Farmers who are deciding on a grain marketing plan will want to watch the weather forecast, according to this week’s Successful Marketing newsletter.
Al Kluis lays out the five rules farmers need to follow when marketing their crops this year, including selling early and often, using a price plan, and setting realistic price targets.
Here are three good habits to increase your profits in 2019.
Market analyst Al Kluis shares his three-step risk-management plan to help farmers reduce their marketing risk in 2019.
Don’t swing for the fences: Make a series of smaller sales or you’ll likely strike out going for that home run.
December is a key time to evaluate your marketing performance, evaluate your marketing team, and make the changes you need for 2019.
In uncertain times, even a seasoned professional can learn a new strategy. Market analyst Al Kluis walks through creating a marketing plan using a revenue goals method.
The charts I use and the long-term cycles I watch suggest that corn and soybean prices will move higher postharvest 2018, while wheat prices are more likely to move lower as I look ahead to 2019.
The global economy and the world population continue to grow. Global demand for corn has increased from 21.9 billion bushels in 2012 to an estimated 42.1 billion bushels in 2018.
Farmers in the U.S. and around the world benefit from free trade and global economic growth. Since the trade spat has turned into a trade war, grain prices have dropped by 15% to 24%.