2020 Newsletters

January Newsletter

  • January WASDE Incorporates Final 2019 Corn and Soybean Production Estimates
  • 2020 Projected Profitability and Break-Even Analysis: Western Kentucky Corn vs. Soybean
  • 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • 2019 Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Post-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to July 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2020 Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Double-Crop Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • When is a Good Time to Consider Hedging Corn and Soybeans?
  • Combining Crop Insurance and Forward Contracts to Reduce Revenue Risk: Preliminary
  • Game Plans for 2020 Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat
  • July Wheat Trading Days Frequency for the 2016 to 2020 Crop Years
  • Beware of Typical Acreage and Normal Yields for 2020 Corn and Soybean Price Potential

February Newsletter

  • February WASDE: USDA Makes Minor Adjustments
  • 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • 2019 Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Post-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to Harvest 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2020 Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Double-Crop Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • 2020 Potential RP Projected Prices and Revenue Guarantees for Corn and Soybeans
  • Combining Crop Insurance and Forward Contracts to Reduce Revenue Risk: Example Game Plans for 2020 Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat

March Newsletter

  • March WASDE: USDA Punts until Acreage Report
  • 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to Harvest 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2020 Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Double-Crop Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Combining Crop Insurance and Forward Contracts to Reduce Revenue Risk: Example Game Plans for 2020 Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat

2019 Newsletters

January Newsletter

  • 2019 Projected Profitability and Break-Even Analysis: Western Kentucky Corn vs. Soybeans
  • When is a Good Time to Consider Hedging and Cash Forward Contracts for Corn and Soybeans?
  • 2018 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years – Implications for Storage
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to July 2019
  • 2018 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities for May Delivery
  • Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Pre-Harvest 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Risk Management Opportunities
  • Potential 2019-2020 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Balance Sheets and Price Potential
  • Combining Crop Insurance and Forward Contracts to Reduce Revenue Risk: Preliminary Game Plans for 2019 Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat

February Newsletter

  • USDA Issues Final 2018 Crop Production Estimates for Corn and Soybeans
  • February WASDE Update: Shifting Focus to South America and Use
  • Potential 2019 Projected Prices for Corn and Soybeans Revenue Protection Insurance
  • 2018 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years – Implications for Storage
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to December 2019
  • 2018 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities for May Delivery
  • Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Pre-Harvest 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Risk Management Opportunities
  • What is USDA’s Preliminary Outlook for the 2019-20 Grain and Oilseeds Balance Sheets?

March Newsletter

  • March WASDE Update: USDA Increases Corn and Wheat Stocks
  • 2018 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years – Implications for Storage
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to December 2019
  • 2018 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities for May Delivery
  • Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Pre-Harvest 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Risk Management Opportunities
  • Combining Crop Insurance and Forward Contracts to Reduce Revenue Risk: Updated
  • Game Plans for 2019 Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat

April Newsletter

  • Prospective Plantings Report: Corn Area Increases while Soybean and Wheat Declines
  • April WASDE Report Shows Increasing Corn and Wheat Stocks
  • Soil Moisture and Short-Term Precipitation and Temperature Outlook
  • 2019 Corn and Soybean Planting Progress and 2019 Wheat Condition
  • Suitable Field Days and Statistical U.S. Corn Planting Capacity
  • 2018 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years – Implications for Storage
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to December 2019
  • Pre-Harvest 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Risk Management Opportunities
  • Comparison of Hedging Corn and Soybeans in May for Fall Delivery
  • Projected 2019-20 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Balance Sheets

May Newsletter

  • May WASDE Report Provides First Projections for the 2019-2020 Marketing Year
  • Soil Moisture and Short-Term Precipitation and Temperature Outlook
  • 2019 Corn and Soybean Planting Progress and 2019 Wheat Condition
  • Statistical Unplanted Corn and Soybean Acres
  • 2018 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to December 2019
  • Pre-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Comparison of Pre-Harvest and Post-Harvest Wheat Hedging Strategies
  • 2019 Corn and Soybean Projected Profitability Compared to Corn Prevented Planting
  • Projected 2019-20 Corn and Soybean Balance Sheets

June Newsletter

  • June WASDE Report Responds to Record Late Corn Planting Progress
  • Soil Moisture and Short-Term Precipitation and Temperature Outlook
  • 2019 Corn and Wheat Condition
  • 2019 Corn and Soybean Planting Update and Statistical Unplanted Acres
  • 2018 Corn and Soybean Basis; and 2019 Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to December 2019
  • Pre-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Performance of Pre-Harvest Corn and Soybean Hedging Strategies
  • December Corn Trading Days Frequency for the 2014 to 2019 Crop Years
  • Projected 2019-20 Corn and Soybean Balance Sheets

July Newsletter

  • 2019 Acreage Survey Confounds Market
  • July WASDE Report Adopts Uncertain Acreage Projections
  • Short-Term Precipitation and Temperature Outlook
  • 2019 Corn and Soybean Condition and Progress
  • 2018 Corn and Soybean Basis; and 2019 Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to July 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • December Corn Trading Days Frequency for the 2014 and 2019 Crop Years-Revisited
  • Projected 2019-20 Corn and Soybean Stocks-to-Use and Price Potential

August Newsletter

  • August Crop Production Report Raises Questions about the Corn and Soybean Crops
  • August WASDE Report: Larger than Expected Crops Destroys Corn and Soybean Markets
  • Short-Term Precipitation and Temperature Outlook
  • 2019 Corn and Soybean Condition and Progress
  • 2018 Corn and Soybean Basis; and 2019 Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to July 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • 2019 Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Post-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Potential 2019-20 Corn and Soybean Stocks-to-Use and Price Potential
  • Upcoming Grain Outlook and Risk Management Webinars

September Newsletter

  • September Crop Production Report: USDA Trims Corn and Soybean Yields
  • September WASDE Report: Markets Wait for Harvest to Begin to Provide Market Data
  • Short-Term Precipitation and Temperature Outlook
  • 2019 Corn and Soybean Condition and Progress
  • 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to July 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2020 Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Double-Crop Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • 2019 Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Post-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Potential 2019-20 Corn and Soybean Stocks-to-Use and Price Potential
  • 2020 RP Wheat Crop Insurance Update
  • Upcoming Grain Outlook and Risk Management Webinars

October Newsletter

  • October Crop Production Report: USDA Increases Corn Yield but Reduces Soybean Yield
  • October WASDE Report: Could Soybeans be Developing a Less Bearish Story?
  • Short-Term Precipitation and Temperature Outlook
  • 2019 Corn and Soybean Harvest Progress
  • 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to July 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2020 Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Double-Crop Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • 2019 Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Post-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Potential 2019-20 Corn and Soybean Balance Sheets and Price Potential
  • Upcoming Grain Outlook and Risk Management Webinars

November Newsletter

  • November Crop Production Report: USDA Trims Corn Crop
  • November WASDE Report: Corn Stocks Reduced Less Than Expected
  • 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to July 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2020 Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Double Crop Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • 2019 Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Post-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Potential 2019-20 Corn and Soybean Balance Sheets and Price Potential
  • USDA Releases Preliminary Baseline Projections
  • Baseline Projections and Implications for ARC-CO and PLC
  • Sign-up for the Second Tranche of MFP 2.0

December Newsletter

  • December WASDE Report: Markets Wait for January Reports
  • 2019 Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Basis vs. Previous Years
  • Projected Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Futures Trading Ranges to July 2020
  • Pre-Harvest 2020 Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Double-Crop Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • 2019 Projected Return to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
  • Post-Harvest 2019 Corn and Soybean Risk Management Opportunities
  • Potential 2020 Corn and Soybean Acres, Demand Structure, and the Impact on Stocks and Price