Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A fair amount of corn and soybeans still remain in the fields in Ohio, but it remains to be seen just when the harvest will finally end.
Flooded field

A challenging year is about to come to a close. What lessons have we learned?
corn field partially harvested

Grain merchandiser Marlin Clark says only the strong seasonal trend of corn especially to rally after harvest gives us hope for better grain prices.
planting wheat

Problems in Kansas planting their hard red winter wheat is supporting both the Kansas City and Chicago wheat markets.
A combine with a full bin of corn.

Plagued by rain, the western Corn Belt is finally catching up with harvest, and wheat planting.
Fall harvest, 2018

Farmers needed the kind of weather we're having right now, and hopefully it will continue.
combining soybeans

Markets improve somewhat, following USDA reports, but harvest is a little on the slow side.
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.
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