Friday, September 30, 2022
soybean harvesting

Marlin Clark offers insight into corn and soybean futures, following Labor Day weekend.
combine in corn field

Corn prices the past three weeks have broken the downtrend; however, the soybean downtrend continues. Marlin Clark weighs in this week's grain report.
meat packing plant

Marlin Clark analyzes the market impacts of major meat packing houses closing because of outbreaks of COVID-19 in their workers.
snow-on-soybeans

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.
soybeans

Soybeans have led commodity markets higher in recent days. The weather chickens are coming home to roost, as speculation about problems in South America are being realized in early harvest results. 
dollar bills

The new tax law gives a 20 percent deduction of the gross proceeds for any commodities sold by farmers to a co-op. That is not just huge, it's gigantic.
silos

There are two factors that can help grain prices — the crops may not be as large as expected, and supplies may be over-estimated at this time.
A combine harvesting corn.

Grain markets live for surprises, and that’s what came out of the U.S. Department of Agriculture grain stocks report Sept. 30, Marlin Clark explains.
1973 oil embargo-triggered gasoline shortage

President Donald Trump's immigration action seems to have hit the whole nation of grain prices. Grain commentator Marlin Clark weighs in.
wet field, corn, delayed planting, Ohio farm,

Times have been tough on corn, soybean and wheat prices. Grain market commentator Marlin Clark explains why. Spoiler alert: no trade deal with China and delayed planting.