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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.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher on short covering and potential demand. Soybeans regained Wednesday’s losses in the face of a bearish USDA report and larger production estimates out of South America. Traders are taking the risk-on approach lead by strength in stock indices which set new all-time high over night.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are lower as investors react to the US Presidential Election results. Donald Trump is projected to win the Presidency and the Republican Party is holding on to control of the US Senate. Extreme trading ranges in outside markets overnight as the results became clearer. Investors are taking a risk-off approach as the results have stunned the world and the pollsters got it wrong.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are higher�as all eyes look to the US elections. Control of the White House and both chambers of Congress are up for grabs, and any surprise could shock the markets.

USDA's Supply and Demand report tomorrow is expected to have soybean yields increasing from last month's 51.4 bpa to 52.0. Production is expected to rise from 4.269 billion bushels in October to 4.314. With the higher production, the trade sees ending stocks revised up 420.

Friday, November 04, 2016

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are slightly lower while outside markets are in narrow trading ranges. Without new supportive news one might expect harvest pressure late in session as farmers wrap up harvest.

Weather forecast has weekend rains in Southern half of US HRW belt, an open Midwest forecast for harvest. Brazil crops are well watered. Extended Argentine outlook remains wet and trade is already talking about planting falling short of expectations.

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Take hard look at farmland leases - AgriNews

Take hard look at farmland leases - AgriNews

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets�are mixed�on light overnight trade as a big crop keeps looking bigger for corn and soybeans, while wheat finds a little support. With the Fed interest rate announcement this afternoon, and the presidential election less than a week away, traders are approaching markets with a risk-off attitude.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Solar farms are uprooting agriculture, farmers say

Solar farms are uprooting agriculture, farmers say

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Grain markets are slightly lower as the typical supply vs demand debate resumes.�Traders will be watching for a "new month, new money" mentality for further indication of managed money activity. Outside markets continue their back and forth trade ahead of the next Fed announcement and the presidential election which is now only one week away.