Grain Marketing

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Tariffs and Soybeans. What Do We Know? What Can We Do? July 11, 2018

New tariffs between China and the U.S. have prompted many questions about agricultural trade between these two nations, especially from soybean producers. This article offers an overview of soybean tariffs and what soybean farmers can do to reduce the impact of the recent price declines.

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You can fill the bin, but can you empty it? May 9, 2018

This is often a good time to monitor prices and market stored grain as many buyers may offer a price bump due to limited supply during the planting season. Also storing grain too long may result in a lower price per bushel than was available at harvest, nullifying the logic of placing it in the bin to begin with.

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Grain Market Outlook and Effective Grain Marketing Plan 2018 April 23, 2018

Resources for grain market prices and using them to develop an effective grain marketing plan for 2018.

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Market Journal: Consider Selling New & Old Crop Now - May April 20, 2018

Also on this week's Market Journal: An overview of policy changes in the new farm bill, ethanol production, blizzard impacts on cow-calf production, and the forecast for the coming week.

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Women in Ag featured on Market Journal

Market Journal Spotlights Women in Agriculture, Risk Management March 9, 2018

This week's Market Journal explores the need for a written market plan for both new and old crop corn and soybeans, the drought in Argentina, and what attendees learned at the Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference.

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Market Journal Looks at Farm Bill Discussions March 2, 2018

This week's Market Journal looks at two key programs affecting farm management: the Farm Bill that's currently in production and crop insurance. Other speakers look at the grain markets, cover crop research, and the forecast for next week.

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Market Journal Looks at Factors of the Current Soybean Rally February 23, 2018

This week's Market Journal looks at the soybean rally, selling strategies for 2018 corn and soybeans, sensor-based fertigation, research on applying nitrogen in soybeans, and the weather for the next week.

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Pre-Harvest Marketing Non-Irrigated Corn February 13, 2018

A pre-harvest marketing plan for non-irrigated corn coupled with a revenue protection crop insurance policy may provide an opportunity to lock in prices above expected breakeven. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages.

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