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Soybean Basis Strong; Barge Freight Weak 16 May 2013 | 08:08 pm
Soybean basis continued to strengthen on tight old-crop supplies.
Chinese Farmers Struggle to Plant Corn 14 May 2013 | 04:32 pm
As Chinese farmers battle cold and wet weather, the conversation about switching to soybeans is growing. Yet substantially lower forecasts for the country's soybean production suggest China will conti...
April Floods Still Affect Barge Traffic on Illinois River 13 May 2013 | 04:27 pm
April flooding is still influencing river transport.
The Super Cycle and the Fall of Commodity Hedge Funds 9 May 2013 | 06:02 pm
A prominent hedge fund manager asserts that the commodity super cycle is at its end, and recent data on commodity hedge fund profits seems to back him up. But what does that mean for ag commodities?
Soybean Basis Rises As Most River Levels Begin To Fall 8 May 2013 | 08:25 pm
Basis levels rose in soybeans, corn and wheat in the past week.
How Did 1984 Turn Out? 6 May 2013 | 09:09 pm
The start to the 1984 corn growing season had some similarities to this year. What does that tell us about how 2013 may turn out?
Columbia Grain Locks Out Longshoremen 6 May 2013 | 05:01 pm
Columbia Grain locked out union workers this weekend in the newest development in a long-running labor dispute.
Barges Slowed by High Water 2 May 2013 | 08:25 pm
Recent flooding had caused lock and dam closures on the Mississippi River due to high water and barge accidents, but by early this week, those areas reopened to traffic.
Soybean Basis Continues To Rise 1 May 2013 | 08:19 pm
Soybean and corn basis are stronger this week.
Rivers Rise; Barge Traffic Stalled 25 Apr 2013 | 08:48 pm
It is hard to imagine that less than 4 months ago there was talk of the Mississippi River closing due to low water. As of this past weekend, a closure did indeed come, but it was due to too much water...