Marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Are $4 corn prices a good place to start 2015 marketing? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/are-4-corn-prices-good-place-start-2015-marketing <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With corn futures prices seeing a nice little rally above $4 per bushel, it may be time to look for early 2015 crop pricing opportunities in a market that will likely see continued volatility next year, says Scott Irwin, University of Illinois ag economist.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/are-4-corn-prices-good-place-start-2015-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/are-4-corn-prices-good-place-start-2015-marketing#comments Corn Marketing Prices Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:48:00 +0000 95071 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn exports back on track http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-exports-back-track <div class="field-deck"> The top seven export markets that buy 80% of corn are fueling sales </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>U.S. corn exports rebounded dramatically in 2012/13 from the previous market year, when sales hit levels not seen since 1970. The first six weeks of the current marketing year suggest further improvement. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-exports-back-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-exports-back-track#comments Corn Marketing Import and Export Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:35:00 +0000 95061 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Source: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Why I believe corn, soybean prices will move higher http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-i-believe-corn-soybean-prices-will-move-higher <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>When you get major "headline-risk" like we are seeing in the energy markets, coupled with lower than normal trade volume, all bets are off in regard to traditional fundamental rhyme and reason.</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/why-i-believe-corn-soybean-prices-will-move-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/why-i-believe-corn-soybean-prices-will-move-higher#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Marketing and Promotion Options Prices Grain Market Viewpoint Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:30:00 +0000 94951 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Dec. 12, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-12-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Five agriculture stories to read this week includes cover crop benefits and maintenance tips for your combine before it's put away for the winter. Read about and watch a recent debate over GMOs, where the pro-GMO side takes a win. Hear a corn and soybean price outlook from Iowa State ag economist Chad Hart. And, for a little fun, check out some funny farming memes on Facebook!</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-12-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-12-2014#comments Conservation Equipment Marketing cover crops GMO Combines Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:43:00 +0000 94941 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Christmas wishes for corn, soybean marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/christmas-wishes-corn-soybean-marketing <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Santa has been very generous over the past few years. Last year I looked under the tree and found $13 soybeans and $4 corn; not quite as big as the gifts in 2012 (or 2011, or 2010), but they fit well and I was grateful. Rumor has it that Santa will not be as generous this year. Here is my corn and soybean marketing wish list for 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/christmas-wishes-corn-soybean-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/christmas-wishes-corn-soybean-marketing#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Prices Strategy Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:23:00 +0000 94931 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Shironosov/ iStock/ThinkStock Exports help push soybeans back above $10 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/exports-help-push-soybeans-back-above-10 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Good foreign demand for U.S. soybeans is helping bean markets stay above $10 per bushel, with the January 2015 contract closing up about 25¢ at $10.36 Friday. March ended the week at $10.42, up 24¢. And anticipation of possible reduction in soybean ending stocks could add further support to bean prices, says Bryce Knorr, senior editor at Farm Futures.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/exports-help-push-soybeans-back-above-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/exports-help-push-soybeans-back-above-10#comments Marketing Soybeans soybean production Marketing and Promotion Prices Mon, 08 Dec 2014 01:07:00 +0000 94831 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Dec. 5, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-5-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The five agriculture stories to read this week includes a new tool for farmers to use when making nitrogen application decisions, and it's used on the computer. There's also research showing soybean yield when double cropping vs. relay intercropping soybeans and wheat. Read about the possible impact crop insurance may have on ag land values, and how one farming family has success with marketing goals. Finally, enjoy a nice piece in The New York Times about agriculture and data.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-5-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-5-2014#comments Fertilizer Marketing Precision Ag Soybeans Nitrogen Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:41:00 +0000 94821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn, soybean price outlook http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-soybean-price-outlook <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Chad Hart, Iowa State University Extension economist, expects to see corn prices in the $4 range, and soybeans in the single digits for 2015. Good demand but larger supplies will hold prices down over the next couple of years, he says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-soybean-price-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-soybean-price-outlook#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Prices Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:53:00 +0000 94801 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Low corn, soybean prices through 2015, says Rabobank report http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/low-corn-soybean-prices-through-2015-says-rabobank-report <div class="field-byline"> Source: Rabobank </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Rabobank published a global outlook for ag commodities, including corn and soybeans, in 2015, focusing on demand, supply and prices. Lower prices levels should encourage consumption growth, say market researchers. According to the report, key variables to watch include: U.S. dollar strength, uncertain Chinese demand growth, slowing biofuel demand and oil price weakness.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/low-corn-soybean-prices-through-2015-says-rabobank-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/low-corn-soybean-prices-through-2015-says-rabobank-report#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Wed, 03 Dec 2014 18:11:00 +0000 94761 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Grain marketing goals drive success http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/grain-marketing-goals-drive-success <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Jon Everett didn’t dodge opportunities to get about 70% of his 2014 crops marketed last winter and spring, when corn prices were still pushing $5 per bushel or better and soybean prices were near $11.80 per bushel. And he and his farming partners wasted no time in making sales on about 40% of their expected 2015 corn and soybean production.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/grain-marketing-goals-drive-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/grain-marketing-goals-drive-success#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Strategy Sat, 29 Nov 2014 01:18:00 +0000 94691 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>With enough bin space to handle all their corn and soybeans, the Everetts (left to right, Ron, Tyler, Tim and Jon) can get higher futures prices locked in early, store the grain and then move it when the basis improves in the spring and summer.&nbsp;</p> Photo: Jon Everett