Marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Corn prices reflect export concerns, weak demand prospects http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-reflect-export-concerns-weak-demand-prospects <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>According to University of Illinois agricultural economist Darrel Good, recent corn price weakness is not coming from the supply side. Concerns about demand may stem from two sources: exports short of USDA projection and economic weakness.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-reflect-export-concerns-weak-demand-prospects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-reflect-export-concerns-weak-demand-prospects#comments Corn Marketing corn harvest Prices Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:59:00 +0000 100241 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com After a rough week for soybeans, is the low price in? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/after-rough-week-soybeans-low-price <div class="node-body blog-body">Soybeans continue to trade toward the low end of their range. The bulls are talking about the possibility of an additional 1 million acre reduction in U.S. harvested acreage and that U.S. exports to China might be picking up out of both the Gulf and the PNW.</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/after-rough-week-soybeans-low-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/after-rough-week-soybeans-low-price#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:07:00 +0000 100221 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Expected corn and soybean price distributions http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/expected-corn-and-soybean-price-distributions <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>It is increasingly unlikely that harvest prices will be greater than projected prices, and thus the effective price for much of the crop insurance coverage is likely to be at the original Projected Prices.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/expected-corn-and-soybean-price-distributions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/expected-corn-and-soybean-price-distributions#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Prices Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:06:00 +0000 100201 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn acreage estimates continue to be disputed http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-acreage-estimates-continue-be-disputed <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn continues to show mixed tendencies as the initial FSA numbers and private crop tours leave more uncertainty and ambiguity than solid definitive answers. </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/corn-acreage-estimates-continue-be-disputed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-acreage-estimates-continue-be-disputed#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 18 Aug 2015 21:41:00 +0000 100151 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com USDA crop report surprises grain trade http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-crop-report-surprises-grain-trade <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The USDA Crop Report issued on August 12 estimated the 2014 total U.S. corn production to be just under 13.7 billion bushels, which would be third-highest U.S. corn production in history. </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/usda-crop-report-surprises-grain-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-crop-report-surprises-grain-trade#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans USDA Focus on Ag Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:27:00 +0000 100141 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com What's next for the soybean market? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/whats-next-soybean-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean bulls, similar to corn, are having a tough time digesting what appears to be an overly optimistic yield estimate by the USDA. The bulls are also questioning what they believe is a very conservative adjustment to harvested 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/whats-next-soybean-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/whats-next-soybean-market#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:47:00 +0000 100111 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Soybean exports fuel bulls' fire http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-exports-fuel-bulls-fire <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Soybean bulls were happy to finally see weekly new-crop export sales above 1.0 million metric tons, which I believe is the first time that&#39;s happened this entire season.</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/soybean-exports-fuel-bulls-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-exports-fuel-bulls-fire#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:22:00 +0000 99991 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com When will we see a change in soybean market dynamics? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/when-will-we-see-change-soybean-market-dynamics <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The soybean market, similar to corn, is enduring a wave of bearish headwinds created by record supply being harvested once again in South America, a strong U.S. dollar, heavy uncertainty about U.S. export demand and a less fearful U.S. weather forecast. No need to continue rewriting the obvious and old.</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/when-will-we-see-change-soybean-market-dynamics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/when-will-we-see-change-soybean-market-dynamics#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:45:00 +0000 99921 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Time to rethink grain marketing approach http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/time-rethink-grain-marketing-approach <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Second Golden Age of American Agriculture is over, and the time is right to return to a proactive approach to grain marketing, says Ed Usset. The proactive approach outlined in my 2nd Edition of “Grain Marketing is Simple” says that we need to pay attention to pricing opportunities before harvest.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/time-rethink-grain-marketing-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/time-rethink-grain-marketing-approach#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Prices Strategy Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:38:00 +0000 99891 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Soybean price uncertainty http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-price-uncertainty <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>U.S. weather and Argentine politics and China provide uncertainty for the soybean market. Soybean acres and yields will be debated in next USDA report.</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/soybean-price-uncertainty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/soybean-price-uncertainty#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Prices Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:32:00 +0000 99851 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com