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Brennan Turner previously founded Combyne Ag, a grain accounting and crop marketing hub built to help producers make more informed decisions while on the go, via digitizing and unifying inventory, contracts, load tickets and settlements into a single app. He holds a degree in economics from Yale University and spent time on Wall Street in commodity trade and analysis before starting Combyne. In 2017, Brennan was named to Fast Company’s List of Most Creative People in Business and, in 2018, a Henry Crown Fellow as part of the Aspen Institute. He is originally from Foam Lake, Saskatchewan where his family started farming the land nearly 100 years ago (and still does to this day on more than 80,000 acres!). Brennan’s comments on grain markets are regularly featured in everything from small-town newspapers to large media outlets like CNBC and Bloomberg.

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Return to Normal Production?

The wheat complex was the winner for the week, with technical buying and short-covering supporting the three boards as the market is still factoring in the lower U.S. wheat acres suggested in 2024.

Wheat Around the World

Grain markets were driven lower on Friday as larger-than-expected U.S. Grain balance sheet updates pushed the complex lower. 

Ho-Hum Start to 2024 Grain Futures

Grain markets were lower for the first week of trading in 2024. Selling by managed money in a quiet trading week pressured the complex. 

Eyeing Up the 2024 Wheat Market

Grain markets ended 2023 on a soft with quiet trading and minimal headlines kept the champagne corked.

A Review of 2023 Wheat Markets

Grain markets saw mixed results throughout the middle of December. Ongoing focus on weather in South America was competing with healthy export demand. 

The Ins and Outs of Shipping

Grain markets faded to end the week after a neutral WASDE report from the USDA on Friday, but winter wheat futures boards were the big winners, thanks to the recent surge in international demand.