New beginning: Grain markets at the start of 2022

10 January 20228 min reading

A couple of years ago the grain markets could have been touted as relatively flat and predictable. Nowadays industrial users around the globe, such as millers, animal feed compound producers, crushers and the like, are coping with unprecedented volatility, with grain prices sharply up this crop season. At the same time, prices of other commodities are also moving higher, including energy, which affects production costs, as well as the price of farm inputs such as fertilizers and plant protection products.