Wednesday, September 28, 2016

"My fear at this point would be that farmers would regret missing the high prices and wait for them to return."

Long weekends make traders nervous. Anything can happen. Three days is too long to hold a position for some, so they buy back or...

The drought weather market of 2012 has continued, with emphasis shifting back to soybeans once again. Last week, we made new highs in corn,...

Grain price direction from here is not clear, but one thing we know. In short crop years, we make the high before harvest, then go lower. Grain merchandiser Marlin Clark explains more.

Maybe you can't hear clearly, but if you shut off all machinery and stop the conversations within a few feet, it is possible. It...

How bad is the current drought situation down on the farm? Things are so bad that analysts are now talking about 1956 instead of 1988.

Marlin Clark talks about how the weather is changing the crop market. He also discusses the drought of 1988.

The calendar, the weather man, and the bean counter are all fighting for attention in the market this week. So far the weather man is winning.

Put this week in your diary as the one that determines if we make a weather market run back up on grain prices, or continue the weekend downturn into new lows. Rain will be the reason.

While U.S. crop planting is fast, the market has gone down just as fast. Soybeans were down six of the last eight days. Both beans and corn have dropped hard.
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