Mary Kennedy

DTN Basis Analyst

Mary Kennedy has been in the grain business for more than 25 years and has worked in the Minneapolis, Duluth-Superior and PNW markets as a buyer/merchandiser of spring and winter wheat, durum, corn, barley, pulse crops and various other small grains. She is a native of St. Paul, Minn., and has lived in North Dakota and in Wisconsin where she worked as a commodity buyer in local grain elevators and an ethanol plant.

 

Mary has been a member of the North Dakota Grain Dealers Association and has served as the secretary of the Durum Industry Advisory Commission. She also served as a board member at the Portland Merchants Exchange and was a member of the arbitration committee at the Minneapolis Grain Exchange.

 

She has two sons and one daughter: Kevin, who lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter and son; Daniel, who is a lieutenant in the U.S. Army based at Fort Sam Houston with his wife and two sons; and Kelly, who resides in Minnesota with her husband and twin sons.

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  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and soybean basis was weaker, while hard red winter wheat, spring wheat basis and soft red winter wheat basis was stronger Monday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soybean, hard red winter wheat and spring wheat basis was weaker Friday, while soft red winter wheat basis was stronger.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soft red winter wheat and soybean basis was weaker Thursday, while hard red winter wheat and spring wheat basis was steady.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and soybean basis was weaker Wednesday, while hard red winter wheat, spring wheat and soft red winter wheat basis was steady.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and soybean basis was weaker Tuesday, while hard red winter wheat and spring wheat basis was steady and soft red winter wheat was stronger.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soybean, and soft red winter wheat basis was weaker Monday, while hard red winter wheat and spring wheat basis was stronger.

  • Winter wheat harvest near Colton, Washington. (Photo courtesy Art Art Schultheis)

    Cash Market Moves

    The U.S. all-winter wheat harvest is almost complete as the Pacific Northwest has less than 10% of the crop left to harvest.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soybean, hard red spring wheat and hard red winter wheat basis was weaker Friday, while soft red winter wheat basis was stronger.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soybean and soft red spring wheat basis was weaker Thursday, while hard red winter wheat and spring wheat basis held steady.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soybean and hard red spring wheat basis was weaker Wednesday, while hard red winter wheat and soft red winter wheat basis held steady.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and soybean basis was weaker Monday, while hard red winter wheat and hard red spring wheat basis were stronger and SRW wheat was steady.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soybean and SRW wheat basis was weaker Friday, while hard red winter wheat and hard red spring wheat basis were stronger.

  • With rail contract negotiations at an impasse, shippers have asked the federal government to step in before the strike deadline that could hit just as fall harvest ramps up. (DTN file photo)

    Cash Market Moves

    The deadline is approaching next week to end the 30-day cooling off period for rail workers to accept the latest contract proposals from the Presidential Emergency Board (PEB 250), and not all unions have agreed to the terms...

  • With rail contract negotiations at an impasse, shippers have asked the federal government to step in before the strike deadline that could hit just as fall harvest ramps up. (DTN file photo)

    Ag Groups Fear Rail Strike Risks

    The deadline is approaching next week to end the 30-day cooling off period for rail workers to accept the latest contract proposals from the Presidential Emergency Board (PEB 250), and not all unions have agreed to the terms...

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, HRW wheat, soybean and spring wheat basis was weaker, while SRW wheat basis was stronger Friday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn basis was weaker, while HRW wheat basis was stronger and soybean, SRW wheat and spring wheat basis was steady Wednesday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and soybean basis was weaker, while spring wheat basis was stronger and HRW wheat and SRW wheat basis was steady Tuesday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and soybean basis was weaker, while spring wheat, HRW wheat and SRW wheat basis was stronger Monday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soybean, spring wheat and HRW wheat basis was weaker Friday, while SRW wheat basis was steady.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, spring wheat and HRW wheat basis was weaker, while SRW wheat and soybean basis was stronger Monday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, HRW wheat, soybean and spring wheat basis was weaker Friday, while SRW wheat was steady.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, HRW wheat, soft red winter wheat, soybean and spring wheat basis was weaker Thursday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and HRW wheat basis was steady, while soft red winter basis is steady, and soybean and spring wheat basis is weaker Friday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Soybean and corn basis was weaker, while SRW wheat basis is stronger and HRW wheat and spring wheat basis is steady Thursday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, spring wheat and soybean basis was weaker, while HRW wheat basis was steady and SRW wheat basis was stronger Wednesday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, spring wheat and HRW wheat basis was stronger, while soybean and SRW wheat basis was weaker Tuesday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, spring wheat and HRW wheat basis was weaker, while soybean and SRW wheat basis was stronger Friday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, spring wheat and HRW wheat basis was stronger, while soybean and SRW wheat basis was weaker Thursday.