FarmPolicy

February 22, 2020

Ag Commodity Prices- Supply, Ethanol and Oil, and Doha

Ag Commodity Prices- Supply

Bloomberg writer Alan Bjerga reported yesterday that, “Corn prices that reached a record $7.9925 a bushel last year are headed for a decade-long slump below $4 as production in the U.S., the world’s top grower, catches up with demand, according to congressional analysts.

“The average cash price will bottom out at $3.65 in the 2012-2013 marketing year, then rise no higher than $3.94 through 2019, the analysts from the Congressional Budget Office said in a document used as part of a government-wide estimate of federal spending over the next decade. Corn futures closed today at $4.165 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade.”

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