WICHITA, Kan.— Farmers and ranchers across Kansas are wrapping up the 2014 growing season, marked by rapidly changing fortunes that were buffeted by weather and markets. On the crop side, we certainly had lower prices, "said Dan O'Brien, a Kansas State University extension specialist. The Kansas winter wheat crop bore the brunt of drought conditions that decimated...» Read More
Chris Gadd, grains analyst at Macquarie Group, talks to CNBC about the lack of quality wheat in the UK which he says doesn't look likely to get any better.
Floods in the Midwest have made it harder to plant corn this spring, but the question is what might happen in the wheat belt as unusually late snows melt in the northern Plains.
Joseph Vaclavik, president of Standard Grain, tells CNBC that prices for corn and wheat are at multi-month lows due to increased production around the world.
CNBC's Jane Wells explain why some people are optimistic about the return of "normal" crop prices this year.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Stan Bedows, Rand Financial Services, about the latest USDA report and what it indicates about future grain prices.
Erkut Ozer, CEO of Global Trading Enterprises, draws attention to record low corn stocks and pressure from increasing demand.
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How to trade the Facebook rally, with the FMHR team. And CNBC's Jane Wells reports a bullish call on corn and wheat prices.
Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management says platinum, palladium and silver will do well this year amid loose monetary policies and a recovery in the global economy.
Gold, grains and palladium on upswing.
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CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on the Fed's monetary policy, with Art Nolan, independent trader, and Matthew Scharl, Genesis Research & Asset Management.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest numbers from the USDA quarterly grain report.
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Christopher Narayanan, Head of Agricultural Commodities Research, Societe Generale says that there's no need for an ethanol mandate waiver as there is still sufficient inventories.
The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.
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The USDA slashed projections of corn production by a larger than expected amount, now predicting an average yield of 146 bushels an acre. "My concern is we're underestimating the scope of the problem," says Gulke, who also advises farmers on risk management tools like futures with The Gulke Group.