Tag Archives: Consumer

  • Weather is the primary factor and a bigger factor then reports on Friday
  • Some much-needed rain will hit fields…then watch out here comes the heat
  • June first to present the U.S. corn belt there were two years that were hotter ’88 & 2012.
  • Ethanol production continues to increase
  • Money and coronavirus…deaths per week are at a low
  • How will COVID continue to effect meat demand

Some rain in the western corn belt.  Rains were wide spread across the corn belt. Crop progress out this afternoon.  Weekly export report showed some strong numbers for corn, but soft for beans.  Livestock, doesn’t have anything outstanding on the cattle on feed report.  How is consumer demand going, with weather & restaurants starting to reopen.  boxed beef prices averaged the lowest the market’s seen since the week of April 11.  China and trade deal work-banning poultry from Arkansas & Tyson.  Hog market sees week cash