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 Tuesday August 22nd, 2017 September corn closed down 3 at $3.46 and December 17 corn closed down 3 at $3.60. November beans closed up 1 ¼ at $9.37 ½ and January 18 closed up 1 ¼ at $9.45 ¾. September wheat closed down 7 ¼ at $4.02 ¼ and July 18 closed down [...]


Market Report Monday August 21st, 2017 September corn closed down 3 at $3.49 and December 17 corn closed down 2 ¾ at $3.63. November beans closed down 1 ½ at $9.36 ¼ and January 18 closed down 1 ¼ at $9.44 ½. September wheat closed down 6 ½ at $4.09 ½ and July 18 closed [...]


By~ Jacob Lewis Answer Plot: If you are like me and are always wanting to learn new agronomy information there is no better place to be than the Mercer Landmark Answer plot days August 22-24th .  Ask your Mercer Landmark agronomy advisor more about these days. There will be speakers covering topics such as herbicide [...]


Market Report Wednesday August 16th, 2017 September corn closed down 2 ¾ at $3.52 ½ and December 17 corn closed down 2 at $3.66 ½. November beans closed up 1 at $9.25 ¼ and January 18 closed up 1 at $9.33 ½. September wheat closed down 10 ¼ at $4.19 ¼ and July 18 closed [...]


Market Report Tuesday August 15th, 2017 September corn closed down 7 ½ at $3.55 ¼ and December 17 corn closed down 7 ¾ at $3.68 ½. November beans closed down 14 at $9.24 ¼ and January 18 closed down 14 ¼ at $9.32 ½. September wheat closed down 11 ½ at $4.29 ½ and July [...]


Market Report Friday August 11th, 2017 September corn closed up 3 ½ at $3.60 ¾ and December 17 corn closed up 3 ¾ at $3.74 ¾. November beans closed up 4 ¾ at $9.45 and January 18 closed up 4 ¾ at $9.53 ¾. September wheat closed down 1 ¼ at $4.39 ¼ and July [...]


By~Josh Henderson August has come upon us rather quickly this year. The sprayers are finally slowing down and making the last few fungicide applications and attempting to take care of some weed escapes in soybeans. If there is Waterhemp in any of your fields this fall, take note. There are several herbicides labeled for harvest [...]


Market Report Thursday August 10th, 2017 September corn closed down 15 at $3.57 ¼ and December 17 corn closed down 15 ¼ at $3.71. November beans closed down 33 at $9.40 ¼ and January 18 closed down 32 ½ at $9.49. September wheat closed down 19 at $4.40 ½ and July 18 closed down 16 [...]


By~Rick Mollenkopf Let’s check some things off the list to make an easier year down the road. 1. Line up what fields you need to get grid, or soil sampled 2. Do you want to prepay any fertilizer for fall starter on wheat, or plow down. You have until 9-1-17 to take advantage of our [...]


Market Report Wednesday August 9th, 2017 September corn closed up 2 ½ at $3.72 ¼ and December 17 corn closed up 2 ½ at $3.86. November beans closed unchanged at $9.73 ¼ and January 18 closed unchanged at $9.81 ½. September wheat closed up 2 ½ at $4.59 ½ and July 18 closed up 3 [...]