April 2018 Grain Prices Recap

April 2018 grain prices were a bit volatile, mainly driven by the threat of trade wars between the US and pretty much everyone else. Weather premium in both South and North America and currency moves also played a role.

Here are the recaps of grain prices in April 2018:

April 2018 corn prices recap

April 2018 canola prices recap

April 2018 soybean prices recap

April 2018 winter wheat prices recap

April 2018 oats prices recap

April 2018 spring wheat prices recap

April 2018 durum wheat prices recap

April 2018 barley prices recap

April 2018 lentils prices recap

April 2018 chickpeas prices recap

April 2018 peas prices recap

April 2018 flax prices recap


About the Author
Brennan Turner

Brennan Turner is the CEO of FarmLead.com, North America’s Grain Marketplace. He holds a degree in economics from Yale University and spent time on Wall Street in commodity trade and analysis before starting FarmLead. In 2017, Brennan was named to Fast Company’s List of Most Creative People in Business and, in 2018, a Henry Crown Fellow. He is originally from Foam Lake, Saskatchewan where his family started farming the land nearly 100 years ago (and still do to this day!). Brennan's unique grain markets analysis can be found in everything from small-town print newspapers to large media outlets such as Bloomberg and Reuters.

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