Marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Soybean prices wait on March 31 crop reports http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/soybean-prices-wait-march-31-crop-reports <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Already depressed due to large U.S. supplies, a projected strong South American crop and a volatile U.S. dollar, soybean prices could face even more pressure from high prospected planting numbers expected from USDA on Tuesday. Once the planting and stocks reports are released, it could be “opening the gates at a horse race,” says one commodity market analyst.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/soybean-prices-wait-march-31-crop-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/soybean-prices-wait-march-31-crop-reports#comments Marketing Soybeans Prices Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:39:00 +0000 96681 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, March 27, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-27-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, read about applying nitrogen to soybeans and find a different way to evaluate your profits. Learn about the impact of Chinese corn imports, as well as marketing strategies in a high-risk environment. And last, you can now buy the Farmland movie on DVD.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-27-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-27-2015#comments Fertilizer Marketing Soybeans China soybean production Nitrogen Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:12:00 +0000 96671 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Time to minimize risk and leave hedges in place http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/time-minimize-risk-and-leave-hedges-place <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn traders seem to be squaring up positions as we are now only a couple of days from the highly anticipated Prospective Planting Report and USDA Quarterly Stocks data.</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/time-minimize-risk-and-leave-hedges-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/time-minimize-risk-and-leave-hedges-place#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:38:00 +0000 96651 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Can South America news support soybean prices? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-south-america-news-support-soybean-prices <div class="node-body blog-body">Without the problematic political and labor headlines out of South America and no leverage from the weather at this point, soybean bulls are facing an increasingly tough uphill battle. Crush margins are drastically backpedaling here in the U.S., and South American exporters are clearly starting to get their legs underneath them.</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/can-south-america-news-support-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-south-america-news-support-soybean-prices#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:21:00 +0000 96571 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Survivalist grain marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/survivalist-grain-marketing <div class="field-deck"> Economists outline strategies and market movers to watch when selling your corn and soybeans. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With USDA projecting an average corn price of $3.50 to $3.60 and soybeans at $9, these times require risk management survivalist mode. Dan O’Brien, Kansas State University Extension grain marketing economist, says the foreign crop production, U.S. weather during planting, the U.S. dollar and other factors may impact prices at any time. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/survivalist-grain-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/survivalist-grain-marketing#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Strategy Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:35:00 +0000 96551 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Is U.S. weather, acreage uncertainty enough to push corn prices higher? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/us-weather-acreage-uncertainty-enough-push-corn-prices-higher <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>There's really nothing excitingly bullish in the balance sheet, but the trade is eager to see what type of planting conditions U.S. producers will be forced to deal with. This uncertainty may temporarily prove to be enough to keep some type of price floor in place for new-crop contracts.</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/us-weather-acreage-uncertainty-enough-push-corn-prices-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/us-weather-acreage-uncertainty-enough-push-corn-prices-higher#comments Corn Marketing corn production Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:56:00 +0000 96481 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Lull continues in corn price movement http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/lull-continues-corn-price-movement <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With December corn futures stuck in the range of $4.05 to under $4.20 per bushel for nearly a month, it appears markets may remain in a lull until the March 31 USDA Prospective Plantings report, say marketing analysts. But a leading university grain marketing economist encourages farmers to be ready to pull the trigger when their target price is reached.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/lull-continues-corn-price-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/lull-continues-corn-price-movement#comments Corn Marketing Prices Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:29:00 +0000 96421 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Second chance at higher corn, soybean prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/second-chance-higher-corn-soybean-prices <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Will we get a second chance to price corn and soybeans at the higher prices last seen 3 months ago? The bears have the floor but remain patient. I'm betting on the too-too season to deliver a second chance to price new- and old-crop corn and soybeans this spring.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/second-chance-higher-corn-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/second-chance-higher-corn-soybean-prices#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Prices Strategy Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:01:00 +0000 96381 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Good corn, soybean prices are hard to find http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/good-corn-soybean-prices-are-hard-find <div class="field-deck"> Waiting on a rally. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Ed Usset, University of Minnesota grain marketing economist, sees little incentive for making corn and soybean sales at price levels seen early this year. “I’m not recommending getting aggressive at these levels,” he says. “I’m going to be patient and hope something better shows up this spring. Give me a spring rally and I’ll perk my ears up.”</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/good-corn-soybean-prices-are-hard-find" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/good-corn-soybean-prices-are-hard-find#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Prices Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:47:00 +0000 96301 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Myron Klarenbeek has his equipment ready for a big crop year. He just hopes he can plow through weak corn and soybean markets and see improved marketing opportunities this spring or summer.&nbsp;</p> Photo: Madison Dykstra USDA WASDE report has bears and bulls jockeying for position in the corn market http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-wasde-report-has-bears-and-bulls-jockeying-position-corn-market <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn continues to trade sideways and struggles to take out nearby technical resistance. The USDA numbers in the March 2015 WASDE report did little to change the current theme. Remember: it's early in the race and both the bullish and bearish traders are jockeying for inside position. </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/usda-wasde-report-has-bears-and-bulls-jockeying-position-corn-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/usda-wasde-report-has-bears-and-bulls-jockeying-position-corn-market#comments Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:13:00 +0000 96291 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com