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Source: thinkstock.comEarlier this year, the International Energy Administration (IEA) and Bank of America both said that the United States has become the world’s largest oil producer, passing...
Source: ThinkstockCommodity prices for corn, wheat and soybeans have tumbled in the past three months and could fall even further as plenty of rain and warm — but not too warm — temperatures have...
After sliding as much as 1% on Monday, equity futures are pointing to a comeback on Tuesday following the news that Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops in western Russia to return...
Source: ThinkstockThe agricultural commodities markets face a double-edged sword as the federal government shutdown drags on. Traders are moving to the sidelines as the flow of data regarding market...
Source: ThinkstockDrought conditions in the U.S. have improved somewhat from last year, but much of the Midwest, from the Dakotas to Texas, continues to suffer from moderate to exceptional drought....
Source: ThinkstockIt’s that time of year again. Yup, U.S. farmers are getting started on planting corn, but cool weather and wet ground are slowing down an early start, at least in some...
Source: thinkstockA previous forecast price for corn of $9 a bushel was lowered by $0.75 following last week’s U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) most recept World Agricultural Supply and...
From a mid-August peak of a record $8.49 a bushel, corn December futures have fallen to around $7.40 a bushel today. The spread between corn for December 2012 delivery and March 2013 delivery has...
In something of a surprise today, corn prices gave back nearly all the gains they made in August, closing at the Chicago Board of Trade at $8.13/bushel. That’s a 12% drop in the last week and a 7%...
The US Climate Prediction Center continues to forecast the formation of an El Niño weather pattern in the eastern Pacific Ocean in August and September, and now Japanese forecasters have added their...
As much as 85% of the US Midwest got rained on this weekend in amounts varying between 0.2-0.8 inches, offering some relief for corn and soybean crops in the country’s main growing region. More...
The past seven days have seen drought conditions intensify in the states of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, according to today’s report from the US Drought Monitor:Pretty much...
The world’s largest producer of pork, Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) said today that it would begin importing corn from Brazil to use as feed for the company’s livestock. This is an unusual...
The weather forecast for US corn growers is little cooler and wetter today, especially toward the end of the week. A forecast for up to one inch of rain in some parts of the Midwest sent corn futures...
The worst U.S. drought in more than half a century has pushed the prices of soybeans and corn to record highs. Although the American economy has been largely free of inflation, the costs of these two...