Grain Contracts, 2019: What Happens When You Can’t Deliver? – DTN

🕔Jun 21, 2019“But what if I don’t have enough grain to fill my contracts?” Every year, this is a fear that discourages people from aggressively marketing new-crop grain, despite knowing that prices […]

Corn Market: Pre-Harvest Hedging and Revenue Protection

🕔May 17, 2018Prudent pre-harvest hedging reduces risk, particularly if it is done in conjunction with the purchase of revenue crop insurance having the Harvest Price Option (HPO) option. Recent criticism of crop […]

Grain Marketing: Testing the 25-Day Rule – DTN

🕔Aug 16, 2016In my July 26 and Aug. 9 columns, I showed how variations of Richard Donchian’s four-week trading rule produced profitable hypothetical trading results for corn and soybeans since 1995. As […]

Net Income Risks: Managing with Crop Insurance, Farm Bill, Hedging

🕔Dec 7, 2015Managing uncertain yields and prices before planting is a primary concern to producers, especially when financial ruin is at stake. To manage uncertainty, producers are presented with a complex set […]

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