What a crazy start to the 2018 production season! The market continues to make swings both to the upside and downside. As is the case in a lot of years, we have concerns of too much moisture in places and not enough moisture inother places. The China/US tradenegotiations, and the possibility of making some major progress withNorth Korea, is adding more fuel to the fire. Private estimates of the Brazilian corn crop are decreasing as the weather continues to be unfavorable. Planting progress for beans is running ahead of the 5 year average while the corn is near the 5 year average here in theUS.