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Apr 12, 2016

Focus on risk management, not price forecast for soybeans

Regardless of your personal strategy, you need to be talking to your individual advisor about ways you can lock in a profit or secure a floor to....More
Apr 08, 2016

This week could be wild for soybean prices

Many analyst believe that the soybean production estimate in Brazil is too high!....More
Apr 01, 2016

Why the USDA corn acre number makes sense, for now

Corn bulls were taken by surprise as the USDA announced the largest March 1st stocks in history and a whopping 93.601 million acres will be planted....More
Mar 29, 2016

Global impact on the corn market

Corn traders are trying to understand the details and fill in the blanks regarding the move by the Chinese government to officially drop their....More
Mar 22, 2016

Is it time to take advantage of the over bought soybean market?

Soybean traders continue to keep a close eye on the charts....More
Mar 18, 2016

Can anything move corn prices?

As a producer, I remain patient waiting for higher prices before reducing more flat-price cash risk; my basis has been locked for an extended period....More
Mar 11, 2016

Managing risk in today's grain markets

I believe far too many producers right now are looking to bail themselves out by outperforming the markets. The best and most consistent marketers....More
Mar 08, 2016

Can anything push soybean prices higher? Weather? WASDE? Exports?

Soybean traders are talking about heavy technical resistance on the charts up around the $9.00 level vs. the NOV16 new-crop contract and just....More
Mar 01, 2016

Don't get caught offsides in the corn market

Corn bears continue to talk about the importance of the MAY16 contract holding "psychological support" at or slightly above $3.50 per bushel. Many....More
Feb 19, 2016

Will USDA increase South America's corn production?

Corn bears continue to argue that second-crop corn production in Brazil is improving and that the USDA might eventually need to bump their total....More
Feb 12, 2016

Why are the corn and weather bulls backpedaling?

Corn bulls were again disappointed by weekly U.S. export sales. This already has some wondering if the USDA will ultimately need to further reduce....More
Feb 09, 2016

Can meal demand drive the soybean market higher?

meal demand to lead soybean market higher, high protein in high demand....More
Feb 05, 2016

Still betting on unknowns for the corn market?

I remain nervous about the outside macro space, slowing global growth and the fallout in crude oil. The "weather bull" inside us all continues give....More
Jan 29, 2016

Will weather offer upside potential for the corn market?

Corn bulls continue to talk about the very real possibility for extreme weather during the upcoming U.S. season, and I'm hearing more weather gurus....More
Jan 22, 2016

Is there any optimism in the soybean market?

Soybean bulls continue to talk about fundamental weather uncertainties in many parts of Brazil and now a few areas inside Argentina. The much larger....More
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