Weekly Crop Progress and Conditions update through 5/28/17

Corn planted 91% vs. the 5-yr ave of 93% Corn emerged 73% vs. 5-yr ave of 75% Corn in the Good/Excellent categories 65% vs 62% last yr.   Soybeans planted 67% vs. the 5-yr ave of 68% Soybeans emerged 37% vs. the 5-yr ave of 40%   Winter Wheat in the Good/Excellent categories 50% vs…

Weekly Export Sales Summary through 5/18/17

Weekly Soybean export sales of 472.7 TMT is slightly above the 5 week average of 414.86 TMT. Weekly Soybean exports of 334.7 TMT came in below  the 5 week average of 508.98 TMT. Weekly Corn export sales of 457.2 TMT came in below the 5 week average of 699.78 TMT. Weekly Corn export sales of…

National Crop Progress and Conditions

Corn is 84% planted vs 85% 5 yr ave Corn is 54% emerged vs 55% 5 yr ave Soybeans are 53% planted vs 52% 5 yr ave Soybeans are 19% emerged vs 21% 5 yr ave Sorghum is 37% planted vs 41% 5 yr ave   Winter Wheat is 52% good/excellent vs 51% last week…

Commitment of Traders through 5/9/17

Large Traders were buyers of wheat, soybeans and soybean products in the week ending 5/9/17.  they continued to add to their short position on corn.  The Large trader remains long in Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle but did trim those positions back in profit taking over the last week. Commercials are long corn, wheat and…