Friday, May 24, 2024
Corn snow

Harvest is winding down, although a few farmers are still chasing dry days before the cold sets in.
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.

The ugly reality in the Buckeye State: Ohio farmers will have a small crop, but the rest of the nation will not.
grain bins

To turn around grain prices, commentator Marlin Clark says we need to turn around the mood of the speculators.
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.
Standing corn in snow

Another week, and still no good reason to be bullish on these grain markets, says grain merchandiser Marlin Clark.
sun in corn field

Marlin Clark explains the strange state of the grain markets and how they've been affected by unpredictable weather this summer.

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.

The grain market is trying to stage a rally based on a smaller crops for this year, but the markets for next year are looking to put a cap on gains.
Soybean harvest 2017

Corn, soybean and wheat prices are reacting to harvest progress across the country. Marlin Clark offers insight into the grain markets.