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Grain prices looking for direction after tumble

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

If the planting pace continues and we have a warm and moist May, we will see new grain market lows in corn.

Ugly correction may be in progress in grain markets

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Some observers are speculating that corn futures could be 3.50 at harvest. Yep, you read that right: $3.50.

Grain marketing: Strike while the iron’s hot

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Regardless of the fickle nature, good sales opportunities, for both old and new crop grain, are lurking.

Sideways grain markets give no clues

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

I am looking for lower prices. The farmers want one more shot at $7 corn. They should not bet the farm they will get it.

Soybeans continue to lead grain market

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

I consider this a good selling opportunity. We got scared by the break, and regretted not selling before it.

Market Monitor: Looking for direction in a snowstorm

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

When you live in Ashtabula County for a lifetime, you have snowstorm stories. The day I called Deerfield and said I wouldn’t be in to work because we had had three feet of snow overnight. Chardon had 54 inches. The night I abandoned my pickup in the road, two feet above the pavement on a […]

Happy grain market for the New Year (hint, you might want to sell)

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Thank the market for the bounce and get some grain sold.

Discouraged bulls look for direction in grain market

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The grain marketing ship is rudderless this month, as fundamental news is mostly absent and meaningless.

We’re entering the hope-and-change grain market

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

For some soggy Ohio farmers, the rain means no corn harvest progress may be made now until the ground freezes.

MF Global breakdown dominates Chicago grain market talk

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

MF Global declared bankruptcy Oct. 31, curiously just after an audit that did not discover the discrepancies that existed deep in the bowels of this futures-trading and debt instrument-trading giant.

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