Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The planets are aligning this morning in a manner that will be easier to interpret by the end of the day. Unfortunately, I have...
Brazil soybean plantation

Marlin Clark explains how recent weather events in South America are linked to price changes in the grain markets and what to expect in the coming weeks.

Avian flu is one more negative working against the grain prices.

It should not surprise us that rainy weather has delayed harvest. It delayed planting, and cool weather did not allow the crop to catch...
grain bins

Grain markets are at the highest prices of six and a half years, and traders are nervous. Marlin Clark explains in this week's market report.

Grain market analysts are not focusing so much on the weather this week but on the generally negative tone of economic projections, both here and in China.
Ohio barn

Dryness in the Midwest has plagued most of the growing season. However, crops are expected to be exceptional in the Eastern Corn Belt due to timely rains.
wheatfield closeup

We knew when we had high prices that the year would come when the costs did not go down as much as the grain prices did. Now we are there, and it is ugly.
corn harvest

The yields are coming in good for those who have been able to get in the fields.

As we head into spring, our marketing eyes are on the rainfall.