US Drought Monitor

2022-11-11T07:11:10-06:00November 11th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

Once again, I don't see much change in the latest 2-week comparison of US Drought Monitor maps. Splitting hairs, the situation across northeast Nebraska seems to have worsened slightly with more area now in exceptional drought. Otherwise, everything looks about [...]

US Drought Monitor

2022-10-20T10:08:59-05:00October 20th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The latest 2-week comparison of US Drought Monitor maps shows the situation across the western Corn Belt, basically west of the Mississippi River, continues to worsen. The corridor from Minnesota to Louisiana moved from mostly yellow (abnormally dry) to various [...]

US Drought Monitor

2022-10-13T09:57:40-05:00October 13th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

A look at these US Drought Monitor maps shows drought readings worsening the week ending Tuesday, October 11 (left-hand side). A close inspection shows the area west of the Mississippi River filling in and darkening, meaning drought conditions continue to [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2022-08-28T07:43:38-05:00August 28th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long corn futures position by 43,114 contracts, putting it at a total of 263,243 contracts as of Tuesday, August 23. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2022-08-28T07:40:27-05:00August 28th, 2022|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 4,653 contracts, putting it at 87,836 contracts as of Tuesday, August 23. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Crude Oil

2022-08-28T07:30:10-05:00August 28th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their crude oil net-long futures position by 31,280 contracts, putting it at a total of 246,220 contracts as of Tuesday, August 23. Included in this was a [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2022-08-28T07:26:30-05:00August 28th, 2022|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 7,277 contracts, putting it at 51,485 contracts as of Tuesday, August 23. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2022-08-14T08:47:04-05:00August 14th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long corn futures position by 9,431 contracts, putting it at a total of 210,786 contracts as of Tuesday, August 9. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2022-08-14T08:42:54-05:00August 14th, 2022|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 3,626 contracts, putting it at 88,901 contracts as of Tuesday, August 9. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Crude Oil

2022-08-14T08:27:13-05:00August 14th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their crude oil net-long futures position by 43,101 contracts, putting it at a total of 210,651 contracts as of Tuesday, August 9. Included in this was a [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2022-08-14T08:18:48-05:00August 14th, 2022|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 940 contracts, putting it at 36,223 contracts as of Tuesday, August 9. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Lean Hogs

2022-08-14T08:09:30-05:00August 14th, 2022|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 10,480 contracts, putting it at 50,197 contracts as of Tuesday, August 9. Included in this was an [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2022-08-07T17:51:56-05:00August 7th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders increased their net-long corn futures position by 14,827 contracts, putting it at a total of 201,355 contracts as of Tuesday, August 2. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2022-08-07T17:48:30-05:00August 7th, 2022|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 7,286 contracts, putting it at 92,527 contracts as of Tuesday, August 2. Included in this was an increase [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2022-08-07T17:32:05-05:00August 7th, 2022|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 2,035 contracts, putting it at 37,163 contracts as of Tuesday, August 2. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2022-07-31T18:44:24-05:00July 31st, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long corn futures position by 23,412 contracts, putting it at a total of 186,528 contracts as of Tuesday, July 26. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2022-07-31T18:41:22-05:00July 31st, 2022|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 17,352 contracts, putting it at 85,241 contracts as of Tuesday, July 26. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2022-07-31T18:24:34-05:00July 31st, 2022|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 1,447 contracts, putting it at 39,198 contracts as of Tuesday, July 26. Included in this was an increase [...]

US Soil Moisture

2022-07-19T10:07:51-05:00July 19th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

What's the first thing that jumps out at me in this week's NWS Soil Moisture map comparison? Deficits spread from Monday, July 11 through Monday, July 18 The situation worsened across Nebraska More of Iowa is showing deficit readings Illinois [...]

CFTC CoT: Corn

2022-07-16T10:28:26-05:00July 16th, 2022|Commentary, Report Commentary|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long corn futures position by 13,459 contracts, putting it at a total of 247,156 contracts as of Tuesday, July 12. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Soybeans

2022-07-16T10:18:17-05:00July 16th, 2022|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 10,372 contracts, putting it at 115,119 contracts as of Tuesday, July 12. Included in this was a decrease [...]

CFTC CoT: Cotton

2022-07-16T10:02:18-05:00July 16th, 2022|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 7,860 contracts, putting it at 42,685 contracts as of Tuesday, July 12. Included in this was a decrease [...]

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