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May 13, 2019
Soybeans are dumped from a combine on one of the fields of the Knopf Family Farm outside of Salina, Kansas, Nov. 2, 2018. (Christopher Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Hedge funds vindicated by trade war twists that sank soybeans
May 13, 2019 - 10:16am
December 17, 2018
A backhoe loader pushes sugar into a pile inside a storage facility at the Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, on May 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Patricia Monteiro.
It's a bitter end for cane sugar as investors line up for 2019 losses
December 17, 2018 - 11:23am
October 1, 2018
Soybeans are loaded into a grain cart during harvest in Wyanet, Ill., on Sept. 18, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
After another quarterly loss, is worst over for commodities?
October 1, 2018 - 10:36am
March 12, 2018
Frayne Olson and Tim Petry, crop and livestock economists, respectively, talked about price outlooks at the Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line Conference at Bismarck State College on Feb. 27. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Trade, weather will have big consequences for prices
March 12, 2018 - 7:04am
September 9, 2016
A pump jack is seen near sunflowers in Guthrie, Oklahoma in a September 15, 2015 file photo. the move by large investors into commodities over the past 10 to 15 years has not been what they hoped. Attracted by a track record of lower volatility and low correlation with equities, investors have been stung as their own presence in commodities markets cranked up both effects. REUTERS
The ugly unloved attractions of natural resource shares
September 9, 2016 - 4:08pm
January 13, 2010
John Hauge unloads soybeans Tuesday at the Glacial Plains Cooperative in Sunburg. The USDA projected Tuesday record-breaking corn and soybean yields in the nation. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Record year, but worries remain
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am