Marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en How high can corn prices go without a weather story? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/how-high-can-corn-prices-go-without-weather-story <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>There's never been a crop year yet that didn't start off without concerns surrounding weather. The problem is, as of right now this doesn't equate to facts the bulls can use to build a case against the bears. In the courtroom of trading, the "what ifs" surrounding weather are simply considered hearsay and not permissible as actual evidence.</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/how-high-can-corn-prices-go-without-weather-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/how-high-can-corn-prices-go-without-weather-story#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 01 May 2015 20:42:00 +0000 97211 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Are all the bearish cards out of the deck for soybeans? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-all-bearish-cards-out-deck-soybeans <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean bears continue to think the slow planting pace of U.S. corn in the south and to the east will&nbsp;ultimately mean more soybean acres.</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/are-all-bearish-cards-out-deck-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-all-bearish-cards-out-deck-soybeans#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:41:00 +0000 97191 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Does China still hold the cards on soybean markets? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/does-china-still-hold-cards-soybean-markets <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Soybean demand remains strong as projected soybean crush and export numbers continue to exceed 2014 levels, helping keeping bean markets from falling lower. But political policy in China, the world’s largest user of soybeans, could quickly swing bean markets up or down, said Scott Irwin, University of Illinois (U of I) agricultural economist.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/does-china-still-hold-cards-soybean-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/does-china-still-hold-cards-soybean-markets#comments Marketing Soybeans Prices Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:12:00 +0000 97141 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Global corn data could be more bullish http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/global-corn-data-could-be-more-bullish <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn has backpedaled to fresh new six-month lows as bulls continue to talk about better-than-expected U.S. export demand and problematic planting weather. The primary concerns for the bulls continue to be conditions being too wet out east and to the south. </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/global-corn-data-could-be-more-bullish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/global-corn-data-could-be-more-bullish#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:04:00 +0000 97121 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Are the cards stacked against the soybean market? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-cards-stacked-against-soybean-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean bulls continue to talk about wet conditions in southern Brazil and many parts of Argentina. Their argument is it could delay harvest and create a bit more interest for U.S supplies. Be careful buying into this belief.</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/are-cards-stacked-against-soybean-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/are-cards-stacked-against-soybean-market#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:28:00 +0000 97031 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn prices remain under pressure http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-remain-under-pressure <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Corn futures prices tumbled by nearly 10¢ per bushel this past week, with old-crop May closing Friday at $3.77, September at near $3.92 and December new-crop at $4.02. That’s even with good exports and USDA’s projected ending corn stocks still below trade expectations, notes a Memphis, Tenn., market analyst.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-remain-under-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-remain-under-pressure#comments Corn Marketing Prices Sun, 12 Apr 2015 20:37:00 +0000 96911 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Is a bullish weather card still in the deck for corn? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-weather-card-still-deck-corn <div class="node-body blog-body">With the weather wild-card still floating around, I think best practice is to simply remain patient and wait for a move higher to reduce any additional new-crop or old-crop 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/bullish-weather-card-still-deck-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/bullish-weather-card-still-deck-corn#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 10 Apr 2015 20:29:00 +0000 96881 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will U.S. planting delays keep the bulls fed? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-us-planting-delays-keep-bulls-fed <div class="node-body blog-body">Corn continues to trade in a sideways channel as both the bulls and bears defend their case. The bulls continue to talk about planting delays down South caused by conditions that are too wet, while those in the northern Corn Belt are talking about conditions being too dry.</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-us-planting-delays-keep-bulls-fed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-us-planting-delays-keep-bulls-fed#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:49:00 +0000 96821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com March USDA report recap http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/march-usda-report-recap <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The large amount of corn and soybean bushels in on-farm storage, much of which is probably not priced, will likely make the grain market trends in the next few months very important for selling the remaining inventories, as well as for pricing the “new crop” 2015 corn and soybeans. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/march-usda-report-recap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/march-usda-report-recap#comments Marketing National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Focus on Ag Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:23:00 +0000 96811 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Timing is everything, when selling corn, soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/timing-everything-when-selling-corn-soybeans <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If you hold grain into the summer months hoping for a weather driven rally in prices, may I suggest selling your grain earlier and selectively re-owing the sale with the purchase of call options. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/timing-everything-when-selling-corn-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/timing-everything-when-selling-corn-soybeans#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:51:00 +0000 96791 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com