Webinar Replay: Grain Marketing is a Not One-Size-Fits-All Activity
Everyone is searching for the “perfect” grain marketing strategy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but this doesn’t exist.
From your amount grain storage to your balance sheet to your appetite for risk, what works for your neighbor likely isn’t the ideal plan for you.
You need to find a strategy that allows you to proactively lock in profitable prices while “checking the boxes” across your operation. This is the process that we talk about in the webinar below. Check it out!
You can also check out a variety of grain marketing articles on our blog. A few of them are listed below this post.
Passionate about farm finances, software, and assets that produce cash flow (oil wells/farmland/rentals). U of MN grad.
Be Cautious With Exotic Grain Marketing Contracts
In this blog post, we discuss the dangers of exotic grain marketing contracts. They often sound great on the day they are presented to producers but they come with a lot uncertainty. This uncertainty can lead to producers passing up profitable grain marketing opportunities. Remember, there's no free lunch in grain marketing.Read More »
Buying out of Grain Contracts Is Never Fun
In this post, we discuss the uncomfortable situation that occurs when a farm is oversold during a short crop year. Unfortunately, if you choose to be a proactive risk manager on your farm, you expose your farm to this possibility. The key is to objectively, not emotionally, evaluate your options.Read More »
Using Statistics to Make Better Grain Marketing Decisions
In this blog post, we discuss how our emotions hamper our ability to objectively evaluate grain marketing decisions. It's easy to underestimate, and be surprised by, large price grain market price moves. We walk through some analysis that can help you understand and quantify your farm's price risk.Read More »
Webinar Replay: Basis Contracts - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
We recently hosted a webinar to discuss basis contracts as a part of a farm's grain marketing plan. They are a valuable tool but can lead to unfortunate outcomes if not managed correctly. Watch our replay, to see what conditions to watch out for when evaluating basis contracts.Read More »