Marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en $5 Corn prices hang on, but remain volatile http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/5-corn-prices-hang-remain-volatile <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Corn prices are still strong, as old- and new-crop futures contracts remain at or near $5 per bushel. But market analysts say there are many factors that may pull prices up or down.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/5-corn-prices-hang-remain-volatile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/5-corn-prices-hang-remain-volatile#comments Corn Marketing Prices Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:57:00 +0000 90321 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Do corn bulls have the upper hand? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/do-corn-bulls-have-upper-hand <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Corn bulls look to weather, demand and acreage for higher prices. </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/do-corn-bulls-have-upper-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/do-corn-bulls-have-upper-hand#comments Corn Marketing Futures Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:19:00 +0000 90311 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Spring corn, soybean marketing: Hard questions http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/spring-corn-soybean-marketing-hard-questions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The long winter is over and your mind has turned to corn and soybean planting. It’s a convenient excuse to put corn and soybean marketing on the back burner, but I’m not going to let you do it. Here are some hard questions you need to answer in the next 10 weeks.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/spring-corn-soybean-marketing-hard-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/spring-corn-soybean-marketing-hard-questions#comments Marketing Gold Prices Strategy Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:43:00 +0000 90261 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Is a perfect storm brewing for old-crop soybeans? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/perfect-storm-brewing-old-crop-soybeans <div class="node-body blog-body">Will Tight stocks, Exports, Weather Push Beans to New Highs</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/perfect-storm-brewing-old-crop-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/perfect-storm-brewing-old-crop-soybeans#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:29:00 +0000 90231 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Will funds continue to push soybeans higher? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-funds-continue-push-soybeans-higher <div class="node-body blog-body">I might be the odd man out on this, but I actually believe one saving grace might be the fact U.S. soybean acres move lower NOT higher. I just think with the rally in corn prices, many of the guys that were going to make the switch to more beans are going to go ahead and roll the corn again. </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-funds-continue-push-soybeans-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-funds-continue-push-soybeans-higher#comments Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:14:00 +0000 90111 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com When will old-crop soybean prices drop? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/when-will-old-crop-soybean-prices-drop <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If you have most of your 2013 soybeans in the bin, “it could be time to get a bunch of them sold to guard against lower prices” that could follow the March 31 Prospective Plantings report, says Jim Hilker, Michigan State University ag economics professor. “I think we’re in trouble on new-crop (2014), even with the lowest estimates of 78.5 million soybean acres,” he adds.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/when-will-old-crop-soybean-prices-drop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/when-will-old-crop-soybean-prices-drop#comments Marketing Soybeans Prices Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:38:00 +0000 90041 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How will the USDA report will impact your bottom line? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/how-will-usda-report-will-impact-your-bottom-line <div class="node-body article-body"><p>USDA will release the annual grain stocks report on Monday. Then on April 9, will use that data to forecast old-crop ending stocks, “which could have significant implications for prices, in what’s turning out to be another volatile year,” says Bryce Knorr, Farm Futures senior market analyst.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/how-will-usda-report-will-impact-your-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/how-will-usda-report-will-impact-your-bottom-line#comments Marketing National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Strategy Sat, 29 Mar 2014 03:12:00 +0000 90031 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn prices and costs http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-and-costs <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Despite lower prices, I am reluctant to call this a bear market. The distinguishing feature of a bear market is a trend of persistently lower prices. That is not an accurate description of the current market. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-and-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-prices-and-costs#comments Marketing Strategy Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:50:00 +0000 90021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p><strong>Iowa corn prices received by farmers, USDA NASS</strong></p> <p>While these are broad averages, it&rsquo;s easy to see the good times since late 2006, and disturbing to see how long dry spells can last.</p> Data sources: Commodity Costs and Returns, USDA ERS Will USDA answer soybean stocks questions? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-usda-answer-soybean-stocks-questions <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I tend to believe at most, we see an additional 4-5 million acres when compared to last year, when we planted 76.533 million soybean acres. Remember, with the wheat crop being so late, you might have a tough time getting the normal number of second-crop soybean acres in the ground. </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/will-usda-answer-soybean-stocks-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-usda-answer-soybean-stocks-questions#comments Marketing Soybeans Strategy Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:10:00 +0000 90001 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Money flow, political news, U.S. weather support $5 corn prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/money-flow-political-news-us-weather-support-5-corn-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>If the Ukraine/Russian conflict intensifies and starts to spook the U.S. equity market, the corn market will also get spooked and corn prices will move higher to help offset losses in U.S. stocks. The hedge seems somewhat smart nearby considering the uncertainties of U.S. weather and possible planting delays.</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/money-flow-political-news-us-weather-support-5-corn-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/money-flow-political-news-us-weather-support-5-corn-prices#comments Corn Marketing Futures Hedges Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:28:00 +0000 89941 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com