Agricultural and Energy Services Summary  

  • Global coverage for corn, wheat, soybean, sunflower, canola/rapeseed, peanut, palm oil, coconut, cocoa, coffee, sugar, cotton and energy (natural gas, heating oil, gas oil).

  • Daily alerts dashboard showing outlier weather conditions driven by our unique set of weather risk based rules

  • Daily fundamental market signal changes and interpretive crop impact analysis, driven by proprietary objective yield models

  • Daily weather graphs and day to day forecast changes covering all commodities and all key growing areas

  • Weekly executive fundamental outlook summaries, including short and medium term balance sheet driven signal changes

  • Monthly updated production and supply/demand balances with extended outlooks

  • Semi-annual updated seasonal outlooks, including expected timing and magnitude of weather generated market volatility

  • One on one web meetings and phone consultation scheduled at client request

Weather Mapping

We are pleased to announce a new tool Marcus Weather Mapping (MWM). MWM is a global web-based weather/commodity data mapping application allowing clients to create their own maps of interest, with a variety of variables, to aid in the decision making process, in the mitigation of weather based risk.

To try out the product for free or have a demonstration session with the developers, please use the contact form and send us a message. We welcome all inquiries!

• Plot maps of predefined areas, or quickly custom build your own with our pan and zoom feature
• Custom date range mapping of weather data up to 180 days
• Total precipitation, % Normal Precipitation, Precipitation Departure
• Temperatures and Departures (Average, Maximum, Minimum)
• Climatologies (Precipitation, Temperatures)
• GDDs (Corn/Soy/Wheat/Cotton)
• For energy interests plot HDDs, CDDs
• Compare forecast to prior forecasts to visualize changes using our Forecast Comparison Tool (FCT)
• Compare user selected periods for rainfall and temperature vs. prior years to visualize differences using the Yearly Comparison Tool (YCT)
• Download data into spreadsheets for further internal analysis
• Automatically request custom maps to be delivered daily to a listserv, using the automapping feature

Satellite Imagery, Including: Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), Vegetation Health Index (VHI), Thermal Condition Index (TCI) and Moisture Condition Index (VCI). Soil Moisture (surface and rootzone), Soil Temperature (Surface, 10cm and 20cm depth), % of normal and departure from normal for all Indexes and moistures/temperatures. Super high resolution Total Precipitation Observations (1, 3, 7, 15 and 30 day totals).  Map Satellite Images for both preset AND user defined mapping areas!

Satellite Imagery Comparison Tool (SICT) – Compare any satellite image to another from a different time period, assessing change between the two satellite images. The SICT comes in two presentation modes, color change and Improve/Deteriorate View

There are three levels of subscription. Individual, Corporate (multi-license) and Enterprise (multi-license plus access to other value add products). See our Shop page for more details and a 15 day free trial on all subscriptions!

Check out this short Demonstration/Instructional YouTube video on how to use MWM and some of the features available.