DTN's Grain Quick Takes

OMAHA (DTN) -- As we near the close, March corn is up 6 1/4 cents, March soybeans are up 23 1/2 cents, and March Chicago wheat is up 7 cents. Grains are holding their gains, except for March Minneapolis wheat which is trading down 12 1/2 cents after two weeks of consistently higher closes.

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Market Strategies

CORN Strategies Snapshot

Closing Futures Price & Change

Electronic Corn (@C)
Mar 17 3.6550 0.0700
May 17 3.7275 0.0725
Dec 17 3.9250 0.0625
Mar 17 - May 17
Spread -$0.0725 Neutral


Monthly Trend Sideways
Weekly Trend Sideways

Market Structure


Seasonal Index

The market tends to trend up through mid-March


A small % of 2016 production has been sold in the cash market. 2017: 100% expected production covered w/Dec 17 $3.80 puts @ approx. $0.30
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