Blogging by the Bushel
With numerous challenges over the past several years for producers, we at Mercer Landmark understand the need for a comprehensive risk management solution. We seek to provide our customers with unparalleled service to ensure maximum results.

Market Report Wednesday December 13th, 2017 March 17 corn closed up 1 ¼ at $3.49 and July 18 closed up 1 at $3.65 ½. January 18 soybeans closed up 3 ½ at $9.79 ¼ and March 18 closed up 3 ¼ at $9.90 ½.  March wheat closed up 6 at $4.16 ¾ and July 18 [...]


Market Report Friday December 8th, 2017 March 17 corn closed up 1 ¼ at $3.52 ¾ and July 18 closed up ¾ at $3.69 ¼. January 18 soybeans closed down 2 ¼ at $9.89 ¾ and March 18 closed down 2 ¾ at $10.01 ½.  March wheat closed down 2 ½ at $4.19 and July [...]


Market Report Tuesday December 5th, 2017 March 17 corn closed up ¼ at $3.53 ¾ and July 18 closed up ½ at $3.70 ½. January 18 soybeans closed up 10 at $10.08 ½ and March 18 closed up 10 ¼ at $10.20 ½.  March wheat closed down 2 ½ at $4.32 ¾ and July 18 [...]


Market Report Monday December 4th, 2017 March 17 corn closed down 5 ¼ at $3.53 ½ and July 18 closed down 4 ½ at $3.70. January 18 soybeans closed up 4 ¼ at $9.98 ½ and March 18 closed up 4 ¼ at $10.10 ¼.  March wheat closed down 3 ¼ at $4.35 ¼ and [...]


By~ Ben Stoller A recent bulletin from weed scientists at Ohio State, Purdue and the University of Illinois outlines the changes made to the Xtend system for 2018. Please visit http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Dicamba-Precautions.pdf Please take the time to read if you plan on using the system: it’s been simplified and is an excellent resource. Remember to ask [...]


Market Report Friday December 1st, 2017 March 18 corn closed up 3 at $3.58 ¾ and July 18 closed up 3 at $3.74 ½. January 18 soybeans closed up 8 ½ at $9.94 ¼ and March 18 closed up 8 ¼ at $10.06.  March wheat closed up 5 ½ at $4.38 ½ and July 18 [...]


Market Report Monday November 27th, 2017 December 17 corn closed down 3 ½ at $3.38 ¾ and March 18 closed down 3 ¼ at $3.51 ¾. January 18 closed up 2 ¾ at $9.96 and March 18 closed up 3 at $10.07 ¾. December wheat closed down 6 ¼ at $4.09 ½ and July 18 [...]


Market Report Friday November 24th, 2017 December 17 corn closed down 3 at $3.42 ¼ and March 18 closed down 2 at $3.55. January 18 closed down 4 at $9.93 ¼ and March 18 closed down 3 ¾ at $10.04 ¾. December wheat closed down 7 at $4.15 ¾ and July 18 closed down 6 [...]


Market Report Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 December 17 corn closed up ¼ at $3.45 ¼ and March 18 closed up ¾ at $3.57. January 18 closed up 8 ¼ at $9.97 ¼ and March 18 closed up 8 ¼ at $10.08 ½. December wheat closed down 2 at $4.22 ¾ and July 18 closed up [...]


Market Report Tuesday November 21st, 2017 December 17 corn closed unchanged at $3.45 and March 18 closed down ¼ at $3.56 ¼. January 18 closed down 1 at $9.89 and March 18 closed down 1 at $10.00 ¼. December wheat closed up 2 ¾ at $4.24 ¾ and July 18 closed up 4 at $4.66 [...]