Let’s Talk about Soybean & Tropical Oils

January 18, 2019
  • Futures rally on soybean oil market
  • NOPA crush numbers out for soybean oil
  • Tropical oil prices remain weak
  • And, of course, our Super Bowl picks!

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services

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We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ WASDE: Our Corn & Sugar Recap

January 11, 2019
  • Corn
    • Slowdown in ethanol production could impact coproduct credits
    • Market wondering about final corn production number
  • Sugar
    • All’s quiet in sugar
    • Beet storage questionable in Red River Valley
  • Spring Market Seminar 2019

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services
Expert: Craig Ruffolo, Vice President – Commodity Specialist

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A Look into the Futures Markets, Food Manufacturing, and the Impact of a Potential Recession

January 4, 2019
  • Early 2019 futures market outlook for corn, cocoa, sugar, soybeans and soybean oil, wheat, and orange juice
  • Food manufacturing segment and what to look for in the upcoming year
  • Are we heading towards a potential recession?
    • Impact on the dollar, commodity prices, and food manufacturers

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services

 

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Heading into 2019: Government Shutdown

December 28, 2018
  • What impact will the government shutdown have on commodity markets?
  • Are we entering a recession? What might that mean for commodity futures?

No matter what happens, we wish you a happy and prosperous new year!

Host: Kevin Combs, Vice President – Sweeteners Specialist
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services

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Looking Back at Our 2018 Predictions & Forward to 2019: Farm Bill, Labeling Laws, & More

December 21, 2018
  • Farm bill
    • We nailed it!
  • Bio-engineering labeling law
    • Nailed it again!
    • Sugar outlook as a result
  • NAFTA
    • We're only human
    • Mixed results to report
  • Consumer trends for 2018
    • What we called
      • Transparency and labeling
      • Plant-based milks and proteins
    • Anyone up for a cold brew coffee?
    • What we look for in 2019

Happy Holidays!

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Craig Ruffolo, Vice President – Commodity Specialist

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It’s WASDE Recap Time: Sugar, Corn & Soybeans

December 14, 2018
  • Sugar
    • Stock-to-use reset
    • Mexico gets its wish?
    • Keeping an eye on deliveries
  • Corn and soybeans
    • Is the increase of U.S. corn stocks a sign of what’s to come?
    • Global soybean stocks keep rising, limiting bullish potential for futures

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services
Expert: Craig Ruffolo, Vice President – Commodity Specialist

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Sugar: USDA WASDE Preview, Imports, Stock-to-Use, & Demand Updates

December 5, 2018
  • Will USDA reset imports and give Mexico additional access?
  • How will USDA adjust stocks-to-use in the December WASDE?
  • Sugar demand is the key and may force USDA to delay a hike in imports

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Craig Ruffolo, Vice President – Commodity Specialist

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Nicole Gets Technical with the Ag Markets

November 30, 2018
  • Limited market volatility anticipated for corn futures
  • For soybean futures, does a trade resolution really matter now?
  • Fibonacci retracement and #11 sugar futures

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services

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It’s a Thanksgiving Corn Fest!

November 20, 2018
  • Corn market volatility lower than for other commodities
  • Are fundamentals keeping a cap on corn prices?
  • Soybean price moves are having limited influence on corn
  • The drop in crude oil seems to have had no impact on corn
  • Uncle Kevin’s famous corn pudding recipe 
  • Happy Thanksgiving!

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Craig Ruffolo, Vice President – Commodity Specialist

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What’s Going on in Dairy? We Ask Our Guest, Phil Plourd!

November 16, 2018
  • What are prices doing?
  • Time to extend coverage?
  • What factors could turn the market bullish?
  • What is your perspective on trade with Canada and Mexico?

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Special Guest: Phil Plourd, President, Blimling and Associates, pplourd@blimling.com, www.dairy.com 

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