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Marketing Binned Corn and Beans Heading into Spring

Well, winter is past the half way point and Spring is a mere 6 weeks away, what should we be looking at for unsold corn and beans in the bin? How long until load limits are posted? How much corn do we want to potentially move this summer if we haven’t moved anything yet? On the bright
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Crop Conditions and Progress Report

Corn Conditions: The Total US Corn Conditions remain at a 74% Good/Excellent rating this week, up from last year’s 69% rating at this time. Looking across the board: ND,TX,
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Crop Conditions and Progress Report

Corn: This week’s Total US Corn Conditions are down 2% to a 74% Good/Excellent rating. PA, MO, NE, and CO are all down a percent. SD is down 3% while MI and IL are both -4%. OH
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Crop Conditions and Progress Report

Corn: Although there is a lot of negative numbers across the board, the Total US Corn Good/Excellent ratio still remains at 76%. PA changed the most at down 9% from 71% last week to
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Crop Conditions and Progress Report

Corn: Looking at the corn conditions, they remain at a 76% Good/Excellent rating. Ranging from down 6% in OH to up 4% in IL. SD is down another 4% to 63% G/E along with PA and TX
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Crop Conditions and Progress Report

Corn: Total US Corn Conditions improved by a percent to 76% G/E rating. With help from MO and IL both up 4%, they are the biggest movers of this week. SD, KY, and NC are down 1% as well as TN and PA at -2% and TX down the most with a -3% move to a 68% G/E rating on the week. Over all, Corn
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Crop Conditions and Progress Report

Corn: Although Good/Excellent rating remain the same at 75% from this week to last, the Dakotas, MN, WI, and MI are all in the red. Michigan being the biggest mover at -7% change
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Crop Conditions and Progress Report

Corn: Looking at the Corn Conditions from this week to last week in North and South Dakota, they are down 5% and 1% respectively. Although Kansas and Illinois are also down 4 points
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The April Rally - Just what we were wishing/hoping/praying for!!!

The market has rallied and we have made some new crop sales…….now what?


The recent rally in the soybean market has pushed the price to levels most thought were not attainable just weeks ago. The latter half of April provided the market with some cause
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Current Economics of Corn and Beans post-USDA Planting Intentions/Grain stocks

The USDA released its quarterly grain stocks as of March 1st along with its annual planting intentions report on Thursday. The report brought along with it a few surprises, mainly on the planting intentions side. Corn was estimated at 93.6 mln acres, which was 3.6 mln acres higher than the
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The Bins Are Full...Now What?

The Harvest has been bountiful and the bins are filling up or are already full. Now that we are venturing into late fall and early winter, do you have a plan for the grain in that bin? Prices have been depressed from what many have become accustomed to prior to the last couple of seasons. This
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Reminder on Soybean Moisture

The calendar says it is the last day of September and we have yet to see a killing frost across virtually all of the Wheat Growers trade area. This is a little unusual for us in the Dakotas, but what is normal anymore? With the absence of frost, our abundant summer moisture, and great crop
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Wheat Growers New Mobile App

Stay up-to-date on the latest markets, weather, and more with the new Wheat Growers mobile app for smartphones and tablets.  This innovative app shows you up-to-the-minute
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Crop Conditions for June 9th

Today marked the second week of Corn conditions and the first glimpse at Soybean and Spring Wheat ratings.

CORN: Nationwide the corn crop is rated at 75% Good/Excellent, down 1% from last week. SD ratings improved 3 percentage points this week at 85% G/E. ND ratings were down 2% to
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Letter to Patrons regarding wet crop and ground conditions - October 2013

Open Letter to Patrons regarding wet crop and ground conditions – October 2013

The calendar has rolled into the last half of October and with it we have been provided with some abundant moisture. This has been a good recharge for our subsoil moisture as well
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A 5 year look into Northern South Dakota average cash Corn and Soybean prices

Here is a look at the average cash prices for Corn and Soybeans in Northern South Dakota. Interesting to note that it only has paid to carry Corn from harvest to the July timeframe 2 out of the last 5 years. For Soybeans it was worth holding onto beans 3 out of the last 5 years.

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Grain Stocks and Market Reaction

So far April and May have shown considerable amounts of market volatility. This all started with the USDA’s release of their Quarterly Stocks and Planting Intentions Report on March 28th. This is historically a much anticipated report as it gives us a bench mark for grain stocks (as
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Taking Advantage of Market Volatility Around USDA Report Releases

Today's USDA release of the April Supply/Demand report again provided us ample amounts of market volatility just seconds after the first numbers hit the news wires.  What a great opportunity for filling a Working Target Order! 

One thing
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