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Crops are in bad shape in the Midwest, and the grain market is trying to decide just how bad. Columnist Marlin Clark shares some insight.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Farm Service Agency have made separate requests for U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster designation, in the wake of the wettest 12 months in the state's history.

Compounding the poor planting season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced June 10 that unplanted acres will not qualify for 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments.

Farmers who have crop insurance need to make tough decisions regarding their growing season, and deadlines are looming.

Which option, Prevent Plant or MFP payments, would offer the most benefits to an individual farmer? There is no clear-cut answer, but, according to USDA, it does have to be one or the other.

Large areas of the Midwest still have very little planting done. Where it is good, it is very good, but where it is bad, it is awful.

The reality of really delayed corn planting is that acres will be reduced by either prevented planting for a switch to soybeans.

While farmers have had to delay planting because of wet weather, it's not panic time yet. If crops get planted in late May or early June, and we have good growing conditions, we could still end up with a good crop.

The reality in today's grim grain markets is that the bad weather is not even in the USDA reports yet.

Rumors of failed trade talks with China and delayed planting are hitting US farmers hard. The Midwest is struggling to get a crop in the ground, and markets tanked on the president's tweets.