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

    Soybean, hard red winter wheat and hard spring wheat basis was stronger, while corn basis was steady and soft red winter basis was weaker Friday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • Thursday Morning Basis Update

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, hard red winter wheat, soft red winter wheat, spring wheat and soybean basis was steady Friday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • Commercial tow locking upstream at LaGrange Lock and Dam on the Illinois Waterway shortly after it reopened. Thanks to the hard work of the USACE, all maintenance/construction projects were completed on schedule. (Photo by USACE Rock Island)

    Cash Market Moves

    After nearly three months, all five lock and dams on the Illinois River that had been closed for maintenance projects are now open.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Hard red winter wheat and hard red spring wheat basis strengthened 1 cent Monday, while corn, soybeans and soft red winter basis levels were unchanged.