South American weather keeps corn, soybean markets on edge

While most folks enjoyed the holidays, the grain markets, specifically corn and soybeans, experienced a notable late-year rally. Corn futures rose back above $6 per bushel and soybeans back above $13.50 per bushel. Most of the rally has been driven by a South American [...]

Corn market begins pre-holiday wind-down

Futures activity Corn futures ended last week a bit stronger than they began with the Mar-22 contract closing at $5.93 per bushel, about 1.5 percent higher than Monday’s settle. S&D and fundamental factors U.S. exports were reported on the stronger side of things last [...]

Corn moves sideways amid market uncertainty

Futures activity Spot corn futures played out last week with little change, opening last Monday at $5.81 per bushel and closing Friday right back up at $5.86 per bushel. S&D and fundamental factors Not much in the way of change is anticipated for this [...]

Corn market sees little fresh data to drive direction

Futures activity Dec-21 futures ended last week lower by about $0.06, at $5.7075 per bushel. Although Dec-22 futures were also lower for the week, they closed Friday minimally higher at $5.5425 per bushel. S&D and fundamental factors The Rosario Exchange is projecting Argentine corn [...]

Corn futures fall under liquidation pressure

Futures activity Positioning ahead of tomorrow’s WASDE report led to volatility in the corn market last week. Dec-21 futures settled at $5.53 per bushel last week, down $0.26 per bushel from Monday. Dec-22 futures closed at $5.405 per bushel. S&D and fundamental factors Ahead [...]

September ethanol input steady YOY

For the month of September, corn used for fuel alcohol totaled just over 407.51 million bushels, down about 2 percent from August but up just over 1 percent from September 2020. Corn consumed for beverage alcohol totaled some 3.41 million bushels, down 2 percent [...]

Corn futures edge lower ahead of WASDE

Futures activity Dec-21 corn futures dropped by roughly $0.10 over last week to close at $5.3050 per bushel. Since the last week of September, futures have traded in a narrow range. S&D and fundamental factors Global ending stocks are projected to rise by about [...]

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