tomorrow at 11:00 AM


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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
3-27-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
Hog report expected to show evidence of expansion creating more feed demand. Weekly export sales of 435tmt yesterday down 13%
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
3-26-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Next Tuesday’s March 31st stocks and acreage is one of the more significant USDA reports of the year and it has a history of being a market mover with limit moves. Do you
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
3-25-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged
Dollar is lower this morning giving support to corn. Brazil farmers appear to have planted some last minute double-crop corn
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Weekly Market Outlook

This week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading is out......  We have one week to go before the March 31st Planting Intentions and Quarterly Stocks report.....what should we be looking for?


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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
3-24-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged
Yesterday corn higher following
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
3-23-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Up 4
Friday’s cattle on feed report showed all categories below year ago levels. USDA ag attaché to S Africa says 10.4mmt
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Morning Market Insight

3-20-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher

Another day of light news as we edge closer to the Mar 31st reports. This market had a hard time staying in the black once a firm dollar and weaker crude took over. Export sales
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Morning Market Insight

March 19, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly export sales to be released this morning

CORN- Unchanged
The Federal Reserve dropped the word “patient” from its
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Morning Market Insight

3-18-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher

News of China buying Ukrainian corn along with technical weakness and pressure from outsides with crude posting another lower day kept the corn market on the defensive yesterday.
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Morning Market Insight

3-17-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

corrected spring wheat chart

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

This is a market in need of some new fundamental news as we continue to drift lower. This may continue to be the case until
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Morning Market Insight

3-16-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- unchanged

A firm dollar and lack of other fresh news had corn on the defensive Friday. Talk of Brazilian corn working into the US helped fuel the move as well. It appears that the trade will
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Morning Market Insight

March 13th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

The deadline to enroll corn and soybean bushels, for a new crop sale, in our Mark Base Builder program is TODAY! Call your local Grain Marketing Specialist or your nearest Wheat Growers Grain
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Morning Market Insight

March 12th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

The deadline to enroll corn and soybean bushels, for a new crop sale, in our Mark Base Builder program is this Friday March 13th. Call your local Grain Marketing Specialist or your
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Morning Market Insight

March 11th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

The deadline to enroll corn and soybean bushels, for a new crop sale, in our Market Base Builder program is this Friday March 13th. Call your local Grain Marketing Specialist or
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.  Fresh off the March WASDE report out this morning.


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Morning Market Insight

March 10th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Monthly WASDE Report out today at 11:00am

The deadline to enroll corn and soybean bushels, for a new crop sale, in our Mark Base Builder program is this Friday March 13th.
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Morning Market Insight

March 9th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Monthly WASDE Report out tomorrow at 11:00am

The deadline to enroll corn and soybean bushels, for a new crop sale, in our Mark Base Builder program
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Morning Market Insight

March 6, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Daylight Savings Time starts this weekend…….Couple that with the warmer temps in the forecast and it suddenly feels like Spring!

CORN: As of 7:45
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Morning Market Insight

March 5, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

BRRRR…….Hopefully this is the last morning of subzero temps for months!  Single digit readings plunging into southern KS this am.

CORN: As of 7:45
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Morning Market Insight

March 4, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Have you enrolled portions of your 2015 corn or soybean production into our new Market Base Builder pricing program yet?
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Morning Market Insight

March 3, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 2
Export inspections released yesterday showed 50.4 million bushels of corn loaded. This was higher than last week’s tally of 35.8 and
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Morning Market Insight

March 2, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Check out our new Market Base Builder contract as a way to get some New Crop bushels sold in a seasonally favorable time period.  Signup deadline is March 13th.
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
February 27 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN- Unchanged as of 7:45
CK resistance should be around 3.93
IGC is pegging world corn production at 992mmt, unchanged from their Jan.
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
February 26 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn- UP 2 as of 7:45
Two-sided as the overnight opened on its lows and has been on a steady rise since
CK support at $3.82 ½ with
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook video from Advance Trading.  A brief look at the numbers released from last week's USDA Ag Outlook Forum.


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Morning Market Insight

 February 25, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Assistant Grain Merchandiser

 First notice date for March contracts is this Friday, March 27th.

Corn: Down 1
Corn tried to follow beans
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
February 24 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn- Up 1 1/2 as of 7:45 

Export inspections came in at 35.5mb (28.5mb last week)
two-sided but mostly higher overnight trading as CH
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
February 23 2015
Stetson Senyak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Down 1 as of 7:45
December 2015 corn futures closed at $4.16 ¼ Friday, which leaves the average price through Feb. 20 at $4.1577. The
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Morning Market Insight

February 20, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly export sales to be released this morning

CORN- Down 2
The market reacted positively to a lower corn acreage number from
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Morning Market Insight

February 19, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Insurance update for NC 2015… through the first half of the month corn’s average close is $4.15 while beans average close is at $9.63.


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Weekly Market Outlook

This week's Market Outlook video is out......Weather, Markets, and a look at the USDA Ag Outlook conference going on tomorrow and Friday of this week.


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Morning Market Insight

February 18, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking to lock in a floor price on NC15 corn, beans or wheat while keeping your top side open? Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist for more info on Minimum Price
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Morning Market Insight

February 17, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

NOPA crush report out this morning.

CORN- Up 2
Corn looks to continue adding to the 1.5 cent gain made last week on the March
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Morning Market Insight

February 16, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

No markets today in honor of President’s day, markets will open back up tonight at 7pm

CORN
Corn finished up a penny and a
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Morning Market Insight

February 13 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-5 higher
With big crop ideas looming in SA and high world stocks, corn market was under pressure for most of the yesterday. Strength in the crude oil market was a saving grace
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Morning Market Insight

February 12 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2 to 5 Higher
The corn market traded lower on  world supplies, weaker crude oil and a strong US$. Talk of Ukraine and SA corn exports helped put pressure on corn
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook video.  Coverage on yesterday's USDA Supply/Demand report.


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Morning Market Insight

February 11 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

 

Corn: 2 to 3 lower
The USDA report yesterday was in between neutral to
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Morning Market Insight

February 10 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

USDA Supply/Demand report today @ 11am

 

Corn: 1-2 Lower
The corn market traded higher yesterday on
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Morning Market Insight

February 7 2015
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Stock Report Tuesday 10, 11am

Corn: 1-2 Lower
Corn had a decent week last week with a $.16 overall gain in the nearby market.
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Morning Market Insight

February 6, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Assistant Grain Merchandiser

marketing meeting

Corn as of 7:45-up 1
USDA Supply
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Morning Market Insight

February 5, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Assistant Grain Merchandiser

The CME announced yesterday that it will be closing almost all of its open-outcry pits by July 2nd.

Corn as of 7:45- up 2
Ethanol production was down to
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Morning Market Insight

February 4, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Assistant Grain Merchandiser

Corn as of 7:45-down 2
US Dollar was down and Crude oil was up yesterday, helping the grains (chart below). March corn traded through the 100 day moving average
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Weekly Market Outlook

Take a few minutes to take a look at this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.  South American weather and crop conditions are still on the forefront.  Also a quick look at next week's
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Morning Market Insight

February 3, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Assistant Grain Merchandiser

Corn as of 7:45-up 5
Export inspections came out yesterday below the trade estimate (29.5-35.4) at 26.1 million bushels. Brazil confirms they are moving to a 27%
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Morning Market Insight

February 2, 2015
Lee Sanderson
Assistant Grain Merchandiser

Corn-Up 2
 March futures traded to 3.65 ¾ on Friday, the lowest price since Oct. 27th. Today starts the calculation for insurance price
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
1-30-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn as of 7:45- Down 1

4-week corn export sales average of 44 per week is a 7-year seasonal high, almost doubles the pace of the past 5 years.
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
1-29-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 3

China stockpiling policy has been
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
1-28-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 2

This month has seen unshipped corn sales grow by 77 mbu. 10-year average is an 18 mbu South American crop scout holding Brazil
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
1-27-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- Up 1

Export Inspections were solid
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading......We are nearing the end of January and South American soybean production is in it's most critical crop stage.  As well as a US Exports
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
1-26-15
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 3
U.S. corn export sales were impressive at 86 mbu. This brought the 4-week average to 42 million per week making it 2.5 times
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Morning Market Insight

1-23-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- steady

Another day of light news as the dollar index sharply higher pressured grains across the board. The discussion has and will continue to shift to planting intentions. Right now the
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Morning Market Insight

1-22-15
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

Corn continued its range bound trade again yesterday and into this morning. South Korea did buy corn but it was from the Black Sea area as US corn is not yet competitive enough in the
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Morning Market Insight

January 20, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

With the warming temps have you checked your grain stored on the farm? We have seen some cases of farm bins heating up and causing some damage.


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Morning Market Insight

In observation of Martin Luther Jr Day markets will be closed today. They will reopen tonight at 7 p.m. cst


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Morning Market Insight

January 16, 2015
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Interested in a picked up bid for beans or corn off your farm, contact your local WG Grain Marketing specialist for a quote!

CORN – Up
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Morning Market Insight

January 15th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 8:00am 5 higher

Corn turning around this morning as both old and new crop values tested the 100 day moving average yesterday. FSA summery showed, for 2014, that there was 1.3
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Morning Market Insight

January 14th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder! Wheat Growers Annual Meeting will be held, today, at the Best Western Ramkota in Aberdeen. Registration begins at 9:15am. Hope to see you there.

Corn

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Weekly Market Outlook

This week’s Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading…….fresh off the Jan USDA reports. Also looking at SAM weather update, export trends, and how outside markets may affect US producers going
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Morning Market Insight

January 13th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder! Wheat Growers Annual Meeting will be held in Aberdeen at the Best Western Ramkota. Registration begins at 9:15am. Hope to see you there!


Corn
As
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Morning Market Insight

January 12th, 2015
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA to release reports on production, supply and demand, grain stocks and winter wheat seedings at 11am!

 

These reports always have potential for large
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Morning Market Insight

January 9, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 3
Weaker yesterday as export sales were a disappointing 15.3 mbu. The focus has turned to Monday when the USDA will release a series of
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Morning Market Insight

January 8, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady
Ethanol production released yesterday was lower for the second week in a row. Production dropped from 972,000 barrels/day to 949,000
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Morning Market Insight

January 7, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Dangerously cold wind chills today and tomorrow.....be careful if you are out and about!!!

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
A
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out the first Market Outlook video of 2015 from Advance Trading! Touching on growing conditions in South America and how to manage through the potential weather driven market volatility. Finishing up with a
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Morning Market Insight

January 6, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 2
March corn traded 10 higher yesterday and gained back what was lost on the New Years Eve selloff. We are seeing some positive gains in
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Morning Market Insight

January 5, 2015
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 6
Rebounding this morning after the weakness we experience before and after the new year……technical buying? March corn is
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 2nd 2015
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: Called 4 lower

Welcome to the first trading day of 2015. Wednesday saw weakness in corn as the path of least resistance seemed to be lower on year end/ quarter end liquidation. Export
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out the final Market Outlook video for 2014….. Featuring an in-depth South American discussion as they enter critical points in their growing season. Wishing you the best in 2015!


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Morning Market Insight

Dec 31st 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

There will be no trade tonight; tomorrow and tomorrow night then back to normal trading Friday a.m.

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

The announcement of 157.5 MMT of corn sold to Mexico
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 30th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

Strong export sales had corn in the black right at open but wasn’t enough to keep it there. Corn looks to continue its choppy trade as we work through the
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 29th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1-2 higher

Post Christmas trade on Friday had corn erasing most of Wednesday’s losses being pulled higher by a firm bean trade. Really very little new news out there
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Morning Market Insight

December 26th, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Market will open at 8:30 am!

Corn
As of 7:45am higher

Corn is enjoying this market move as recent exports have been pushing it along, but with the short trade week we will
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Morning Market Insight

December 24th, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

From all of us at Wheat Growers. We wish you and yours a Safe and Happy Holiday
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Weekly Market Outlook

This week’s Market Outlook video from Advance Trading.  A little more indepth look into what is going on with Brazil's soybean crop and potential for their double crop of corn.  We wish you and
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Morning Market Insight

December 23rd, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Market closes at noon on Dec 24th. Closed all day on the 25th and will open at 8:30 am on the 26th.

Corn
As of 7:45am  Steady to a penny lower

Corn was fueled by
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Morning Market Insight

December 22, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Holiday Trading hours: Close at noon on Dec 24th, Closed all day Dec 25th. Open again at 8:30 am on Dec 26th.

Corn: Unchanged to 1 lower

Corn modestly lower this morning as we start to
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Morning Market Insight

December 19, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 5
Corn was a follower of wheat higher yesterday, and looks to be a follower lower today. It was made official that China is accepting
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Morning Market Insight

December 18, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Have you downloaded the Wheat Growers Mobile App for your smart phone or tablet to keep up to date on cash prices, futures movements, weather, and market news?


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Morning Market Insight

December 17, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 3
Stronger this morning after a fairly quiet trading day yesterday. There was an article in Reuters yesterday saying the Chinese have
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Weekly Market Outlook

Take a look at this week's Market Outlook Video from Advance Trading.  Invest 8 minutes into an updated review of fundamental factors affecting grain price direction.

Contact your nearest WG
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Morning Market Insight

December 16, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 3
March corn traded up to $4.12 yesterday, its highest level since July 10th, before settling a penny higher on the day. Dec corn
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Morning Market Insight

December 15, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 1
Some rumblings surfaced Friday that China’s acceptance of MIR 162 is imminent. This comes on the heels of announcements out of
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Morning Market Insight

December 12, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Need your bins probed? Contact your local Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Up 7
Corn rebounded on Thursday after the USDA
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Morning Market Insight

December 11, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly export sales released this morning

CORN – Up 1
The USDA lowered the U.S. carryout 10mln bushels on Wednesday to now
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Weekly Market Outlook

Check out this week's Market Outlook clip  from Advance Trading......we are taking a look at trade expectations of the USDA December WASDE Report that is due out at 11 am today as well as other fundamental
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Morning Market Insight

December 10, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA report this morning at 11AM

CORN – Up 1
A couple items to watch in today’s report for corn include carryout and
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Morning Market Insight

December 9, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA WASDE report tomorrow morning

CORN – Down 1
March corn futures were up as high as $3.9975 on Monday prior to the
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Morning Market Insight

December 8, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Be sure to have your targets working in this volatile market!

CORN – Up 2
Corn exports are picking up as the dollar has
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Morning Market Insight

December 5, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 2-5 Lower

Corn had a decent day yesterday as the US dollar struggled along with solid weekly export numbers. But corn could not maintain the momentum into the
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Morining Market Insight

December 4, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 2-5 Higher

Corn started the day lower but by mid-morning changed course and had a decent close yesterday on tech buying. That strength in the market carried
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Morning Market Insight

December 3, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 2-5 Lower

Corn closed lower yesterday in sympathy to beans in all contracts, which spilled over into the overnight session. With large domestic stocks added
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Weekly Market Outlook

Do you have 8 minutes to take a look at this week's Market Outlook video from Advance Trading?  An in-depth rundown of all the ins and outs of fundamental factors affecting grain price action......

As always, call your nearest
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Morning Market Insight

December 2, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:
Corn had a modest showing yesterday as outside markets and the strength in wheat brought it back to the positive. The overnight was relatively quiet with a narrow trading range. 
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Morning Market Insight

December 1, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 2-3 Lower

March corn traded lower all night, mostly reaction from Friday short trading day. For those who still had corn in the field saw
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Morning Market Insight

November 28, 2014

Happy day after Thanksgiving......

Grain markets were closed overnight and will reopen at 8 and trade until noon today.  Early calls on the open are steady to lower on corn and soybeans, and 2-4 higher on Wheat.

Crude oil values are
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 26th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Happy Thanksgiving!
Holiday Trading Hours: Today -normal hours, no trade tonight or tomorrow, Friday- 8:30-12:00 cst

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher

The corn market
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Morning Market Insight

November 25, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 2
We are all but finished with this year’s corn harvest as USDA is showing nationwide progress at 94% complete, just ahead of the
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Morning Market Insight

November 24, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 2

Corn faced a late sell off on Friday to push us back to unchanged for the day after pushing back up towards the $3.94 mark on the March
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11-21-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
Yesterday weekly corn sales came in bigger than expected at 35.8 mil bu bringing crop year sales up to 812 mil bu which is 130
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11-20-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Up 2


Ethanol grind: 970,000 barrels per day for week end Nov. 14—up 24 thou vs. last week and up 7.3% vs. last year.
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11-19-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 3
Heavy rains fell last month in Argentina, all key corn producing areas have been drier than average since then. Ethanol margins:
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Morning Market Insight

 Morning Market Insight
11-18-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 2


Harvest progress at 89% complete leaves almost 1.6bb yet to combine. Large spec funds are still long an
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
11-17-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 3


December 2014 corn futures closed at $3.81 ¾ on Friday, which is up $0.61 or 19.0% compared to Sept. 30. U.S.
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 14th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 4 lower

Corn rallied again yesterday on continued concern over the remaining harvest and fund activity giving us our highest close since July. Ethanol production
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 13th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher

Corn held on nicely yesterday but failed to close above the 3.81 mark that I had mentioned yesterday after the soy complex dropped off, we testing that
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 12th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 higher

Worries about weather delaying the last 20% of harvest, spill over strength from the soy and meal markets along with fund activity have trading towards
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 11th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Today is Veterans Day please take a moment to thank those men and women for everything they do for us.

Corn: As of 7:45- unchanged

Export inspections yesterday at 20.4mb and USDA did
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Morning Market Insight

Nov USDA crop report data

Slight increase in soybean stocks and world stocks continue to grow

 


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Morning Market Insight

Nov 10th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Crop Production report release at 11 am CST


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

The main focus today will be the release of the Nov USDA data. Ave yield guess is at 175.23 bpa and
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Morning Market Insight

November 7th, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Next Monday is the November WASDE Report.

Corn
As of 8:00am  3 lower

Corn lower again this morning on lack of demand news. Corn is managing to hold its 100 day moving
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Morning Market Insight

November 6th, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Next Monday is the November WASDE Report.

Corn
As of 8:00am  3 lower

Corn lower again this morning after an attempted rally yesterday. Bearish thoughts, with Monday’s
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Morning Market Insight

November 5th, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets lower this morning led by Soybeans and a higher dollar. Next Monday is the November WASDE Report.

Corn
As of 8:00am  3 lower

Harvest progress and lack of demand are
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Morning Market Insight

November 4th, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Next Monday is the November WASDE Report.

Corn
As of 8:00am 6 lower

Yesterday’s Crop Progress report showed that corn harvest is at 65%. That’s up 19% from last week,
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Morning Market Insight

November 3rd, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am 4 lower

The corn market is softer this morning as harvest continues. Corn, last week, managed to get to August highs around 3.81 Dec futures. Weekly crop progress
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Morning Market Insight

October 31, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Reminder……Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend with clocks setting back an hour on Saturday night/Sunday Morning.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down
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Morning Market Insight

October 30, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Trading lower this morning after making new highs for the move yesterday and into the overnight…….

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady

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Morning Market Insight

October 29, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

With the recent price jumps, do you have your Target Orders placed and working to capture your desired price?  

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP
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Morning Market Insight

October 28, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Big gains yesterday led by the Soy complex……follow through buying in the overnight session.

Have you downloaded the Wheat Grower Mobile App yet to keep
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Morning Market Insight

October 27, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Markets all lower in the overnight session after a good harvest weekend…..

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 2
Dec corn made
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Morning Market Insight

October 24, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Up 4
Corn closed strong on Thursday with more fund activity throughout the trading session. Weekly export sales were reported at 1.031mmt, which
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Morning Market Insight

October 23, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Weekly export sales to be released this morning

CORN – Unchanged
Corn reached as high as 3.61 Dec futures on Wednesday but
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Morning Market Insight

October 22, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Looking for potential target opportunities for deferred months on the bid sheet? We now have $3.10 cash corn and around $9 cash beans for some delivery periods


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Morning Market Insight

October 21, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Unchanged
Corn futures rallied off a weak opening Sunday night to finish yesterday’s trading session even for the day. The weekly crop
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Morning Market Insight

October 20, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop/Harvest progress report out this afternoon

CORN – Down 6
Last week’s strong futures rally pushed the December
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Morning Market Insight

October 17, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 2-5 Lower

Corn is still gaining steam from harvest delays but this weekend is expected to be a big harvest weekend as many will see favorable weather which should extend
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Morning Market Insight

October 16, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady to Lower
We saw both sides on the overnight trade with corn closing down a penny. With a big crop staring us in the face, the market seems resistant to sell off
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 15th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Better Harvest Weather Ahead….

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Morning Market Insight

October 14, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist.

Corn: Steady
A little of both sides on the overnight as corn flirted with a technical resistance of 3.49 as weather is still holding up harvest progress in the east. Progress report will be released
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Morning Market Insight

October 13, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA is closed today due to Columbus Day. Progress report out tomorrow

Corn: 1-5 Lower
Wide trading range over night as corn as weather
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Morning Market Insight

October 10, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

USDA Supply/Demand Report is out at 11 am……Markets are all lower this morning.

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Morning Market Insight

October 9, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

USDA Supply/Demand report is out tomorrow at 11am.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
Weekly export sales out this morning were
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Morning Market Insight

October 8, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Wheat Growers Mobile App puts you ALL of our Cash bids at your fingertips…..have you installed it yet on your smart phone or tablet?

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Morning Market Insight

October 7, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 1
Crop progress out yesterday afternoon indicated 17% of the crop was harvested, 5% from last week. This was below trade expectations
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Morning Market Insight

October 6, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

All grains are higher on the board this morning…….

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 5
The growing
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Morning Market Insight
10-03-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- down 1

U.S. corn mature as of Oct. 5 likely to range from 70-75% vs. approx. 73% last year & 5-year avg. of approx. 81%
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
10-02-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged
Brazil plants its corn crop in pretty
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
10-01-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
Mostly lower overnight as CZ posts a new contract low of $3.18 ½, with many “experts” predicting sub $3.00
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
9-30-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
Corn closed higher yesterday after
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
9-29-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Unchanged
Crop Progress likely to show U.S. corn crop Good/Excellent near steady at 74% vs. 55% last yr. December 2014 corn futures closed at $3.23 on
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 26th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Light news day as 3.24 ¾ seem to hold for now. The next 5 days appears to good harvest weather but 6-10 day shows some moisture possibly
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 25th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- unchanged

Corn was not lower yesterday! Rain fall slowing harvest progress led support yesterday but the next few days look favorable for progress.
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 24th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

I wish I had something new to talk about but once again solid yield reports pushed corn to new lows yesterday. Light rain looks to slow harvest
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 23 rd 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

Corn continued its slide on more of the same- solid yields and weather. USDA crop condition report yesterday afternoon had corn 90% dented vs.
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 22nd 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

The corn market continues to put in new lows on favorable harvest conditions and a firm $. Early yield numbers being tossed around out there
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Morning Market Insight

September 19, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Happy Friday!

Wheat and Soybeans made new lows in the overnight. Corn is holding its own, but trading at the lower end.


Corn
As of 8:00am 2 lower

Corn, this
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Morning Market Insight

September 18, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am 2 lower

Ethanol numbers yesterday came in at 18.8 million barrels, which is up from last week. Corn maintaining prices as demand, for now, has turned in our
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Morning Market Insight

September 17, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 7:45am 2 lower.

No real big news this morning as the market continues to shake out recent information it has been given. How bad was the frost in the NW Corn Belt? We
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Morning Market Insight

September 16, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Traders are buying in this morning as stories of low temperatures cause fears! Weather forecasts have us warm and dry for the next week to 10 days. Potential rain systems, later in the week, are seen as
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Morning Market Insight

September 15, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am 2 lower.

Corn continues to see pressure this morning and new lows continue to be found. There just really is not much to talk about. There is a big crop coming
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Morning Market Insight

September 12, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Stay on top of cash prices, futures markets, and info with the Wheat Growers Grain Marketing App!


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Morning Market Insight

September 11, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

The markets all look to trade lower into the USDA Sept WASDE Report, which is out at 11 am today….see average trade guesses in the tables below.

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Morning Market Insight

September 10, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager


September USDA Supply/Demand report is out tomorrow morning @ 11:00 AM. 

CORN: As of 7:30 – Steady
Corn
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Morning Market Insight

September 9, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Have you seen our new Wheat Growers Mobile App?

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 3

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Morning Market Insight

September 8, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 7
Talk of a cool down and potential for frost in the upper plains had the market on edge to finish out the week. This morning we are
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Morning Market Insight

September 5, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

StatsCan report and export sales to be released this AM

CORN – Up 1
The market continues to push lower as new contract
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Morning Market Insight

September 4, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder: Any NC wheat brought in this year and placed on Direct Dp is free until tomorrow, September 5th

CORN – Down 1
The improved
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Morning Market Insight

September 3, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Export sales will be released on Friday and Ethanol data on Thursday due to the Labor day holiday weekend

CORN – Down 3

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Morning Market Insight

September 2, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Unchanged
Rains have been adequate to say the least this past week with much of the Corn Belt receiving late August rains. Some parts of the Midwest
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Morning Market Insight

August 29, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady
Corn was a follower of wheat yesterday keeping its head above water going into the long holiday weekend. Sept gained 5 ¾ at 3.61 and Dec put on 4 ¼
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Morning Market Insight

August 28, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-2 Better
Strong early performance in the south, and rains in the north continue to make it hard for corn to hold its head above water. Yesterday we closed September
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Morning Market Insight

August 27, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-3 Lower
Weather remains the driver still pushing the market down again yesterday, but with no threatening weather in the forecast, no one has yet pushed the corn market
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Morning Market Insight

August 26, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady
As talk continues of a big crop and rains falling in most of the Midwest, pressure was put on corn again. September closed yesterday at 3.60 down 5 ½ and
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Morning Market Insight

August 25, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-3 Lower
Rain makes Grain and most of corn growing areas in the US got some moisture over the weekend which just aids in crop development. Pro Farmer came out with their
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Morning Market Insight

August 22, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager


CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 1
The ProFarmer Tour wrapped up in Rochester, MN yesterday and final estimates will be released this afternoon at 1:30 PM.
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 21 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Last of Dakotafest, Stop by our tent on Seed row and ask about our new Grain Markets and Insight App..

Corn:1-2 Better
With the potenial of a
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 20th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

The corn market yesterday traded both sides before settling basically unchanged on spillover strength from the wheat market. Last night we traded
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Morning Market Insight

August 19, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

If you are headed to Dakotafest today, stop by and visit us along seed row at booth SR14!

CORN: As of 7:45-3 lower

The ProFarmer tour kicked off yesterday and will conclude on Thursday
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Morning Market Insight

August 18, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Wheat Growers will be at Dakotafest this week……stop by and visit us along seed row at booth SR14.

Corn As of 7:45 – Up 3
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
8-15-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45- Up 4
Funds short 8,500 contracts. Ukraine is forecasting a 30 MMT corn crop versus the current USDA estimate of 27 MMT. FSA acreage
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
8-14-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Is your wheat harvest wrapping up? If so call local grain marketing specialist or location today and schedule a bin probe visit. You will receive an analysis of your grain quality, along
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Morning Market Insight

8-13-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Is your wheat harvest wrapping up? If so call local grain marketing specialist or location today and schedule a bin probe visit. You will receive an analysis of your grain quality, along with a
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Morning Market Insight

8-12-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


USDA REPORT OUT @ 11:00 AM. DO YOU HAVE YOUR TARGETS IN?

Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
National good/excellent conditions on US corn was steady
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
08-11-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Have you checked your bins lately?? Let us check them for you!! Contact your local grain marketing specialist or location to schedule a visit from our custom made probe truck!!
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 8th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

Ideas of a larger crop had corn erasing much of Wednesday’s gains. USDA will release monthly S&D numbers Tuesday with many thinking
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 7th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

A strong wheat market looks to be the driver of yesterday’s gains. Both Sep and Dec corn settled 7 higher. USDA announced a new crop sale of
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 6th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- unchanged

Little news for corn these days as we continue to debate crop size. Informa released estimates yesterday at 168bpa with a total production of
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 5th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 4 lower

Corn posting nice gains mostly on back of beans and wheat yesterday. Crop ratings dropped  2% good to excellent to 73% which was expected.
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 4th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 3 higher

Corn putting in new lows Friday on continued idea’s of a 170 bpa + type of crop. Funds estimated sellers of 9000 contracts which puts them
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Morning Market Insight

August 1, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Whether forecasts showing precipitation chances being pushed back farther into next week. Temps to remain below normal.

Corn
As of 8:00am 1 - 2 lower.

Corn exports
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Morning Market Insight

July 31, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Whether forecasts showing precipitation chances being pushed back farther into next week. Temps to remain below normal.

Corn
As of 8:00am 2 lower.

Corn modestly
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Morning Market Insight

July 30, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Continued sell off as ideas now switch to better precipitation chances through the next week in some dryer areas of the Corn Belt.


Corn
As of 7:50am 2 lower.


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Morning Market Insight

July 29, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Dry conditions have traders watching carefully as we head into some crucial growing stages for these crops.

Corn
As of 7:50am 3 lower.

Corn is trading lower this
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Morning Market Insight

July 28, 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Mixed feeling with forecasts being cool and dry as traders figure out what exactly is the conditions of these crops growing in the fields.

Corn
As of 7:55am 3 higher.


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Morning Market Insight

July 25, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Condo storage leases are available......check with your local Wheat Growers location or Grain Marketing Specialist for details!

CORN: As of 7:45 – Dn
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Morning Market Insight

July 24, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Green numbers on the screen for a second day in a row!

CORN: As of 7:15 – Up 3
Corn closed up a couple cents higher yesterday after trading
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Morning Market Insight

July 23, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

 

CORN: As of 7:00 – Steady
Corn futures started the day in positive territory yesterday before turning south again, finishing down 4 on the
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Morning Market Insight

July 22, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 1
Crop conditions out yesterday were unchanged from last week on a nationwide level (76%), however SD dropped 4 percentage points in the
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Morning Market Insight

July 21, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

***2014 Condo Storage Programs are available. Check our website or call any Wheat Grower location for more information! 

CORN: As of 7:45
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Morning Market Insight

July 18, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop Progress/Condition report Monday afternoon

CORN – Down 1
Export sales were strong on Thursday at 22.6 mln bushels which
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Morning Market Insight

July 17, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Targets proved to once again be a good tool as Sept futures were up as much as 12 cents before closing up 4 cents on Wednesday!

CORN – Down
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Morning Market Insight

July 16, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Up 6
The market traded lower on Tuesday with Monday night’s improved crop rating of 76% good to excellent. Even with the bearish news we were
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Morning Market Insight

July 15, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Down 3
We set new contract lows in both the September and December corn contracts yesterday before the market rebounded to our first positive close
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Morning Market Insight

July 14, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop progress and condition report this afternoon. 

CORN – Down 2
September corn futures had a rough 5 days last week,
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Morning Market Insight

July 11 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Supply and Demand and Production report today at 11 AM

Corn:1 or 2 better
Another day of spec selling and unimpressive exports made for a tough day in
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Morning Market Insight

July 10 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

WASDE Report Tomorrow

Corn:1-2 Better
Another tough day in corn with near perfect weather and no non-threating stuff in the the forcast in the next few
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Morning Market Insight

July 9 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:1-3 lower
Another tough day in the corn market with both Dec and Sept down. Sept settle below $4 for the first time in its life. Preasure still remains from weakness in the beans and
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Morning Market Insight

July 8 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: Steady

The sell off continues as weather is still cooperating and looks good in the extended forecast. This is mostly spec selling as farmer selling has come to a
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Morning Market Insight

July 7 2013
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: Steady

After the game changing USDA report last week, we saw grain bearish for most of the week. Both December and September corn was down at least .32 for the week. The
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Morning Market Insight

Have a Happy and Safe Fourth!
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Morning Market Insight

July 2, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn:   2 Lower
Corn is still easing lower in the wake of
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Morning Market Insight

July 1, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 5 Lower
Corn is still drifting lower following yesterdays USDA Report. Planted acreage 91.641 mln acres vs. 91.7 mln acres intended came in fairly close and the 1st look at survey
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Morning Market Insight

USDA Report out Today at 11 Chicago Time
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
6-27-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


Monday June 30th is the stocks report. Do you have your targets in??

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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
6-26-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


With temps rising have you checked your bins?? Let Wheat Growers check them for you with our bin probe truck!! Contact your local grain marketing specialist for details.
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
6-25-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


With temps rising have you checked your bins?? Let Wheat Growers check them for you with our bin probe truck!! Contact your local grain marketing specialist for
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
6-24-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- Down 2
Corn rated 74% good down 2 from last week
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
6-23-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- Down 1/2
Corn was trading two-sided overnight
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Morning Market Insight

June 20, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

We are within 10-15 cents of $4 cash corn for Jan, Feb and March deliveries of 2015, might be a good initial sale on increased production in 2014!

CORN
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Morning Market Insight

June 19, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reports to watch out for….June 30th Stocks/Acreage

CORN – Up 3
Corn continues to show strength from Tuesday’s ethanol
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Morning Market Insight

June 18th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

USDA will release acreage and stocks report June 30th…..


Corn: As of 7:45- 2-3 higher

Yesterday corn continued its move lower on more of the same thing we have
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Morning Market Insight

June 17th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Corn continued its slide yesterday as it erased most the gains made late last week on generally good growing conditions. Exports inspections out at a
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Morning Market Insight

June 11th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- OC 2 higher, NC 1 higher

The corn market rebounded modestly Thursday and Friday but still closed the week lower as little seems to threaten the crop. Informa
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Morning Market Insight

June 13th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

It’s Friday the 13th

Best of luck to all of you out there!

Corn
As of 8:00am 3 higher.

Corn is trying to keep things going as it is trading higher again this
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Morning Market Insight

June 12th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am unchanged.

The USDA did not make any changes to the balance sheet yesterday, but there was an increase in old and new crop global carry out. This led things lower
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Morning Market Insight

June 11th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop production and Supply and Demand Report out this morning at 11am!
Things to watch for; US new crop yields, China 2014/15 soybean import expectations, and old crop soybean tightness.


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Morning Market Insight

June 10th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop production and Supply and Demand Report out Wednesday.

Corn
As of 8:00am July 1 higher, Dec. unchanged

Corn ratings are 75% good vs 63% last year, down 1 percent from last week.
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Morning Market Insight

June 9th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Crop production and Supply and Demand Report out Wednesday.

Corn
As of 8:00am July 5 lower, Dec. 6 lower

The corn market is heading lower again today. It tried on Friday to get out of
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Morning Market Insight

June 6, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Tough week on grains……Funds were net sellers of another 7,000 contracts yesterday and continue to trim their long position.

CORN: As of
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Morning Market Insight

June 5, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reports coming up: next Monday’s Crop progress/condition report, next Wednesday’s USDA WASDE and crop production report.

CORN
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Morning Market Insight

June 4, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

A weak day all around commodities yesterday, but seeing posive numbers on the screen this morning for corn, beans, and wheat.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 1
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Morning Market Insight

June 3, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Crop Progress and nearly ideal growing conditions continue to put pressure on prices.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 3

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Morning Market Insight

June 2, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 4
Weekend rains were fairly widespread and heavy in areas places. We get our first glimpse of the year at the Corn condition ratings on
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Morning Market Insight

May 30, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Up 1
Weather continues to look promising with the 6-14 day maps predicting warm and wet weather, which is putting pressure on the nearby corn market. Weekly
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Morning Market Insight

May 29, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Down 2
July corn rallied late yesterday to finish the day up 3 and helped us rebound from our Tuesday losses. As weather improves the trade is trying to
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Morning Market Insight

May 28, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist


CORN – Down 3
Corn started the week lower with continued good planting progress and ideal weather conditions for emergence. Export inspections were ahead of
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Morning Market Insight

May 27, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist


CORN – Down 6
The market gapped a penny lower after the long Memorial Day weekend on favorable weather and good planting progress. Corn planting progress
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Morning Market Insight

May 23 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-2 higher

Yesterday, corn followed beans upward just to settle back down with a modest close. July closed up 2 ½. Excellent planting weather kept corn on the
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Morning Market Insight

May 22, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 5
Playing second fiddle to soybeans this week. The weather looks favorable for the corn crop if you were dry enough to get it planted. Weekly
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Morning Market Insight

May 21, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: Mixed

Corn opened lower and struggled all day yesterday with both July and December closing down 3. 73% of the crop is planted and weather
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Morning Market Insight

May 20 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:1-2 Higher

Corn was under pressure all day yesterday with the release of planting in the countryside was going to be higher than 75% When it was all said and done we are 73%
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Morning Market Insight

May 19 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3-5 Lower
Corn fell below $5 last week, a mark that had been held since the March 31 report. Corn Acres may still be debated but most guesses will be around 92 million, ND is likely
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Morning Market Insight

May 16, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1-2 Lower
Corn looks to be weaker today, following another poor performance
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Morning Market Insight

May 15, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 3 Lower
Corn wants to trade a shade lower this morning,
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Morning Market Insight

May 14, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: Steady
Corn is “treading water” this morning. Exports
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Morning Market Insight

May 13, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 2 Higher
Corn looks to open slightly higher this morning.
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Morning Market Insight

May 12, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 3 Lower

Corn looks to be starting the day off slightly lower. Planting continued in some Corn Belt areas this weekend. Trade looking for 50-55-60+ pct planted in
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
5-9-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist


The USDA will release the WASDE report this morning @ 11:00. Do you have your targets in???

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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
5-8-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45 Down 5
The USDA will release the WASDE report this Friday @ 11:00 AM.
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Morning Market Insight

05-07-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn –as of 7:45 Down 2
Current US radar shows scattered rains moving into the central US with the 7 day
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Morning Market Insight

05-06-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn –as of 7:45 Down
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Morning Market Insight

May 5, 2014
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn –as of 7:45 Up 3

 

Planting progress out at 3pm today guessing 27-29% complete
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Morning Market Insight

May 2, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

As of this morning we are 39 cents ahead of insurance prices for corn and 92 cents ahead of insurance prices for beans.

CORN – Up 1
Export sales came in
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Morning Market Insight

May 1st 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

End of the month profit taking and lack of fresh news had corn on the defensive yesterday. Funds sold 4000 for the day.Forecast looks to possibly give some
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Morning Market Insight

May 30th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 4 lower

Slow planting progress and active fund buying fueled the corn market higher yesterday. Funds were estimated buyers of 5000 contracts. There does appear to
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Morning Market Insight

May 29th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 4 higher

Mixed trade yesterday basically had corn settling a penny higher. The afternoon brought us USDA planting progress estimates of 19% vs. average estimates
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Morning Market Insight

May 28th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 higher

Weather and planting seem to be the name of the game these days. Corn finishing strong for the week last week with nearby settling 12 ¼ and Dec 9
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Morning Market Insight

April 25th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

It’s Arbor Day!

Reminder: May options expire TODAY! If you have any minimum price contracts with a May strike price get in contact with you local Marketing Specialist, or you local elevator to
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Morning Market Insight

April 24th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder: May options expire on Friday of this week. If you have any minimum price contracts with a May strike price get in contact with you local Marketing Specialist, or you local elevator to discuss your
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Morning Market Insight

April 23rd 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder: May options expire on Friday of this week. If you have any minimum price contracts with a May strike price get in contact with you local Marketing Specialist, or you local elevator to discuss your
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Morning Market Insight

April 22st 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Earth Day!

Corn
As of 8:00am May. 3 higher, Dec. 3 higher

Markets turn higher in the overnight after news that planting is behind average. Yesterday’s planting
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Morning Market Insight

April 21st 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Market reacting to weekend rains.

Corn
As of 8:00am May 4 lower, Dec 5 lower

Corn planting is active in the southern 2/3 of the Corn Belt with expected planting percentage to be at
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Morning Market Insight

April 18th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

There are no markets today due to Good Friday
Wheat Growers would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter
Trade will resume Sunday night at 7 PM

Corn:

Corn spent
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Morning Market Insight

April 17, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

With the busy spring planting season just around the corner, do you have your pre-plant checklist complete?
Are your grain sales objectives and target
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April 16, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Reminder: The grain markets will be closed for Good Friday and will reopen again on Monday.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady, NC Down 1

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Morning Market Insight

April 15, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Today is the deadline to file your Federal Income Taxes….do you have your tax return postmarked yet?

CORN: As of 7:45 – Down 3

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Morning Market Insight

April 14, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Up 4
Weekend precip across much of the cornbelt into the delta will put the brakes on corn planting for a few days. USDA Planting progress
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Morning Market Insight

April 11, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN – Down 1
We were able to close above $5.00 May futures yesterday after we spent much of the day below that mark. Weekly export sales came in at 25.9 million
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Morning Market Insight

April 10, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Interesting note...as of 7:45AM this morning December corn futures are 40 cents ahead of insurance prices and November bean futures are 87 cents ahead of the February insurance pricing
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Morning Market Insight

April 9, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Supply/Demand report this morning @11:00 AM

CORN – Up 1
Corn was led higher yesterday into last night’s trading session on
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Morning Market Insight

April 8, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

New crop corn above $5 on the board, new crop beans above $12, weather in the 60’s…Things are looking up!

CORN – Down 2

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Morning Market Insight

April 7, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

The 7 day forecast looks great…Starting to feel like spring!

CORN – Down 2
Corn is a little weaker this morning as we keep
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Morning Market Insight

Corn: 2-3 Lower
Corn struggled in the overnight yesterday and then traded on both sides before settling on the positive side. May was up 4 ¼ and December up 4 1/2 . Both closed at the $5 mark. The spread between May and July contracts is getting a
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Morning Market Insight

April 3 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2-5 Higher
After making 7 month highs, the market gave back much of post report gains on long liquidation. May closed down 11 ¾ and December down8 1/4 .Ethonal
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Morning Market Insight

April 2 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 1-3 Lower. Is the Market Overbought???

Corn had another decent day with Monday’s report still the big talk, this has caused some weaker basis levels in some
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Morning Market Insight

April 1, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: 3-5 higher

With the much anticipated March report behind us what is going to be the driver now?? It was a another wild roller coaster ride yesterday, after it was all said
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Morning Market Insight

March 31, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Report out this morning at 11am. Acreage /Stocks. See chart below

Corn: 1-3 lower What does the report say???
May corn closed last week on a
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Morning Market Insight

BIG USDA Report out Monday
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Morning Market Insight

March 27, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady to 1 Higher
Corn seems to be trading very narrowly mixed this morning; no one wants to take a big stand in front of Monday’s big USDA report.
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Morning Market Insight

Much of the trade is getting even in front of Monday's USDA report
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Morning Market Insight

March 25, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2 Lower
Corn looks to be absorbing a wave of profit taking this morning. In world news, Ukrainian flags are coming down as Russia continues the seizure of Crimea
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Morning Market Insight

Russia masses troops on their border with Ukraine. Dry weather spreading into Wheat area.
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Morning Market Insight
3-21-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn as of 7:45: Down 1


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Morning Market Insight
3-20-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

                                Todays Export Numbers in Thousands
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Morning Market Insight
3-19-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:45- unchanged
Demand is good for US corn dryness in the western part of the US Midwest provided underlying support as well. Rail
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Morning Market Insight
3-18-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: as of 7:45-Up 2
Good exports numbers yesterday with corn at 38.5 mbu. China continues to buy and build corn stocks for state reserves.
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Morning Market Insight
3-17-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist
Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Corn As of 7:45- Down 7 cents
May 2014 corn futures closed at $4.86 on Friday. A year ago, the May 2013 corn contract closed at $7.16
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Morning Market Insight

March 14, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

National Pie (π) Day today……3.14…..

CORN:  As of 7:45 – STEADY
A little weaker yesterday as it
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Morning Market Insight

March 13, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

WHEAT:  As of 7:45 – MPLS UP 7, KC UP 4
I’m changing things up a little and am going to lead with Wheat since that was the market leader
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 12th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 4 lower

The corn market found moderate strength yesterday on the Ukraine/Russia situation and fund buying. Funding are estimated purchasing 8000 contracts
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 11th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- unchanged

By in large, the crop report yesterday was a little disappointing for corn with only a minor increase in exports of 25mbu bringing stocks down to 1456.
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 10th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 5 lower

Last week “Putin’s Push” gave May corn a 25c rally and in kind farmers were diligent sellers of this rally. This happened both locally
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Morning Market Insight

March 7th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

This here is a story about a pres named V. Putin
The leader of Russia with nothing better to do
But sit around his house, get high, and watch the tube
Here’s what happened when he
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Morning Market Insight

March 6th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Traders wait to see how the Ukraine crisis will unfold and if it will have any effect on markets long term.

Corn
As of 8:00am May unchanged, Dec.’14 1 lower

Ethanol numbers
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Morning Market Insight

March 5th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am May 3 lower, Dec.’14 3 lower

Corn is lower this morning after a good start to the week. Brazil corn production was much lower than expected as past dry weather
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Morning Market Insight

March 4, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

It’s Fat Tuesday!

CORN:  As of 7:45 – Down 4
Stronger markets fueled by Black Sea conflict carried into
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Morning Market Insight

March 3, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

My calendar is marked that March did indeed come in like a lion!!  A really…..cold……lion.

CORN:  As of 7:45 –
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Morning Market Insight

February 28, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager   

TARGETS, TARGETS, TARGETS……Do you have your Target Orders in and working?  On the big run up in soybean market yesterday we filled many old
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Morning Market Insight

February 27, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:30 – Down 3
Corn traded both sides of unchanged yesterday before closing slightly lower.  The rally early in the day was supported by
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Morning Market Insight

February 26, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:30 – Down 2
The corn market is having a tough time trading thru the $4.56 area on the March contract AND the $4.69 ½ level on the
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Morning Market Insight

February 25, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:30 – Steady
When the dust finally settled yesterday, the corn market ended up at close to even money on the day after spending most of the
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Morning Market Insight

February 24, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – Down 5
Export sales out on Friday were better than expected at 27 million bushels on the week, but the corn market was overshadowed a
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Morning Market Insight

February 21, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn – Down 2

Ag Forum numbers were released this morning looking at next year’s Supply and Demand. New crop corn demand was lowered to 13.38 bln bushels versus 13.56 bln baseline and
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Morning Market Insight

February 20, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn – Down 2

Funds have been buyers of 30,000 contracts in the last three days, building a long position heading into the spring and summer months. Corn
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Morning Market Insight

February 19, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn - Unchanged

Corn traded through and closed above nearby resistance yesterday, closing at $4.4950 CH14. Funds are buyers as of late, working on unwinding their short position before spring.
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Morning Market Insight

February 18, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn

Short covering continues to be the story, spilling over from last week’s slightly friendly USDA report. According to the Commitment of Traders report funds are still short 30,000
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Morning Market Insight

February 17, 2014
Matt Erickson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Reminder: No markets today due to President’s day. The markets will re-open this evening at 7:00pm.

Corn

Last Monday’s USDA report brought us a tighter carryout number for
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Morning Market Insight

February 14 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:1 to 2 Lower
A fraction firmer on old crop with a little weaker new crop yesterday as exports were decent and carried the old crop yesterday. The overnight was mostly
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 13th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

Corn continuing to chop around yesterday with oc months lower and Dec a couple cents higher. Old crop/new crop spreading noted on ideas of corn losing
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Morning Market Insight

February 12 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 to 2 lower
Other disappointing close on friendly number on Monday, as march corn at $4.50 and December corn at $4.60 seems to be the resistance. There is still about a
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Morning Market Insight

February 11, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady to Mixed
With a bullish USDA report yesterday, March corn was unable to test $4.50 on poor technical trading and December corn failed to close above $4.60. Ending stocks
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Winter Grain Marketing Meetings

Winter Marketing Meetings start tomorrow and finish up on Thursday.  Have you RSVP'd?  I have attached the schedule of times and places.  This year we will be featuring Jeff Hainline from Advance Trading to share his insights on grain outlook.

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Morning Market Insight

February 10, 2014
Darren Wilcox
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA supply and demand report is out at 11am….see the trade estimates below.

Corn:1 to 3 lower

Report day, US carryout may see some tightening
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Morning Market Insight

February 7, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn:  Steady
Corn is starting the day steady to a shade weaker. Yesterday,
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Morning Market Insight

February 6, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 Higher
Corn looks to start out slightly higher this morning. We have had a nice little counter rally in corn recently; cold weather and generally poor
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Morning Market Insight

February 5, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 2 Lower
Corn is backing off this morning, giving back some of this
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Morning Market Insight

February 4, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

 

Corn: 2 Higher
The corn market is seeing a little follow thru buying along with beans this morning. Corn futures are starting to look “good” technically,
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Morning Market Insight

February 3, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 2 Higher
Corn starting out firm this morning; the market is
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Morning Market Insight

1-31-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist  St. Lawrence

Corn as of 7:45- Down 1
The corn market managed to push higher Thursday on solid export sales – closing within a penny of the high on the day. Bird flu in China may impact corn usage.
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Morning Market Insight

January 30, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn: As of 7:45 – UP 3

Ethanol production for the week of Jan 24th released yesterday was at 900,000 barrels per day, down 5 from the previous week. With the natural gas prices and issues
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Morning Market Insight

 

1-29-14                
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist-St.Lawrence

Corn as of 7:45-Down 2
Sub zero temps have the
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Morning Market Insight

January 28, 2014
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist – St Lawrence


Corn as of 7:45-Down 1

Corn was fractionally mixed overnight as CH sees a 1 3/4 cent trading range; CZ sees a 1 cent trading range.
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Morning Market Insight

January 27, 2014
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist – St Lawrence

Corn: As of 7:45 Unchanged
US cattle of feed down 5.4% from last year. March 31st stocks will re-estimate feed use.   Funds short 38,000
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 24th 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

Cold weather leadings to ideas of temporary increase in feed use and slow farmer movement supported the corn market yesterday. Weekly ethanol production
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 23rd 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 2-3 higher

We had another uneventful day in the corn market yesterday with just a 5 ½ c trading range. We really didn’t have anything new to talk
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 22nd 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher

Corn managed to hold on to 1c gains in to the two front months despite the selloff in beans. Corn was supported by solid export inspections of 29.8
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 21st 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 2 lower

Looks like the long weekend brought us some overnight weakness. Informa’s Friday estimates have corn plantings for 2014 at 93.3 which could be
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Morning Market Insight

January 17th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 7:45am Mar. 2 lower, Dec.’14 2 lower

Corn is lower again this morning on continue selling. Support is at $4.10 March futures. There is nothing stopping it from
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Morning Market Insight

January 16th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am Mar. 3 higher, Dec.’14 2 higher

Ethanol numbers were down yesterday at 868,000 barrels versus 919,000 barrels last week. Total ethanol production is still at
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Morning Market Insight

January 15th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Today is Wheat Growers Annual Meeting. It will be at the Crossroads Hotel in Huron. Registration starts at 9:15 am. Meeting begins at 10 am.

Corn
As of 7:45am Mar. 2 lower,
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January 14th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Tomorrow, January 15th, is Wheat Growers Annual Meeting. It will be at the Crossroads Hotel in Huron. Registration starts at 9:15 am. Meeting begins at 10 am.

Corn

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Morning Market Insight

January 13th 2014
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am Steady.

Corn is managing to hold on to Friday’s information. USDA’s total production numbers has corn at 13.925 billion bushels versus the 13.989 that
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Morning Market Insight

January 10, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

It’s all about the report……due out at 11:00 AM.  It is setting up for some highly volatile swings, do you have targets placed for your price
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Morning Market Insight

January 9, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – Down 2
A big push from the funds on the close as nearly 33,000 contracts traded in the last 5 minutes of trade yesterday
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Morning Market Insight

January 8, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – Steady
We traded through the 20 day moving average on the March contract yesterday, but couldn’t manage to close above it. 
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Morning Market Insight

January 7, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

January Crop Production, Winter Wheat Seeding, and Quarterly Grain stocks reports will be released Friday, Jan 10th @ 11:00 am.  See estimates below.....


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Morning Market Insight

January 6, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – Up 3
More reports of China rejections of US cargoes of corn and DDGS.  The first Ukraine boats are arriving at Chinese ports to
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 3rd 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 1 higher

Corn trading lower yesterday on continued fears of MIR 162 issues in both corn and DDG’s along with spillover pressure from soybeans. We did trade
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 2nd 2014
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: Called- 3 lower

More of the same for the corn market on Tuesday- light volume, improving SA weather and continued concern over Chinese exports. Funds estimated net sellers of
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 31th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers would like to wish everyone a safe and happy New Year.
Trading hours for the New Year’s holiday: Regular hours today. Closed tonight and will not reopen until Thursday 8:30 a.m.
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 30th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 


Corn: As of 7:45- 3 lower

Light holiday trade on Friday giving us just a 3c range before settling 1 ¼ higher. Export sales were decent at 1.478mmt for 13/14 and 509.2tmt for
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Morning Market Insight

December 27th 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am Mar. 1 higher, Dec.’14 1 higher

Corn is up a little this morning. China is now going to be testing all US corn shipments. The rejected
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Morning Market Insight

December 26th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Trade opens at 8:30 am.

Corn, 1 to 2 lower

Rains expected Sunday through Monday for South America with guesses for about 60 – 90% coverage. Trade is still watching overall dryness.
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Morining Market Insight

December 24th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

From all of us at Wheat Growers to all of you, have a very
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December 23rd, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Christmas Trading Schedule

Dec. 24th Grain Markets will close at 12:00pm. Livestock Markets will close at 12:15pm
Dec. 25th No Markets
Dec. 26th Grains will open at 8:30am. Livestock will
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Morning Market Insight

December 20, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

A daily dose of optimism on the last official day of AUTUMN……..after tomorrow, the days start getting longer!

CORN:  As of
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Morning Market Insight

December 19, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – UP 1
Informa released their 2014 acreage estimate today pegging corn acreage at 91.85 mln, slightly higher than the 91.5 Nov
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Morning Market Insight

December 18, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – DN 1
Talk of weather getting too dry in Argentina which could reduce corn seedings, was enough of a spark for the funds to buy an estimated
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Morning Market Insight

December 17, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:30 – Steady
Corn closed lower yesterday as export inspections were below trade expectations.  Trade talks with China are scheduled
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Morning Market Insight

December 16, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – DN 4
Fund selling continues into this morning’s trade.  The cash corn story continues to be high rail freight costs and
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Morning Market Insight

December 13, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3 Lower
Corn is lower in overnight trade. Despite the decent export sales in corn we saw a lower trade on Thursday. Export sales were solid at 27.4 mbu which was right in the middle of the
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Morning Market Insight

Total US soy sales near 1421 or 96 pct of projected sales allowing only 54 million bu the rest of the year to get to 150 carryout.
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Morning Market Insight

December 11, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Patron Meetings:

 

 Corn: Steady
Corn looks to
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Morning Market Insight

December 10, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Patron Meetings:

Corn: 2 Lower
Corn is easing lower in overnight
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Morning Market Insight

December 9, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

 

Corn: Steady
Corn seems to be holding steady his morning. Last Friday,
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Morning Market Insight

December 6, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

The December USDA Supply/Demand report is due out next Tuesday.  (See the trade estimates in the table below)

CORN: As of 7:45 -
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Morning Market Insight

December 5, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – DN 5
Yesterday corn found support from the funds covering some of their rather large short positions.  They are estimated to have
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Morning Market Insight

December 4, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

BBBRRRRR…….. and more Arctic air is on the way!

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Morning Market Insight

December 3, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – DN 1
Export inspections were at 35.7 MBU, just above the expected 25-30.  Talk of China continuing to find cargos of corn
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Morning Market Insight

December 2nd, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


CORN: 7:30 -1 1/2

REMARKS: Overnight action remains fairly uneventful to the downside. News of China rejecting yet a third cargo of US corn on GMO
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 29th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Trading Hours are from 8:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m. cst today. Normal trading hours will resume Sunday night.


Corn: 2 higher

Corn posting modest gains in all months except the Dec
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 27th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Grower’s wishes you all a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! Please take this time to enjoy family and friends.

Market hours over the holiday:
Wednesday- normal
Thursday- no
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 26th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: As of 7:00- 5 lower

Corn closing modestly higher on solid export inspections of 30.2mb and spill over strength from soybeans. Harvest is 95% complete ahead of the 5 yr ave of 91%. My guess
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 25th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn: As of 7:45- unchanged

There was little news last week for corn as we continue to look for direction. Light farmer selling has firmer nearby basis and spreads virtually taking all cash carry
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Morning Market Insight

November 22nd, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am, steady

Yesterday’s export numbers contributed to the rise in futures. Ethanol numbers were good for the week. Basis levels along the river are strong with places in
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Morning Market Insight

November 21st, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am, 3 higher

Ethanol numbers dropped some from last week. 904,000 barrels were produced versus the 927,000 barrels a week ago. These numbers are still 7% ahead of last year at
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Morning Market Insight

November 20th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am, 1 lower

Corn values saw some rebounding yesterday. Funds short 87,000 contracts. They need to get December contracts down to 600 in 7 days before first notice day. There are
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Morning Market Insight

November 19th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am, 2 higher

Corn trying to bounce back a little this morning after loses yesterday. News that China rejected a load of corn after it tested positive for a non-approved GMO. The RFS
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Morning Market Insight

November 18th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am, 4 lower

Last Friday the EPA announced its proposed rule for the 2014 RFS. They suggested 15.21 billion gallons of renewable fuel. This proposal will likely be challenged by the
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Morning Market Insight

November 15, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Informa Economics is out with acreage estimates this morning.

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady
Ethanol production levels were
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Morning Market Insight

November 14, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – Steady
Funds added to their short position yesterday and conversely added to their long bean position. Still no decision from the EPA on
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Morning Market Insight

November 13, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN: As of 7:45 – UP 2
Corn was steady to lower on the close yesterday as funds were once again sellers of an estimated 6,000 contracts. Harvest progress
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Morning Market Insight

11-12-13
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

BRRRRR!!!!!!!

Due to the observance
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Morning Market Insight

November 11, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

A Salute to our Veterans!


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Morning Market Insight

November 8th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


Today is the day. Everyone has been holding their breath all week just waiting for the USDA’s Crop Production Report to give the corn market direction. Numbers will be out at 11:00 along with
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Morning Market Insight

November 7, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady
Corn is trading fractionally higher as I write this commentary. Yesterday, corn ended the day lower, Dec settling down 3 ¾ at $4.21 ¼ on a very light volume light activity
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Morning Market Insight

November 6th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


CORN: 7:30 Unchanged

REMARKS: There doesn’t seem to be dramatic enough news out there for the trade to take a breath as we wait patiently for the USDA’s numbers on Friday.
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Morning Market Insight

November 5, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady

Corn looks to be trading steady in early going. December corn closed down 1.0 yesterday in a narrow pre-report 3.5c trading
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Morning Market Insight

November 4, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 2 Lower
Corn is trading a little easier today; the market is split
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Morning Market Insight

November 1, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 1 Lower
Corn keeps grinding lower despite very good sales numbers, the
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Morning Market Insight

October 31, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 5 Higher
Corn is slightly higher this morning, pulled along by harvest
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Morning Market Insight

October 30th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

 

CORN: 7:30 +1

REMARKS: Rain/snow delayed harvest is adding a little lift to the corn market with the overnight seeing a 3 ½ cent range overnight. Look for the trade to
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Morning Market Insight

October 29th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner
After yesterdays big losses, a stronger dollar and weaker crude could pressure what everyone is hoping would be a turn-around Tuesday.


CORN: 7:30 -1 1/2

REMARKS: Trading a tight
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Morning Market Insight

October 28th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 -2
REMARKS: A good harvest weekend to soon be interrupted with three days of rain across the Midwest. Harvest is expected to be 50-55% complete in tonight’s crop conditions report.
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 24th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

I would say the weather forecast trumps market conditions for most of the readers so I attached a couple weather maps. We appear to have a small window particularly for the remaining 1/3 of soybean harvest. Wheat
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Morning Market Insight

 

Oct 24th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

The 5 day forecast appears to have given us a small harvest window. Due to difficult harvest conditions and our commitment to service our patrons, Wheat Growers has taken additional
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 23rd 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Pretty light day as far as news is concerned…

Corn: As of 7:45- 2 higher


Corn traded lower on better crop ratings yesterday as we continue to consolidate in the 4.32 to
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 22nd 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45-1 lower

Corn settled higher yesterday on better than expected export inspections of 32.3mb of corn and 3.9mbu of milo. A slightly better harvest forecast seems to limit
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 21st 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: As of 7:45- 1 lower

Corn managed to close 8 ¼ higher for the week on harvest delays and ideas of lower prices bringing in increase demand. USDA is still trying to catch up
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Letter to Patrons regarding wet crop and ground conditions - October 2013

Open Letter to Patrons regarding wet crop and ground conditions – October 2013

The calendar has rolled into the last half of October and with it we have been provided with some abundant moisture. This has been a good recharge for our subsoil moisture as well
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Morning Market Insight

October 18th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

The Government is back. USDA is up and running. Reports will start getting back to normal, at least for the next three months. The October WASDE reports have been canceled. This will make the November WASDE report very
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Morning Market Insight

October 17th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

The Government is back online!

Corn as of 8:00 am 1 higher.

Corn managing to hold its own as trade is torn between a possible large crop, and China and Mexico actively purchasing US corn. Still,
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Morning Market Insight

October 16th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am 1 higher.

Trade looking to see if China demand will help this market as domestic values, over there, are nearly double what US values are. Rumors yesterday were that China had
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Morning Market Insight

October 15th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am unchanged

Corn market moved a little higher yesterday do to this wet weather and help from the soybeans.  Corn harvest across the nation is predicted to be about 25% - 30%
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Morning Market Insight

October 14th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am Dec 1 lower.  Dec '14 1 lower

The corn market keeps heading lower. Quick recap from last week, the only news the market had to go on was a “proposed” cap on
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 11th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA will not release its monthly report today.


Corn: As of 7:45- 4 lower

Corn trading lower yesterday on continued harvest pressure and talk of the EPA considering lowering the
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Morning Market Insight

October 10, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Have you seen our ‘menu’ of all the Grain Marketing Options we offer? More than just storage, we have alternatives that
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Morning Market Insight

October 9, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – STEADY
Rumors floating around yesterday that China had booked upwards of 900,000 MT of corn, but were still unconfirmed as we went home
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Morning Market Insight

October 8, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

CORN:  As of 7:45 – DOWN 2
Fairly quiet as the government shutdown continues and harvest gets underway again after the rain/snow event is past
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Morning Market Insight

October 7, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Due to the Government Shutdown don’t expect to see any weekly export inspections or Crop Conditions reports today….. It also appears unlikely that the WASDE & Crop Production
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Morning Market Insight

December 2013 corn trades to lowest level in more than three years
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Morning Market Insight

October 3, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 3 Higher
Corn futures are trading a bit higher overnight. Corn traded a
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Morning Market Insight

November Beans hold support; for now??
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Morning Market Insight

October 1, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 1 Lower
December corn started strong yesterday, and then with the
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Morning Market Insight

USDA Report at 11 AM today
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Morning Market Insight

September 27th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


The inability of Washington to get along or to make a decision is starting to weigh on the outside markets with the Dow, Nasdaq and the S&P all lower this morning. The dollar is also 185
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Morning Market Insight

September 26th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 -2 1/2

REMARKS: Overnight trade continued to be light as most sit by the sidelines and wait for us to find some real direction. Export sales this morning were phenomenal at 640 tmt
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Morning Market Insight

September 25th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 +2 1/4
REMARKS: The overnight session remained relatively quiet keeping to a 3 ¾ cent range. Here’s hoping we’ve seen a bottom with $4.48 now holding the past 3
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Morning Market Insight

September 24th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 -1/2

REMARKS: Overnight trade saw the December holding above $4.50 with light two-sided trade. Weekly crop conditions last night showed corn up 2% nationally, a very unexpected
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Morning Market Insight

September 23rd, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 -2 1/2
REMARKS: Overnight held corn within a tight $0.04 trading range as the market digests US yield reports and lays in wait for the September 30th Stocks report. Livestock numbers
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 20th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 1 lower

Outside markets and ideas of rain delaying harvest along with wheat supporting corn yesterday. Yep that’s right I said wheat supporting corn.  Export
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Mornign Market Insight

Sep 19th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 4 higher

The Fed announced yesterday that is holding off on tapering, this in turn sent stock market screaming higher lending support to grains. Corn closed 2 ¼
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 18th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- unchanged

Corn traded mixed yesterday as traders got all excited off the FSA data but then realized later that there is little correlation to actual acreage. I know I am
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 17th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 10vhigher

Unwinding of corn/bean spreads was not enough to keep corn in positive territory yesterday as more combines start to roll. Harvest reported at 4% complete. Crop
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 16th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- unchanged

Corn drifting lower Friday on yield increase from USDA WASDE report on Thursday. Many still not believers of yields but we keep hearing the phrase “better
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Morning Market Insight

September 13th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Next 5 Day Rain Forecast

 

Corn as of 8:00am Dec. 1 - 2 lower


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Morning Market Insight

September 12th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

USDA WASDE Report out at 11 am!

Corn as of 8:00 am. Dec. 2 lower

Markets are quiet this morning as traders get into position for today's report. Trade estimates a 153 type
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Morning Market Insight

September 11th, 2013 

Drew Johnson

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Morning Market Insight

September 10th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originater
 

Corn as of 8:00 am. Sep. 2 lower Dec. unchanged

Average guess from the Trade is for a 153.9 yield on Thursday's report. Crop progress report yesterday dropped corn ratings to 54% good to
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Morning Market Insight

September 9th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am Sep down 3. Dec down 2.

Not a whole lot of rain came that was forecasted this weekend. Forecast for September, at least for the next 6-14 days, is hot and dry. Expected decline in crop
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Morning Market Insight

September 6, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Informa economics is scheduled to release their estimate of the Sept 12 USDA report this morning. Rain chances look fairly light for the next 5 days, except for the far northern plains.


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Morning Market Insight

Sep 5th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 5 lower

Corn pressured yesterday by the soybean market and continued reports of good yields from the southern US as harvest is now moving into southern Illinois. Recent
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Morning Market Insight

September 4, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Above normal temps now and into the foreseeable future (6-10 day) coupled with little, to no precip is getting this crop to maturity fairly quick!

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Morning Market Insight

September 3, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Weekend rains that were forecasted for the Labor Day weekend turned out to be disappointing and thus we have the soybean market surging higher to start the week.

CORN: As
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Morning Market Insight

Long Labor Day Weekend looms
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Morning Market Insight

Iowa receives light rain overnight
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Morning Market Insight

August 28, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3 Lower
Corn market slipping a bit, I look for a very erratic trade in the short run as the market sorts out all the weather concerns. This recent heat is helping the crop mature; but at what
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Morning Market Insight

Funds cover 20,000 short corn contracts yesterday.
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Morning Market Insight

August 26, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 20 Higher
Corn is moving higher, pulled by soybeans as hot and dry conditions are making a once very good corn crop questionable. Last Friday’s commitment of traders report showed funds
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Morning Market Insight

August 23rd, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 September +7 1/4 : New Crop +5 1/2

REMARKS: Drastic fund action continued yesterday as they dumped 14,000 contracts and now sit net short 18,000. Focus this morning is back on warm
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Morning Market Insight

August 22nd, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 September -1 3/4 : New Crop -5

REMARKS: Schizophrenic fund action driving the corn market on weather. Chances for rain on Tuesday they sold 8,000. No rain yesterday they bought 8,000.
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Morning Market Insight

August 21st, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 September +6 3/4 : New Crop +6 1/4

REMARKS: After struggling yesterday, as the December couldn’t technically hold Monday’s highs, corn had a fairly strong overnight session
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Morning Market Insight

August 20th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 September -5 1/4 : New Crop -5 3/4

REMARKS: Last night’s crop conditions not too surprising with the crop overall down 3 to 61% good to excellent. Largest declines were Missouri
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Morning Market Insight

August 19th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 September +10 1/2 : New Crop +10 1/4
REMARKS: A good overnight with corn trading higher all session. Warmer temps begin to settle in throughout the Midwest this week and bring with them a
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 16th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 3 lower
An oversold market and the releasing of FSA pp acres at a larger than expected 3.4 million acres helped give the corn market a boost yesterday. Weather forecast
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 15th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 8 higher

Warmer/drier forecast with ideas of longer range forecast mixing in cooler weather along with oversold conditions help corn rebound yesterday. Weekly ethanol
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 14th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 1-2 higher

The morning started out yesterday with carry over strength from Mondays report only to sell off putting in new lows on realization that we are still looking at
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Morning Market Insight

Aug 13th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 3-4 higher

Corn found some traction yesterday on favorable report. USDA trimmed back yield to 154.4 vs 156.5 last month on the production side and lowering feed/residual
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Morning Market Insight

Crop Report Convenience Table

 

As of 11.15

corn-12-14 higher

soybeans- 40 higher

wheat- 10 higher


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Morning Market Insight

Aug 12th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

11 a.m. CST USDA will release S&D data- will update shortly after.

Corn:  As of 7:45- oc 1 lower, nc unchanged

Friday gave us a slide ways trade before settling lower and Dec putting
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Morning Market Insight

August 9th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00 am Sep. unchagned  Dec. unchanged

Lack of a weather threat keeps pressure on the corn market as futures head for first harvest lows before the August 12th report. If weather
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Morning Market Insight

August 8th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

We are finally seeing a bump in the market today after days of trading lower. Traders are starting to look at Monday’s USDA Report and are trying to square up positions.

Corn as of 8:00 am Sep. 4
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Morning Market Insight

August 7th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am Sep. 2 higher    Dec. 2 higher

No real new news in the corn. Weather forecasts remain wet and cool. Big crop coming are way as long as we can beat the frost dates. Corn crop
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Morning Market Insight

August 6th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am. Sep. 3 higher.   Dec. 1 lower

Pressure remains on the corn as favorable weather forecasts prevail. Informa’s estimate, yesterday, has total corn production at 14.14
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Morning Market Insight

August 5th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Rains and good weather will keep pressure on the markets. Informa to estimate crops mid morning. Below is a picture of precip amounts for the last 30 days

 

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Morning Market Insight

August 2, 2013
Travis Antonsen 
Producer Marketing Manager

Forecasted highs for the next 5 days in Aberdeen are in the upper 70’s.  it sure doesn’t feel like we are in or even close to the ‘dog days’ of summer!


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Morning Market Insight

August 1, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager


Corn: As of 7:15 – Nearby Down 3, NC Down 5

Nearby ethanol margins improved yesterday as ethanol price outpaced corn higher yesterday. EIA report
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Morning Market Insight

July 31, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn: As of 7:45 –  Nearby Up 1, NC Down 3
Corn traded both sides yesterday before closing 4 higher on the Dec contract. Temperatures for the next couple of
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Morning Market Insight

July 30, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Is it “Turnaround Tuesday” or just the dead cat bounce?

Corn: As of 7:00 – Up 3
Crop conditions yesterday showed 63% of
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Morning Market Insight

July 29, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn: As of 7:45 – Down 1
Nice, cool weekend across much of the nation. Record lows (low 40’s) were set in Aberdeen both Saturday and Sunday morning. While
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Morning Market Insight

July 26, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 1 Higher O/C, Steady N/C

Yesterday, we witnessed a complete
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Morning Market Insight

July 25, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 5 Lower Old Crop, 3 Lower New
Corn trading lower, in fact printing new
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Morning Market Insight

July 24, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 5 Lower O/C, Steady N/C
Corn held up “ok” yesterday and
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Morning Market Insight

July 23rd, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 August -6 3/4 : New Crop -7 1/4
REMARKS: Cool temperatures into next week mark a great start to pollination. Ideal night temps and scattered rains also continue. Last night crop rating came
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Morning Market Insight

Is the corn crop "safe"?
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Morning Market Insight

July 19th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 August -3 3/4 : New Crop -2 1/2

REMARKS: Not a whole lot of new fundamental news out there. For now the trade will continue to play this game of ‘Weather Hokey Pokey’ with
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Morning Market Insight

July 18th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 August -2 1/2 : New Crop -4

REMARKS: Export numbers this morning may prove to hold some support at the opening of our day session after trading lower all night with both large and small
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Morning Market Insight

July 17th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 August -2 3/4 : New Crop -4

REMARKS: I know it’s late, but did we finally find a weather market for corn? The temps are heating up with most extended models debated as corn starts
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Morning Market Insight

July 16th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 August +11 1/4 : New Crop +12 3/4

REMARKS: Corn traded higher all night in short covering with a ‘buying frenzy’ kicking off about 5 a.m. as we start a critical weather watch
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Morning Market Insight

July 15th, 2013
Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN: 7:30 August -7 1/2 : New Crop -7 1/4
REMARKS: Expiration of the July contracts sure wreaked havoc on the markets Friday. We traded lower all night as weather and the
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Morning Market Insight

July 12th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 2-3 lower


Well the USDA report ended up to be a relative nonevent, trading the report for about 10 minutes and then back to weather. Few changes for the 12-13
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Morning Market Insight

July 11th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA will be releasing S&D’s at 11 a.m. CST. This will likely trump all other news today. I have attached a convenience table for your viewing pleasure. 

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Morning Market Insight

July 10th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 2 lower


Hotter/ dryer forecast led to technical buying yesterday pushing corn higher. Funds are estimated buyers of 20,000 contracts after having whittled down
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Morning Market Insight

July 9th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 11 higher


The announcement of a 120 sale to Mexico for 13/14, drier forecast for the western 1/3 of the Corn Belt, and spillover support from the soybean market
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Morning Market Insight

July 8th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 3-4 higher

Friday’s weekly export sales mostly in line with expectations but a favorable weather forecast and a stronger dollar helped push Dec corn below the $5
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Morning Market Insight

July 5th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 8:00 a.m. Sep. unchanged Dec. unchanged

The weather pattern through July 18th is viewed as good. This will keep pressure on the corn market. Ethanol production numbers seen
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Morning Market Insight

July 3rd, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Markets today: Chicago closes at 12:00 noon. Minneapolis closes at 12:15pm. Markets will not open again until 8:30am July 5th.

Markets higher this morning on short covering and bargain hunting going into the 4th
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Morning Market Insight

July 2nd, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am. Sep. up 2        Dec. up 4

Corn a little higher this morning as values relax after two days of trading the USDA report. Weather
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Morning Market Insight

July 1st, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator 

Corn as of 8:25am. Sep. 3 lower Dec. 5 lower

Corn trading just a little lower this morning after Fridays report. The news was pretty neutral, all things considering. Old
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Morning Market Insight

June 28, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Join us this afternoon and evening in Aberdeen as we celebrate Wheat Growers 90th
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Morning Market Insight

June 27, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Old crop/New Crop Spread trade made up the bulk of the activity yesterday as traders position for tomorrow’s Quarterly Stocks and Planted Acreage report. Below is the convenience table
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Morning Market Insight

June 26, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

The market patiently awaits Friday’s Quarterly Stocks and Planted Acreage report.  We will have trade estimates in tomorrow’s Morning Market Insight.


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Morning Market Insight

June 25, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 – Nearby UP 4, NC UP 1
Values were under pressure yesterday as the trade was weighing good weather conditions and an expected improvement
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Morning Market Insight

June 24, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manger

Corn:  As of 7:45 – July Down 8, Dec Down 13
Weather conditions for most of the country is OK to Good for crop development and has the market weaker
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Morning Market Insight

June 21, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn:  4-5 Lower
Corn is slightly lower in early trade.  New Crop
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Morning Market Insight

Grains lower on pressure from the higher US Dollar
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Morning Market Insight

June 19, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

 

Corn:  8 Lower Old Crop, 2 Lower New
Corn traded both sides yesterday as weather markets were taken as a “mixed bag” with some viewing warmer/hotter
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Morning Market Insight

Corn remains in a trading range.
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Morning Market Insight

June 17, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  2 Lower Old Crop, 6 Lower New Crop
Corn is holding together relatively well, bolstered somewhat by an unknown and unverified amount of unplanted or stressed acres.  While the trade knows
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Morning Market Insight

June 14, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Happy Flag Day!

Corn:  As of 7:45 – Nearby UP 6, New Crop STEADY
Corn continued to slide yesterday on more fund selling following
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Morning Market Insight

June 13th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

 

CORN:  7:30  July -1/2 : New Crop -1

REMARKS:   Yesterday’s report held no real surprises for us with the USDA opting not to make any changes
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Morning Market Insight

June 12th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner
This morning’s focus of the trade will be on positioning ahead of the USDA’s monthly Supply and Demand report out at 11:00.


CORN:  7:30  July -1 1/2 : New Crop -1 3/4


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Morning Market Insight

June 11th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:10  July +1 3/4 : New Crop +1
REMARKS:   Planting progress yesterday at 95%, up 4from last week and pretty much right in line with the trade guess.  Condition wise,
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Morning Market Insight

June 10th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

Crude under pressure this morning and the dollar stronger to weigh on commodities with improving weather.

CORN:  7:30  July – 8 : New Crop -9 3/4


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Morning Market Insight

June 7th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- oc 1 higher, nc 7 higher
 

Corn firm yesterday with The July showing the least strength rallying into the close to post gains. CN seems to stuck in a 6.50ish
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Morning Market Insight

June 6th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- 1 lower to 1 higher

Positive ethanol margins led to an increase in weekly production of 885,000 from 863,000 the previous week.  This in turn kept spot futures in
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Morning Market Insight

June 5th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- OC 2 higher, NC 4 lower

Everything past the July contract settled lower yesterday as slow farmer movement was noted supporting the July. Talk still remains about how much
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Morning Market Insight


Corn:  As of 8:00- oc 6 lower, nc 11 lower
 

Technical selling pressured corn lower yesterday as bean/corn spreading was prevalent.  Weekly planting progress out at 91% nationally vs. 86% lw and the 5 year average of 95%. This leaving 8.75mn of
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Morning Market Insight

June 3, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Grains are starting off the week stronger, led by soybeans.  We get our first glimpse at USDA Weekly Crop Conditions this afternoon along with Planting Progress.


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Morning Market Insight

May 31st, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am.  July. unchanged      Dec. unchanged

Corn up this morning. Yesterday we got to see some profit taking. Traders have been trading weather all week. They seemed to be
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Morning Market Insight

May 30th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am. July.  1 lower           Dec. 3 lower

Corn values lower this morning after an impressive day yesterday. December corn was the leader as
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Morning Market Insight

May 29th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am.      July. unchanged to 1 lower.      Dec. 2 higher    

Values are pretty even this morning after yesterday's gains.
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Morning Market Insight

May 28 th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am.    July. 4 higher        Dec. 11 higher

Modest gains on the overnight. Weather playing the factor as we wait to see planting report this afternoon. Some
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Morning Market Insight

Markets are closed today in observance of Memorial Day. They will reopen tonight at 7pm for the start of the Tuesday session. 

Have a safe Memorial Day.


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Morning Market Insight

May 24, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

In observance of Memorial Day, markets will be closed on
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Morning Market Insight

May 23, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 – Down 4
Values were strong yesterday for both old and new crop prices on stronger ethanol and export news.  Weekly ethanol
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Morning Market Insight

May 22, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn: As of 7:45 - July Down 2, Dec Up 3
Old crop corn was under pressure yesterday, trading $0.10 lower.  Decent ethanol and poultry margins has some end users
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Morning Market Insight

May 21, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 – July Down 13, NC Down 8
Planting Progress numbers released yesterday confirmed the torrent pace of planting last week as we sowed 43% of
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Morning Market Insight

May 20, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Weather, Planting Progress, and Old Crop movement…..

Corn:  As of 7:45 – Nearby Up 1, New Crop Down 1
Informa released acreage
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Morning Market Insight

Record Tight Bean Carryout Projection Drives Futures Higher
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Morning Market Insight

Is world demand enough to push Bean prices higher?
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Morning Market Insight

Who will win; corn planters or Mother Nature??
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Morning Market Insight

Planting Progress Very Mixed
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Morning Market Insight

May 13, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist
Corn planting behind schedule but proceeding at a rapid pace.

Corn:  4 Higher
Corn planting is moving along at a rapid pace after being held back by widespread rains.  It will be a race
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Morning Market Insight

May 10th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

Big yield, Big demand and Big carryout.  This is the expectation of this morning’s USDA S&D report as they give us our first look at the 2013-14 balance sheet.  A stronger dollar
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Morning Market Insight

May 9th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45  July - Unchanged : New Crop -Unchanged

REMARKS:    Overnight showers maybe supportive with the Midwest receiving some good moisture.  More rains
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Morning Market Insight

May 7th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45  July +1/2 : New Crop - Unchanged

REMARKS:  Yesterday’s negative trade action was focused on what they thought would be a rather rapid catch-up pace with
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Morning Market Insight

May 6th  2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

 

CORN:  7:45  July -16 3/4: New Crop -17 3/4

REMARKS:  What a difference a weekend makes.  On Friday expectations were for 4+ inches of rain across the
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Morning Market Insight

May 2nd 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- unchanged to 1 higher
 

Corn posted nice gains yesterday as we continue to live and die by the weather forecast with solid exports adding additional
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Morning Market Insight

May 2nd 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 7 higher

Grains pressured lower primarily by outside markets led by a weak China manufacturing PMI number. Planting progress remains the fundamental focus as some hit or
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Morning Market Insight

May 1st 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 7 lower
 

July corn stronger earlier in the day but sold off failing to fill the gap we talked about yesterday. Forecast is wetter over the next 5 days but the
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Morning Market Insight

April 30th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- mixed 1 higher to 1 lower


Wet / cold planting conditions fueled a solid move higher yesterday had oc months limit higher and nc 35 higher. July corn stepped
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Morning Market Insight

April 29th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  As of 7:30- oc 12 higher, nc 14 higher

The trade is looking for little planting progress (8-9%) in this afternoons report fueling a move higher this morning. Rain forecasted for much of Iowa
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Morning Market Insight

April 26th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am. 6 lower      Dec. 6 lower 

Corn a little lower this morning as values relax after yesterday's gains. Positives yesterday were decent exports and
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Morning Market Insight

April 25th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00 am. 4 higher    Dec. 1-2 higher   

We see corn moving higher this morning. Ethanol reports yesterday had production up to 853,000 versus 832,000 last week. These
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Morning Market Insight

April 24th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00am  2 higher.    Dec. unchanged to a penny lower.

Corn drifting lower yesterday as weather in the Corn Belt looks
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Morning Market Insight

April 23rd, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 8:00am. 3 lower    Dec. 6 lower

We are seeing markets drift lower today on the story that “rain makes grain!” With the slightest improvement on
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Morning Market Insight

April 22nd,2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

 

Corn as of 8:00am. 7 lower.    Dec. 10 lower.

Markets drifting lower this morning as funds continue to liquidate their positions before we get
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Morning Market Insight

April 19, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 – Up 3
May corn closed 16 cents lower yesterday, weakening the inverse to the July futures.  According to research firm Shanghai JC
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Morning Market Insight

April 18, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Big rains across IA, IL, and MO in the past 24 hours (see below Wheat comments).  Mississippi River gauges are on the rise and expected to be at minor to moderate flood stages by the
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Morning Market Insight

April 17, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Yesterday’s theme…….“Turnaround Tuesday” in most commodities after Monday’s selloff. Corn and beans gained 16 cents on nearby months.  Dec corn
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Morning Market Insight

April 16, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Outside markets never let up yesterday as all sectors took a beating, led by Gold having its largest down day in over 30 years (down 14% in 2 days).  The weakness started when
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Morning Market Insight

April 15, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Winter doesn’t want to let go!!  The moisture is very appreciated though.

Corn:  As of 8:00 Down 10
It looks to be all
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Morning Market Insight

April 12th  2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45  May +5: New Crop +4

REMARKS:   We continue to see good follow through from Wednesday’s Supply and Demand report.  Better ethanol margins
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Morning Market insight

April 11th  2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45  May + 8 : New Crop +3/4

REMARKS:   Yesterday’s Supply and Demand report brought a mixed bag.  Initially, the high frequency traders where
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Morning Market Insight

April 10th  2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

USDA’s April Supply and Demand report will be out today at 11:00.  Trade is looking for decreased corn feeding, higher soy demand and crush and some ‘tweaks’ to South
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Morning Market Insight

April 9th  2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45  May +3 : New Crop -1 ¼

REMARKS:   Fundamentally, the trade is pretty much focused on the new crop picture right now.  The national crop
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Morning Market Insight

April 8th  2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

Just reminder CBOT hours have changed.  Markets closed this morning at 7:45 and will re-open at 8:30.

CORN:  7:45  May +3 ¾  : New Crop -1 ¾


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Morning Market Insight

April 5, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist
New grain trading hours start Sunday with a 7:00 Sunday open.  Close at 7:45 AM, reopen at 8:30 Monday.

Corn:  2 higher
Corn is marginally better this morning; still reeling from last
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Morning Market Insight

"Rain Makes Grain" Unknown
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Morning Market Insight

April 3, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  1 higher
Corn is steady/better in early morning trade.  Not much news around the market other than improving weather prospects and some negative news out of China regarding hogs. 
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Morning Market Insight

Rebounding market; is it real or a mirage?
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Morning Market Insight

Old Crop corn continues collapse
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 28th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn stocks are biggest driver coming in considerable above average trade estimate pushing prices
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 28th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Mar 1 stocks and 2013 planting intentions report will be released at 11 a.m. cst. This morning we will likely have light trade until report data is released. Below is a convenience table that I will update
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 27th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- unchanged

Today’s commentary will be short and sweet as the bulk of the focus will be on positioning ahead of the release of tomorrows USDA report release at 11 a.m.
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 26th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Wheat Growers will be offering a pre report informational webinar this afternoon at 3 p.m. at various locations. Information will be provided by Tregg Cronin Market Analyst for CHS. Contact your location for
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 25th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 2 lower

Mixed trading Friday had May corn seeing a 16c range before settling towards the lower end of the range at 6 ¾ lower but still 14.5c higher for the week.
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Morning Market Insight

March 22nd, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 7:30 am.  May. 4 lower.      Dec. 2 lower.

We are seeing values lower this morning as corn is finding it hard to break through resistance at $7.34. Export sales numbers
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Morning Market Insight

March 21st, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 7:30 am.  May. 4 lower.  Dec. 1 lower.

We are looking at corn a little lower this morning as we saw it hit resistance around the $7.34 May futures level. Yesterday's ethanol production
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Morning Market Insight

March 20th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 7:30 am.   May. 2 higher.  Dec.  2 higher.

Corn higher this morning as tight old crop supplies continue to drive this market. Feed use is strong and ethanol margins are
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Morning Market Insight

March 19th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 7:30 am. May. 2 higher,  Dec. 2 lower.

Modest gains this morning after corn posted a rally yesterday. Markets were dragged lower after some  European money woes. Corn finding a little
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Morning Market Insight

March 18th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 7:30 am. May down 5,   Dec. down 4.

There is weakness this morning in the soybean market causing the corn market to retreat from last weeks gains.  Tight old crop supplies and strong
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Morning Market Insight

Mar 15th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- unchanged

Corn market firmer yesterday on better export sales and spill over form the wheat market. Export sales reported at 653 tmt- 282 old, 371 new crop. Corn/wheat
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Morning Market Insight

March 14, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:55 – Steady
May corn futures closed 4 lower yesterday after trading down near $7.00 early in the session.   Weekly ethanol
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Morning Market Insight

March 13, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 – Up 1
Corn market was higher for a third straight day as funds were buyers of around 6,000 contracts.  The trade is focused on the
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Morning Market Insight

March 12, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 – Up 1
Yesterday corn enjoyed follow thru buying from Friday’s gains and closed 8 higher on the May contract, the highest we have
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Morning Market Insight

March 11, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Welcome back Daylight Savings Time! 

Corn: As of 7:45 – Up 2
Old crop corn futures closed 12 higher on Friday following USDA’s S/D report
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Morning Market Insight

March 8, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA Report out at 11:00 CST

Corn:  2 Higher
Corn saw a two-sided trade Thursday after the major sell off Wednesday. The 21 cent loss Wednesday in the nearby corn was the largest in nearly
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Morning Market Insight

March 7, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  1 Lower Old Crop
Corn sold off yesterday as wetter weather and talk of corn planting in the southern US dominated the corn news.   Corn basis remains mostly firm, so hopefully this
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Morning Market Insight

March 6, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  3 Lower
Corn futures are showing modest declines overnight.  No major change in either the U.S. or South American outlook. Second crop Brazilian corn area looks dry the next 7-10 days
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Morning Market Insight

March 5, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:
Corn appeared to be a follower of wheat yesterday with good winter wheat conditions driving wheat futures down 18 cents, and corn off a nickel. Export inspections were 15.7 mbu with 20.4 needed BOY.
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Morning Market Insight

March 4, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist
Weekend rainfall along the areas bordering Argentina’s bean crop exceeded expectations but amounts in the key producing region was near to below forecasts, around an inch.  Heavy storms slowed weekend
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Morning Market Insight

March 1st, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

February Crop Insurance levels are set.  Corn $5.65 ($5.68 LY), Beans $12.87 ($12.55 LY) and Spring Wheat $8.44 ($7.84 LY)

I want to take a second to remind you all of the ease and
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Morning Market Insight

February 28th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45 May +1 1/2 : New Crop -1 3/4

REMARKS:  Ethanol production was up yesterday from 796 to 812,000 barrels a day.  Now nearly on pace to meet the USDA’s
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Morning Market Insight

February 27th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45 May Unchanged  : New Crop -3/4

REMARKS:  Yet another day we continue with very little new news.  Continued moisture is seen into March for the eastern
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Morning Market Insight

February 26th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45 March +4 1/4  : New Crop -1/4

REMARKS:  A tight supply and demand worksheet was enough to keep Corn higher yesterday despite pressure from lower wheat and
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Morning Market Insight

February 25th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45 March -2 1/2  : New Crop -2 1/4

REMARKS: No new news has proven to pull corn futures down the past couple sessions.   A bearish outlook from Ag Forum
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 22nd 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 2 higher

USDA releasing some preliminary numbers out of AG Outlook Conference yesterday of 96.5 million acres of corn with 1.453 billion bu’s of production. Weekly
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 21st 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 1 lower


Corn posting late gains on ideas that Brazil is no longer offering March shipment and supportive wheat trade. Ag Forum will be releasing NC estimates
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 20th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- unchanged


Corn held in check yesterday unable to follow soybeans higher. Poor export inspection of 9.5 vs 14.815 last week and well below the 20 needed to meet
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 19th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- unchanged


Corn managed to stop a 11 session losing streak Friday posting modest gains on oversold conditions.  SA received decent precipitation coverage over
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Morning Market Insight

Feb 18th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Grain Markets will be closed today in observance of Presidents Day. Markets will reopen this evening.

Corn:  As of 7:30- 
Soybeans:  As of 7:30- 
Wheat:  As of
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Morning Market Insight

February 15th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

"When we are young we get blamed for crimes we never committed and when we are older we get praise for virtues we never possessed. It will all average out in the end." Casey Stengel

Markets are
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Morning Market Insight

February 14th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Happy Valentines Day!

Corn as of 7:00am. Mar. unchanged     Dec. unchanged

Corn trading even this morning. The news has not changed. Poor export demand and lackluster ethanol
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Morning Market Insight

February 13th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn as of 7:00am. Mar. 6 lower.  Dec. 5 lower.

We see values lower again this morning. Continued demand destruction and seasonal trends are keeping pressure on the old crop trade.  New crop did
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Morning Market Insight

February 12th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Crop Insurance numbers still in discovery. Corn is $5.77. Soybeans are at $13.19. Spr. Wheat at $8.65.

Corn as of 7:00am. Mar 3 lower. Dec. a penny lower.  

We continue to see corn
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Morning Market Insight

February 11th,  2013 

Drew Johnson, Grain Originator

 

Corn as of 7:00am. Mar. 2 lower, Dec. 2 lower.

We are seeing some continued selling this morning after last weeks USDA report. The corn numbers came out to somewhat as
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Morning Market Insight

February 8, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

It was great to see many of you at our Marketing Meetings in Roscoe and Aberdeen yesterday.  There are still opportunities to catch a meeting today as we will be at Fisher Grove
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Morning Market Insight

February 7, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Winter Marketing Meetings kick off today in Roscoe @ 10am and Aberdeen @ 2pm.  Tomorrow we head to Redfield and Huron. 
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Morning Market Insight

February 6, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Reminder – Winter Marketing Meetings are Thursday and Friday.  Click here for more
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Morning Market Insight

February 5, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Wheat Growers Winter Marketing Meetings are in Roscoe and Aberdeen this Thursday, and in Redfield and Huron on Friday.....contact your nearest location or Grain Marketing
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Morning Market Insight

February 4, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

According to Punxsutawney Phil we only have 6 weeks of winter remaining! 

Corn:  As of  7:45 - Up 2
Corn is trading
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Morning Market Insight

February 1, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:   Steady to up 2
Corn is starting the day on the firmer side as follow thru from yesterday’s relatively good close.   The corn market continuing to move to levels that
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Morning Market Insight

January 31, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  1 to 2 Lower
Corn is slightly lower in early trade, consolidating yesterday’s gains.  Funds were buyers of 10k contracts yesterday with spillover support coming from the bean
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Morning Market Insight

January 30, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  6 higher
Corn is up this morning, drug higher by the surging bean market.  Yester we saw beneficial rains in the Eastern Corn Belt along with snow in Iowa and the Dakotas and
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Morning Market Insight

January 29, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 higher
Corn is once again peeking its head slightly above unchanged in overnight trade.  The market is still very uncertain regarding the direction corn price will take, some think the
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Morning Market Insight

January 28, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady with new crop 1 higher
The corn market is starting out this week on a cautiously better tone, we were higher most of the night session but are slightly lower now.  The trade has
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Morning Market Insight

 

January 25th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:45 March -6 : New Crop -2 ½

REMARKS:

Commercial buying helped corn overcome a weak start yesterday.  Reports of cheaper feed
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Morning Market Insight

 

January 24th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:55  March -4 ¼  : New Crop -4 ¼

REMARKS:

Corn values on the defensive yesterday and through the night session as
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Morning Market Insight

 

January 23rd, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:55  March  -1 : New Crop -1/2

REMARKS:

Corn values torn for the day yesterday between lower wheat and significantly higher bean
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Morning Market Insight

 

January 22nd, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:55  March  +5 ¼  : New Crop +2 ¾


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Morning Market Insight

 

January 21st, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

Just a reminder, the markets are re-opening at 7:00 tonight.   A quick look at the early opening calls.

CORN:  2 – 3 Higher

SOYBEANS:
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Morning Market Insight

 

January 21st, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

 

Markets are closed today in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Re-opening tonight at 7:00 pm.

Winter Marketing meetings will be coming to an
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 18th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Grain Markets will be closed Monday January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Day

Corn:  As of 7:30-  3 higher
 

Improved export numbers was not enough to keep
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Morning Market Insight

 

January 17th, 2013
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:  7:55  March +3/4 : New Crop -1/2

REMARKS:

Poor ethanol numbers yesterday had corn on the defensive from the start of open outcry. 
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 16th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:00- 3 higher

Corn settling 6 ½ higher yesterday on continues strength from tight stocks shown in Fridays report.  This looks to continue to be the case moving
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 15th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 2 higher

Follow through strength on tight supply pushing corn higher yesterday with Mar settling 15 ¼ higher and Dec up just 7. Trade having to balance the
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Morning Market Insight

Jan 14th 2013
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 14 higher

The much anticipated Jan report is out and unlike many years in the recent history we did not trade a limit move. What we did see in the corn balance sheet was
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Morning Market Insight

January 11th 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

January Supply/Demand Report out 11:00 am. In the past 6 years the January report has been volatile producing limits up and down, with the last 3 out of 4 being lower. In addition to the
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Morning Market Insight

January 10th 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 7:45 am Mar. 2 higher, Dec. unchanged

Corn continued to show some interest yesterday after the ethanol production numbers came out. Ethanol production was up this week,
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Morning Market Insight

January 9th 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 8:00am Mar. unchanged to a penny lower, Dec. unchanged to a penny lower

Corn holding its own yesterday as trader’s started to come out with report guesses. Ideas of
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Morning Market Insight

January 8th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn as of 7:45 a.m. Mar. unchanged, Dec. 2 lower.

Markets were up yesterday, led by soybeans, as we got to see some speculation on possible shortness in old crop stocks. Export inspection
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Morning Market Insight

January 7th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 7:30 a.m. Mar. up 2, Dec. unchanged to a penny higher.

We are seeing some bargain hunting this morning as buyers are getting in after last week’s sell off. Corn exports were anything
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Morning Market Insight

January 4, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Markets were quietly firmer in the overnight session as the market awaits this morning’s release of Export Sales, Weekly Energy stocks and production,  as well as
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Morning Market Insight

January 3, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:50 - Down 4
Yesterday’s early enthusiasm following the fiscal deal in Washington quickly faded for Ag commodities with most trading lower on
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Morning Market Insight

January 2, 2013
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Happy New Year!

Overnight markets did not trade due to the New Year’s Day Holiday.  Trade resumes at 9:30 this morning and early calls look to be
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Morning Market Insight

December 31, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 4 Lower
All of the grains look to be lower as we head into the last day of the year.   The weather looks mostly dry in Argentina for late fieldwork this week. Continued rains in much
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Morning Market Insight

December 28, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Grains Mostly Higher

Corn: Steady to up 1
Corn futures look to be slightly higher in early morning trade.  Most major futures contracts seem to be chopping around, treading water in
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Morning Market Insight

December 27, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Thin Holiday Trade causing very “sloppy” market conditions.

Corn:  1 Lower
Corn is trading slightly higher this morning while awaiting the January USDA Final Report. 
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Morning Market Insight

December 26, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

From all of us at Wheat Growers, we hope you and your family had a very Merry Christmas!


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Morning Market Insight

December 24, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Corn: 3 Higher
Corn is slightly higher this morning after a week in which we have seen the lowest price levels since Early July.  Well regarded private
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Morning Market Insight

December 21, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 - Up 5
Corn was lower yesterday on weakness in soybeans as well as continued poor export sales numbers.  Argentina’s Ag Ministry
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Morning Market Insight

December 20th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


CORN:  7:55 Trading -13 ¾
Fundamentally there is no new news around the market place making it seem impossible at this point to rally the
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Morning Market Insight

 

December 19th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

As I write this morning, the dollar trades at a two-month low, now down 317 points while crude is trading $0.64 higher.  This should be supportive for the grain
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Morning Market Insight

 

December 18th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

Just the talk of good rain chance pressured us lower yesterday.  The national weather service is watching two systems that could each be bringing rain to the parched
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Morning Market Insight

 

December 17th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

A headline this weekend read:  “Crop Insurance potential target in Fiscal Cliff Deal”.  We knew the fiscal cliff talks were going to affect the outside
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 14th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 1 higher
 

Corn experiencing another lack luster week of export sales yesterday. . It looks like the bulls are going to have to hold on to the Jan 11th report
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Morning Market Insight


Corn:  As of 7:40- 1 higher
 

Corn traded moderately weaker yesterday as we continue to search for some new news in this market. Weekly ethanol production reported at 824 down slightly from the previous week of 835. Weekly exports sales this morning out at
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 12th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 1 lower
 

Corn was drug lower yesterday by a weak wheat market. US balance sheet was left unchanged with the only major change to the world balance was an
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 11th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

The main focus will be the release of the USDA Dec WASDE report this morning

Corn:  As of 7:45- unchanged
 

There was nothing changed in US Dec balance sheet from Nov. Ending
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Morning Market Insight

Dec 10th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Tomorrow morning the USDA Dec S&D WASDE report is out at 7:30 a.m.

Corn:  As of 7:30- 4 lower

Corn sold off Friday to cap a 15c loss for the week. Poor export numbers and lack of fresh
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Morning Market Insight

December 7, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  down 5
Corn futures traded lower overnight as traders watched crude oil slip to near $86 per barrel.  Investors in oil are awaiting the release of monthly job numbers in the US, a key
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Morning Market Insight

December 6, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

It feels like this week has been much like a broken record: Declining Mississippi River levels……South American Precip……Slow Corn export demand……US
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Morning Market Insight

December 5, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 - Steady
Yesterday corn was a little lower in the nearby months on slow demand, and higher in the deferred months (July forward). 
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Morning Market Insight

December 4, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:45 Down 2
Yesterday corn traded double digits higher before the lower than expected export inspections were released and caused the market to
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Morning Market Insight

December 3, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:40 - Up 11
The market is trading higher this morning mainly on excessive rains in Argentina.  With just a little over 50% of the corn
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Morning Market Insight

November 30th 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 7:40am Mar. 2 lower, Dec.’13 unchanged

Corn values lowering itself yesterday with fears of small deliveries with the ending of the Dec. contract. Trade continues
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Morning Market Insight

November 29th 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 7:45am Dec. down 1. Dec.’13 unchanged

Corn values moved slow yesterday after Tuesday’s gains. Trade is watching drought issues, with concerns over another
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Morning Market Insight

November 28th 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 7:35am Dec. unchanged to a penny lower. Dec. ’13 down 2

Corn values surged yesterday with continued drought concerns. Trade still concerned with Mississippi water
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Morning Market Insight

November 27th 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 7:40am Dec. up 4. Dec ’13 up 3

Corn values relaxed a little during mid day trade yesterday while trade tries to balance ideas of slow exports, possible Mississippi
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Morning Market Insight

November 26th 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator

Corn at 7:50 am Dec. up 5 Dec. ’13 up 3

Brazil and Argentina received rain. Brazil still dry, Argentina is to wet. U.S. drought intensifying into most of the plains and western corn belt. Funds
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Morning Market Insight

Markets will be open from 9:30 till noon today.  Wheat Growers locations are closed today, however if you need to sell grain, contact the grain desk at 888-429-4902 ext 8409 or 605-725-8310.  Early calls are 1-2 higher on corn and wheat, 2-3 higher on soybeans.


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Morning Market Insight

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator

thanksgiving

 



Corn:  2 Higher at 7 am

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Morning Market Insight

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


The dollar was sharply lower and U.S. stocks were higher ending an 8-week rally.  Optimism about the U.S. and Congress coming to some solution to avoid the U.S. economy falling off the
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Morning Market Insight

Monday, November 19, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator

Commodities face year end Middle East military, fiscal cliff and EU debt macro fears tempering desires for new positions in the eyes of traders.


Corn:  5 Higher at 7:15
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Morning Market Insight

November 16, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

“A Bull climbs a wall of worry, while a Bear slides down the slippery slope of hope.” – Unknown

Corn: 4 Lower
Corn is trading weaker this morning as the trade “picks
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Morning Market Insight

November 15, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 Lower
Very little “new” news around the grain markets this morning.  Corn seeming to try and find a foothold in this price area, but uncertainty abounds regarding the
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Morning Market Insight

November 14, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  1 Higher
Corn futures appear to be trading mostly steady this morning.  As the US appears to be using less and less fuel, in part for economic reasons, and in part for conservation
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Morning Market Insight

November 13, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Oversold grain markets expecting a “dead cat bounce”.

Corn: Slightly Higher
Corn will start modestly higher following yesterday’s sell-off.  Yesterday corn tried to
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Morning Market Insight

November 12, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Thank you all veterans and families for your sacrifice.  People like you are what make our country great.

Corn: Steady
Corn futures are trading somewhat higher, separating themselves
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Morning Market Insight

 
November 9th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


Many have been talking this past week about the significance of today’s USDA Report.  They feel this report will set the tone for commodities through year-end with no real
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Morning Market Insight

November 8th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


Grains held their own nicely yesterday in the grand scheme of things with the DOW down 300 points and crude down $4 per barrel at one point.  I guess the economic sector voiced their opinion
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Morning Market Insight

November 7th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


Well the votes are tallied and it appears we’ll have another four years with Barrack Obama.  Fund action, or should I say reaction, appears to be fairly quiet in the wake of the
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Morning Market Insight

November 6th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner


Election Day.  Be sure to get out the vote today.  I am curious to see just how much volatility will come in this one day.  Is one candidate better for the trade than another? 
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Morning Market Insight

November 5th, 2012
Lynn Miller – Grain Originator, Grebner

CORN:   7:50 Trading +2 ½
Fear and uncertainty seem to be the drivers in the market place as of late.  No one really wants to be risk heavy coming
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 2nd 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA s/d and WASDE Friday Nov 9th
Informa releasing estimates Friday Nov 2nd

Corn:  As of 7:30- 2 lower

The corn market started out the day yesterday stronger on spillover strength
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Morning Market Insight

Nov 1st 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

USDA s/d and WASDE Friday Nov 9th
Informa releasing estimates Friday Nov 2nd

Corn:  As of 7:30- 5 higher


Yesterday the corn market rallied on spillover strength from
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 31st 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn as of 7:30- 3 higher


Corn market firmer yesterday on a weaker dollar and talk of rain delaying Argentina planting progress.  We continue to watch for excessive rains impeding planting
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Morning Market Insight

October 30, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:40, Up 4
Crop Progress Reports were delayed due to Hurricane Sandy’s encroachment on the east coast yesterday.  We did get export
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Morning Market Insight

Oct 29th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  As of 7:30- 3 higher


Corn losing 24 cents last week as US corn remains uncompetitive in the world market as shown in the weekly export sale reporting at a dismal 142 Thursday.
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Morning Market Insight

October 26, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:40 Unchanged
Corn closed 12 cents lower yesterday as disappointing export numbers yesterday weighed on the market.  Basis levels are firming
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Morning Market Insight

October 25, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:35 Down 2
As we put the finishing touches on another harvest season, we pause to give thanks and revisit what key influences and decisions had
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Morning Market Insight

October 24, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:40 UP 2
The corn market was lower yesterday on lack of fresh news and weak outside markets.  Equity markets were hit hard as the S&P 500 dropped 1.5%,
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Morning Market Insight

October 23, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:20 Down 4
As mentioned yesterday, export inspections were even lower than the already low expectations.  Nationwide harvest is nearly wrapped up as
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Morning Market Insight

October 22, 2012

Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 8:00 UP 3
This morning corn is trading a little higher on some noncommercial buying interest as we approach Friday’s highs around the $7.69 level on the Dec
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Morning Market Insight

October 19, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
As of 7:35am Dec. 6 higher. Dec ’13 unchanged.

Corn values pushed higher yesterday with traders becoming a little more relaxed with the new coming Dodd-Frank rules.
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Morning Market Insight

October 18, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 7:30am Dec. 3 higher. Dec ’13 unchanged to a penny higher.

Corn values continuing to show modest strength with talk of fund liquidation now behind us. Informa will estimate
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Morning Market Insight

October 17, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 7:10am Dec up 3. Dec ’13 unchanged to a penny higher.

Corn values consolidating yesterday after Monday’s sell off, but the market still seems to be weak at the moment
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Morning Market Insight

October 16, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Dollar is down today

Corn
As of 7:15am Dec. up 5. Dec ’13 unchanged to a penny higher.

Beans led the way in pulling the corn market down yesterday. Trade is uneasy about the
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Morning Market Insight

October 15, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 8:00am Dec. down 9. Dec ’13 down 7

After a good report last Thursday and a bad export report Friday last week we are back to where we have been for the past few weeks. Last
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Morning Market Insight

Friday, October 12, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator

USDA once again did not disappoint if you were looking for volatile price action.

Corn:  4 lower at 6:45
Corn futures had a very impressive report day with solid gains of
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Oct Crop Report Recap

The October USDA Supply/Demand report was out this morning and has the grain markets significantly higher as of 8:00 am.

Corn:  Lowered yield to by 0.8 bu/A, lowered exports by 100 million bu.  This combined with a smaller carry-in number dropped projected
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Morning Market Insight

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator
 

USDA October Supply and Demand Report released this morning at 7:30 am.

Corn: Unchanged to 1 lower at 6:20 am
Old crop corn is under pressure from
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Morning Market Insight

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


Corn: Unchanged at 7 am
Trade is being influenced with almost daily reports of ethanol plants closing or slowing with extremely poor margins and slow exports.  July US exports
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Morning Market Insight

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


Rapid harvest progress along with expectations that row crop sizes will grow on Thursday’s report are keeping prices on the defensive. Due to Columbus Day the USDA will not release their weekly crop
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Morning Market Insight

Monday, October 8, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


A key USDA crop and S/D report will be this Thursday, October 11th. Trade is debating a wide range of crop size ideas.  Weather forecasting some rains for US HRW areas later this week, Australia to see
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Morning Market Insight

October 5, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  3 Lower
Very quiet session in corn as the trade awaits Informa’s production estimates released this morning at 10:30. The upcoming USDA report released Thursday October 11 will provide
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Morning Market Insight

October 4, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  8 Higher
Corn was higher overnight in front of Fridays release by well regarded Informa’s estimated crop size.  The outside markets appear favorable with the dollar being down;
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Morning Market Insight

October 3, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 5 Lower
Corn was lower overnight trading in sympathy with the weakening wheat and soybean futures.  This current crop is turning out to be bigger than the market thought and as a consequence,
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Morning Market Insight

October 2, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 6 Lower
Bigger than expected yields being discovered as the corn harvest moves north are cooling bullish enthusiasm.  Another negative factor weighing on corn is the rapid pace of this
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Morning Market Insight

October 1. 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 4 higher
Corn opened sharply higher last night after being limit up Friday. Highs were set in the first five minutes before we traded both sides of unchanged; lows were set around 6:00 am this
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Morning Market Insight

 
Morning Market Insight

September 28th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator

CORN:  7:50 Trading +18

REMARKS:  Rumors abound of a livestock group in North Carolina buying some 15 cargoes of Brazilian corn pressuring the
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Morning Market Insight 09/27

 
Morning Market Insight
September 27th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator


USDA’s Quarterly stocks report out tomorrow morning.

CORN:  7:50 Trading -5

REMARKS:  Across the board grain liquidation
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Morning Market Insight 9/26

 
Morning Market Insight
September 26th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator


CORN:  7:50 Trading -9

REMARKS:  With nothing really new in the news yesterday corn values closed weaker with wheat.  Focus the next
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Morning Market Insight 9/25

 
Morning Market Insight
September 25th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator


CORN:  7:50 Trading +4

REMARKS:  Corn values were rather lethargic yesterday as beans started the day aggressively downward.  These
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Morning Market Insight 9/24

 
Morning Market Insight
September 24th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator


CORN:  7:590 Trading -2

REMARKS:  Corn appears to be holding it’s own on yield reports that so far have varied across the
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 21st 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  As of 7:30- 4 higher

Disappointing export sales and spillover weakness from the soy complex helped push corn lower yesterday. Informa to reestimate acreage mid morning. Harvest to continue to
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Mornign Market Insight

Sep 20th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30-4 lower


Corn appearing to find some footing yesterday closing higher for the first time this week.  Ethanol production reported at 834 up for the week. Export
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 19th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 7 higher


Improving yield reports as harvest moved north and continued fund liquidation from technical weakness again had corn on the defensive yesterday.
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 18th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- unchanged


Yesterday hedge pressure, fund selling and weak technical all led to a large move lower. For the morning we seem to have stabilized but
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Morning Market Insight

Sep 17th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 13 lower


The corn market is running into pressure last night/this morning as harvest progresses. Even with the lower production, high prices and the lack of carry
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Morning Market Insight

September 14, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Overnight we saw follow through from the news yesterday of the Fed policy changes.  The Feds new plan is to buy $40 billion per month of mortgaged backed securities while continuing with operation
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Morning Market Insight

Overnight trade is mixed with wheat and corn to the plus side this morning.
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Morning Market Insight

September 12, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

USDA Supply/Demand Report released this morning.

Corn: As of 7:45 Down 17
The USDA September Supply/Demand Report was released this morning and showed total production
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Morning Market Insight

September 11, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

As we mark another year of the anniversary of 9-11, don’t forget to take a moment to remember those who lost their lives 11 years ago today and for those who continue to serve to keep ours free.


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Morning Market Insight

Sep 10th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 3 higher


Friday seen estimates released from Informa giving two sepereate numbers. One being what they believe USDA will release on Sep 12th – 119.8 BPA and
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Morning Market Insight

September 7, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 7:20am Old crop up 1 New crop up 1

Corn followed wheat yesterday as Egypt decided to get into the market. Yesterday also brought out multiple private yield
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Morning Market Insight

September 6, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 7:30am Old crop up 3 New crop up 3

Corn values under pressure yesterday as we see traders debate a wide range of production estimations. Informa will be coming out with
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
September 5, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Trade seems to be waiting and watching for the Sep 12th crop report.

As of 7:45am Old crop down 4 New crop down 4

Corn is still maintaining strong support
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
September 4, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

As of 8:30am Old crop up 5 New crop up 5

Corn harvest is going. Reports say there has been a record 1 billion bushels of new crop corn that has been harvested, however
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Morning Market Insight

Friday, August 31, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


South Dakota State Fair is going on in Huron through Labor Day.  Wheat Growers booth is on 3rd Street, stop by and say hello!


FC Stone will estimate crop production
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Morning Market Insight

Thursday, August 30, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator

SD State Fair in Huron begins today and runs through Labor Day on Monday.  Wheat Growers booth is located on 3rd Street, hope to see you there!  Hurricane Isaac has cut oil production in the
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Morning Market Insight

Wednesday, August 29, 1012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


FC Stone will estimate crop next Wednesday, September 5th with the next USDA Supply and Demand Report released on September 12th.  Farm Futures magazine said their survey of 1,800
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Morning Market Insight

Tuesday, August 28, 1012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator

No improvement in the crop conditions from the recent rains, sharp declines in South Dakota where we contribute 5 percent of the national corn and soy.  Ratings still better than in 1988.  The
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Morning Market Insight

Monday, August 27, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


Trade will have a lot of information to digest deciding which of the crop production ideas appear more likely- Informa’s larger crops with larger acres or ProFarmers lower yields driven
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Morning Market Insight

August 24, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn: up 2
Yesterday the Pro Farmer tour was finding better than expected corn in Iowa and Illinois which spooked traders on a day that not much fundamental news was out there.  Some
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Morning Market Insight

August 23, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist


Outside markets supportive; Gold up 22, Crude Oil up .55, Dow up 18, Dollar down 8.

Corn: @ 7:45 down 3
So far a quiet day shaping up in ag markets.  The trade is monitoring the
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Morning Market Insight

Stop by and see our booth at DakotaFest. We are #14 on Seed Row.
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Morning Market Insight

If you go to Dakotafest, stop and see us at booth #14 on Seed Row. See you there!
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Morning Market Insight

August 20, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: @7:45 up 4
The corn market appears to be in a “wait and see” mode as the harvest moves north.  Early reports out of the Deep South indicated record yields but as the harvest
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Morning Market Insight

  
Morning Market Insight

August 17th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator


CORN:  7:30 Trading -2

REMARKS:  Values firm yesterday, believe it or not, carried on the strength in Wheat.  Some anxiety out
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Morning Market Insight


Morning Market Insight
August 16h, 2012

By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator


CORN:  7:00 Trading +3

REMARKS:  Overall a good day in the world of corn yesterday as poor early harvest results start to pour into the market
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Morning Market Insight

 
Morning Market Insight
August 15h, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator


CORN:  7:45 Trading +3

REMARKS:  We saw a really choppy, bounce-around trade yesterday as the market appears to be consolidating at these new
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Morning Market Insight

 
Morning Market Insight
August 14h, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Originator


CORN:  7:45 Trading 5 higher

REMARKS:  The market did a nice job of stoking my ego yesterday as we were down all session on carryover selling
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Morning Market Insight

 
Morning Market Insight
August 13th, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist
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CORN:  7:40 Trading -9

REMARKS:  Friday’s USDA report put a 123.4 bu/acre yield number out there for us.  This number,
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Morning Market Insight

Friday, August 10, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Originator

USDA Supply & Demand Report released this morning at 7:30 am

Corn:  4 – 5 higher as of 6:35 am
The USDA harvested acres
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Morning Market Insight

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Originator


Wednesday morning NOAA officially declared that this past July was the hottest month ever for the continental US.  The July average temperature for the lower 48 states was 77.6
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Morning Market Insight

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Originator


The grains were mostly lower again on Tuesday as traders began repositioning themselves ahead of Friday's USDA report. A slightly wetter weather forecast also influenced the
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Morning Market Insight

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


Corn:  3 Higher at 6:15 am
Conditions report shows poor/very poor conditions up 2%, fair down 1%, and good/excellent down 1%.  Crop now at 50% poor/very poor
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Morning Market Insight

Monday, August 6, 2012

Shelley Fuerst

Grain Originator

Weekend rains covered 50% of the Corn Belt with more scattered rains and a cooler forecast upcoming.  This Friday, August 10th will be the next USDA Supply and Demand report.  Look for more
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Morning Market Insight

August 3, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:50 – Down 1
The corn market closed around a nickel lower yesterday as we saw outside market forces weighing on commodities.  The dollar rallied and put
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Morning Market Insight

August 2, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:50 – Down 9
For the second day in a row the overnight markets traded higher and turned lower after midnight.  Yesterday’s weekly ethanol production
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Morning Market Insight

August 1, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Want the latest markets, Wheat Growers cash bids and local weather at your fingertips? View the Wheat Growers site on your mobile device by going to sdwg.mobile.agricharts.com and save it to your
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Morning Market Insight

July 31, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:30 Up 2
USDA Crop Progress report was released yesterday afternoon, and as expected Corn Good/Excellent ratings dropped 2 percentage points to 24% G/E.  There
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Morning Market Insight

July 30, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager
 

Corn:  As of 7:30 Up 22
Disappointing rains over the weekend combined with the forecast for above normal temps to return this week has pushed the Dec contract to new
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
July 27th, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

“Ninety percent of the game is half mental.” Yogi Berra


Corn
As of 7:45am Old crop up 6 New crop up 6


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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
July 26th, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 7:40am Old crop up 2 New crop up 4

Values recovering from Tuesday’s losses as trade continue to wonder about final production numbers. Trade is
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
July 25th, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 7:40am Old crop up 9 New crop up 10

Yesterday there was some more general selling  in the markets, with corn touching limit down on the Sep
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
July 24th, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 7:40am Old crop down 14 New crop down 12
Yesterday we saw corn experience a general sell off. What’s to blame? There is a cool front that is
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Morning Market Insight

Morning Market Insight
July 23, 2012
Drew Johnson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
As of 8:20amOld Crop down 18 New Crop down 15
Corn coming off its recent highs on forcasted rain and cool front coming in torwards the end of the week for the
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Morning Market Insight

July 20th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:45- Sep 7 higher, Dec 14 higher


Heavy spreading noted yesterday, pushing Sep to all time highs leaving the Dec yet to break the $8 mark. No meaningful rain and hot
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Morning Market Insight

July 19th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


I have attached 6-10 day weather forecast maps. It looks very similar to what we have been seeing throughout this entire rally.

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Morning Market Insight

July 18th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 5-6 lower


Corn market stabilizing after attempting the $8 level yesterday as trade debates US production.  6-10 day forecast showing some relief for parts
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Morning Market Insight

July 17th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:30- 4 higher


A crop rating decrease of another 9 pts good/excellent lead to a surge  to a new contract high last night of 7.88 1/4 on the Dec contract before
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Morning Market Insight

July 16, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:15 Up 27
For the 5th Sunday night in a row, corn traded higher and is nearing all time highs.  Hot and dry conditions over the weekend as well as a
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Morning Market Insight

"Bulls climb a wall of worry, while Bears slide down the slippery slope of hope." Unknown
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Morning Market Insight

July 12, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Markets seem to be stabilizing after a wild day yesterday.

Corn: At 7:43 +17
Corn saw a wild and crazy session in the aftermath of USDA’s July monthly S&D update.  USDA is
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Morning Market Insight

July 11, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Key USDA Report released at 7:30 trumps everything in the short run.

Corn: As of 7:48 +25
The trade reacted in bullish fashion shortly after the release of the USDA Report at 7:30 this
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Morning Market Insight

July 10, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  As of 7:42 Down 16
The news in the corn market this morning is the release by USDA of their weekly Crop Condition Report yesterday afternoon.  As expected, the report verified the damage
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Morning Market Insight

July 9, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:40 Up 36
Overnight markets shrugged off Friday’s sell off and are posting strong gains again this morning.  Scattered rains were noted thru the weekend,
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Morning Market Insight

July 6, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist

As much as I hate to say it, and as awesome as this rally has been, everything that goes up must come down.

CORN:  7:45 Trading -15


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Morning Market Insight
July 5, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist


I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy the 4th of July Holiday, now bad it’s back to the daily grind.  The Chicago Board of Trade will open today
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Morning Market Insight

 
Morning Market Insight
July 2, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist


Tomorrow is America’s Birthday.  Most of us will have the day off to share in festivities with fireworks and barbeques with family and
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Morning Market Insight

July 2, 2012
Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN:  7:45 Old Crop trading +25, New Crop +22
Well, it did rain in the Eastern Corn Belt this weekend; however, with rains scattered and no end seen to the current heat during critical
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Morning Market Insight

June 29th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

No major changes from USDA stocks/acreage report this morning. There is some moderate moisture working into parts of the Corn Belt over the weekend but most are skeptical until it actually hits the
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Morning Market Insight

June 28th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Some modest moisture has moved into the forecast for northern parts of the eastern corn belt. But will it be too little too late?

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Morning Market Insight

June 27th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn:  As of 7:30- 17 higher
 

I am beginning to feel like a broken record. Hot/dry forecast push grains higher, hot/dry forecast push grains higher, hot/dry forecast
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Morning Market Insight

June 26th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Corn:  As of 7:30- 13 higher
Persisting hot/dry weather sent the corn market limit higher yesterday. When looking at the weather models this morning both the 5 day and 6-10 day look to
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Morning Market Insight

June 25th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Below I have enclosed a 6-10 day precip and temp outlook map. That may be all we need to know this morning. Above average temps and below average moisture look to feed this weather market this morning.


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Morning Market Insight

June 22, 2012
Travis Antonsen              
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn: As of 7:30 Up 9
Commodity selling was the theme yesterday that seemed to start mid-morning and
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Morning Market Insight

June 21, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:40 Down 3
Markets are a little weaker overnight.  Outside markets are as well with Crude Oil down $0.70 at $80.75, Gold is down $16/ounce.  Good rains in
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Morning Market Insight

June 20, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Corn:  As of 7:40 Old down 5, New down 12
Three things seem to be the main factors affecting the grain markets the past couple days: Weather (Rain chances), Weather(soil moisture),
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Morning Market Insight

June 19, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

 

Corn: Up 11 as of 7:30 am
Yesterday July Corn closed up 20 cents and up 28 cents on the December as the market put some weather premium back into
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Morning Market Insight

June 18, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

In addition to weather across the corn belt, many eyes were on Greece over the weekend as elections were held again to try and determine which party held control and direction over their government.  This
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Morning Market Insight

June 15, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Originator


Informa acreage estimate reports to be released mid morning.  Critical Greek weekend elections and general EU debt continuing to have a strong influence on the market and could panic world financial markets
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Morning Market Insight

June 14, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Originator

Informa will estimate US crop acres this Friday mid-morning. 
USDA will estimate planted acres on June 30th.

Corn:  7 am Both Old Crop and New Crop 6 Higher
Weekly
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Morning Market Insight

June 13, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Originator

5-day forecast precip maps are showing a sizable rain system impacting IA/NE/SD/MN to the tune of 0.75-2.90”. Areas SE of a line from Kansas City to Green Bay, including IL/IN/OH/MO, should remain dry. The
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Morning Market Insight

June 12, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Originator


USDA S/D Report this morning: 
• Corn ending stocks for 2011/12=851 (no change from May)
• Soybean ending stocks for 2011/12=175 (down from 210 in May)


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Morning Market Insight

June 11, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Originator

Crop ratings published this afternoon will likely decline and eastern prospects will deteriorate at an accelerating pace if the current forecast remains bleak. USDA will issue monthly Supply and Demand report tomorrow
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Morning Market Insight

June 8, 2012
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

Outside markets are weighing on commodities this morning following yesterday’s rally.  Weather is unchanged from yesterday with warm temps coming this weekend with a chance of rain on Monday for the
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Morning Market Insight

June 7, 2012
By: Bill DesCamps – Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
At 7:50- 7-8 Higher

The Dow is up, Dollar down, and crude oil is 1.30 higher overnight.  These fundamentals, plus the biggest fundamental of all, weather, all point to a stronger
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Morning Market Insight

June 6, 2012
By: Bill DesCamps – Grain Marketing Specialist

The theme of yesterday’s grain market was the following; Funds liked the markets early, were spooked by talk of rain for the Midwest this week and weekend.  The funds LOVED the lower than expected
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Morning Market Insight

June 5, 2012
By: Bill DesCamps – Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN: Up 1 at 7:45
Corn has been on a slow choppy ride to lower and lower price levels since last September.  We have absorbed record planted acres, ideal planting conditions, timely rains,
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Morning Market Insight

June 4, 2012
By: Bill DesCamps - Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN - 7:30 old Crop, New Crop

Grains seem to be shrugging off the generally weaker tone of the outside markets and are stronger on mostly dry weekend weather.  We have warmer temps
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Morning Market Insight

June 1, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist

Is the Sun about to Set on our Commodities Super Cycle?   This is the question posed by Morgan Stanley yesterday.  History shows us that a decade of high commodity prices is followed by 2 decades
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Morning Market Insight

May 31, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist


CORN:  7:30 Old Crop trading Unchanged, New Crop -3/4

REMARKS:    Trade seems to be confused on which way to go in corn, especially the new crop.  Talk abounds about
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Morning Market Insight

May 30, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN:  7:30 Old Crop trading Unchanged, New Crop +1/2

REMARKS:

USDA’s crop progress report validated everyone’s fears with a fairly dramatic 5% drop in crop
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Morning Market Insight

May 28, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist


CORN:  8:15 Old Crop trading +1/4, New Crop -4


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Morning Market Insight

May 25th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Grain Markets will be closed Monday in honor of Memorial Day. Trading will resume Monday night at 7:00 p.m.

Corn:  As of 7:40- 5 to 6 higher


The corn market took a little beating
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Morning Market Insight

May 24th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:40- basically unchanged


Corn rebounding slightly yesterday after weekly ethanol production reported at 919k vs 904 the previous week. Ideas of the down swing Tuesday
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Morning Market Insight

May 23rd  2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:40- unchanged to 1 lower


A wetter forecast for the Midwest and favorable progress/conditions had funds tripping over themselves yesterday selling up to an
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Morning Market Insight

May 22nd 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn:  As of 7:40- 8 lower


USDA planting progress has corn at 96% planted compared to a 87% last week, 75% last year and an average of 81%.  With planting all but wrapped up
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Morning Market Insight

May 21st 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Today will be the first day of CME’s new 21 hr trading format. Hours will be from 5:00 pm. cst to 2:00 p.m. cst Sunday night thru Friday afternoon.

Corn: As of 7:40 trading July 2 higher, Dec 6
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Pre-Opening Comments

Pre-Opening Comments
May 18, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Weather is acting as the driving force in the grain markets as the hot and dry conditions are persisting with only chances of scattered moisture in the forecast.  Last
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Pre-Opening Comments

May 17, 2012

Shelley Fuerst, Grain Marketing Specialist

A weaker tone prevailed in the macros with crude oil ending the day at fresh 5 ½-month lows, gold at new low for the year, and the US dollar nearing its January highs while
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Pre-Opening Comments
May 16, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Marketing Specialist
Macro financial influences continue over Greek and EU debt situation.  Weakness in the Brazilian currency could hamper the upside potential for commodity prices to the
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Pre-Opening Comments

May 15, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Marketing Specialist
 

Outside markets with weaker crude oil again and a stronger dollar weighed on the market's ability to rally.

Corn:  Old Crop & New Crop Up 5
Corn
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Pre-Opening Comments

Monday, May 14, 2012
Shelley Fuerst
Grain Marketing Specialist


Expect grain prices to find direction from the global economic news.
• Greeks fail to form a new government and rumors or their government running out of money
• JP
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Pre-Opening Commentary

May 11, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn - Down 2

Yesterday the USDA released numbers that has placed a very large burden on corn futures prices.  In the report USDA estimated this year’s national average corn
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Pre-Opening comments

May 10, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Opening Calls Post USDA Report

Corn down 10

Beans up 10

Wheat down 10

USDA Cuts Soybean Ending Stocks Forecast; Says More Corn Stocks. The U.S.
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Pre-Opening Comments

May 9, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn
Down 3

July corn futures found some support in April around the 5.91 area and have been working ever so slightly higher since that point.  We are all aware by now that a good amount of
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Pre-Opening Comments

May 8, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

 

CORN: Old Crop up 7, New Crop up 2 

Corn market is rebounding in front of Thursday’s all important USDA Report.  Yesterday I had the opportunity to talk about market
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Pre-opening Comments

May 7, 2012
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist


Corn
Down 4


World stock markets are being pummeled by election results in Greece and France that heighted uncertainty about Europe’s ability to solve its debt crisis.
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Pre-Opening Comments

May 4, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist

CORN:   +2 Old Crop,  -3 New Crop

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May 3, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist


CORN:  Unchanged

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May 2, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist


As I write these comments the dollar is trading up 400 points and crude down $0.50.  This will pressure commodities at least at the
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Pre-Opening Comments
May 1, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist


CORN:  -5



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Pre-Opening Comments
April 30, 2012
By: Lynn Miller – Grain Marketing Specialist


CORN:  Unchanged


REMARKS:

Fundamentally the corn market just feels like it’s in the middle of one big tug-o-war
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 27th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: old crop 5 higher, new crop 2 higher


Old crop/new crop spreading was noted yesterday as export sales reported on the high end of expectations competed against fast planting progress.
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 25th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3 higher


Yesterday despite an announcement of 420tmt sold to unknown 12/13 crop, 172 12/13 crop and 90 11/12 crop to China we could not hold onto to early gains. Weekly ethanol production
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 25th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 3 higher


News of the first case of mad cow since 2006 and forth ever in the US found in a California dairy cow sent the livestock market limit lower spilling over to the corn trade by
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 24th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 2 higher


Continued Chinese purchase rumors pushed us higher yesterday and look to carry though again today. Have we found the relative price that makes US the best option? Planting
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 23rd 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  unchanged


Expected modest increase in planting pace this evening with forecast showing cool wet conditions in some spots this coming week along with possibility of frost damage.
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 20th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  Old crop up 4, New Crop unchanged
 

Rumors of China purchasing old crop corn had the market recovering what we had lost the prior day. Purchase size rumored to be anywhere from
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 19th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  10 higher
 

May corn taking the biggest hit yesterday settling 15 lower after finding support at the January low. Dec down just 1 cent as continued thoughts of early plantings
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 18th 2012
Brad Olson
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn:  2 lower
Planting Progress yesterday out at 17% vs 7% last week and a 5 year average of 5%. This was on the low end of expectations but still a brisk pace. Most notable progress was made in
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 17th 2012

Brad Olson - Grain Marketing Specialist

Yesterday’s scheduled USDA crop progress was postponed due to power outages in Washington DC. Expectation is for a record planting pace.

Corn: unchanged

Corn has struggled of late on early
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Pre-Opening Comments

The number of dependents (possibly dogs, cats, and imaginary friends) that vanished when the IRS began requiring names and Social Security numbers on tax forms in 1988: 7,000,000 -- Business Week
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Pre-Opening Comments

Happy Friday the 13th.
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A weaker dollar should give us a boost on the opening today. Reports of 28 degree weather in SRW country could also make things interesting.
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Pre-Opening Comments
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager
 

Corn: 2 higher
 

Remarks:  In the
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Pre-Opening Comments
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator

Corn:  2 Lower

USDA Supply and Demand report virtually unchanged to corn.
With today being the first plant day for corn in South Dakota, it
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 9, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN:  unchanged 

REMARKS:
We have the USDA Supply/Demand report tomorrow morning and the smart money seems to be betting that the report will show a reduction in the ending stocks
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 6, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


The markets are closed today for Good Friday.

Good Friday


CORN:  unchanged


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April 5, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager
CORN: I had to be on the road early this morning but expect the market to open in line with the overnight close.
REMARKS:
I had a few ladies yesterday email and tell me they would like to meet my slow
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April 4, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: Old Crop 2 higher New Crop 2 lower
REMARKS:
Before we get started on the markets this morning I have to tell you that my slow cousin Jimmy dropped by the house last night. After the Christmas
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 3, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: Old Crop 2 higher   New Crop unchanged 

REMARKS:
Old crop and new crop corn are very much two distinctive markets.  Probably the year that is most like this
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Pre-Opening Comments

April 2, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: Old Crop 2 higher       New Crop 1 lower
REMARKS:
Coming into Friday’s report we had seen substantial fund selling as they lightened up their positions ahead
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Pre-Opening Comments

Look for prices to end up trading higher than the opening call before the day is done.
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 29, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 5 lower 

REMARKS:
All I can say is thank God that the Chinese showed up yesterday.  An announcement came out that they had purchased six cargoes of corn for May and June
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 28, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager
 

CORN: 2 higher
REMARKS:

 My comments will be briefer this morning than they were yesterday.  When I got home last night my wife said, “What were you trying to
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 27, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 4 higher 

REMARKS:
Yesterday we kicked these remarks off by talking about the inverted corn market and the need, as I see it, to develop a marketing strategy for selling the
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 26, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager
CORN: 1 lower
REMARKS:
Every once in awhile my slow cousin Jimmy says something that makes sense. This week-end he happened to stumble into one of those moments. We were talking about grain prices and
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March 23, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 4 higher 

REMARKS:
We have the dollar trading lower this morning which should be positive for the commodities in general today.  We have some fresh numbers from Argentina this
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 22, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 1 lower 

REMARKS:
Not a great deal of fresh news in this market.  We continue to hear reports of corn being planted across the fruited plains with even one report of it going
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 21, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 3 lower 

REMARKS:
We had a trifecta of negative news that hit the market like a tsunami yesterday.
1)  The Saudi Arabia Oil Ministry announced that they would make up
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 20, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 9 lower 

REMARKS:
He rocks by the computer all day long
Hoppin' and a-boppin' and a-singin' his song
All the little traders on LaSalle Street

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Pre-Opening Comments

March 19, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 5 lower 

REMARKS:
There is nothing special going on in the outside markets this morning with crude oil slightly higher and the dollar slightly lower as I write this.  We did have
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 16, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 2 lower 

REMARKS:
For the past few weeks my oldest son has been at Ft. Benning going through Airborne School.  He is graduating today and while I can’t be there I
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CORN: 3 higher
REMARKS:
The answer to yesterday’s little trivia question was that Tom Netherton sang with the The Lawrence Welk Show.  It also turns out he is a Minnesota kid and he is still available to perform if you so desire.  Now, on to the corn.

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Pre-Opening Comments


 CORN: 4 lower
REMARKS:
Yesterday the market was all a twitter with word that unknown had purchased some more old crop corn.  The last time I had seen that particular type of buzz was when my Mom and the other ladies of the Canby, MN AAUW scored some hot
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Pre-Opening Comments

Brad Olson

Mar 13th 2012

Corn: Old Crop 2 higher, New Crop unchanged

Rumors of Chinese buying interest led the way yesterday. Any additional exports on top of what some belief is an underestimated corn use for ethanol estimate by USDA would pressure a
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Pre-Opening Comments

China is reporting a monthly trade deficit which is about as rare as a midget in the NBA.
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I apologize for the multiple Pre-Opening comments sent out today. Today's correct Pre-Opening Comments are below.  Sorry for any confusion this may have caused.

CORN: 2 lower
REMARKS:
Well, I have to admit that
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CORN: 2 lower
REMARKS:
Well, I have to admit that I am a little surprised by this morning’s numbers.  Let’s start with the 2011/12 carryout which was left unchanged at 801 million bushels.  The average trade guess coming into the report was 784 with most
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CORN: 4 higher
REMARKS:
When my slow cousin Jimmy gets mad his face turns red and when he speaks his voice is very loud, kind of shaky and he spews a great deal of moisture out of his mouth in the process.  Anyone unfortunate enough to be standing in front of him when he
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Pre Opening Comments

Mar 6th 2012

Brad Olson

Grain Marketing Specialist

 

Corn: 8 lower

The corn market just doesn't seem to want to break out as we seem to debate current stocks vs the impact of a large 12 acreage number. We will look to
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Pre-Opening Comments
By:  Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator
Monday, March 5, 2012


Crop Insurance Rates set on February 29th favor corn over soybeans if producers review the base price purely on risk protection; corn 5.68, soy 12.55 and spring whet
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 2, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: Old Crop 3 lower     New Crop 1 higher

REMARKS:
To paraphrase that great philosopher Tommy Boy, I can get a good look at a T-bone by sticking my head up a
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Pre-Opening Comments

March 1, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 3 lower 

REMARKS:
I would like to kick things off this morning by noting that the dollar posted a key reversal to the upside with yesterday’s close.  Will this be the
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Pre-Opening Comments

Happy Leap Day. According to an old Irish legend, or possibly history, St Bridget struck a deal with St Patrick to allow women to propose to men on Leap Day. Thought I would give the bachelors a heads up so they could go into hiding for the day.
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Pre-Opening Comments

February 28, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 2 higher
REMARKS:
Since we have spent a lot of time lately being influenced by stories coming out of South America we may as well start there again hits morning.  A private analyst has
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Pre-Opening Comments

February 27, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager
CORN: 5 lower
REMARKS:
We have crude oil lower this morning which may put some pressure on corn at the open but the headline that is grabbing my attention this morning is a Reuters story with the
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Pre-Opening Comments

February 24, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager
 

CORN: 5 lower
REMARKS:
Let’s kick this off this morning by looking at the acreage projections the Ag Forum has given us.  They are using a planted acres number of 94
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Pre-Opening Comments

We are setting the crop insurance price this month and so far the average price of December corn is $5.71 while November soybeans are at $12.44.
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February 22, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 3 lower 

REMARKS:
With the Ag Forum quickly approaching the cold reality of what that event will probably show us hit the market like a deluge of ice cold water
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February 21, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 6 lower 

REMARKS:
As I looked in the mirror this morning it occurred to me that today is Fat Tuesday, hope you have a great day.  As far as corn goes it appears as if it may
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February 20, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

The futures market is closed today in honor of President’s Day.   Oh to have leaders like Washington and Lincoln once again.

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February 17, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: Old Crop 5 higher    New Crop 1 higher 

REMARKS:
Corn was the beneficiary of profit taking as traders actively bought corn and sold beans as they unwound spreads and
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Pre-Opening Comments

February 16, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager
 

CORN: 2 lower
REMARKS:
From a fundamental news standpoint yesterday was not all that bad.  The weekly ethanol numbers were surprisingly strong and we had South Korea step in
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Pre-Opening Comments

February 15, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: unchanged

REMARKS:
OK, so it turns out that the feeling that I had yesterday that I was supposed to do something was probably related to the fact that it was Valentine’s
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Pre-Opening Comments

February 14, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

Did you ever have the feeling that you were forgetting something important?  I have had the feeling all morning that I was supposed to do something today but I’ll be darned if I can remember what it
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February 13, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN:  Old Crop 5 higher    New Crop 3 higher

REMARKS:
The world financial situation may be a significant market force today.  On Friday we saw the S & P
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Economic uncertainty in Europe has the dollar higher and crude oil lower this morning. Look for grains to open lower as well.
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February 9, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 3 lower

REMARKS:
Well, it’s official now.  For the second straight month the average trade guess was to take the carry-out below the 800 million bushel barrier and for
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February 8, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN:Old crop 5 higher   New Crop 1 higher

REMARKS:
When I was a kid I loved watching the old westerns.  One of the things they did really well was to set the mood
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February 7, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 4 lower

REMARKS:
The trade spent much of yesterday being influenced to one degree or another by three factors and the same three will probably be in the driver’s seat again
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This morning the dollar is higher and crude oil is lower. Greece looks like they are getting closer to default and Iran is threatening to wipe us out. Should be a fun week.
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February 3, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN:Old crop 1 higher    New Crop 1 lower

REMARKS:
I have been spending way too much time reading export projections because last night I dreamed that Tom Vilsack
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We may as well kick this off with the news that everyone is most interested in. Punxsutawney Phil did in fact see his shadow today so we are looking at six more weeks of winter. Of course, if they are like the last few weeks of “winter” that won’t be so bad. Now on to the markets.
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February 1, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 9 higher

REMARKS:
With wheat charging higher yesterday corn assumed the coat-tails position for a change.  The fear of wheat damage in Europe coupled with ongoing fears of a
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January 31, 2012
By: Lynn Miller, Grain Originator-Grebner


We would like to apologize for how late these comments are out today.  A computer glich has our resident marketing guru left a drift on the road. 
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January 30, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 8 lower

REMARKS:
This morning it appears as if we will have a pure weather market that we are dealing with.  The forecast for South America is for cooler and wetter weather
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Jan 27th 2012

Brad Olson

SDWG Grain Originator

 

 

Corn - 4 higher

Yesterday had the corn market in positive territory the bulk of the session on good weekly exports before  a round of selling pressure came
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Stronger crude oil, a weaker dollar and a weather forecast that looks drier for South America should have us higher this morning.
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January 25, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: Old crop 3 higher  New Crop 2 lower

REMARKS:
I have been sitting here this morning trying to think of a good analogy for the stupidity which we have seen on display lately
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January 24, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 4 lower

REMARKS:
Disappointing rains were the main feature of the trade yesterday.  Also helping the cause was continued fears over the Iranian saber rattling which had
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CORN:  6 higher
REMARKS:
We are back to playing the South American weather game again this morning.  Rains over the week-end were termed “disappointing” and although there is rain in the forecast for later this week all we needed to push the grains higher
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Jan 20th 2012
Brad Olson
SDWG Grain Originator

Corn –unchanged

Sales to Mexico and South Korea, weaker dollar index and a strong weekly ethanol production had corn gaining back Wednesday’s losses yesterday. A stocks/use ratio of 6.7% vs. 8.6% a
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January 19, 2012
By: Lynn Miller, Grain Originator-Grebner


A weaker dollar and crude up over $1.25/barrel should be supportive for commodities on the open.  Better than expected EU debt sales and a large fund short
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Crude oil is higher and the dollar is lower as I write these comments this morning. Will that be enough to turn grain higher this morning?
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January 17, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 8 higher

REMARKS:
Coming off of a three day week-end it is always a little dicey to try and determine which way the market is going to go but I suspect we now have the USDA
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The markets are closed today for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


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January 13, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 4 lower

REMARKS:
Based on the markets yesterday it looks as if Friday the 13th came a day early.  With an increase in the national average yield and production with
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January 12, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN:  Out of the market until the open

REMARKS:
I will start by saying that SDWG is out of the market this morning until the open.  That probably tells you all you need to
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January 11, 2012
By: Lynn Miller, Grain Originator-Grebner


A stronger dollar and weaker crude will weigh on commodities today.

CORN: 5 Lower

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January 10, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

I would like to remind you that Wheat Grower annual meeting is this week.  Today we will be at the Dakota Event Center in Aberdeen and then on Wednesday, January 11 we will be meeting at the Crossroads in
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January 9, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

I would like to remind you that Wheat Grower annual meeting is this week.  Tomorrow, January 10 we will be at the Dakota Event Center in Aberdeen and then on Wednesday, January 11 we will be meeting at the
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Brad Olson
Grain Originator
Jan 6th 2012

Corn: 4 higher
 

Corn market looks to open a little stronger recovering from yesterday’s weakness from a stronger dollar index and South American rain. Weekly export sales this morning at 299 vs
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January 5, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 6 lower

REMARKS:
I find myself wishing I was a radio DJ this morning because I have had an overwhelming urge to play Summer in the City by the Loving Spoonful and dedicate it to the fine
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January 4, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 1 higher

REMARKS:
When my kids were little they could, at times, be little jerks.  One of the things that irritated me the most was when one of them would try to tell something to the
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January 3, 2012
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 3 higher

REMARKS:
I think my slow cousin Jimmy could call this market today.  As I pen these words crude oil is up over two bucks a barrel, the dollar is down sharply and they
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Friday Dec 30th 2011
Brad Olson
SDWG Grain Originator
 

Due to the New Year’s Holiday the grain markets will not be open Monday and Monday night the 2nd. Trading will resume 9:30 Tuesday morning. 
 

Wheat Growers wants
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December 29, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN:  unchanged

REMARKS:
It is a wacky world these days.  We have the saber rattling in the Strait of Hormuz where Iran Naval Chief said yesterday, “Closing the Strait of
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December 28, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 3 higher

REMARKS:
We appear to be the beneficiaries of a drought in South America.  With disappointing rains over the week-end and a ten day forecast showing hot and dry
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December 27, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 1 higher

REMARKS:
We are all familiar with the 12 Days of Christmas but this morning I wanted to look at my own version, the first trading day after Christmas for the past 12
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December 26, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager
 

A number of you have been asking me what my slow cousin Jimmy has been doing lately and so with
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December 23, 2011
By: Lynn Miller, Grain Originator-Grebner
Wishing you and your family a very  Merry Christmas and safe travels.  Markets and Wheatgrowers locations will be closed on Monday December 26th.


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December 22, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 1 higher

REMARKS:
It would be a bit simplistic to say that the markets are a one trick pony these days but the hard cruel fact is that the attention of the trade is glued to South
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December 21, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 4 lower

REMARKS:
A trifecta of terrific news drove the commodity prices higher yesterday.  Outside markets surged nicely with crude oil up in excess of $3/barrel while the
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words so what follows is a six thousand word opening comments.  The following are the seasonal charts followed by the 2012 new crop futures charts with the Fibonacci numbers drawn in.

December 19, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard,
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December 19, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 12 higher

REMARKS:
I had a chance to catch up on some reading over the week-end and came across an opportunity that some of you may want to take advantage of.  There is a
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December 16, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: 1 higher

REMARKS:
I had a fellow call me up yesterday and ask me what I thought the markets were going to do.  After I got done giving my opinion he called me a Grinch. 
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December 15, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

CORN: unchanged

REMARKS:
I sometimes get the feeling that there are days in the market when the action has nothing to do with the underlying commodity.  That was the case with grains
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December 14, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

Recently I had a friend from New York City come out and visit our state for the first time in his life.  I should preface this by saying that my friend grew up in New York City and has no familiarity with
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December 13, 2011
By: Lynn Miller, Grain Originator-Grebner

CORN:  3 Higher
REMARKS:
Fundamentally in the corn market we don’t have a lot going on and what is there is pretty much a mixed bag. 
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Monday Dec 12th

Brad Olson, Grain Originator

Corn: 7 lower

Last weeks USDA report showing very little change domesticaly for corn and world production rising, notably from China, had corn on the defensive all session Friday. We
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Morning Comments
Friday, December 9, 2011
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator

USDA Supply and Demand overview calling grains lower on expected larger world crops with strong export competition.  Informa recently estimating new crop 2012 acreage:  corn 94
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December 8, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN:  3 lower

REMARKS:
I have heard from several of you lately that my comments have all been a little negative.  I didn’t think much about it until Tuesday when I was
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“…December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy…” - President Franklin Roosevelt
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The Financial Times of London yesterday ran a story yesterday saying that Germany and the eurozone’s five other triple A members face having their top-notch ratings downgraded after Standard & Poor’s put 15 countries in the single currency bloc on negative credit watch. 
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Goldman Sachs economists reduced their 2012 global gross domestic product forecast from 3.4 per cent to 3.2 per cent due to an expected worsening of the European sovereign debt crisis.
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December 2, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 1 higher

REMARKS:
As we get ready for today’s session to open I see that the dollar is a little lower, crude oil is higher and the S & P futures are trading higher so
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December 1, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 3 higher

REMARKS:
No sooner had I sent out yesterday’s comments than I heard that, metaphorically speaking, the USA was going to provide more ice cream to the
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I once had a guy tell me, “If you take a quart of ice cream and a quart of dog feces and mix them together, the result will generally taste more like the latter than the former.”  I was reminded of that yesterday as I read the news reports coming out of Europe.  Unless
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November 29, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

 

CORN: unchanged

REMARKS:
Let’s start with an assumption.  Let us assume that yesterday marked a change in direction for the
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November 28, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

 

CORN:  10 higher

REMARKS:
The dollar is down sharply this morning and crude oil is up $2.95/barrel as I write this so we will in all likelihood have a higher opening and
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The outside markets held the key to commodities on Wednesday and I suspect that may be a trend that continues for some time.  Of particular concern to the markets at large on Wednesday was the fact that Germany tried to sell bonds and could only find buyers for 60% of what they were
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November 24, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


The market is closed today.  We are Wheat Growers hope that you have a very Happy
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Look for the outside news to drive us to a lower opening.
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November 22, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager

I am beginning to wonder if I am a paranoid freak or a genius.  The reason that I say that is that I just can’t get too excited about the grain fundamentals and getting a little obsessed with the
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The answer to Friday's contest was Cecelia by Simon and Garfunkel. Thanks to those of you that played along. The cap to the winner is going out today.
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November 18, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN:  unchanged

REMARKS:
I have been a little on the bearish side the past week or two but even I was a little depressed by the ferocity with which the markets were treated
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November 17, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 6 lower

REMARKS:
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his merry band of mischief makers had crude oil sharply higher yesterday on the threat to shut down the Strait of Hormuz should
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"The soybean production in Argentina and Brazil may indeed be decimated by a larger than expected shift of acreage from soybeans to corn." - Oil World
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November 15, 2011
By: Craig Haugaard, Grain Origination Manager


CORN: 3 higher

REMARKS:
I was out on vacation last Friday as well as yesterday but it does not appear as if much changed while I was way.  The first thing that jumped out at me
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Monday, November 14, 2011
Shelley Fuerst, Grain Originator


Corn – unchanged
Argentine exchange sees a 4.6 MMT increase in new crop corn production vs. USDA prediction of 6.5 MMT increase.   Ukraine plans of
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November 11, 2011
By: Lynn Miller, Grain Originator-Grebner

CORN:  Unchanged
REMARKS:
If Wednesdays favorable USDA report was buoying our losses yesterday, I would hate to see where we could
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The dollar is lower and crude oil is higher as I pen these words. This should help us to gain back a portion of what was lost yesterday, at le