Market Commentary 

Weekly Crop Commentary - 12/2/2022

Dec 02, 2022 | Heritage
Welcome to December! The commodity market continues to trade range bound, with corn trading roughly twenty cents lower on the week and beans unchanged.

Weekly Crop Commentary 11/18/2022

Nov 18, 2022 | Heritage
This week, the commodity markets continued to trade range-bound with no real commitment one way or another. Harvest is rapidly finishing, and we are seeing better-than-expected yields in the eastern corn belt, however, the west has not been as fortunate.

Weekly Crop Commentary - 11/11/2022

Nov 11, 2022 | Heritage
Commodity prices are finding strength today as we finish the week with positive news out of China and the on-again, off-again lockdown of the Black Sea export policy is off.

November 9, 2022 USDA Crop Report

Nov 09, 2022 | Heritage
November 9, 2022 USDA Crop Report

Member Alert Rail unions extend “cooling off” period

Nov 09, 2022 | Heritage
Rail labor unions and railroads have agreed to extend the “cooling off” (or “status quo”) period in their contract negotiations, eliminating the threat of a freight rail service shutdown next week.

Weekly Crop Commentary - 11/4/2022

Nov 04, 2022 | Heritage
This week, the commodity markets have traded largely on rumors from the western Europe grain corridor and China COVID policies.

Weekly Crop Commentary - 10/28/2022

Oct 28, 2022 | Heritage
The grain markets have traded, for the most part this week, on both sides of unchanged. However, as we attempt to finish the week, we are seeing corn down a nickel and beans off close to twenty-five cents for the week.

Weekly Crop Commentary - 10/21/2022

Oct 21, 2022 | Heritage
The grain markets have been trading on both sides of unchanged for most of the week. Since last week’s crop report and the bullish carry-over figures released by the USDA, we’ve not been able to sustain positive gains.

Weekly Crop Commentary - 10/14/2022

Oct 14, 2022 | Heritage
The USDA released its monthly WASDE report this week. They dropped corn yields just a bit from 172.5 to 171.8 and dropped bean yields from 50.6 to 49.8. Thus, in turn dropped projected ending stocks of both grains. 

Weekly Crop Commentary - 10/7/2022

Oct 07, 2022 | Heritage
As we approach the end of the first week of October, we find corn futures steady and beans trading about a dime lower. Harvest activity has picked up in the east this week as combines have been very busy with the excellent weather...