Feed Grain Outlook

  • August 16, 2019 – The corn market is trying to regain footing after the shocks of this week’s reports. We have an area number to work with but the yield remains uncertain.
  • August 2, 2019 – Many commodity and financial markets fell hard in response to escalating trade tensions with China on Thursday. Grains bounced back to some degree today. The weather outlook presents some yield concerns and we await acreage clarity in the August 12 Crop Report.
  • July 26, 2019 – The condition rating of the US corn crop was down slightly this week after intensive heat across much of the country last week. The ethanol industry is the focus of grain use in today’s newsletter.
  • July 19, 2019 – The U.S. corn crop condition rating improved slightly in last Monday’s report. Excessive heat covers most of the Corn Belt today and tomorrow; relief on the way by Sunday.


Mark Welch
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist

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