Kevin Van Trump

Founder, Farmdirection.com

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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Nov 26, 2013

Soybeans rally at close from exports and short covering

Soybean bulls are rejoicing after seeing the JAN14 contract post its first close above $13.24 since mid- to late September. The strong Chinese demand....More
Nov 22, 2013

Demand heats up for soybeans

Strong soybean export sales again this week have most analysts thinking we already have about 90% of what the USDA is projecting on the books just 10....More
Nov 15, 2013

Can corn demand outpace supply?

Can corn demand rally prices higher?....More
Nov 12, 2013

Should you be making sales at these prices??

Before you get all bulled up....More
Nov 08, 2013

November WASDE report breakdown

Large traders are starting to talk about a long-term bearish cycle for corn, wheat and soybeans starting to settle in. The fear is that with no major....More
Nov 05, 2013

Will soybean prices improve?

Is there still another round of price appreciation coming our direction??....More
Nov 01, 2013

Looking ahead: 2014 corn, soybean acreage

The question starting to pop up is, what about next years acreage?....More
Oct 29, 2013

When should you price 2014 soybeans?

Soybean traders continue to debate increasing new-crop yields vs. decreasing acres and increasing demand....More
Oct 25, 2013

Where will soybean prices go from here?

My gut tells me we will continue to stay fairly well supported....More
Oct 18, 2013

Soybean yields in question

Top 2 reasons why I do NOT believe U.S. soybean yields will move dramatically higher....More
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