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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.

The crop harvest that just never ends

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Remember when you expected to harvest up to Thanksgiving? Part of the problem with crop progress is perspective. We have gotten used to early planting, fast dry-down, and big planting and harvesting equipment.

Farmers fighting for crops in Ohio

Thursday, October 27, 2011

It is no news to anyone reading this that the farmers of Ohio are fighting for their crops and their livelihoods. The hardy farmers of northeast Ohio got parts of two days this weekend to run beans on squishy ground.

Grain markets: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

December corn futures have now dropped exactly $2 from the 7.77 Aug. 30 high. The good news is that we may have finally put a bottom in.

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