Friday, September 30, 2022

"My fear at this point would be that farmers would regret missing the high prices and wait for them to return."
corn kernels and dollar bills

The recent market rally felt good while it lasted, but was short lived.
Corn during drought 2012

Spotty rains are not erasing the drought areas on the maps, and worried farmers say that the country may be having a big crop, but it is not happening in their backyard.

The basic problem with writing a grain marketing column for (gulp) 22 years is that readers start to assume the writer knows something. The...

While U.S. crop planting is fast, the market has gone down just as fast. Soybeans were down six of the last eight days. Both beans and corn have dropped hard.
harvesting corn

For several weeks attention has been given by grain market analysts to the fact that the harvest is dragging on.

Prices continue to slip lower on the Chicago Board of Trade as the traders get the impression that the weather is perfect and that...

Maybe you can't hear clearly, but if you shut off all machinery and stop the conversations within a few feet, it is possible. It...
ohio

The latest changes in the grain markets have been influenced partly by recent weather and partly by bad fertilizer production news from Europe.

April 28, corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up nearly 23 cents, the soybeans were down 42 and a fraction, and the wheat futures were up more than 25 cents.