Marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en What a difference $.50 (or a summer) makes http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/what-difference-50-or-summer-makes <div class="field-byline"> Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois </div> <div class="field-deck"> Farmers can't count on next year's yields to determine marketing strategy. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Producers are going to be forced to cut costs with low grain prices for 2017, the silver lining is that once prices do happen, it will result in more profits. </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/what-difference-50-or-summer-makes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/what-difference-50-or-summer-makes#comments Marketing Marketing and Promotion Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:21:00 +0000 106251 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com The loan process isn't easy, you have to get past the review and the regulator http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/loan-process-isnt-easy-you-have-get-past-review-and-regulator <div class="node-body blog-body">Getting the loan may not be as easy as you think. Loans require a financial review and getting past the regulator. </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/loan-process-isnt-easy-you-have-get-past-review-and-regulator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/loan-process-isnt-easy-you-have-get-past-review-and-regulator#comments Marketing Long-Term Operating Loans Road Warrior Mon, 22 Aug 2016 21:23:00 +0000 106201 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Late season corn and soybean crop challenges remain http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/late-season-corn-and-soybean-crop-challenges-remain <div class="node-body blog-body">The USDA Crop Report may say big yields are likely this harvest, but not everyone appears to be convinced yet. </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/late-season-corn-and-soybean-crop-challenges-remain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/late-season-corn-and-soybean-crop-challenges-remain#comments Marketing Field Crops Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:33:00 +0000 106191 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Taking a look back at the 1980s farm crisis and it's impacts http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/taking-look-back-1980s-farm-crisis-and-its-impacts <div class="field-deck"> Check out our look back on csdigest.com, decade by decade. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Check out our editorial and advertising look back on csdigest.com, decade by decade.</div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/taking-look-back-1980s-farm-crisis-and-its-impacts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/taking-look-back-1980s-farm-crisis-and-its-impacts#comments Marketing Marketing and Promotion Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:30:00 +0000 106181 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Where are we headed with soybean price risk premium? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/where-are-we-headed-soybean-price-risk-premium <div class="node-body blog-body">The swings in soybean prices and contracts won't be ending anytime soon. </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/where-are-we-headed-soybean-price-risk-premium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/where-are-we-headed-soybean-price-risk-premium#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 19 Aug 2016 20:34:00 +0000 106161 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com The moving parts to watch in the corn market http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/moving-parts-watch-corn-market <div class="node-body blog-body">Excessive rains have the corn trade taking about stronger basis, along with the USDA's heavy ear weight estimate. Kevin Van Trump urges farmers to keep hedges in place.</div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/moving-parts-watch-corn-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/moving-parts-watch-corn-market#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:40:00 +0000 106131 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Land value wave dips; corn and soybean rental ground is next http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/land-value-wave-dips-corn-and-soybean-rental-ground-next <div class="field-deck"> Retiring farmers may also impact agricultural land values. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agricultural land rental prices will have to fall or farmers will be forced to make cuts in fertilizer, pest control and other inputs. </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/land-value-wave-dips-corn-and-soybean-rental-ground-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/land-value-wave-dips-corn-and-soybean-rental-ground-next#comments Marketing Crops Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:07:00 +0000 106101 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com All eyes are on the declining U.S. corn and soybean exports in 2016 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/all-eyes-are-declining-us-corn-and-soybean-exports-2016 <div class="field-byline"> By David A. Widmar </div> <div class="field-deck"> The strength of the U.S. dollar is making exports more expensive. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. ag export markets are changing. The nations purchasing the most ag exports today accounted for less than half of their current market share just 25 years ago. </div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/all-eyes-are-declining-us-corn-and-soybean-exports-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/all-eyes-are-declining-us-corn-and-soybean-exports-2016#comments Marketing Import and Export Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:00:00 +0000 106091 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Family living conundrum: Expenses have doubled but farm income has fell http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/family-living-conundrum-expenses-have-doubled-farm-income-has-fell <div class="node-body blog-body">With farm income down, families must find ways to cut their costs in order for a farm to make a profit.</div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/family-living-conundrum-expenses-have-doubled-farm-income-has-fell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/family-living-conundrum-expenses-have-doubled-farm-income-has-fell#comments Marketing Long- Term Operating Plan Road Warrior Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:01:00 +0000 106061 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Crop progress, Aug. 15: Most corn and soybeans, good to excellent http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/crop-progress-aug-15-most-corn-and-soybeans-good-excellent <div class="node-body gallery-body">According to the latest NASS crop condition report, 73 percent of the corn crop is in the corn dough stage and 21 percent is in the dented stage.</div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/crop-progress-aug-15-most-corn-and-soybeans-good-excellent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/crop-progress-aug-15-most-corn-and-soybeans-good-excellent#comments Marketing Crops Field Crops Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:20:00 +0000 106051 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com