MARKETS NEWS
Newsom on the Market
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:45 AM CDT

You could call this round of USDA numbers "The Theatre of the Absurd." Regardless of where you look, you see numbers that make no sense and, in some cases, actually make it appear the government is arguing with itself.

Corn is a perfect case in point. In its March 28 Quarterly Stocks report, USDA estimated 5.4 billion bushels of corn on hand at the end of February 2013. This reflected Q2 (Dec through Feb) demand of 22.1% of the total supply estimate of 11.894 bb, the lowest such demand since the 2009-2010 marketing year and second lowest going back to ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Year-End Tax Panic Do-it-yourselfers beware: Last-minute tax rules could complicate your 2014 returns. Small employe...
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
USDA Reports Soy, Corn, HRS Wheat Sales
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments