Marketing http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Will weather and money flow support corn prices? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-weather-and-money-flow-support-corn-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>There is a huge amount of dry powder on the side line to push prices higher if the weather can provide some questions on the way to the finish line. Even with the cooler temps and limited moisture going into the final stages of corn production, yields could see some of the top knocked off and support 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/will-weather-and-money-flow-support-corn-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/will-weather-and-money-flow-support-corn-prices#comments Corn Marketing corn production Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Options Prices Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 92371 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, July 25, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-25-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Fungicide decisions, genetic defenses for corn, ag investment funds, corn marketing strategy and weed resistance parody. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>This installment of “5 Agriculture stories to read” offers some help when deciding whether or not to spray fungicide. It also talks about research using an old maize gene (from oregano) to help new corn hybrids defend against pests. The USDA announced an ag investment fund for pensions and large investors, and an Extension expert offers tips for marketing corn at low prices. Finally, watch a parody about weed resistance; I think most farmers can relate!</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-25-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-25-2014#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Issues Marketing Management Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:43:00 +0000 92311 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Record-breaking soybean yields in 2014? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/record-breaking-soybean-yields-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois farmdocDaily </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The USDA is forecasting a new record soybean yield (45.2 bushels) in 2014, exceeding the 2009 record of 44 bushels by a large margin. Like corn, high soybean yield expectations this year are based on generally favorable growing conditions to date and on the high percentage of the crop rated in good or excellent condition. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/record-breaking-soybean-yields-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/record-breaking-soybean-yields-2014#comments Marketing Soybeans soybean production Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:42:00 +0000 92271 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Can soybean demand keep grain prices afloat? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-soybean-demand-keep-grain-prices-afloat <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I suspect with Chinese demand staying strong, some definite uncertainties remaining in Argentina and the entire month of August still ahead of our U.S. crop, the trade may take a bit slower approach to reducing price-risk. Producers should continue to keep hedges in place. Any rally back towards the $11.00 to $11.30 range must be viewed as an opportunity to reduce longer-term risk. </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/can-soybean-demand-keep-grain-prices-afloat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/can-soybean-demand-keep-grain-prices-afloat#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:41:00 +0000 92261 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com More pressure on soybean prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/more-pressure-soybean-prices <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New-crop soybean futures prices have plunged from $12.50 per bushel in late June to $11 or below in three weeks. They closed down 9 cents at $10.85 Friday. And there’s no sign they will turn around anytime soon, says Jim Hilker, Michigan State University Extension ag economist. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/more-pressure-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/more-pressure-soybean-prices#comments Marketing Soybeans Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:04:00 +0000 92191 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, July 18, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-18-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Options for delayed weed control, 2014 revenues and returns, better soybeans from genetic discovery, aerial cover crop seeding tips and All I do is Farm. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>This installment of 5 Agriculture stories to read offers tips on controlling large weeds, as well as aerial seeding cover crops. Read about prospective returns and farm revenue given lower corn prices, and learn about a genetic discovery that could lead to better soybean varieties. Finally, enjoy the latest parody hit from the Peterson Farm Bros!</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-18-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-18-2014#comments Corn Issues Marketing Soybeans corn production cover crops soybean production Management Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:44:00 +0000 92181 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Marketing strategy for low-priced corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Matt Roberts, associate professor at Ohio State University, talks about marketing strategies for lower-priced corn. He says corn producers are going to have to be very tactical, as he doesn’t see the high corn prices coming back any time soon. Growers should focus on HTAs and maximize on-farm storage, he says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn#comments Corn Marketing Prices Strategy Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 92161 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn, soybean prices drop after July WASDE report http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-soybean-prices-drop-after-july-wasde-report <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report released July 11 provided more negative numbers for future corn and soybean prices. The report showed significant increases in the projected ending stocks for both corn and soybeans by Sept. 1, 2015. The report also verified the expectations for very good to excellent 2014 national corn and soybean yields in the U.S. Corn and soybean market prices have dropped dramatically in the past few weeks, which will likely have a significant financial impact on farm operators in the Upper Midwest.</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/corn-soybean-prices-drop-after-july-wasde-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-soybean-prices-drop-after-july-wasde-report#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans corn production soybean production Prices Focus on Ag Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:10:00 +0000 92101 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Is it time to lock in propane prices? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/it-time-lock-propane-prices <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I continue to field calls from farmers asking about locking in propane prices. I think this is​ a​ very smart play and something I have definitely been recommending for the past couple of weeks, at least on ​a ​significant portion of your fall and winter needs. Personally, I think securing 70% of your estimated needs makes a lot of sense at these levels. ​ I am NOT saying we don&#39;t have the propane to meet our needs here in the US, because we do.</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/it-time-lock-propane-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/it-time-lock-propane-prices#comments Equipment Issues Marketing Forward Contracts Futures Hedge-to-arrive Hedges Marketing and Promotion Options Grain Market Viewpoint Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:11:00 +0000 92051 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn market uncertainty http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-market-uncertainty <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Matt Roberts, associate professor at Ohio State University, spoke at the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies conference in mid-July at the Wild Rose Farm near Galesburg, Ill. Here he talks about the uncertainty of the corn market and prices, adding that there is more uncertainty due to the possibility of corn being added back to livestock rations because of lower corn prices.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-market-uncertainty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/corn-market-uncertainty#comments Corn Marketing corn production Marketing and Promotion Prices Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:39:00 +0000 92021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com