- September 21, 2018 – The corn growing season is winding down with crop ratings well above normal and the North Central region drought index back below normal. Corn use numbers continue to reflect a solid demand base. Today’s report looks at feed use.
- September 10, 2018 – USDA NASS just announced that the release of today’s Crop Progress report will be delayed until tomorrow, September 11 at 11:00 am central time. The drought map for the North Central region continues to show improvement as this year’s growing season winds down.
- August 31, 2018 – Strong corn crop ratings again this week and the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour estimates a record national corn yield inline with that of USDA. Strong performance of the US economy may support a move by the Fed to raise interest rates in September.
- August 17, 2018 – The August WASDE projected a US corn yield of 178.4 bushels per acre, the third record corn yield in a row. However, with lower acres this year and solid demand, total corn supplies and ending stocks are lower than the previous two years.
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