Saturday, September 22, 2018
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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.
Ohio corn

Favorable growing weather continues, putting downward pressure on prices.
combining wheat

The crops are ahead of normal in development, well on the way to an early harvest. Here's veteran grain merchandiser Marlin Clark on the current grain market.
Ohio corn

Crops are looking good, for the most part, but the market price definitely is not.
combining wheat

From our fearless grain commentator this week: "A producer should start with the understanding that he is better with a good crop and poor prices than a poor crop with good prices. Then, hope that he is the one with a good crop this year!"

Prices weaken as the trade war with China continues.
Flooded field

The weather continues to be the biggest grain story of 2018 so far, for better or worse.
emerging corn

December corn futures and July Chicago wheat futures have made new contract highs.

Planting has been slow this spring, but farmers are making good progress, overall.
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