Recap of Private Crop Estimates – Week Ending August 5

While the USDA will release its most current numbers on Friday Aug 12, we have provided you with a recap of private estimates regarding crop size

Mid-Summer Market Commentary

Weather is still the key driver in the marketplace and will continue to be as we move into August, the critical month for the soybean crop. Warm nighttime temperatures are now starting to be a concern and the lack of cool nights could take the top end off of the corn yields in the Western Corn Belt.

Late July Crop Progress Report

The summer of 2016 has proven to be extremely hot and dry. With record temperatures soaring and little rain, Lucky Farmers agronomists are keeping a close eye on crops along our footprint.

Ohio Grain Indemnity Fund Reaches Threshold

Luckey Farmers participates and deposits into the Grain Indemnity Fund. The Ohio Legislature originally created the Grain Indemnity Fund in 1983 to reimburse farmers when a grain handler becomes insolvent.

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