Kevin Van Trump


Kevin is a leading expert in Agricultural marketing and analysis, he also produces an award-winning and world-recognized daily industry Ag wire called "The Van Trump Report." With over 20 years of experience trading professionally at the CME, CBOT and KCBOT, Kevin is able to 'connect-the-dots' and simplify the complex moving parts associated with today's markets in a thought provoking yet easy to read format. With thousands of daily readers in over 40 countries, Kevin has become a sought after source for market direction, timing and macro views associated with the agricultural world. Kevin is a top featured guest on many farm radio programs and business news channels here in the United States. He also speaks internationally to hedge fund managers and industry leading agricultural executives about current market conditions and 'black swan' forecasting. Kevin is currently the acting Chairman of Farm Direction, an international organization assembled to bring the finest and most current agricultural thoughts and strategies directly to the world's top producers. The markets have dramatically changed and Kevin is trying to redefine how those in the agricultural world can better manage their risk and better understand the adversity that lies ahead. 

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Will the wave of Corn export demand last?

All eyes are on how much corn will the U.S. harvest actually produce this year. and the impacts on the market....More

Can the demand equation bring higher soybean prices?

The wait and see game continues when it comes to soybean prices due to high demand and the wild card weather in South America....More

Why I am concerned with longer-term price risk, in the soybean market

The uncertain weather in South America is sending soybeans prices between $9 and $10....More

Why I remain patiently optimistic in the corn market

Bulls continue to talk about extremely strong demand as weekly export sales were reported well above most trade expectations....More

Can the Corn Market tailwinds continue?

Rain delays are impacting corn market prices. The hope is that either crude oil prices or a weather related event in South America will increase the....More

As China halts DDG imports, can the bean market find traction?

Chinese demand stays strong and so does the demand for meal....More

Will support levels hold for the corn market?

Crop conditions and yields are a concern for farmers in the field as the yields are not what they had hoped....More

Thoughts on making sales into bean rally

The bean market takes a tumble as the 2016 harvest falls behind....More

Corn bulls question global production

Market spectators have their eyes on Argentina and Brazil and if banks will loan more money to increase corn acreage there....More

Did the bears win the latest soybean price battle?

Check out the Van Trump Report to see how the USDA changed yields in individual states....More
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