Saturday, July 29, 2017
emerging corn

From our fearless grain commentator Marlin Clark this week: It would seem that the market is more worried about crop condition than about acres.
Wheat harvest

Weather markets this time of year can turn on a dime. The wet weather a couple of weeks ago helped prices, as it limited the acres.
planting soybeans

As planting season winds down, it looks like some corn won't get planted, and there could be additional acres of soybeans.
flooded field

The rains are continuing into June, threatening the corn crop, and markets are reacting.
flooded field

The first part of May got off to a slow start, but drier weather could make up the difference.
Corn planting

The weather has been warm, but planting progress is still behind.
planting soybeans

The grain markets are still focused on the Prospective Plantings Report, and some "new" news is needed.
Corn planting

No relief for crop producers: This year and next, we project growing carryout bushels and prices that do not sustain US farmers.
combining soybeans

The real fear for the new crop is that the March 31st USDA Planting Intentions Report will show a shift of corn acres to soybeans. That means we have missed the best opportunity to get some new crops sold.
Grain delivery

All three major grains traded on the Chicago Board of Trade have traded to new lows. This happened on the overnight trading, but we have had no rebound.
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