Editor’s note: After more than 15 years of writing the Agrivision column, Eden, Wis., dairy farmer Doug Hodorff has retired from writing for the Wisconsin Agriculturist. Tom Kestell, who farms 600 acres and milks 130 registered Holstein cows with his family in Waldo, Wis., has joined the Agrivision team. My dad and I farm 425 […]
Basis for corn, soybeans and wheat is significantly tighter across the country from strong end-user bids, limited pipeline supplies, and lack of farmer selling amid an uncertain fall harvest, according to a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange division. “In addition to having to buy more expensive basis, grain elevators are being compelled to offer […]
Soybeans continue to monitor higher.
Week wheat and corn quantity down noticeably in light holiday.
Solid export sales data could trigger fundamental-based buying today. Duane Lowry offers marketing insights below. Overnight Trends:At 6:08, cst:March Corn= 3/4 lowerJan Soybeans= 1 1/2 higherMarch KC Wheat= 3/4 lowerMarch Chicago Wheat= 3/4 higherCrude Oil= up $0.21Mini-Dow= up 110Gold= down $0.40Dollar Index= down 15 Weather:Weather will bring the coldest temps of the year to the […]
Our crop consultant does aerial scouting of corn with a drone. It has been thrown by him at no cost with our soil sampling charge per acre. Is it worth it? Can we be better off scouting ourselves and buying our drone? Since you’re inventing and using the drone to scout crops you earn money […]
Wheat also trends higher Wednesday, as corn takes moderate cuts Soybeans – ever-sensitive to the latest trade war soundbites – moved nearly 1% higher Wednesday on the latest reassurances that the U.S. and China are edging closer to a deal. Some wheat contracts were also up nearly 1% on a technical bounce today. Corn didn’t […]