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Closing Futures Price & Change
|Electronic Corn (@C)|
|Dec 18 - Mar 19|
Market StructureNeutral - Type 5
Seasonal IndexCorn prices tend to trend higher from early October to early June.
Positions2018: 25% of expected prod. @ $4.04 2018: 25% of expected prod. @ $4.17 Long July 2019 $3.40 puts to protect unsold crop. 2017: 100% cash sales made, near $4.00 per the July 2018 contract. No more positions open for 2017.
Ethanol Weakens on Corn Losses
Further pressure in the corn market added limited pressure to most ethanol contracts at the end of the week. Despite the late-week bounce in RBOB gasoline trade, ethanol futures settled mostly lower Friday afternoon.
Anhydrous Leads Fertilizer Prices Higher
All of the major fertilizers are higher compared to last year with prices showing significant gains in recent months, but anhydrous had the biggest increase at 6% from the previous week and 27% higher than last year.
Fuels & Fertilizer Headlines
Monroe Energy, Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Want Full RFS Waiver
As ethanol profit margins hit some of their lowest levels in years, Pennsylvania's governor...
EIA: Ethanol Stocks Build 2nd Week
Tackling Water Quality Challenges
Farmers, Fertilizer Companies, Groups Working to Address Water Quality Issues
Group Wants EPA Freeze on RFS Waivers
PRUITT Argues Agency Lacks Authority to Grant Waivers Retroactively
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Fertilizer Prices Higher Across the Board