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

    Soft red winter wheat basis strengthened while corn, soybean, hard red winter and hard red spring wheat basis was steady Tuesday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Summary: Corn basis was steady, while soybean and all wheat basis was stronger Tuesday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Summary: Basis levels for corn, soybeans and wheat were all stronger Monday.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn basis was stronger Friday while soybeans were steady and hard red winter wheat basis was weaker.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Summary: Corn, hard red spring wheat, soft red winter basis and hard red winter wheat basis all moved to March futures.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • The DTN national average spring wheat basis has been weakening since the start of the new-crop year, even as spring wheat supplies remain tight. (DTN graphic)

    Cash Market Moves

    The DTN national average basis has been sliding lower since the beginning of the new-crop year on Sept. 1.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn basis was unchanged Tuesday, while soybean, hard red winter wheat and hard red spring wheat basis strengthened and soft red winter wheat basis weakened.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and soybean basis was unchanged Monday, while soft red winter wheat basis strengthened, and hard red winter wheat and hard red spring wheat basis weakened.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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