Corn prices continue to be stagnant heading into 2019. Front-month contracts struggle to break the $4 mark, but there are signs that corn could have more of a bullish story in the new year, compared to other key crops.
The most significant policy issue of 2018 looms large over the outlook for the new year. Ag leaders of both parties say actions on trade in the first half of 2019 will decide agriculture’s fate for years to come.
Once-reliable soybeans now bring nothing but unanswered questions. What will tariffs and trade agreements mean for export opportunities? How will prices respond with or without successful trade policy?