With never-ending price volatility, corn market swings of 30¢/bu. up or down (70¢ for soybeans) are forecast for 2011. And that’s in one 10-minute ticker span. Wild projections were the norm when Corn & Soybean Digest quizzed two noted market analysts about what growers should expect for 2011. We also asked three growers to lay out their marketing plans for the coming year.
All see bullish pricing opportunities ahead, but fear market volatility can just as easily crater prices in a heartbeat. Here are their views on what will likely impact markets, potential price ranges and what will persuade them to pull the trigger.