Grain Market: Reminded of 1986, ‘King Daddy” Year of Corn Stocks – DTN Nov 29, 2016

🕔Nov 29, 2016After four consecutive years of good crop weather, the world now has excess grain supplies and low prices, which is good news for the consumers of grain, but financially painful […]

Grain Market: Bullish Future Based on Increased Poultry Consumption Worldwide- DTN Oct 25, 2016

🕔Oct 25, 2016Going over last week’s Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook, I noticed an interesting chart that showed USDA’s expectation for an 11% increase in net exports of U.S. red meat and […]

Crop Prices: How Low Can They Go? Taking a Hard Look – DTN Aug 3, 2016

🕔Aug 3, 2016There are some perfectly rational reasons to feel bullish about the long-term prospects of the corn and soybean markets (see: DTN Grains Analyst Todd Hultman’s column this week, “The Time […]

Commodity Market : Every Trade is Not a Winner – Testing the ‘Donchian Rule’ – DTN Jul 27, 2016

🕔Jul 27, 2016For those who spend a lot of effort trying to understand the grain markets and sometimes feel overwhelmed by the complexity of it all, you may want to sit down […]

Grain Market: Don’t Be Too Hard on Yourself and Other Bits of Wisdom – DTN Jun 28, 2016

🕔Jun 28, 2016As we close in on the half-way mark of 2016 and are just two days shy of USDA’s Acreage and Grain Stocks reports, the year has already been full of […]

Grain Market: Catching an Unexpected Wave – DTN Jun 14, 2016

🕔Jun 14, 2016The tide has turned this spring in corn and soybean prices, leaving farmers with unexpected marketing opportunities, and also possibly nagging worries about selling too early in a market rally. […]

Wheat: One Billion Bushel Carryover from 2015 – What’s Next? – DTN Jun 9, 2016

🕔Jun 9, 2016As a market analyst, I try to keep my feelings out of the way; but I have to admit a certain soft spot for wheat growers. Not that they need […]

Grain Market: “Most Bullish Start in Spot Soybeans Since 1997” – DTN May 31, 2016

🕔May 31, 2016As we cross Memorial Day off the calendar and head into the growing season, 2016 has already distinguished itself with the most bullish start in spot soybeans since 1997. Riding […]

Grain Market: Risky Business – 7 Great Pieces of Advice – DTN May 25, 2016

🕔May 25, 2016Satiated by a barbecue sandwich and some German potato salad at my neighbor’s recent high-school graduation party, I admired the decorations placed on folding tables throughout the 4-H event hall. […]

Grain Price Turnaround? First Start With Roulette Wheel. – DTN May 11, 2016

🕔May 11, 2016Hat tip for this week’s column topic to DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom and his army of Twitter followers, especially Chuck Penner from LeftField Commodity Research in Winnipeg (@LeftFieldCR) who […]

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