Grain Marketing

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Successful Grain Marketing Focuses on Establishing a Financially Successful Farm Price

July 22, 2021
This Center for Agricultural Profitability article highlights the role of expected revenue in relation to production costs in making the grain marketing decision as well as the creation and importance of your farm’s average selling price.

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Selling During Times of Rising Commodity Prices

June 9, 2021
In this article, extension professionals discuss how producers can make decisions about pricing new crop grain by understanding the forces driving the market, and also through defining their farm goals and objectives.

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Nebraska Corn Basis Response to the Economic Shutdown

March 10, 2021
Nebraska Extension experts look back at the influence events throughout 2020 have had on Nebraska corn basis.

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Grain Marketing Lingo: Common Phrases

February 18, 2021
Nebraska Extension educators break down the meaning of common phrases in commodity marketing for a simpler approach to selling your crops.

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Grain Marketing Lingo — Trading Codes

February 2, 2021
Confused by trading codes? Extension educator Jessica Groskopf sheds light on what each code component represents in a contract — and what it means for your grain marketing strategy.

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Preparing Yourself for Corn Under $3 Per Bushel

August 3, 2020
The market rally following the June 30 USDA Acreage report has come and gone. So, now what? This article will discuss the price probabilities for the last half of 2020 and how to prepare for farm survival.

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Revenue Protection Crop Insurance and Hedging in 2020

July 8, 2020
With the uncertainty revolving around COVID-19, grain marketing has come to the forefront of many producers’ minds. "At current price levels should I hedge my crop?”

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Grain Marketing 2020: Survival and COVID-19

May 1, 2020
Let’s state the obvious: this isn’t a typical year and we all know it. This article will discuss how to build a marketing strategy to assure that the farm continues to the next crop year.

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