NEWS
Jerry Gulke DTN Columnist
Mon Mar 4, 2013 08:41 AM CST

If the rally in March corn futures is any indication, the excitement over tight stocks is continuing. March finished 33 3/4 cents above last week, while new-crop contracts were only 4 cents higher, keeping the bull spreading alive. Dec 2014 rose 7 cents, widening the spread between 2013 and 2014 Dec contract by 3 cents.

In theory when markets become more comfortable with the odds of producing sufficient supply for one year, that year loses with respect to the next year. In other words, the spread between Dec 2014 and 2013 should widen as the market becomes more comfortable with ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
DTN's Quick Takes
Dread Grows as Harvest Nears
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Newsom on the Market
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments