March 8th, 2019 Commentary by Ashton

Happy Friday! Corn, soybean, and wheat markets are higher ahead of the 11:00 am CT reports. We are currently enrolling for our Average Marketing Program, enrollment ends 3/11- if you are interested in receiving more information regarding our program please call our office. Have a great weekend!

Spreads:
Corn: K/N 9 carry.
Soybeans: K/N 17 carry.

March 6th, 2019 Commentary by Ashton

Good morning! Corn, soybeans and wheat markets are unchanged to lower early Wednesday. Look for slow, choppy trade to continues until we see the next USDA report. Fundamentals remain bearish for soybeans while traders await the next monthly USDDA report that will be released on Friday at 11:00 am CT.

Spreads:
Corn: K/N 8 ¾ carry.
Soybeans: K/N 14 carry.

CHS adds crop protection distribution with acquisition of West Central

West Central Distribution

CHS has completed the acquisition of West Central Distribution, LLC, a full-service wholesale distributor of agronomy products headquartered in Willmar, Minnesota.

“Completing the acquisition of West Central demonstrates our commitment to provide more of the products, services and technologies cooperatives, retailers and our farmer-owners need to compete,” said Gary Halvorson, senior vice president, CHS Agronomy. “Ownership of West Central expands our agronomy platform, positions CHS as a leading supply partner to cooperatives and retailers serving growers throughout the United States and adds value for CHS owners.”

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