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Newsom on the Market
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Apr 17, 2015 06:22 AM CDT

Each of the four seasons in grains has their idiosyncrasies.

Winter (December through February) is relatively quiet, with market action dominated by soybean exports. Most of the season is spent debating the unknowable: Spring acreage, planting and growing season weather, etc.

Summer (June through August) is usually the most volatile due to weather.

Fall (September through November) tends to see the markets move lower as U.S. producers harvest their spring planted crops.

And then there is spring (March through May), the season of hope where everything is still possible yet dreams can quickly be crushed. Soybean exports usually give way ...

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