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U.S. grains: Corn slips to contract lows

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. corn futures fell about one per cent on Monday, with nearby months hitting contract lows as the harvest of a bumper crop picked up speed in the Midwest and early yield reports were strong, traders said. Soybean futures also declined on harvest progress, along with disappointing U.S. soy crush data […] Read more

U.S. grains: Corn tumbles after USDA boosts production forecast

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago corn futures fell 3.6 per cent on Wednesday, for their biggest daily declines since April, after the U.S. Department of Agriculture raised its forecast for U.S. production more than analysts expected, traders said. Wheat futures also tumbled, tracking losses in corn and on pressure from USDA unexpectedly boosting Russia’s wheat […] Read more

With so much volatility in the market, 2018 could be a great year to place standing pricing orders with your elevator.

A strategy for uncertain corn markets

Market fundamentals are excellent, and European sales will surely help. But what will Mr. Trump do next?

Growing corn can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Over the years we have seen amazing genetic improvements from the hybrid corn that we grow in our fields. Then, with planting taking place in late April and early May in Ontario and Quebec, it takes almost no time before the corn is poking through the […] Read more