October 12, 2023
OCTOBER 2023 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES:

OCTOBER WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES: The market’s price reaction to the ...

OCTOBER WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES: The market’s price reaction to the October WASDE report was higher across the board for corn, soybeans and wheat. For this month’s production estimates ...

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September 14, 2023
HRC Futures Mixed Ahead of UAW Deadline

HRC Futures Mixed Ahead of UAW Deadline Hot-rolled coil (HRC) futures prices ...

HRC Futures Mixed Ahead of UAW Deadline Hot-rolled coil (HRC) futures prices fell after our last column published Aug. 17, putting in recent lows around $25-30 per ton lower than the week prior. Speculative ...

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September 12, 2023
SEPTEMBER 2023 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES:

SEPTEMBER 2023 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES: The September WASDE report ...

SEPTEMBER 2023 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES: The September WASDE report was bearish relative to trade expectations for corn, neutral for the soybean complex, and supportive for wheat. While ...

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August 11, 2023
AUGUST 2023 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES:

AUGUST 2023 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES: The August WASDE report was slightly ...

AUGUST 2023 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES: The August WASDE report was slightly supportive of corn, soybeans, and wheat but generally in line with expectations. This was the first report of ...

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August 01, 2023
Optimize the Benefits of LRP Insurance and LGM Insurance

Optimize the Benefits of LRP Insurance and LGM Insurance: Hog producers ...

Optimize the Benefits of LRP Insurance and LGM Insurance: Hog producers who are evaluating forward price or margin coverage have many different risk management tools to help address their varied ...

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July 22, 2023
A Leg Up in Metals Price Risk

Effectively manage price risks, costs and financial planning while nurturing ...

Effectively manage price risks, costs and financial planning while nurturing customer relationships, promoting stakeholder confidence and ensuring compliance. Metals company stakeholders face ...

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July 20, 2023
HRC Futures: Volatility Leads Market Participants to Seek Flexibility

HRC Futures: Volatility Leads Market Participants to Seek Flexibility In ...

HRC Futures: Volatility Leads Market Participants to Seek Flexibility In the past two months, the US Midwest Hot Rolled Coil (HRC) futures market has experienced significant fluctuations. ...

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July 12, 2023
JULY 2023 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY & NOTES:

The July WASDE report was bearish relative to trade expectations. The new balance ...

The July WASDE report was bearish relative to trade expectations. The new balance sheets incorporated revisions from the June 30 Acreage and Quarterly Stocks reports. Updated yield, production ...

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June 15, 2023
Hog Margin Management in Commodity Hedging

Swine Margin Management Swine producers have historically focused on managing ...

Swine Margin Management Swine producers have historically focused on managing the risk of profitability through a price-centric approach.  In this way, margin deterioration through eroding ...

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