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Grain Futures - Markets & Prices

Trading Grain Markets in Markets will not easy at all...Traders and investors can face with the losses and the risks...The climate is one of the important factors that determine the prices of Grain in Future Markets...And the demand and the supply will be dependent on the crops...
Looking back at the historic grain prices, we don't have to venture too far from the present to find them.  In 2008, it was an amazing year for grains and other commodity prices.  Corn’s move to $8/bushel was one of the most publicized price runs.  It is easy to figure out that there were a number of successive fundamental occurrences that contributed to the rise in price.  The climate was not good, and this lead to the influence on the crops...Significant April snow storms at the end of the 2007/08 winter lead to a very late spring.  Over this period, corn prices rallied from $3.10/bushel during the 2007 summer to $5.00/bushel.  Farmers faced with lots of troubles in their crops when the climate was bad.  Mother Nature was in no mood to comply. The unusual climate and temperature was one of the inevitable factors. Heavy spring rains during the planting season caused a lot of destruction to key farmland in the Corn Belt.  At the time, input costs of seeds, fertilizer, and fuel were soaring.  A crop hit with 30-40% yield declines typically associated with early frosts would be a financial wreck for farmers.  Many decided to plant soybeans instead of corn because of the shorter growing season required.  Transition of many acres for soybean production and the late corn planting was important enough to push corn to $8/bushel in the summer of 2008. And those factors impact heavily on the prices of Grain Futures in Markets...