Monthly Archives: October 2014

MidCo Morning Comments

Good morning. Corn and soybeans are lower this morning following an active harvest weekend. SX is trading below the 50 day moving average.  Moderate to heavy rains (.5 to 4.0”) fell on Central and northern Brazil over the weekend which is adding to the bearishness. After light to moderate rains sweep across the Midwest today and tomorrow, dry conditions are forecast for the rest of the week for most of the Midwest. The weekly crop conditions


The Seeds of Change: Incredible photos of corn being dried

The seeds of change: Incredible photos of corn being dried on a brand new highway as farming tradition meets the modern world in China

  • Busy highway turned into makeshift Yellow Brick Road in Zhengzhou, China 
  • Villagers spread the corn seeds laboriously by hand over the six-lane road
  • This is how Chinese farms dry corn in absence of large machines to do so
  • Tarmac warms up in sun rays and dries the