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. 

Posts by Kevin Van Trump

Are corn exports going to stay positive?

Demand for U.S. exports are thought to be improving....More

Soybean prices are looking to move higher

Will you have another chance to sell $13.50 soybeans....More

Rain could cause harvest delays

Several traders are thinking this could be a short-term "game-changer"....More

South America weather needs to remain dry.

Bottom-line, if you're hoping for a South American "weather rally," you need to be cheering for it to stay dry....More

Yields continue to exceed expectations

Will corn yields continue to exceed expectations?....More

Late soybeans still under scrutiny

Late-planted areas were more severely hit by the late summer "flash drought."....More

Watch the corn, soybean markets right now

What you should be watching in Corn & Soybeans....More

No big surprises this week!

"Tell me... how does the Iowa corn 'crop conditions' drop massively the past few weeks but the USDA only estimates a 1-yield drop in their production....More

Are you thinking about 2014 fertilizer?

The question most producers are asking is how much lower will we go?....More

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