NEWS
Fundamentally Speaking
Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:43 AM CDT

End-users of corn certainly have to be pleased with the early prognosis of the 2014 U.S. crop as veteran crop scouts, albeit early, see this is one of the best developing in recent memory.

Even though the USDA has set the bar very high with their initial yield forecasts, coming in at a record 165.3 bushels per acre (bpa), the historically high early season crop ratings suggest this is very doable.

If this is the case then prices should head lower, perhaps significantly, so the question then becomes how low will values sink and ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
Ukraine Harvest Ahead Of 2013
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Weekly Corn Export Sales Bearish