US Soil Moisture

2021-09-28T15:18:32-05:00September 28th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, September 27 shows not a lot of change over the past week. However, if we want to break out the magnifying glass [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-09-27T09:34:17-05:00September 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their corn net-long futures position by 6,867 contracts, putting it at a total of 265,501 contracts as of Tuesday, September 21. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-09-27T09:30:25-05:00September 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 4,701 contracts, putting it at 61,054 contracts as of Tuesday, September 21. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: All Wheat

2021-09-27T09:27:48-05:00September 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long Chicago wheat futures position (blue line) by 2,732 contracts to a total of 1,842 contracts as of Tuesday, September 21. Included in this was [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-09-27T09:23:57-05:00September 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 13,198 contracts, putting it at 95,025 contracts as of Tuesday, September 21. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Lean Hogs

2021-09-27T09:10:16-05:00September 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long lean hog futures position (blue line) by 6,871 contracts, putting it at 60,363 contracts as of Tuesday, September 21. Included in this was a [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-09-21T10:43:03-05:00September 21st, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, September 20 shows the situation across the US Plains worsened this past week. Deficits increased from the Texas Panhandle north through Kansas, [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-09-20T09:52:25-05:00September 20th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their corn net-long futures position by 9,143 contracts, putting it at a total of 258,634 contracts as of Tuesday, September 14. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-09-20T09:47:55-05:00September 20th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 4,482 contracts, putting it at 65,755 contracts as of Tuesday, September 14. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: All Wheat

2021-09-20T09:42:29-05:00September 20th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long Chicago wheat futures position (blue line) by 12,966 contracts to a total of 4,574 contracts as of Tuesday, September 14. Included in this was [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-09-20T09:36:15-05:00September 20th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 692 contracts, putting it at 108,223 contracts as of Tuesday, September 14. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Lean Hogs

2021-09-20T09:22:18-05:00September 20th, 2021|Charts, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long lean hog futures position (blue line) by 9,121 contracts, putting it at 67,234 contracts as of Tuesday, September 14. Included in this was a [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-09-14T09:36:14-05:00September 14th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, September 13 is a solid illustration that even during harvest soil moisture deficits can worsen. The first thing that jumped out at [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-09-13T10:02:01-05:00September 13th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their corn net-long futures position by 36,395 contracts, putting it at a total of 267,777 contracts as of Tuesday, September 7. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-09-13T09:58:17-05:00September 13th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 10,898 contracts, putting it at 70,237 contracts as of Tuesday, September 7. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: All Wheat

2021-09-13T09:53:57-05:00September 13th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long Chicago wheat futures position (blue line) by 5,265 contracts to a total of 17,540 contracts as of Tuesday, September 7. Included in this was [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-09-13T10:03:57-05:00September 13th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 2,201 contracts, putting it at 108,915 contracts as of Tuesday, September 7. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Lean Hogs

2021-09-13T10:04:53-05:00September 13th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long lean hog futures position (blue line) by 1,869 contracts, putting it at 76,355 contracts as of Tuesday, September 7. Included in this was a [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-09-07T11:36:36-05:00September 7th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, September 6 had me double-checking the official website. I first thought there was no way I could be seeing what I though [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-08-31T10:49:18-05:00August 31st, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, August 30 gives me the opportunity to say something I haven't for many months: The situation across parts of the US Northern [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-08-27T15:17:09-05:00August 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their corn net-long futures position by 14,879 contracts, putting it at a total of 330,967 contracts as of Tuesday, August 24. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-08-27T15:11:24-05:00August 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 14,757 contracts, putting it at 101,647 contracts as of Tuesday, August 24. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: All Wheat

2021-08-27T15:04:43-05:00August 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long Chicago wheat futures position (blue line) by 11,746 contracts to a total of 35,048 contracts as of Tuesday, August 24. Included in this was [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-08-27T14:57:50-05:00August 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 1,278 contracts, putting it at 104,309 contracts as of Tuesday, August 24. Included in this was an increase [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-08-24T10:21:22-05:00August 24th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, August 16, shows the situation remains largely unchanged from the previous week’s map (right hand side). With meteorological summer set to come [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-08-23T09:18:19-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their corn net-long futures position by 24,287 contracts, putting it at a total of 345,846 contracts as of Tuesday, August 17. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-08-23T09:08:31-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 5,992 contracts, putting it at 116,404 contracts as of Tuesday, August 17. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: All Wheat

2021-08-23T09:04:15-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long Chicago wheat futures position (blue line) by 3,165 contracts to a total of 46,794 contracts as of Tuesday, August 17. Included in this was [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-08-23T08:58:39-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 8,119 contracts, putting it at 103,031 contracts as of Tuesday, August 17. Included in this was an increase [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-08-17T09:13:41-05:00August 17th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, August 16, shows the situation remains largely unchanged from the previous week’s map (right hand side). The bottom line is the Northern [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-08-14T08:48:37-05:00August 14th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their corn net-long futures position by 3,516 contracts, putting it at a total of 321,559 contracts as of Tuesday, August 10. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-08-14T08:40:34-05:00August 14th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 6,593 contracts, putting it at 122,396 contracts as of Tuesday, August 10. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: All Wheat

2021-08-14T08:31:46-05:00August 14th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long Chicago wheat futures position (blue line) by 2,655 contracts to a total of 43,632 contracts as of Tuesday, August 10. Included in this was [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-08-14T08:26:13-05:00August 14th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 5,869 contracts, putting it at 94,912 contracts as of Tuesday, August 10. Included in this was an increase [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-08-10T09:09:42-05:00August 10th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, August 9, shows the situation remains largely unchanged from the previous week's map (right hand side). Under the microscope, part of North [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-08-07T10:50:49-05:00August 7th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their corn net-long futures position by 11,366 contracts, putting it at a total of 318,043 contracts as of Tuesday, August 3. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-08-07T10:45:12-05:00August 7th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 9,858 contracts, putting it at 115,803 contracts as of Tuesday, August 3. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: All Wheat

2021-08-07T10:39:46-05:00August 7th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long Chicago wheat futures position (blue line) by 10,789 contracts to a total of 40,977 contracts as of Tuesday, August 3. Included in this was [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-08-07T10:34:46-05:00August 7th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 3,186 contracts, putting it at 89,043 contracts as of Tuesday, August 3. Included in this was an increase [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-08-03T11:07:50-05:00August 3rd, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, August 2, shows another week has gone by with little change in soil moisture readings across the US. The dry Northern Plains [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-07-31T11:05:21-05:00July 31st, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their corn net-long futures position by 4,852 contracts, putting it at a total of 306,677 contracts as of Tuesday, July 27. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-07-31T10:59:16-05:00July 31st, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 12,018 contracts, putting it at 125,661 contracts as of Tuesday, July 27. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-07-31T10:49:01-05:00July 31st, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 8,544 contracts, putting it at 85,857 contracts as of Tuesday, July 27. Included in this was an increase [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-07-27T09:45:07-05:00July 27th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, July 26, shows little has changed compared to two weeks ago (right hand map, because I goofed up last week's comparison). The [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-07-26T10:35:24-05:00July 26th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their corn net-long futures position by 1,450 contracts, putting it at a total of 311,529 contracts as of Tuesday, July 20. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-07-26T10:28:26-05:00July 26th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 7,039 contracts, putting it at 137,679 contracts as of Tuesday, July 20. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Wheat

2021-07-26T10:22:43-05:00July 26th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long Chicago wheat futures position (blue line) by 17,649 contracts to a total of 26,769 contracts as of Tuesday, July 20. Included in this was [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-07-26T10:15:41-05:00July 26th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 3,720 contracts, putting it at 77,313 contracts as of Tuesday, July 20. Included in this was an increase [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-07-20T09:15:36-05:00July 20th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, July 19, shows the situation across the US Northern Plains and Upper Midwest refuses to improve, and given the forecast won't have [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2021-07-19T10:37:31-05:00July 19th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their corn net-long futures position by 13,835 contracts, putting it at a total of 312,979 contracts as of Tuesday, July 13. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2021-07-19T10:32:48-05:00July 19th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long soybean futures position (blue line) by 8,624 contracts, putting it at 130,640 contracts as of Tuesday, July 13. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2021-07-19T10:23:27-05:00July 19th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long cotton futures position (blue line) by 4,055 contracts, putting it at 73,593 contracts as of Tuesday, July 13. Included in this was an increase [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-07-13T10:17:57-05:00July 13th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, July 12, shows only slight improvement the past week across the key growing area of the US Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. [...]

US Soil Moisture

2021-07-06T13:04:30-05:00July 6th, 2021|Commentary, Report Commentary|

This week’s soil moisture map (left hand side) from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, for Monday, July 5, shows the situation across much of the US didn’t change from the previous week (right hand side). Some observations of [...]

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