DTN's Grain Quick Takes

OMAHA (DTN) -- As we near the close, May corn is down 1 1/4 cents, May soybeans are down 17 cents, and May Chicago wheat is up 3 1/4 cents. Corn and wheat have not moved much Friday, but soybeans continue to slide consistently lower with buyers staying passive.

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Market Strategies

CORN Strategies Snapshot

Closing Futures Price & Change

Electronic Corn (@C)
May 17 3.5675 -0.0200
Jul 17 3.6450 -0.0200
Dec 17 3.8000 -0.0200
May 17 - Jul 17
Spread -$0.0775 Neutral


Monthly Trend Up
Weekly Trend Down

Market Structure

Seasonal Index

The market tends to trend down through August.


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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