NEWS
Fundamentally Speaking
Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:18 AM CDT

There has been a lot of discussion about the timing of the low in December corn as to what level and when.

Through September 23, the contract low has been $4.46 that was established August 12 but ideas that 2013 U.S. corn production estimates will move higher has many in the trade looking for another 25-50 cents of downside.

The accompanying graphic shows the low in December corn as a percent of the yearly average and high price with the 26-year average for both.

The period covered is 1986 to 2012 from January 1 to ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Grain at Risk of Moisture, Insects
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Canada to Phase Out Old Tank Cars
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Ukraine, Kazakhstan Grain Exports Up
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments