Grain Marketing

USDA winter wheat loan rate by Nebraska county.
USDA winter wheat loan rate by Nebraska county.

Price Support for Winter Wheat

September 9, 2016
Developing a post-harvest marketing plan when prices are low can be difficult. This article offers information for wheat growers on federal price support options through crop insurance, farm bill program payments or Marketing Assistance Loans or Loan Deficiency Payments.

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Higher Prices for Later Delivery in Winter Wheat

July 18, 2016
Large supplies and resulting differences in futures market contract prices for winter wheat could mean higher returns for winter wheat producers who price grain now for later delivery.

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Marketing Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments

July 8, 2016
For the first time in more than 10 years, wheat growers may need to consider using a loan deficiency payment as part of their marketing plan. Here's how it works.

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Market Journal on Wheat, Markets, Grazing, Spring Weather

April 1, 2016
On this week's Market Journal: Market Analysis — Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, summarizes the USDA’s estimates on planting acres and grain stocks. Scouting Winter Wheat — Stephen Wegulo, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, discusses the need to scout for rusts.

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