Grain Market Viewpoint http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/73091/feed Grain Market Viewpoint en Will we see a bullish corn weather card? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-we-see-bullish-corn-weather-card <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn traders seemed little surprised by the USDA's estimate of 89 million corn acres being planted in 2015 vs. the 90.6 million planted in 2014. More of a surprise might be by the continued strength in demand for the ethanol sector.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-we-see-bullish-corn-weather-card" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-we-see-bullish-corn-weather-card#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:25:00 +0000 95991 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 2 factors that could push corn prices higher http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2-factors-could-push-corn-prices-higher <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn traders will be eager to hear the latest data released at the USDA Ag Forum scheduled for this Thursday and Friday. There will also likely be more traders paying closer attention to the planting progress of second-crop corn in Brazil. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2-factors-could-push-corn-prices-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/2-factors-could-push-corn-prices-higher#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 17 Feb 2015 22:52:00 +0000 95951 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Market dynamics to push soybean prices higher http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/market-dynamics-push-soybean-prices-higher <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>As I pointed out weeks ago, politics and logistics can often be more of an uncertainty in South America than actual production. As long as the world needs or is relying on South America for supplies, the trade could remain nervous.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/market-dynamics-push-soybean-prices-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/market-dynamics-push-soybean-prices-higher#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:13:00 +0000 95871 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com The secret to improving your grain marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/secret-improving-your-grain-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Anybody can market $8 corn but it takes a great marketing plan to market $4 corn. Know your strengths and weaknesses; consistency is key to your corn and soybean marketing plan. Make a strong commitment to executing your marketing plan. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/secret-improving-your-grain-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/secret-improving-your-grain-marketing#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:31:00 +0000 95761 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Does corn rally give us a chance to market old-crop bushels? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/does-corn-rally-give-us-chance-market-old-crop-bushels <div class="node-body blog-body">Those producers who are still holding old-crop bushels need to be considering all the moving parts and specifics that apply to your particular area and situation. Make sure you are talking with your advisor about best-of-practice ways to be limiting your remaining downside risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/does-corn-rally-give-us-chance-market-old-crop-bushels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/does-corn-rally-give-us-chance-market-old-crop-bushels#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:22:00 +0000 95731 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will lower crude oil prices increase soybean sales to China? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-lower-crude-oil-prices-increase-soybean-sales-china <div class="node-body blog-body">I continue to believe the herd has taken on a "sell the rallies" type mentality. This will obviously keep a lid on prices and make getting back above $10 near-term a tough task.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-lower-crude-oil-prices-increase-soybean-sales-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-lower-crude-oil-prices-increase-soybean-sales-china#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:43:00 +0000 95661 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will strong corn exports push acres higher? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-strong-corn-exports-push-acres-higher <div class="node-body blog-body">On the supply side of the equation, most sources are talking about U.S. producers perhaps going back with more corn next year. The fall in soybean prices coupled with the new farm bill policy, corn has quickly become a more viable option. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-strong-corn-exports-push-acres-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-strong-corn-exports-push-acres-higher#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:56:00 +0000 95581 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Is now the time to price soybeans north of $10? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/now-time-price-soybeans-north-10 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean prices broke significantly lower on the heels of less than bullish USDA data. We saw a slight bounce Tuesday. Keep in mind however, we've still yet to break outside the $1.00 trading range of between $9.80 and $10.80.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/now-time-price-soybeans-north-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/now-time-price-soybeans-north-10#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:57:00 +0000 95421 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Cutting through the details: My thoughts on Monday's USDA data dump http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/cutting-through-details-my-thoughts-mondays-usda-data-dump <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Moral of the story, don't overthink this market and do not get overly convicted to your preconceived ideas or thoughts. This is simply about reducing your risk and turning a profit. The easier you can accomplish this goal the better your going to be.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/cutting-through-details-my-thoughts-mondays-usda-data-dump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/cutting-through-details-my-thoughts-mondays-usda-data-dump#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 09 Jan 2015 22:07:00 +0000 95331 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will the funds continue to place bullish bets on corn, soybeans? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-funds-continue-place-bullish-bets-corn-soybeans <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>As a producer, I continue to hold out for slightly higher corn prices before pulling the trigger on additional sales. From a spec perspective, I prefer being a longer-term buyer on a deeper break. And I am sticking with the thought that higher soybean prices might be in our near-term future. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/grain-market-viewpoint"> Grain Market Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-funds-continue-place-bullish-bets-corn-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-funds-continue-place-bullish-bets-corn-soybeans#comments Corn Issues Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:17:00 +0000 95201 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com