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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Soybean, corn, hard red spring wheat, hard red winter wheat and soft red winter wheat basis moved to the May futures.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn and soybean remained steady Tuesday, while soft red winter wheat basis weakened 1 cent and hard red winter wheat and hard red spring wheat basis strengthened.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn, soybean and hard red winter wheat basis was steady Monday, while soft red winter wheat basis strengthened 1 cent and hard red spring wheat basis weakened 1 cent.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

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  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

    Corn basis held steady Wednesday, while soybean, soft red winter wheat and hard red winter wheat basis weakened. Hard red spring wheat basis strengthened.

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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

  • DTN Daily Basis Comments

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