Sugarcane is a member of the grass family and is a perennial. Sugarcane is cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world roughly between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. It grows best in hot, wet climates where there is heavy rainfall followed by a dry season.
Corn futures dropped on Thursday as a consequence of U.S. lawmakers urging the nation to apply changes to the mandate for alternative sources of fuel, which pulled down demand for corn, Bloomberg reports. Republican and Democratic political leaders are planning to solicit the administration of President Barack Obama to reduce the U.S. mandate for ethanol,… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Craig Turnerâ€™s weekly market analysis newsletter, Turner’s Take. CORN: The WASDE increased ending stocks to 903 million bushels for 2011-2012 corn, up from 851 previously. The USDA has the July Corn yield at 146.0 and cut demand over 1 billion bushels. It is important to note what the yield… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Craig Turner’s weekly market analysis newsletter, Turner’s Take. IN THIS ARTICLE: Macro Markets: G-20 urges Europe to take “all necessary policy measures” EURO: Bounces will be short lived EMINI S&P 500: We may be range bound from 1275 to 1425 for the rest of 2012. We like selling the… Read more.
Greece looks to have made it through the weekend, with the center-right and pro-bailout New Democracy party winning the parliamentary election there by a narrow margin over the feared Syriza party. A Syriza win would have put an anti-Euro party into leadership. Greece elected a party that will continue to play ball with the European… Read more.
The WASDE increased ending stocks to 903 million bushels for 2011-2012 corn, up from 851 previously. The USDA has the July Corn yield at 146.0 and cut demand over 1 billion bushels. It is important to note what the yield is as of July 1 for the USDA. One can make the argument that since… Read more.
The spread market between these two feed substitutes has been a swing trader’s dream. The tight, consistent ranges and the support and resistance on each side of the trade have provided those involved with a great trade setup for months. After the recent USDA report, Corn has taken its turn as the whipping post in… Read more.
Through our experience from working with more than a few grain farmers, we are always dealing with the producer dilemma of choosing whether they should hedge or make a cash sale. As similar as the two choices appear to be, they are NOT one in the same. Each action will eliminate downside price risk, but… Read more.
Part Four: The Outsiders Grain and oilseed markets have their own factors that directly affect their price on a daily basis. Weather and supply and demand factors would be considered the most affective. However, a novice trader in the grain and oilseed markets may not be aware of other existing markets. These markets are called… Read more.
Part Three: The Big 3 When trading the corn, soybean, or wheat market, it is important to know the fundamental factors that determine their prices. Knowing how much is planted, when it is planted, how much is produced, the many uses of each market, and who buys the specific market are factors that have a… Read more.