Flint on Crops: Can We Farm With These Commodity Prices?

🕔Sep 14, 2015There probably was no reason for asking the question of whether we can continue to farm with commodity prices like this. Those who know me at all will expect that […]

Market: How Would Insider Trading Apply to Commodities? – DTN

🕔Aug 19, 2015Picture this: The accounting department of Walmart, the No. 1 company on the Fortune 500 list, has announced a four-day open house for any stock analyst, trader, hedge fund manager, […]

Getting Hired Help; 9 Characteristics of a Good Market Adviser – DTN

🕔Aug 11, 2015In tight margin years like 2015, Jeff Fisher scrutinizes every budget expense. One item he didn’t cut this year was his market adviser. The Tolono, Illinois, farmer has learned even […]

Corn: Will Farmers Hold 2014-15 Crops Though the Next Harvest? – DTN

🕔Jun 2, 2015More than 25% of the respondents to a recent DTN 360 Poll said they’re willing to roll the dice and see if holding 2014-15 corn into the new-crop marketing year […]

Market: Two Spreads Worth Watching this Year – DTN

🕔Jun 2, 2015Trading futures spreads is serious business for some or a frivolous hobby for others as many are lured by the appeal of lower margin requirements and what they perceive as […]

Market Trading: Me vs. the Computer – DTN

🕔May 13, 2015Once the hubbub of USDA’s annual May crop report died down, I conducted a little experiment. I set out a stopwatch and timed how long it would take me, a […]

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