Thursday, August 11, 2022
aerial farmland

The USDA grain stocks report and acreage report revealed fewer acres of corn and soybeans than expected, but the markets didn't respond accordingly.
farm silo

There is not that much grain out there, and last week’s trading is making it even harder to buy. Marlin Clark weighs in on the state of the grain markets.

Corn and soybean prices are sharply lower in early trading after the June 20 holiday for Juneteenth. marlin Clark weighs in in this week's grain report.

Last week, the Russian proposal to allow Ukraine to export grain tanked prices. This week, prices rebounded as traders realized how difficult that would be.

News that Russia will allow exports from Ukraine pushed corn futures down 50 cents, soybeans down 17 cents and wheat down $1.17 for the week.

Planting progress continues to be the talk of the day around the marketing world and Marlin Clark weighs in in this week's grain markets report.
planting soybeans

Marlin Clark provides a planting progress update and weighs in on recent changes in the grain markets.

Kansas City hard red winter wheat is trading above $13 a bushel. Minneapolis spring wheat is not far behind. Marlin Clark weighs in on high wheat prices.
Tilled field

An unforeseen war has contributed to spiking grain prices. At the same time, planting is getting historically late. 
grain silos

Although current commodity prices may not be a major concern for farmers, there's plenty to worry about. Marlin Clark outlines his grain market concerns.