NEWS
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Sun Jul 20, 2014 09:15 AM CDT

Grain Markets: Weekly Analysis

Corn: The DTN National Corn Index (NCI.X, national average cash price) closed at $3.51, down 9.00cts for the week. This is the lowest weekly close for the NCI.X since the week of July 26, 2010. National average basis (NCI.X - September futures) was calculated at 20cts under Friday evening, continuing to run below the 5-year average and 2 cents weaker for the week. The combination of weak national average basis while the futures market trades in the lower 17% of the 5-year price distribution range reflects a continued bearish old-crop supply and demand situation. Technically the ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Gulke: Negative Psychology
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments