Darin Newsom

DTN Senior Analyst
Darin Newsom

DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom has more than 25 years of experience analyzing commodity markets and developing risk-management strategies, and is also the creator and guiding force behind DTN's Six Factor Marketing Strategies.

Besides DTN, his articles and commentary are consistently featured in industry publications such as The Progressive Farmer, Trader Planet, and Commodities Now Magazine, along with multiple newspapers and radio stations throughout the country. He's a well-known speaker on the agricultural circuit, providing his analysis and commentary on a variety of markets. He also appears as a regular analyst on the Iowa Public Television Program "Market to Market."

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  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally lower, March soybeans were unchanged, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were 1 cent lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was unchanged.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 1 cent higher, March soybeans were 5 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 3 cents lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were fractionally higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally higher.

  • USDA will release its latest Crop Production, Crop Production Annual Summary, Quarterly Grain Stocks, Winter Wheat Seedings and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports at 11 a.m. CST Friday. (Logo courtesy of USDA)

    USDA Reports Preview

    DTN will be keeping an eye on one number in particular in USDA's January reports.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were fractionally lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were 2 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 2 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally lower, March soybeans were 3 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 3 cents lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 1 cent higher, March soybeans were 7 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally lower, March soybeans were 2 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 2 cents lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 1 cent higher, March soybeans were 1 cent higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 2 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    Due to the holiday the grain and oilseed complex was closed overnight. Markets will open at 8:30 a.m. (CT).

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 1 cent lower, March soybeans were fractionally higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally lower, March soybeans were 4 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally lower, March soybeans were 3 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    Due to the holiday the grain and oilseed complex was closed overnight. Markets will open at 8:30 am (CT).

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally lower, March soybeans were fractionally lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was unchanged.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were 1 cent lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were 2 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were fractionally lower, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was unchanged.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were 1 cent higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 4 cents higher.

  • November soybeans are just one of the markets discussed in this look at new-crop seasonal patterns. (DTN graphic by Nick Scalise)

    Newsom on the Market

    The holiday season presents a chance to discuss the seasonal tendencies of some new-crop ag markets.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 3 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally lower, January soybeans were 5 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was fractionally lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 2 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) was 2 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were fractionally lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was 1 cent higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 1 cent higher, January soybeans were 3 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) was 1 cent higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally lower, January soybeans were 7 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was fractionally lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 2 cents higher, January soybeans were 4 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) was fractionally lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 1 cent higher, and March Chicago (SRW) was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 1 cent higher, January soybeans were 12 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) was 3 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 1 cent higher, January soybeans were 3 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) was 2 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 1 cent lower, January soybeans were 1 cent lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was 3 cents lower.

  • (DTN illustration by Nick Scalise)

    DTN Closing Grain Comments

    As Wednesday came to a close, the commodity complex showed a good deal of red, with just enough green for garnish, again resembling a Bloody Mary. Grain and oilseeds were mixed, energies and metals were lower (some sharply), and...

  • (DTN photo by Greg Horstmeier)

    DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments

    March corn was 1 cent higher, January soybeans were 1 1/2 cents lower, and March Chicago wheat was 3 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 2 cents lower, January soybeans were 4 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was unchanged.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    March corn was 2 cents lower, January soybeans were 4 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was unchanged.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was 1 cent lower, January soybeans were fractionally lower, and December Chicago (SRW) was 3 cents lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    Due to the holiday the grain and oilseed complex was closed overnight. Markets will open at 8:30 am (CT).

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 4 cents higher, and December Kansas City (HRW) was 2 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was 1 cent lower, January soybeans were 2 cents lower, and December Chicago (SRW) was unchanged.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally lower, January soybeans were 6 cents lower, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 4 cents lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was 1 cent higher, January soybeans were 3 cents higher, and December Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 2 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was unchanged, January soybeans were 1 cent lower, and December Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 2 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 4 cents higher, and December Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally lower, January soybeans were 1 cent higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally lower.

  • (DTN photo by Russ Quinn)

    DTN Midday Livestock Comments

    Livestock contracts were pushed deeper into the red by midday Friday with Dec live cattle down $2.30, Jan feeders off $1.20, and Dec hogs losing $0.90.

  • (DTN photo by Nick Scalise)

    DTN Before The Bell-Livestock

    Initial trade in live cattle and lean hogs saw commercial selling take chart, while feeders were quietly higher. Dec live cattle are down $0.70, Jan feeders are up $0.10, and Dec lean hogs are off $0.60.

  • It might be time to draw up a new game plan in cash corn. (DTN Prophetx Chart)

    Newsom on the Market

    Thursday's USDA reports sent corn market coaches back to the drawing board to develop a new game plan.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally lower, January soybeans were fractionally lower, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • USDA on Thursday increased its national average corn yield estimate to 175.4 bushels per acre, above the average pre-report guess of 172.3 bpa and above last year's record-high yield of 174.6 bpa. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer file photo by Jim Patrico)

    USDA Report Review

    Similar to October, there was one number in USDA's November reports that stood tall among them all: national average corn yield.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 4 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was unchanged.

  • USDA will release its latest Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports at 11 a.m. CST Thursday. (Logo courtesy of USDA)

    USDA Reports Preview

    It was a year ago, in USDA's November reports, when what was expected to be another quiet set of numbers wasn't.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was 1 cent lower, January soybeans were 2 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 2 cents lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was 1 cent lower, January soybeans were 2 cents lower, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 3 cents lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was 1 cent higher, January soybeans were 1 cent lower, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 2 cents higher.

  • Illustration by Nick Scalise

    DTN's Quick Takes

    OMAHA (DTN) -- Grains are trading higher shortly after the open of Sunday evening's session. Winter wheat is up 2 cents, with corn and soybeans 1 cent higher. Outside markets are mostly higher, though gold is off almost $2.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was unchanged, January soybeans were 3 cents lower, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was 1 cent higher, January soybeans were 5 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 3 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 2 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally lower, November soybeans were 2 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionlly lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally higher, November soybeans were 6 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionlly lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally lower, November soybeans were fractionally higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally lower, November soybeans were fractionally higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally lower.

  • (DTN illustration by Nick Scalise)

    DTN Closing Grain Comments

    Grain and oilseed markets stumbled late morning Wednesday, and were not able to regain bullish momentum before the close. It looks to be a throwaway day after the complex failed to take advantage of a break in the U.S. dollar index.

  • (DTN photo by Greg Horstmeier)

    DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments

    December corn was 1 cent higher, November soybeans were 7 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat was 1 1/2 cents higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally higher, November soybeans were 7 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent higher.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was 1 cent lower, November soybeans were 2 cents lower, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent lower.

  • DTN Early Word Grains

    December corn was fractionally higher, November soybeans were 1 cent higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally lower.