Wednesday, November 14, 2018
corn harvest

The yields are coming in good for those who have been able to get in the fields.
soybean harvest

Even with negative crop news, the USMCA trade agreement helped grain prices continue the recent rally.
combining corn

The U.S. corn crop is now rated 69 percent good and excellent, the national soybean crop is rated 68 percent good and excellent -- and the combines are running.
New Holland corn combine

Marlin Clark provides a harvest update, reporting the Ohio corn harvest is now officially 2 percent complete as of Sunday night.
combine in corn field

Low prices make marketing decisions easy to defer, but the big, early crops mean most farmers will have some corn and soybeans that need to go to town.
field corn nearing harvest

As the growing season winds down, the grain market is still looking for direction, says our fearless grain commentator Marlin Clark.
combining beans

USDA announced payments to farmers whose commodity prices have been hurt by trade actions by President Donald Trump against China, and by the Chinese retaliation.

USDA's recent World Agricultural Supply and Demand Report and the U.S. Crop Production estimate for August took away the bounce in grain prices and cast a negative tone for the balance of the summer.
Money markets graphic

Corn and soybean prices have rallied, but need more good news to sustain the gains.
Corn harvest 2016

The prospect of trade talks with China could be a good sign for the grain markets.
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