Market Data

Market Data
@CH8
@CH8
High Low Last Chg
CORN 367'6 366'2 367'4 0'6
CORN 375'6 374'4 375'4 0'6
CORN 383'4 382'2 383'4 1'0
SOYBEANS 1035'4 1031'0 1033'6 1'6
SOYBEANS 1047'0 1042'0 1045'4 2'2
SOYBEANS 1055'6 1051'2 1054'2 1'6
WHEAT 455'0 451'4 454'2 3'0
WHEAT 468'0 464'2 467'2 3'0
WHEAT 482'6 479'0 482'2 3'2
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Market News

Projected Revenue Insurance Prices

February is the month in which the projected prices of corn, soybeans and spring wheat for revenue insurance purposes are determined for many states.

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

Prices for all eight major fertilizers were higher the second week of February; however, no fertilizer was up significantly.

Smarter Than Weeds

A new technology aims to use artificial intelligence to create clean fields.

Todd's Take

Traders anticipate a big soybean harvest from Brazil and U.S. exports are in the dumps. Why are FOB soybean prices at their highest level in nearly a year?

Taxlink

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act significantly changed how agribusiness looks at depreciation. Bonus deprecation was one of the few items in the new law that applies retroactively. Under the new law, annual depreciation limits on passenger autos also increase significantly.

NGFA Calls on Congress to Act

The president of the National Grain and Feed Association expressed disappointment that Congress so far hasn't been able to change the new tax provision that is disrupting the grain trade.

Farmland Prices Remain Strong

Recent land sales in Iowa and a new Kansas City Federal Reserve bank report show farmland values remain strong despite lower grain prices.

DDG Weekly Update

The DTN average dried distillers grains price for the week ended Feb. 15 was stronger at $148 per ton.

Kub's Den

An estimated $9.5 trillion of investment wealth was "created" by the stock market in the two-year rally leading up to this February -- before $3 trillion was "lost" in the recent correction. Commodity markets are affected, too, when investors panic and move their money elsewhere.