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Friday, December 02, 2016

Nebraska farmland overlooking Lake McConaughy draws $37 million in bids | Nebraska | omaha.com

Nebraska farmland overlooking Lake McConaughy draws $37 million in bids | Nebraska | omaha.com

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are higher�on position evening as traders mull recent demand data. This mornings�employment data will be watched closely by outside markets for its potential dollar and interest rate impact.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are mixed with the soybean complex higher on short covering. The US Dollar is lower while crude continues its march higher.

Export interest�for corn and soybeans at the US gulf �has slowed down as the dollar rises and Brazil exporters become more aggressive. Corn buyers have filled their short term needs and are now looking for lower prices to fill their shopping carts again.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Report says North America's grasslands are slowly disappearing into farmland - News - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT

Report says North America's grasslands are slowly disappearing into farmland - News - The Bulletin - Norwich, CT

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher led by the soy complex on short covering and potential demand. Chinese demand is expected to continue as their crush margins and pork production margins are well in the black. Crude oil is sharply higher on Saudi Energy Ministers comments before meeting.

OPEC countries are meeting and trade is looking for a decision on whether they will agree to cut production.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are mixed with soybeans leading the charge higher. Positive export demand and a weaker dollar are driving buyers interest in soybeans. Corn and wheat are weaker due to supply issues. Outside markets are giving back some of their move since the presidential election.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�could open lower taking a lead from other markets. The US Dollar and crude oil are lower giving back some of Wednesday's gains. Stock index futures are higher setting new all-time highs.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are lower as traders even positions ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and a short trading session on Friday. International markets are open tomorrow which could create volatility on Friday. The US Dollar index, crude oil and stock indices are near unchanged.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Thousands of acres of Illinois farmland set for major auction

Thousands of acres of Illinois farmland set for major auction

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are�mixed as traders even positions after yesterday's rally. As holiday-trade begins to set in, lower volume could lead to sharper price moves. Outside markets are mostly higher with crude oil continuing its rally and the US Dollar lower.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher as Chinese demand expectations drive soybean futures. Dry weather in the Southern plains and less plantings spur wheat. The US Dollar sees some profit taking while crude oil rebounds. US stock indices are higher.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are lower in overnight markets as holiday trade draws near. Outside markets are mostly lower as well as traders take a breath after a wild last few weeks. The US Dollar though continues to trade at levels not seen in over a decade - this could begin to impact US exports.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher ahead of the export sales report later today. The US Dollar is lower on profit taking after a 450-point rally from last Wednesday. Crude oil is higher providing lift for the grains.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

NH refugee organization seeking to purchase Dunbarton farmland | NH1

NH refugee organization seeking to purchase Dunbarton farmland | NH1

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher on short covering. US Dollar remains on the plus side while crude and stock indices setback after recent strength.

Grain futures markets are expected to have minimal resistance from hedge selling until the turn of the new year. Trade will likely be influenced by technical chart formations and trigger points as well as money flow during the proverbial holiday markets.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Mississippi River could leave farmland stranded

Mississippi River could leave farmland stranded

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are mixed with�corn and soybeans lower and wheat trying to recover. Recent dollar strength has pressured commodity prices in general so macro events will be monitored closely.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Disappearing farm land bad for Iowa economy

Disappearing farm land bad for Iowa economy

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are lower led by weakness in China. Stock indices are setting record highs and the US Dollar posts new highs for the recent move. Crude has fallen to long-term technical support levels.

After a few days to think about what happened last week, how the historic election results will impact the US economy and global trade remain a key factor this week. Grain traders are watching China’s Dalian market and their government’s rule adjustments to control excessive speculation in the grain and commodity markets.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are mixed with soybeans seeing�strength from palm oil�markets in Asia, and concerns of planting delays in Argentina. All�markets continue to react to the US elections earlier this week.