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A link to CHS morning and afternoon commentary can always be found under the grain tab, comments section at mercerlandmark.com as well. https://www.chshedging.com/newsstory.aspx?StoryID=16848 Any questions, please contact one of the grain originators.


Market Report Tuesday April 17th, 2018 May 17 corn closed down 2 ¼ at $3.80 ¼ and July 18 closed down 1 ¾ at $3.89 ¼. May soybeans closed up 4 at $10.46 and July closed up 4 at $10.57 ¼. May wheat closed up 4 at $4.66 ¼ and July 18 closed up 2 [...]


Market Report Monday April 16th, 2018 May 17 corn closed down 3 ¾ at $3.82 ½ and July 18 closed down 3 ½ at $3.91. May soybeans closed down 12 ¼ at $10.42 and July closed down 11 ¾ at $10.53 ¼. May wheat closed down 10 ¼ at $4.62 ¼ and July 18 closed [...]


Market Report Friday April 13th, 2018 May 17 corn closed down 2 ½ at $3.86 ¼ and July 18 closed down 2 ¾ at $3.94 ½. May soybeans closed down 6 ½ at $10.54 ¼ and July closed down 6 ¾ at $10.65. May wheat closed down 8 ½ at $4.72 ½ and July 18 [...]


By~Adam Farmer Who among us has looked at the weather forecast over the past month and thought “yuck!”? As we get later into this spring, it can be tempting to look at the calendar and get the itch to get seed into the ground, but the calendar should not be the only tool we use [...]


Market Report Thursday April 12th, 2018 May 17 corn closed up 1 ¾ at $3.88 ¾ and July 18 closed up 1 ½ at $3.97 ¼. May soybeans closed up 13 at $10.60 ¾ and July closed up 13 at $10.71 ¾. May wheat closed down 6 ¼ at $4.81 and July 18 closed down [...]


Market Report Tuesday April 10th, 2018 May 17 corn closed down 1 ½ at $3.89 ¼ and July 18 closed down 1 ¼ at $3.97 ¾. May soybeans closed up 3 at $10.50 and July closed up 2 ¾ at $10.60 ¼. May wheat closed up 1 ¼ at $4.92 and July 18 closed up [...]


Market Report Monday April 9th, 2018 May 17 corn closed up 2 ¼ at $3.90 ¾ and July 18 closed up 2 at $3.99. May soybeans closed up 13 ¼ at $10.47 and July closed up 12 ¾ at $10.57 ½. May wheat closed up 18 ½ at $4.90 ¾ and July 18 closed up [...]


By~ Brian Mitchem I have had more conversations with Farmers this winter about attaining higher yield levels in both corn and beans than in recent years. We are seeing trend line improvement in crop yields with better genetics especially in soybeans of late. We have several key research studies that show we need to manage [...]


Market Report Friday April 6th, 2018 May 17 corn closed down 1 at $3.88 ½ and July 18 closed up down 1 ¼ at $3.97. May soybeans closed up 2 ½ at $10.33 ¾ and July closed up 2 ¾ at $10.44 ¾. May wheat closed up 7 ½ at $4.72 ¼ and July 18 [...]