Thursday, December 1, 2022
barge on the Mississippi River

Farmers are pleased with corn yields, but not excited about soybean results. Marlin Clark explains the changes in this week's grain markets.
wheat harvest

Corn, soybean and wheat markets are trying to trade higher, and you can name your own reason why. Marlin Clark weighs in on this week's grain markets.
harvesting corn

The USDA rattled the markets Sept. 30 with a grain stocks report that showed less corn on hand Sept. 1 and more soybeans than expected. 
wheat harvest

The grain trade continues to concentrate on world economics, even as harvest is upon us. Marlin Clark explains in this week's grain markets report.
Ag trade photo

All the good news in the U.S. Department of Agriculture from Sept. 19 reports could not overcome negatives in U.S. and world economic conditions last week.

Marlin Clark weighs in on the USDA world agricultural supply and demand estimates report, which provided surprise and reaction to the market on Sept. 12.

Dominating the markets for the next few days will be positioning ahead of the Sept. 12 U.S. Department of Agriculture crop production report.

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

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.
combine in corn field

Farmers have raised their heads above the summer workload and realized that the grain prices that seemed so comfortable are no longer.