Grain Market Viewpoint http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/73091/feed en Britain's fallout is impacting soybean prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/britains-fallout-impacting-soybean-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Soybeans, similar to corn, are feeling the fallout from commodities across the board being pressured by the British fallout and the strength of the U.S. dollar. The bulls have been backpedaling aggressively all week, as prices are now down close to $1 per bushel from last week's high. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/britains-fallout-impacting-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/britains-fallout-impacting-soybean-prices#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:33:00 +0000 104861 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Weather wild cards for the corn market http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-wild-cards-corn-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn producers in several locations are talking about extremely warm temperatures and early-planted corn starting to show a bit of stress out in the fields. Obviously this has the bulls thinking about possible production cuts by the USDA coming in the next 30 days.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-wild-cards-corn-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/weather-wild-cards-corn-market#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 14 Jun 2016 21:48:00 +0000 104711 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Bullish and bearish, see how the latest USDA report breaks down http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-and-bearish-see-how-latest-usda-report-breaks-down <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The June 2016 WASDE report was fairly as expected. Corn data is somewhat as expected, with the bulls looking for slightly larger increases in demand. Soybeans are holding their gains on across the board bullish data delivered by the USDA. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-and-bearish-see-how-latest-usda-report-breaks-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-and-bearish-see-how-latest-usda-report-breaks-down#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:43:00 +0000 104651 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com New dynamics in the soybean market http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/new-dynamics-soybean-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Soybean traders are talking about the possibility of a blow-off top in the front end of the soybean market. I'm not so sure about that. As I've been saying for weeks, the funds don't want to give up their front-end positioning as a large amount of the length is tied to various "cross-hedging" strategies trying to protect larger macro uncertainty and billions of dollars at risk in South America. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/new-dynamics-soybean-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/new-dynamics-soybean-market#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 03 Jun 2016 21:35:00 +0000 104551 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Stick with your long-term soybean risk-management plan http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/stick-your-long-term-soybean-risk-management-plan <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> From where I sit, the new-crop NOV16 contract and a U.S. weather story are simply icing on the cake, but certainly not of their primary interest or concern, hence the reason I believe a larger portion than we think, stay "front-end" centric. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/stick-your-long-term-soybean-risk-management-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/stick-your-long-term-soybean-risk-management-plan#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 31 May 2016 21:39:00 +0000 104491 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Be careful betting on the obvious in the soybean market http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-careful-betting-obvious-soybean-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Despite a soybean meal price rally, possibility of a large 2017 South American crop and possibility of a La Niña, Kevin Van Trump urges farmers to use caution when betting on what seems obvious in the soybean market.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-careful-betting-obvious-soybean-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/be-careful-betting-obvious-soybean-market#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 27 May 2016 18:21:00 +0000 104431 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Why the US dollar and weather will drive the corn market http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-us-dollar-and-weather-will-drive-corn-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I personally believe we are at serious inflection point in the corn market. I hate to sound like a politician, but I can easily argue both sides of the market and present convincing bullish and bearish cases for corn prices.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-us-dollar-and-weather-will-drive-corn-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-us-dollar-and-weather-will-drive-corn-market#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 24 May 2016 21:58:00 +0000 104401 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Bullish and bearish debates around soybean price http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-and-bearish-debates-around-soybean-price <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Soybean bears were happy to see yesterday's break in price, but we are still trading close to 15¢ above the $10.63 open posted on Monday. The bulls continue to talk about complications in Argentina and a crop in Brazil that appears to be getting a bit smaller. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-and-bearish-debates-around-soybean-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-and-bearish-debates-around-soybean-price#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 20 May 2016 15:40:00 +0000 104311 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn, soybean prices catch tailwinds from USDA report http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-soybean-prices-catch-tailwinds-usda-report <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Corn bulls caught a bit of tailwind off the "limit-up" trading in the soy complex. The USDA made production cuts to both the Argentina and Brazilian corn crops, and arguably released a slightly less-bearish-than-expected stocks number. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-soybean-prices-catch-tailwinds-usda-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-soybean-prices-catch-tailwinds-usda-report#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 13 May 2016 20:06:00 +0000 104221 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Marketing plan execution is more important than strategy right now http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/marketing-plan-execution-more-important-strategy-right-now <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Make certain you're spending as much time improving execution as you are your strategy. As the markets look to be picking up speed and volatility in the years ahead I suspect the execution side of the equation may start to pay larger dividends.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/marketing-plan-execution-more-important-strategy-right-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/marketing-plan-execution-more-important-strategy-right-now#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 06 May 2016 17:32:00 +0000 104151 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will planting pace keep a lid on corn prices? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-planting-pace-keep-lid-corn-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn traders continue to monitor South American weather, Chinese policy, Brazilian politics and the pace of U.S. planting. Really nothing has changed much in the past 24 hours. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-planting-pace-keep-lid-corn-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-planting-pace-keep-lid-corn-prices#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 03 May 2016 21:40:00 +0000 104101 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will higher soybean prices stick around long enough to make some sales? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-higher-soybean-prices-stick-around-long-enough-make-some-sales <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Soybean producers were given another opportunity to reduce risk as the market traded back near recent highs. As a producer I've been able to reduce a lot of our new-crop production risk on the recent run-up in price. Now I want to wait and see if any of these dominos fall in the right direction before making my next move. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-higher-soybean-prices-stick-around-long-enough-make-some-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-higher-soybean-prices-stick-around-long-enough-make-some-sales#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:02:00 +0000 104031 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Why will the soybean rally hang around? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-will-soybean-rally-hang-around <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> From a bullish, technical perspective I would like to see the new-crop contract continue to close above the $9.70 level, providing us hope that would could eventually see another nearby leg higher. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-will-soybean-rally-hang-around" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-will-soybean-rally-hang-around#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:30:00 +0000 103981 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Can bulls keep the weather premium in the corn market? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-bulls-keep-weather-premium-corn-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn bulls say upcoming rounds of wet weather in the U.S. might delay planting in some key production areas and should be considered for a bullish price. Bears say the weather is nearly perfect for recently planted seed and the overall planting pace shouldn't be negatively impacted. </p> </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-bulls-keep-weather-premium-corn-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-bulls-keep-weather-premium-corn-market#comments Corn Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:25:00 +0000 103941 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com South America weather, politics push soybean prices higher http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/south-america-weather-politics-push-soybean-prices-higher <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> As both a producer and a spec, I have to imagine if we begin to see more business coming back to U.S. exporters for meal the trade will again start to add more risk premium. Until then the trade appears on hold preferring to take a "wait-and-see" approach in regard to South American weather and political uncertainty. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/south-america-weather-politics-push-soybean-prices-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/south-america-weather-politics-push-soybean-prices-higher#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 19 Apr 2016 21:31:00 +0000 103931 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com