AgResource Sunday Commentary; Higher Calls as Russian War Against Ukraine Rages On; USDA March Crop Report Due Wednesday; World Food Price at Record

AgResource Pre Opening Sunday CBOT Calls: Soybeans 5-15 cents higher, corn 4-9 cents higher with wheat called 15-75 cents higher.   Opening week CBOT calls are higher as Russia’s war against Ukraine rages on. A cease fire to allow safe passage for portions of SE Ukraine’s population failed on Saturday but was tried again today…

ARC Sunday Commentary; Sharply Higher as EU/US Acts to End SWIFT for the Russian Central Bank-Halts Ag Exports; Putin Threatens Nuclear Option; Peace Talk Hope?

AgResource Pre Opening Sunday CBOT Calls: Soybeans 20-30 cents higher, corn 15-25 cents higher with wheat called 10-20 cents higher.   Opening week CBOT calls are sharply higher as Ukraine has battled Russia to a near draw while the western world has rightly decided to end SWIFT for large key Russian banks including the Central…

AgResource Monday Commentary; CBOT Called Steady/Weak on Russian Uncertainty and Improving South American Weather; WASDE Due Out Friday AM

AgResource Pre Opening Monday CBOT Calls: Soybeans steady to 4 cents lower, corn 1-2 cents lower with wheat called 1-4 cents lower. Weekend Weather & CBOT Market Discussion: Opening week CBOT calls are steady to slightly lower as Russia did not invade Ukraine this weekend. And US President Biden & Russian President Putin have accepted…

AgResoure Sunday Commentary; CBOT Called Mixed to Slightly Higher on Dry Weather for the Argentina/S Brazil Next 10-12 Days; Russian Aggression Persists

AgResource Pre Opening Sunday CBOT Calls: Soybeans 4-8 cents higher, corn 2-4 cents higher with wheat called 1 cent lower to 3 cents higher. It’s a difficult call in measuring how much geopolitical premium was placed into CBOT values on Friday due to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine? Yet, it’s the dry Argentine/S Brazilian weather that…

AgResoure Sunday Commentary; Sharply Higher Calls on Renewed Heat/Dryness for S Brazil/Argentina; China Returns from Holiday

AgResource Pre Opening Sunday CBOT Calls: Soybeans 7-15 cents higher, corn 4-8 cents higher with wheat called 2-5 cents higher.    Weekend Weather & CBOT Market Discussion: Opening week CBOT calls are sharply higher on dry/warm weather that is forecast across S Brazil/ Argentina for the next 2-3 weeks. And SE Asia returns from their weeklong…