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Posted 11:48-- May corn is down 4 1/4 cents, May soybeans are down 10 1/2 cents, and May Chicago wheat is down 1 1/2 cents. Row-crop prices remain under pressure from South America's bearish reports. The U.S.

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Market Strategies

CORN Strategies Snapshot

Closing Futures Price & Change

Electronic Corn (@C)
Mar 17 3.7100 0.0175
May 17 3.7825 0.0175
Dec 17 3.9725 0.0150
Mar 17 - May 17
Spread -$0.0725 Neutral


Monthly Trend Up
Weekly Trend Up

Market Structure

Seasonal Index

The market tends to trend up through mid-March


2016: 50% of 2016 production was sold w/March @ $3.67 2017: 75% expected production covered w/Dec 17 $3.80 puts @ approx. $0.30 2017: 25% expected production priced w/Dec 17 @ $3.90 ($3.98-$0.08 net puts)
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