Wednesday, December 7, 2016
combining soybeans

All across the Midwest, the phones are finally ringing in grain elevator offices: Sell!
row crop planting

Corn prices have crashed with the news that the planted corn acres will be wildly higher than expected.
grain bins

On a good note, prices are trending upward.
market chart graphic

Farmer marketing is an art, not a science. Sometimes it feels good to eat the mouse, but it is always more comfortable to nibble along on worms.
corn kernels and dollar bills

We got down to the new market low, then we have struggled to get off it.
harvesting and pouring corn

Maybe the only good news is that the corn and beans have not fallen through support and may bounce higher.
Soybeans

The hope that the Monday markets represented a return to bullishness was dashed early Tuesday.
grain bins

The end of winter is in sight, and the end to the winter price doldrums is not. We need news to spark this market, says our fearless grain commentator Marlin Clark.
grain dump

Conclusions and directions are hard to wrest out of this market.
corn and voter button

Punxsutawney Phil has gone back underground, but farmers need to be up and alert, looking for grain marketing opportunities.
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