Grain Marketing

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Crop Marketing Plans with Yield Uncertainty May 10, 2019

Farmers affected by early spring flooding likely have increased yield risk from changed soil characteristics, excess moisture, or late planting and may want to consider adjusting their plans for 2019 grain sales.

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Charting Commodities: Bar Chart vs Candlestick Chart March 14, 2019

Many types of charts are used to track movement in the grain market. This article looks at how to use and interpret two of them: the OHLC bar chart and the candlestick chart.

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Grain Marketing Workshop March 5 in David City February 21, 2019

This free workshop will guide participants in developing their own marketing plan and provide opportunities for testing their grain marketing skills through two simulators.

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Charting Commodities: Technical vs Fundamental Analysis February 18, 2019

A new series of articles, Charting Commodities, will explore the basics of some of the more common indicators used in technical analysis. This article defines and compares technical analysis and fundamental analysis.

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Will A Post-Harvest Date-Driven Marketing Plan Improve Your Corn Revenue? January 24, 2019

This article evaluates various date-driven post-harvest marketing strategies for corn using historical cash prices from Columbus, Nebraska.

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Extension Workshop Focuses on Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents January 11, 2019

“Grain Marketing: Dollar and Cents,” a two-day, in-depth, hands-on workshop, will be offered at three sites this winter to help row-crop farmers create effective grain marketing plans specific to their operation and financial condition.

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The Marketing Mind Game January 9, 2019

Developing a marketing plan with realistic expectations is one of the practices recommended here to help reduce anxiety and keep growers from getting lost in the marketing mind game.

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The Evolution of Nebraska Corn Basis September 6, 2018

Each year about 40% of Nebraska's corn is used to produce ethanol. This Cornhusker Economics article explores the changes in corn basis at five Nebraska locations since the implementation of the Renewable Fuels Standard in 2005.

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