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Weather dominates farming, crop futures

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

It is that time of the year: Weather dominates every farmer conversation and weather prospects control the thinking of every market trader.

Market Monitor: Good planting progress, bad prices

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The nation as a whole is now at 75 percent planted, versus an average of 57 percent. We added 20 percent last week in the country, and were only 55 percent planted.

Strong planting progress, but prices still weak

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Warm, dry weather helped some farmers begin planting, but prices are still low.

Ohio farmers, itching to plant, watch markets continue lower

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Except for four days of respite, grain markets have been lower almost every day since the March 31 USDA Planting Intentions Report. Ohio farmers, itching to get in wet/cold fields, can only watch prices fall.

Slow planting and stunted prices

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Statistically, planting is now officially behind for the second week according to USDA Crop Progress Reports, out Monday each week.

Negative market influences add up

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Avian flu is one more negative working against the grain prices.

The big day is finally here (get your USDA report game face on!)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Today is the day of the landmark USDA Planting Intentions Report. Everyone’s waiting for the noon hour release!

Spring markets off as the weather

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

This time of year, market prices are on a bouncy ride.

Some Irish luck for the grain markets?

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

On this St. Patrick’s Day we hope that the luck of the Irish is for better grain prices.

Looking and hoping for market change

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Maybe this is the week of the big thaw … we can only hope.

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