News & Publications

News & Publications

May 17, 2022 | Brady Huck

Check in on your marketing mindset

What you can do to position yourself for price moves beyond your expectations?   As we approach the 50% planted mark for corn and soybeans, much of how the crop and …

May 3, 2022 | Luke Williams

How to avoid the stress

How to avoid the stress

How to avoid the stress that comes with a bull market Here’s how to lock in profitable grain prices while you can, without even making a sale. It’s hard to …

April 26, 2022 | Larry Shonkwiler

Uncertainty Remains

Uncertainty Remains

For these grain markets, a fair amount of uncertainty remains A closer look at the data shows why volatility will remain throughout the growing season. As of next week the …

April 19, 2022 | Josh Green

How to make a profitable year even more profitable

How to make a profitable year even more profitable

How to make a profitable year even more profitable Risk management tools let you lock in fat margins now, yet maintain upside potential in an up-trending market. This spring is …

April 12, 2022 | Kent Stutzman

Marketing in extreme volatility

Marketing in extreme volatility

The keys to better marketing in extreme volatility Utilize these market tools to be proactive, not reactive, to market movement. Wow, what a year it has been already, and we …

April 5, 2022 | Brian Basting

Weather Surprises

Weather Surprises

Weather surprises could alter USDA’s planting estimates There is room for change in the USDA’s 2022 corn and soybean planted acreage estimates. There has been plenty of debate over USDA’s …

March 29, 2022 | Eric Meyer

Why farming is like basketball

Why farming is like basketball

March Madness primer: Why farming is like basketball Focus on the fundamentals to bring a win to your operation. Since we are in the midst of March Madness (both from a …

March 22, 2022 | Brady Huck

3 things to watch

3 things to watch

3 things to watch in this volatile market Focus on what you can control and defend your decisions. Many unknowns lie ahead of American farmers as we enter planting season, …

March 21, 2022

2022 Commodity Classic

2022 Commodity Classic

Watch Dave Fogel of Advance Trading. Inc. speak to a crowd of farmers at the 2022 Commodity Classic in New Orleans, LA. In this Learning Center session, Dave provides real …

March 15, 2022 | Dave Fogel

Huge price swings

Huge price swings

Huge price swings can amplify bad marketing decisions Something is very wrong if you are not cheering for high prices due to a poor marketing plan. Last week I spent …