Monday, July 4, 2022
wheat field

When uncertainty hits markets that trade on knowledge lack of knowledge is scary, and high prices and volatility result. 
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The effects of the war in Ukraine on the grain markets were violent and volatile, and Marlin Clark believes, we will be talking about them for a long time.

Marlin Clark considers how the incursion of Russian armored troops into eastern Ukraine may affect grain prices.
Brazil soybean plantation

Marlin Clark speculates on the recent changes in grain prices, estimated yields for South American crops and the continued market volatility.

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. 
sun in corn field

Grain markets continued bullish action on the Chicago Board of Trade last week. Marlin Clark weighs in in this week's grain markets report.
corn field

Corn futures gained and soybean futures lost on the Chicago Board of Trade last week. Marlin Clark weighs in on the changes in his grain markets report.

Marlin Clark breaks down last week's U.S. Department of Agriculture reports and their affect on grain prices in this week's grain markets report.

History was made even as China, a major producer of urea, has its production cut off. Marlin Clark weighs in on this and the grain markets. 
grain silos

Corn and soybean prices surged early in the week; however, a correction took away most of the gains, and grain prices closed lower, Marlin Clark explains.