Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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.
Corn harvest 2016

The company that grain commentator Marlin Clark works for has a new name, but same focus.
truck unloading corn

From grain merchandiser Marlin Clark: We not seeing bullish grain markets, and so far we have no news to turn them in that direction.
1973 oil embargo-triggered gasoline shortage

President Donald Trump's immigration action seems to have hit the whole nation of grain prices. Grain commentator Marlin Clark weighs in.
White House

Grain prices were lower on the Chicago Board of Trade Monday, Jan. 23, and our new President got the blame.
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